Staff

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Ms. Shannon Beaudry

Editorial Assistant

Shannon Beaudry joined the In Trust Center in 2016. With experience in writing instruction, editing, and administrative support, she previously served as an administrative assistant for the state government in Delaware and South Carolina and as a procedure writer for JP Morgan Chase. In addition, she took graduate courses at the University of Delaware in literature and composition instruction. Shannon has a bachelor’s degree in Literature and Language from Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina.

 


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Mr. Jay Blossom

Vice President for Communication

Jay Blossom joined In Trust's staff in 2005, having previously served as manager of corporate, foundation, and membership giving at Partners for Sacred Places, a nonprofit organization that supports historic houses of worship. He has also served on the editorial staffs of medical publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, the academic journal Church History and the William and Mary Alumni Association. He earned a bachelor's degree at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and graduate degrees at the College of William and Mary and Duke University, where he studied American religious and cultural history.

 


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Ms. Gail L. Carlucci

Director of Operations

Gail Carlucci joined In Trust in 2013. She previously served as director of the gift and scholarship programs at the Delaware Community Foundation and as program administrator at the Rodel Foundation of Delaware, both located in Wilmington, DE. Before that, she was vice president and business manager for Cohn & Wolfe’s New York office. In addition to her skills in business and human resource management, Gail also brings experience in nonprofit processes including finance, events, marketing, and partnerships. She has degrees in Marketing and Management from The Berkeley School and Business Administration from Nassau Community College.

 


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Ms. Ann Marie Glanden

Program Assistant

Ann Marie Glanden joined the In Trust Center staff in 2016. She previously served as program director of Education and Employment services at the West End Neighborhood House, a community support organization based in Wilmington. Prior to that, she held a number of other positions at West End Neighborhood House, including assistant director, academic instructor, and employment coordinator. Ann brings experience in administrative support, grant research and writing, program management, and human resources. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from St. Joseph’s University and a certification in nonprofit management from the University of Delaware.

 


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Ms. Julia A. Jones

Executive Assistant and Administrative Manager

Julia Jones joined the In Trust Center in 2016. With over 35 years of secretarial and administrative assistant experience, she previously served as an executive secretary to the partnership of a private bank and a trust administrator for its subsidiary trust company in New York City and as an administrative assistant for a CPA firm in Wilmington, Delaware. Julia earned an associate’s degree from Katharine Gibbs School in Melville, New York, as well as two ABA-accredited paralegal certificates from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York.


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Ms. Amy Kardash

President

Amy Kardash joined the In Trust Center’s staff in 2009 as director of programs and became president in 2017. She oversees and directs all the In Trust Center’s work in resourcing seminaries and theological colleges, including Resource Consulting, In Trust magazine, and the In Trust Center’s webinars and other educational programs.

Kardash created the In Trust Center’s popular webinar series, which has served 190 seminaries, theological colleges, and related organizations in the United States and Canada. In 2012 and 2013, she helped to launch the In Trust Center’s Resource Consulting program and was named its first director. Since then, she and her team have consulted with more than 120 institutions and helped them identify the resources they need to thrive.

Before joining the In Trust Center, Amy Kardash enjoyed a ten-year career in corporate banking and marketing at PNC Bank and Wilmington Trust Company, where she held multiple management and executive positions overseeing diverse staffs from ten to more than a hundred employees. While at the bank, she led marketing campaigns, worked on special projects, and strategized about future opportunities, developing a collaborative, direct, and inclusive leadership style.

Kardash holds both a bachelor of science in marketing and management and an M.B.A. from the University of Delaware.

 


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Ms. Nettia Shepper

Managing Editor

Nettia Shepper joined In Trust's staff in 2006. With a bachelor's degree in journalism from Temple University, she came to In Trust with experience in customized databases, copy-editing, and grant research and writing that supported a variety of nonprofit organizations.