ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
Tim Hanley is the proud husband to his wife Raquel, and father of three boys - Timothy, John Joseph, and Michael. He has spent many years investing his life into various works of evangelization as a founder of Souldiers Ministry at Cornell University, as a founding member of Hard as Nails Ministries, as a novice with the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, serving at the Hispanic Charismatic Retreat Center of NY, and assisting as a board member with Corazon Puro of NYC.
Tim's professional experience has been broad and diverse in both nonprofit management and small business entrepreneurship. He is currently operating a transportation & logistics company, as well as a restaurant group with locations in NJ. He continues to seek opportunities to serve the Lord and his church through fulfilling the mission of evangelization.
Thomas Pagano is a graduate from Franciscan University of Steubenville (2011), with a double major in Finance and Theology.
Thomas is the Northeast Regional Director for the Augustine Institute, an organization committed to helping Catholics understand, live and share their faith by creating engaging programs, resources and digital platforms. Thomas has committed his career to working with faith-based nonprofit organizations in the areas of development and mission advancement.
Thomas has extensive experience in youth ministry and retreat programs. He is currently in his third year as the youth minister at Saint Gabriel Parish in Saddle River. This spark to evangelize the youth came about when his life was profoundly impacted from youth ministry retreats during his high school years. Thomas then had the opportunity to learn how to lead such programs during his time at Franciscan University, through his involvement with S.E.N.T. Ministries and the Missions of Peace Outreach.
Thomas is most excited about the newest adventure that God has called him to; being a husband to Megan and father to their first child, baby Zelie.
Carrie Donegan, along with her husband Fred, own an international business and consultancy group for health and wellness products. She is an internationally recognized speaker and bestselling author of two books and numerous business publications in the field of health and natural medicine. From 1992-2001 she served as the Program Director for the Center for US-China Arts Exchange at Columbia University and continues to consult art and culture conservation projects as well as environmental and socio-economic development projects. Her current project involves an in-depth look at Dai Medicine in Yunnan, China, with a focus on documentation, research, and conservation of traditional, natural, Chinese medical practices.
Her previous project work includes projects with the Ford Foundation, the Henry Luce Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Smithsonian Institute, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Nature Conservancy. Currently she is working with the Catholic organization, Youth Service International on their education programs in Guatemala to bring scholarships to impoverished teens.
Carrie also has an extensive background in education and curriculum development. She has developed 4 Mandarin Chinese elementary programs for schools in Bergen County including St. John’s Academy where her daughter attends. This is the first and only elementary-level Mandarin Chinese program in the Diocese of Newark. Carrie has just accepted a position to become the new head of the Mandarin Chinese program at Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey, NJ where her son is a student. She holds degrees from the George Washington University Elliot School of International Affairs in DC, Fudan University in Shanghai, Beijing University; AMA and PRA credits from Harvard Medical School and Arts Education and Administration credits from Columbia University.
She has also been actively involved in her parish’s Marriage Preparation classes, Women’s Cornerstone Retreat, and is certified in the Archdiocesan Verities Program for the protection of children.
Dominic Ambrosio is an accomplished senior media and business development executive who stands at the forefront of the media industry, utilizing cutting edge technology to connect consumers with a wide array of content. Throughout his distinguished career, Dominic gained extensive production experience in film, television, digital media, e-commerce, web, mobile, wellness, nutrition, video retailing, product development, and broadcast operations. He specializes in developing diverse media operations in competitive markets for companies of all sizes from Fortune 500 to mid-sized and start-ups.
Dominic began as an editor, working for Sesame Street, Showtime, MTV, Nickelodeon, Air France, Goldman Sachs, and large advertising agencies. During the 90s, Dominic rose to senior level management roles including Senior Vice President Network Operations for The Home Shopping Network, where he managed live 24/7 video retail network production operations generating over $1.2 Billion in revenue. He moved to Nashville, TN in 1995 to become Vice President Production for Speer Productions. Dominic also spent a significant portion of his career at Home Box Office, where as Vice President of Studio Operations he spearheaded studio production, post-production and the administrative operations division for HBO & Cinemax domestic and international network. During this time, Dominic served as an Adjunct Professor, designing and delivering lectures on media and film to students at Kean University, Montclair State University and the College of New Jersey.
Dominic holds a Master of Arts in Communications Arts from New York Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, specializing in Film/Television, from Seton Hall University. He has served on a number of advisory boards, providing expertise in broadcast technology and routinely attends leadership conferences. Dominic has been married for 35 yrs to has wife Kathy and blessed with 4 daughters and 2 grandchildren. He has over 45 years of community services ranging from retreats, Eucharistic Minister, Bible Studies and Church committees. Dominic joined the Array of Hope team in February 2017.
Kathryn Grifonetti is a resident of Old Tappan, New Jersey. She is married to John Grifonetti and together they are raising four children…Kara, Joseph, Johnny and Kaitlyn. Before Kathryn became a stay at home mother almost 20 years ago she was a teacher in the New York City Public Schools. When she is not volunteering at her children’s schools she is involved with her parish, St. Pius X in Old Tappan and other charitable organizations.