Board of Directors Employees
Board of Directors
Liz Kleintop, Ph.D. (Board Chair)
Faculty and Director of Assessment and Accreditation, Moravian University
Liz is a member of the faculty of Moravian University, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in business and management. She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration and a Master of Public Administration degree. She has published research on the workplace transitions of transgender women in a peer-reviewed journal and book. Liz is a transgender woman living full-time in her chosen gender. She is active in the LGBTQ+ community as a member of the LGBTQ Business Council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. She previously served as board chair and board treasurer at the center and was a recipient of the center's LGBT Community Leadership Award in 2019.
Margaret McConnell (Vice Chair)
Margaret has a 20+ year career working in marketing and communications in various industries. She has a deep knowledge and commitment to the Lehigh Valley community and serves on various non-profit boards and committees. She is primarily driven and ambitious in pursuing a community that works together to lift those less fortunate and equalize the playing field for the marginalized and underrepresented, especially the LGBTQ+ community. She lives with her partner, Carrie, in Allentown.
Marvin Webb (Treasurer)
Executive Director, Nonprofit Financial Commons (NFC)
Marvin is the Executive Director of Nonprofit Financial Commons (NFC). Marvin was the CFO of Funders for LGBTQ Issues for 13 years, where he combined his creativity, tenacity, and education. He propelled the organization toward extraordinary growth and mastered strategic finance, HR, IT, and administration.
What truly sets Marvin apart is his unwavering commitment to measurement and equity. He skillfully integrates strategic goals, investment objectives, leading indicators, and business outcomes, all while prioritizing inclusivity for racial, gender, economic, transgender, and disability perspectives.
Marvin is eagerly connecting deeply with NF's community of 7,000+ nonprofit finance leaders, understanding their unique needs, and fostering a space for sharing insights and innovation. He is committed to fortifying the nonprofit sector's foundations, ensuring its lasting prosperity and positive societal impact.
Chris Bongo (Secretary)
Plant Process Engineer, Air Products
Chris moved to the Lehigh Valley in 2014 when he joined Air Products as a Process Engineer supporting operating plants across the country. Since then, he has become involved with various volunteer organizations in the Lehigh Valley. Chris serves on the advisory board for The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley’s Youth Council and is a supporter of The United Way, co-chairing Air Product’s internal United Way campaign. Chris enjoys volunteering as a member of the National Ski Patrol at Bear Creek during the Winter. Chris and his husband are proud supporters of the center, and Chris is honored to be able to serve on the board.
Mark Stanziola, Esq.
Attorney, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba
Mark has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of Family and LGBTQ+ law, currently practicing law at Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba. For many years, Mark served as a Board Member and officer of Pride of the Greater Lehigh Valley prior to its merger with Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center. He has also served in leadership roles at the LGBT Business Council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Pennsylvania Bar Association's GLBT committee. Mark has volunteered at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center since the center's inception, in addition to his service on the Board of Directors, he also volunteers in the center's LGBT legal clinic. In 2017, Mark was recipient of the center's LGBT Community Leadership Award.
Photo credits for board headshots: Megan Keller Photography