Mercy Medical Center, Trinity Health

Philanthropy Advisory Board

The Philanthropy Advisory Board's (PAB) mission is to meaningfully expand awareness and raise critical funds for the most urgent needs of MMC and its affiliates.  This includes substantial capital upgrades, acquiring cutting edge, state-of-the-art equipment, attracting and retaining top medical staff and specialists and building a model, “Best In Class in Western Mass” healthcare ministry that will shine as a beacon of hope for those we serve.

Members of the PAB will provide professional expertise; diverse knowledge of constituent perspectives; connections to local resources, colleagues and peers; philanthropic support and other forms of needed assistance.


Nicole D’Amour Schneider, Chair
Big Y Foods, Vice President of Supermarket Operations

Deborah Bitsoli*
Mercy Medical Center, President
Mark A. Kenton, MD
Mercy Medical Center, Chief of Emergency Dept.
Bob Bolduc
Pride Stores, Former President
Paul Mancinone
Paul Mancinone Company, PC, President
Chris Diamond
Astro Chemicals, Inc., President
John Marenco, MD
Pioneer Valley Cardiology Assoc. & Mercy Medical Center, Chair, Cardiology Dept.
Doreen T. Fadus
Retired, Mercy Medical Center
Lisa McCarthy
Yankee Candle Company, President, Home Fragrance Business Unit, Newell Brands
Frank D. Gulluni
Robert, Roose, MD
Mercy Medical, Chief Medical Officer & Chief Administrative Officer
Geoffrey Hoyt *
Mercy Medical Center, Chief Development Officer
Vikram Sondhi, MD
Mercy Medical Center, Oncology
David C. Johnson
Northeast Connection, Inc., Retired President
Michelle Theroux
Berkshire Hills Music Academy, Executive Director/CEO
Mercy Medical Center, Board Chair
David Kelley, MD
Mercy Medical Center, Urology, Retired