Providence House

An energetic group of young professionals, PHriends are dedicated to making a difference in the Cleveland community. This is where passion meets action. Our goal is to raise awareness and funds for Providence House. Develop your leadership skills and networking abilities alongside other community-minded individuals. We’re greater together!


PHriends Group

The PHriends Group is a great way to begin your involvement with Providence House while connecting with other young professionals through volunteer opportunities and special events. Membership for the PHriends Group is always open.

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PHriends Associate Board

The PHriends Associate Board (PHAB) is the leadership body of the PHriends Group and helps recruit and connect new PHriends, organize fundraising events, and spread the word about Providence House and its impact on the community. 

As a member of PHAB, you can directly support Providence House while building leadership skills, gaining hands-on fundraising and event planning experience, and networking with other young professionals in the area.

2023 PHriends Associate Board


Heather Tressa, Chair and Project Manager, Cleveland Clinic

Chris Garman, Vice Chair and Senior Manager, Grant Thornton LLP

Hannah Roberts, Events Committee Co-Chair and Sr. Associate, Wealth Strategies, Northern Trust

Sarah Ezzie Haines,  Events Committee Co-Chair and Senior Manager of Wellness, SITE Centers

Julie Harnocz, Member Operations Committee Chair and Associate Director of Accounting & Business Process, Sun Life

Samantha Varner, Marketing Committee Co-Chair and Head of Customer Success, ProSymmetry

Gabrielle Carpenter, Marketing Committee Co-Chair and Digital & Visual Designer, Covia


Alyssa Biggar, Senior Business Process Improvement Specialist, Fortune Brands

Nicole Canitano, Director of College & Young Professional Programs, Cleveland Leadership Center

Cece Catcher, Client Services Associate, Gries Financial Partners

Kaitlin Courtright, Systems Analyst, Cleveland Clinic

Ryann Daniels, Social Worker, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospitals

Erin Hodgson, Program Manager, Cleveland Clinic

Morgan Ippolito, Financial Markets Associate, Jones Day

Glen Meridores, Commercial Recruiter, Nesco Resource

Vanisha Moudgill, Senior Benefits Analyst, Sherwin-Williams

Hunter Osolin, Associate Financial Partner, Oppenheimer

Courtney Zeffer, Benefits Sales Representative, Group Management Services

The next round of applications for PHAB will open in Fall 2023.