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Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees


The Board of Trustees and Advisory Board at Appel Farm is comprised of a team of dedicated professionals. Their expertise guides Appel Farm in its mission of transforming lives through the arts.

President – Marcy Bliss, President, Wedgewood Pharmacy
Vice President & Secretary – Bob Cimprich, Retired, Information Systems Strategy
Treasurer – Anita Zippert, Investment Officer, The Haverford Trust Company

Albert Appel, Director Emeritus, Retired
Toby Appel, Viola & Chamber Music Teacher, The Juilliard School; Violinist, Violist, and Narrator
Ronnie Cimprich, V.M.D., Veterinarian
Dr. Joseph Conway, Principal and Founder, Camden’s Promise Charter School; Adjunct Professor, Holy Family University
Yessenia García Lebrón, Owner, HOLA: Helping Organizations Leverage Audiences
Denise Hayman-Loa, Owner, Acadia Farm, CEO, Carii, Inc.
Karen Kramer, Buyer, Rafaella Corporation
Maurice Mitts, Owner, Mitts Law, LLC, Philadelphia, PA
Kelli Randle, Income Maintenance Administrator, Commonwealth of PA
Claire Riggs, Professor, Rowan University
Cori Solomon, Executive Director, Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
Scott West, Music Educator and Construction Contractor, Retired

Advisory Board

Tim Alles, Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Veritable LP
Nancy Burd, President, The Burd Group
The Honorable Jack Cimprich, Mayor, Upper Pittsgrove Township
David Manders, AIA, Partner, Manders, Merighi, Portadin, Farrell Architects
Loren Thomas, EdD, Director of Professional Preparation Programs, Prescott College
Vincent Tucci, Senior Vice President/Client Manager, Bank of America