Staff

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO INTRODUCE YOU TO OUR DEDICATED WINGS STAFF MEMBERS.

Jill Laufenberg
Executive Director

Since 2017, Jill has been working alongside Program Managers, Board of Directors, Volunteers, Funders and Community Partners to implement program goals and objectives, plan and oversee events designed to increase the visibility of Wings for Success in the communities we serve. Jill oversees operations for the Frazer & Kennett Square offices, where staff and volunteers provide advice, apparel and advocacy to women as they meet the challenges of obtaining and sustaining viable employment. Jill’s role as the Executive Director is to cast a vision for the future, manage the staff, oversee fundraising efforts, support the Board’s strategic plan, and continue making a positive difference in the lives of the women we support. Jill had previously served as a Major Donor Development officer for two national non-profits; one headquartered in Silicon Valley and the other in Colorado Springs. She is an ordained minister with degrees from Philadelphia Biblical University, as well as her certification in Organizational Leadership from Wharton School of Business and is currently active in their Executive Education.

Email: jill@wingsforsuccess.org
Phone: 610-644-6323
Jill’s LinkedIn Profile


Kelly Quant
Program Manager – Kennett Square

Kelly came to us from one of our referral partners, Maternal and Child Health Consortium (MCHC), where her experience in leadership, advocacy, community outreach and social media engagement serves as a strong asset to the team at Wings for Success. Her bilingual English/Spanish communication skills allows her to connect with the Spanish speaking women in Southern Chester County that benefit from our services. Talented in the creation of promotional materials, online marketing, and presentation templates, Kelly has the ability to utilize marketing tools to reach new partners and clients in the community. In addition to Kelly’s professional and academic experiences, her background in managing interns and volunteers has given her a dynamic skill set to effectively build upon and lead our amazing team of volunteers!

Email
: kelly@wingsforsuccess.org
Phone: 610-644-6323
Kelly’s LinkedIn Profile


Martina Bersak
Interim Program Manager – Frazer

Martina has been part of the Wings family since 2018 when she joined the Frazer location as a Donation Day volunteer (The Saturday Sisters) and became a member of the Workshop Committee. At the time, Martina was also interested in being a personal stylist but was working full-time and was not available on weekday mornings. Martina joins Wings with 20 years of corporate experience working for multiple global research organizations in the US and Europe, managing large international projects for a variety of clients which included Think Tanks, Foundations and Fortune 100 companies. In addition to volunteering with Wings for Success, Martina is an active volunteer with Czech and Slovak Heritage Association in Philadelphia (since 2006) and Commenium School (since 2010). Martina holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing Management and speaks multiple languages. Martina’s role at Wings as the Interim Program Manager includes scheduling dressing appointments, volunteer recruitment and communication, ensuring strong community partnerships and client outreach. 

Email: frazer@wingsforsuccess.org
Phone: 610-644-6323
Martina’s LinkedIn Profile


Laura Szilier
Communications Specialist

Laura joined Wings in December 2016 as their Client Care Specialist through Monarch Staffing. She initially assisted in maintaining Wings’ contact & client databases, donor acknowledgements and year-end reporting, but her role soon expanded to assist with Wings’ growing needs to include managing our fundraising event registration, on-site event silent auction and website maintenance. Laura helped to manage a new website conversion for Wings and continues to act as a liaison for our IT support needs. Laura was excited to join the Wings team as an employee in January 2019 as their Communications Specialist. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce Co-op degree from Dalhousie University and brings a diverse background in customer service, event planning and knowledge of a variety of database and software programs. 

Email
: laura@wingsforsuccess.org
Phone: 610-644-6323
Laura’s LinkedIn Profile


Diane Mills
Program Manager – Frazer (January 2008 to May 2020)

Update: Diane retired from Wings at the end of May 2020. Diane may be leaving her position at Wings, but we are grateful that she will continue being a part of our Wings family.

Diane served as Wings’ Program Manager in Frazer from Jan. 2008 until May 2020. Diane was instrumental in expanding Wings’ services as well as our reach into the community to empower and serve more vulnerable women. Her role at Wings included overseeing the clothing program, employment counseling services, recruitment and training Volunteers, supporting the Executive Board and numerous Committees, overseeing data management and administration, ensuring strong Community and Agency partnerships and Client outreach. Diane came to Wings with prior non-profit management experience including three years as a Program Administrator for the National Arts Program Foundation and two years as a Coordinator for Immaculata University’s Art Show. Diane holds an Associates Degree in Marketing and Graphics from Delaware County Community College and in 2008, completed a six-week leadership training through West Chester University school of Higher Education.