Our Staff

Kevin Lutz

Executive Director

Kevin joined Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area as Executive Director in March of 2022. He will be involved in directing all aspects of Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area while focusing most of his energy and attention on organizational advancement opportunities, networking with other Social Service organizations in South Central PA, increasing the number of church relationships interested in partnering as Neighboring Volunteers and working together to end family homelessness, and discovering more opportunities to grow the Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area program ultimately ending homeless for more families in Cumberland, Dauphin and York Counties.

Kevin has worked in the Print and Mail industry for the past 25 years, owning and managing a printing company in Harrisburg for 22 of those years. Prior to working in the business world, Kevin had a career working for Non Profit organizations, working for 2 Vocational Rehabilitation organizations, Dauphin County Case Management and also as a Program Director for Keystone Residence. He is active in the community, having served as a Director on a number of Boards including Bethesda Mission and PA CASA, is active in the Church and volunteers in several ministries. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Shippensburg University.

Kevin grew up in the Harrisburg area and graduated from Central Dauphin High School. He has been married to his wife, Donna, for 34 years. They have 2 adult sons as well as two 2 grandchildren whom they are raising. When not attending softball or soccer games, he enjoys spending time reading, exercising and riding his Indian motorcycle.

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Jenny Nace

Director of Development & Communications

Jenny started with Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area in December 2012. She is responsible for organizational development, grant writing, and communications. Jenny has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Minor in Counseling from Messiah University. Jenny’s past work experience includes Human Resources Coordinator and Administrative Assistant -Development roles with CURE International as well as an International and Domestic Adoption Counselor at Adoptions From The Heart.

Jenny has been married to her husband, Marlin, for 16 years and has two children in middle school.  When she’s not volunteering as coach for her children’s soccer or basketball teams, or supporting field hockey and soccer at her alma mater, Messiah University, she can be found pursuing her love of art and perfecting her skills as a pen and ink artist.

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Vickie Jones

Director of Administrative Services

Vickie started with Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area in August 2016. She has past experience in project management/marketing. Vickie is responsible for oversight of organization-wide administrative services for Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area.

Michelle Keadle-Taylor

Program Director

Michelle joined Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area as Program Director in August of 2020. She will manage all aspects of the program including case management for all families we serve along with training and support of Neighboring Volunteers. As the former Director of Bridge of Hope York County, Michelle brings with her 5 years of expertise serving families within the Bridge of Hope program model. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Virginia Tech University as well as a Master’s in Christian Counseling. Prior professional positions include working at NBC in Roanoke, Virginia, an international career in writing, managing and producing magazines, videos and weekly news programs, five years working with young women in crisis pregnancies and a Community Relations Manager position for a local outreach in Vrginia.

Dianna Thomas

Program Support Specialist

Dianna started with Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area in July 2022. She has many years of administrative and development experience with non-profit organizations. Dianna is responsible for all administrative program support services.

She has been married to her husband, Daryl, for 30 years. They have 2 adult children. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.

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Lynn Pierro

Program Administrative Assistant

Lynn began with Bridge of Hope at the York affiliate as an administrative volunteer bringing her skills to create processes and procedures to help with office operations. When the York affiliate office closed, Lynn took time off to spend with her family. As our Harrisburg affiliate expanded, so did the need for program administrative support and Lynn decided to join our team as the Program Administrative Assistant. Lynn has taken on this role assisting in coordinating events, monthly meetings, onboarding Neighboring Volunteers, ensuring all documentation for incoming participants is up-to-date, and providing administrative support to the Program Director.

Lynn’s past work experience was in management and specifically Project Management. She retired from Bank of America in 2012. After her retirement from Bank of America, Lynn was employment for Santander bank and also worked in the Event Planning industry. She volunteered her time with, what was, Little Green theater in costume creation and stage coordination.

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