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!
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.
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.