Community Foundation Board and Staff

“There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals.”
― Idowu Koyenikan, internationally acclaimed organizational consultant and author of
Wealth for all Africans: How Every African Can Live the Life of Their Dreams

Gary S. Olson
President and CEO, ESSA Bank & Trust

Meredith D. Rettaliata, Esq.

Tricia Dunkelberger-Fritz
Dunkelbergers Sports Outfitter

Karl M. Weiler
Chairman Emeritas
Weiler Abrasives Group

John E. Burrus
ESSA Bank & Trust Foundation

Samantha J. Holbert
Executive Director

The Community Foundation of Monroe County is affiliated with the nationally-certified Scranton Area Foundation for back office administrative and investment services. This agreement enables the CFMC to draw on the 65+ years of experience the Scranton Area Foundation possesses while we grow.