The Center for Building Hope's team of staff members, facilitators, nutrition consultants, instructors, facilitators and other professionals works to provide emotional support, education and hope to people affected by cancer.

 photo Carl Ritter
Chief Executive Officer
Resource Development

Rich Bergman
Major Gifts


Fern Buchler
Grant Consultant


Nancy Hendricks
Operations Director


Debbie Dreier
Operations Administrator


Debby Steele
Director of Communication

Troy Jones
Facilities Program Associate


Rusty Harris
Network Administrator

Programs & Services

Andrea Feldmar, LMHC
Program Director

Laura Healy


Laurel S. Healy, LCSW

Julie O'Brien, Ed. D., LMHC



Elizabeth Bornstein, LCSW
Brenda Gonzalez-Camacho, LCSW
Lisa Merritt, M.D.
David Harris, LCSW
Karen Kelley, RN, LMHC
Tanya Prete
Marie Borsellino, RN, BSN, OCN, CBPN-C
Gwen Adkins





Janie Gibson, BA, CPT, RYT
 Yoga Instructor

Debra Lambert
Linda Lee, LMT, RYT
 Yoga Instructor
Alena Nickos
Qi Gong Instructor
John Orsborn, AP, DOM
 Qi Gong Instructor
Marsha Shuford, OT 
 Breast Exercise, Bradenton 
Anne Silverman 
Yoga Bradenton 
Mariann Vento 
 Breast Exercise 
Dawn Moore 
Stitch & Chat 
Linda Keegan 
Watercolor Instructor 
Liz Yerkes, LMT
Massage Instructor 
Elaine Dohms, LMT, MA, NCTMB, CCMA 
Massage Instructor 
Ronni Miller 
Expressive Writing
Belly Dancing
Juliet Mathison
Qi Gong Instructor
Robin Shapiro 
Qi Gong Instructor
Press Contact/PR
 Not Pictured

Allison Moore
Press Contact/PR