Meet Our Staff:
Meet the Board of Directors:
Skip Wagner is retired from Delphi Automotive as VP Human Resources for Operations and Latin America. His work has taken him around the globe. He has worked on Habitat projects in Michigan and Mexico. Skip holds a BBA from Western Michigan University and a MBA from Midwestern State University in Texas.
Alexa Hofstra currently works as a Certified Public Account at RDM Associates in Clarkston, Michigan. She specializes in providing accounting and consulting services to non-profit organizations. Alexa attended Walsh College where she earned her Masters of Accounting and obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Grand Valley State.
CPA - Treasurer
Kathy Laginess is a Healthcare Consultant and semi-retired. She previously owned and operated a healthcare company. Kathy also volunteers at the ReStore and helps with different LCHFH functions. She holds a BSN from the University of Michigan and a MBA from Phoenix University.
Secretary / Vice Chair
John Bellanti is a retired automotive executive with 40 years at both General Motors and American Axle & Manufacturing. Career focus has been in manufacturing. John is married to wife Mary Ann and has 3 sons and 9 grandchildren. Interests include golf, hiking, gardening, and travel.
Beth is the owner and designer at Beth Smith Textiles. She does dressmaking and alterations for people who are throughout the United States. She is an expert on sheep's wool and the author of two books on spinning. Beth is an administrator for the website Just Serve which connects nonprofit organizations with volunteers.
Jake Andrews is a commercial insurance agent with Hartland Insurance Agency. Jake’s passion for his community can be seen as he actively participates on a variety of committees to help support local charities and improve the community around all of us. Aside from committees for community events, Jake is also a Howell Rotarian and also a Hartland Lion. Jake believes that you should bring passion in everything thing you do. “Discover what brings you happiness and pursue it through your craft!”