Board Members

Our all-volunteer Board of Directors combines a breadth of experience and depth of compassion that has set the tone and direction for the Wings organization. These individuals reflect the commitment that has enabled Wings to succeed with just four paid employees.

Wings Board Members at the Exton Region Chamber of Commerce for a meeting (L to R): Stephanie Campbell, Bonnie Carr Long, Pat Foell, Ashley Stitzer, Dan Murphy, Patti Insetta-Rath, Janet Gervais, Suzanne Umile (In from L to R): Rehana Wolfe, Iris Melendez

Board Members: (full profiles can be viewed below)

Rehana Wolfe, President
Pat Foell, President Elect
Suzanne Umile, Treasurer
Melissa Jacobs, Secretary
Janet Gervais
Bonnie Carr Long
Iris Melendez
Dan Murphy
Ashley Stitzer

Rehana Wolfe, President
Rehana’s LinkedIn Profile

In her quest to serve on a non-profit board, Rehana was very excited when she found Wings for Success and learned of their mission and the impact they have on women’s lives. Rehana has worked with female non-profit leaders in Africa to ensure children are vaccinated against vaccine-preventable childhood diseases. She admires the leadership and perseverance of the women she has met across the world in all types of settings and values the contributions these women bring to societies and families and strongly believes in empowering those who need a helping hand. Rehana joined the Board of Wings for Success in July 2019 and effective August 1, 2020, assumed the role of President. Currently, Rehana is a Director and Partner at CGI Technology and Business Consulting and has spent over 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry. Click to read more about Rehana’s passion for helping women and her vision for Wings.


Pat Foell
, President Elect
Pat’s LinkedIn Profile

Pat has been volunteering at Wings for Success in Kennett Square since 2017 as a stylist and a member of the Wine with Wings planning committee. Pat connected with Wings after her retirement as a global marketing executive with companies such as Citibank, MasterCard, and Alliance Data. During her career,  she had the opportunity to travel around the world and observed many examples where women were encouraged and enabled to better their lives and increase their self-sufficiency through skills education, micro-loans,  mentoring, and advice. These experiences convinced Pat that organizations such as Wings for Success can help to build a woman’s confidence and empower her to succeed. She looks forward to continuing to contribute to Wings as a Board member.

Suzanne Umile, Treasurer
Suzanne’s LinkedIn Profile

Suzanne began volunteering at Wings in 2015 by joining the fall fundraising committee and the Frazer styling team. She has become the point of contact for our local consignment shops, helping raise funding that supports the purchases of bras, underwear, shoes and medical scrubs. In addition to joining the Board of Directors in 2021, Suzanne has been a part of a team leading the relocation project for the 2022 expansion of Frazer! Suzanne’s professional background includes 35+ years as a financial advisor and co-founded the Philadelphia chapter of a national women’s financial services organization, Women in Financial Services, where they forged a mutually supportive relationship with The Wardrobe, a Wings partner in Philadelphia.

Melissa Jacobs, Secretary
Melissa’s LinkedIn Profile

Melissa was first introduced to Wings for Success in 2019 and began volunteering shortly after by leading donation drives and as a personal stylist. A journalist for more than 25 years, Melissa Jacobs is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Main Line Tonight. She previously worked as senior editor of Main Line Today and The Hunt and was a contributing editor at Delaware Today. She was an editor at the Jewish Exponent and associate producer for a WHYY-TV show. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Jacobs is the author of two novels. 


Janet Gervais
Janet’s LinkedIn Profile

Janet was introduced to Wings by the Board President while attending a meeting at The Exton Chamber of Commerce in the spring of 2018. She began volunteering with Wings for Success shortly after that meeting as a member of the Planning and Silent Auction committee for the 20th Anniversary Gala. Her professional career started as a Research Scientist at Message Pharmaceutical Inc, Nucleonics Inc, and Janssen Pharmaceutical (Johnson and Johnson ). While she was at JNJ, Janet was involved in Social Event Committee (SEC) by organizing and leading multiple events, such as volunteer events, vendor fairs, numerous campus socials, and off-site employee family appreciation day events. Attended the University of Technology, Jamaica (Medical Technology), Cabrini College BS in Biology, and MS in Organizational Leadership.


Bonnie Carr Long
Bonnie’s LinkedIn profile

After retiring in 2014, Bonnie wanted to become involved with a community organization that supports and empowers women. She was drawn to the Wings mission and goal to help women gain financial stability and self-sufficiency for themselves and their families, and began volunteering with Wings in 2015. Her first involvement as a Wings volunteer was to write a communications plan for Wings based on the agency’s strategic plan. Bonnie became more involved in 2016 as co-chair of the Wine with Wings event in Kennett Square, our first fund-raising event in southern Chester County.

Bonnie brings broad and varied experience in marketing communications and public relations with a track record for executing successful public relations and promotional campaigns and events. She has worked with privately-held businesses, as well as education, healthcare, and non-profit organizations to plan and implement local, regional and national communications campaigns, corporate identity programs, media relations, and special events. She hopes to share her experience in ways that will promote the Wings mission and outreach throughout the community.


Iris Melendez
Iris’ LinkedIn profile

Having been raised by a single mother and grown up in the metro-Philadelphia area, Iris feels a deeply personal connection to the mission of Wings. She is acutely aware of the challenges many women (particularly women of color) face finding employment, and the big impact that a small helping hand can make. Iris is thrilled by the opportunity to pay it forward and help the communities that have helped her along the way. Iris has a 25+ year career in Human Resources and will bring those skills to help Wings achieve its mission of enabling economic empowerment for women. Iris holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and currently is the Vice President for Diversity and Talent at Organon & Co., a global women’s health company.


Dan Murphy
Dan’s LinkedIn profile

After retiring from United Way of Delaware (UWD), Dan began volunteering with Wings for Success in 2016 and joined the Board of Directors in June 2018. His first role at Wings was as a member of the Workshop Committee.  He also led one-on-one job seeker advice sessions.  Dan will apply his marketing/sales experience at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, as well as his work with community service organizations at UWD, to Wings for Success clients pursuing employment and economic security. He has been a workshop presenter for PA CareerLink – Chester County and for ITWorks by Tech Impact in Delaware.

Ashley Stitzer
Ashley’s LinkedIn Profile

Ashley began volunteering with Wings for Success in 2019 while acting as the liaison for a women’s networking group partnered with Wings for Success.  Ashley immediately connected with Wings for Success’ mission to empower women in their pursuit of employment and economic security and the compassion and commitment with which the organization serves women in the community.  Ashley became a Board Member in January 2020, assists with fundraising and event-planning and volunteers at the Kennett Square office.  Ashley is a partner at MacElree Harvey, Ltd. and a member of the firm’s Family Law Practice Group focusing her practice on representing clients in all aspects of family law matters.  Ashley looks forward to utilizing her legal knowledge and training and prior experience serving on boards for non-profit organizations to support Wings for Success in its mission and service of women in need.