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Nick J. Colarelli Ph.D. – Nick is semi-retired in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He continues to work with select clients and volunteers his services to community organizations. Nick graduated from Regis College with a B.S. in Philosophy, from St. Louis University with a M.S. in Psychology, and from Northwestern University with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. He was a member of the graduate faculty at St. Louis University for seven years, where he taught in the clinical program, directed doctoral research, and initiated a program in Organizational Psychology. In 1975, he founded Colarelli Associates, a St. Louis based consulting firm that offered management and organizational services to business and industry, as well as to governmental, healthcare, religious, and social service agencies. He completed the sale of the firm to his partners in 2000 and relocated to Colorado Springs. Nick is currently President of the Fostering Hope Foundation.
Margaret Colarelli B.A. – Margaret is retired from Colarelli Associates, a consulting firm she co-founded with her husband, Nick. She was the firm's Administrative Manager, a position she maintained until her retirement in 1995. Margaret graduated from St. Louis University with a B.S. in Psychology. She continues to enjoy her five children and thirteen grandchildren and is an active member of the board.
Gina Colarelli O'Connor Ph.D. – Gina is Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is also the Director of the school's Radical Innovation Research Project. She researches, teaches, and consults in the fields of New Product Development, Radical Innovation, and Commercialization of Advanced Technologies. Gina has published articles in numerous academic journals and is co-author of two books on product innovation. She graduated from St. Louis University with a B.S. in Psychology and a MBA in Finance, and from New York University with a Ph.D. in Marketing and Corporate Strategy. Gina is married to Patrick and they have three children: Dan, Christine, and Kenny. They reside in Albany, New York.
Patrick O'Connor J.D., C.P.A. – Patrick is the principal of Patrick O'Connor, J.D, C.P.A., a firm offering accounting and tax compliance services, personal financial planning, and legal assistance for individuals and small businesses. He graduated from St. Louis University with a B.S. in Accounting, a B.A. in French language, and from St. Louis University School of Law. Patrick is a member of the New York State Bar.
Angela Colarelli Carron M.D. – Angela served as a child abuse pediatrician at the Child Protection Center, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin from 1991-2008. As part of a multidisciplinary team, she assessed and treated possible child victims of abuse and neglect as well as addressed the medical needs of youth entering foster care. She provided trainings and court testimony to the Milwaukee and other Wisconsin communities on physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and the effects of maltreatment on the developing brain. Angela has worked with elected and non-elected officials to improve the child welfare system and was appointed to the 2000 Wisconsin State's Task Force on Healthcare for Children in Out of Home Care. She co-founded a supervised visitation and parenting program of children in foster care and has served on numerous boards of nonprofit agencies that promote the well-being of children. Angela graduated from St. Louis University with a B.A. in Chemistry and received her MD from the St. Louis University School of Medicine. She is married to David and they have two children, Anna and Gina. Angela serves as Executive Director for Fostering Hope Foundation.
David A. Carron M.D. – David is a gastroenterologist and Managing Partner of Milwaukee G.I. Specialists. He is also Medical Director of an ambulatory surgery center in Milwaukee. In an ongoing effort to prevent colon cancer, he is a member of the clinical faculty of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine at Milwaukee, and is an active participant in clinical research trials. He is currently the Secretary-Treasurer of the Milwaukee Gastrointestinal Society.
Nick J. Colarelli, III M.S. – Nick is an electrical engineer and is Executive Vice President of Hunter Engineering Company in St. Louis, Missouri. Hunter designs and manufactures automotive testing equipment. Previous positions include R & D engineer and Vice President of Engineering. He is the named inventor on over 35 U.S. patents. Nick graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and from Washington University with a M.S. in Electrical Engineering. Nick is married to Karen and they have three children: Brian, Maria, and Anthony.
Karen Colarelli B.A. – Karen is a full-time wife and mother, school volunteer, Girl Scout Leader, transporter, and hockey/baseball/soccer mom. She is an active member of St. Monica Church in St. Louis, Missouri. Karen graduated from Maryville University with a B.S. in Business Administration. She has worked twelve years in the medical field, ten of those as a business manager for a growing medical practice.
Vincent V. Colarelli M.S. – Vince is founder and President of Colarelli Construction, a commercial construction company in Colorado Springs, recently recognized as one of the nation's Top 100 New Companies. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Associated General Contractors of Colorado, is a founding Director for Bank West of Colorado, and on the Board of the Pikes Peak Homeless Coalition. Vince graduated from University of Kansas with degrees in Architecture and Architectural Engineering, and from Stanford University with a M.S. in Civil Engineering. Vince is married to Janet and they have three children: Jonathan, Joseph, and Michaelanne. Vince is Vice-President of the Foundation.
Janet Colarelli M.Ed. – Janet is a school counselor at Mountain Ridge Middle School, an International Baccalaureate school in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She has also worked at the elementary and high school levels, developing programs for students at risk, academically and/or emotionally. Janet graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in Human Development and a M.S. in Education and an Endorsement in Counseling and Human Services.
Katherine Colarelli Beatty Ph.D. – Kate is Director of Global Portfolio Management at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in Colorado Springs. CCL has ranked #1 in leadership development worldwide for the past six years. She has recently co-authored a book on strategic leadership. Kate graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and from Saint Louis University with a M.S. and Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology. She is also a volunteer with the Diocese of Colorado Springs as a conflict mediator. Kate is married to Chris and they have two children, Mark and Thomas. Kate is Secretary for the Foundation.
Chris Beatty M.S. – Chris is a Senior Product Development Engineer at CEA Technologies. He is involved in developing medical products for medical equipment companies, such as Johnson and Johnson. Chris graduated from New Mexico State University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and from Washington University with a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.
Dan O'Connor M.S. - Dan is an Engineer at Exelon Nuclear. He manages programs which provide governance and oversight for the operation of nuclear power plants in the midwest and northeast United States. Dan graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a B.A. in Physics and from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering / Energy Analysis and Policy. He is currently pursuing an M.B.A. at Villanova University.