Board of Directors

Linda Rentschler

Linda Rentschler is the Chief Executive Officer of Humanitarian Social Innovations, which inspires and connects social entrepreneurs with the resources necessary to empower them and to maximize their humanitarian impact.   Read More

Chuck Holder

President, Board of Directors

Because Chuck believes small business owners should have every opportunity to accomplish their goals, fulfill their vision and live life on their terms, he developed Chuck Holder, LLC, a business consulting firm. Small business owners are his heroes. Chuck studied accounting and business management at Shippensburg University.   Read More

Jeronimo P. Cal, Ph.D.

Jeronimo is a retired teacher from the Devereux Foundation, which works with disadvantaged students and motivates them for life. In addition, Jeronimo currently volunteers his time in church-related activities, as a deacon and Bible teacher.  Read More

Anthony Durante

Anthony is the Program Manager for the Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), where he is responsible for the business incubation program at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center. AEDC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the mission of identifying, encouraging, developing and managing strategic business opportunities for the benefit of Allentown, its citizens and the Lehigh Valley.  Read More

Paul Hodges

Founding Board Member, Vice President and Treasurer

Paul is the President of Solar for Academics, an organization which seeks to improve the quality of education and opportunity in impoverished communities by implementing solar energy in schools.  Read More

Mike Planer

Founding Board Member

Mike is the Co-founder and Development Engineer at Soltech Solutions, where he developed a unique LED light that promotes plant growth indoors, enabling society to reap the health benefits plants confer in broader and more diverse contexts.

Linda L. Toche-Manley, Ph.D.

Linda has served as Chief Innovation Officer and currently advises several health and education nonprofit organizations. She serves on the Innovation Leadership and Program Committees for Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group (GPSEG) and holds a Ph.D. in Applied Psychology from the Claremont Graduate School as well as an Executive Certificate in Corporate Entrepreneurship from Lehigh University.

Michael P. Wagner

Michael is an Account Executive at Tompkins Insurance Agencies, Inc., which provides insurance and risk management solutions to its clients. In addition, he volunteers with the Fleetwood Area Baseball Association as a Head Coach.

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Todd Watkins, Ph.D.

Todd is Professor of Economics in Lehigh University’s College of Business & Economics and Executive Director of the Martindale Center for the Study of Private Enterprise, an interdisciplinary resource in Lehigh University’s College of Business and Economics that advances educational programs to increase understanding of the U.S. economy and its relationship with the world economy.

Anthony Durante
Anthony is the Program Manager for the Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), where he is responsible for the business incubation program at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center. AEDC is a nonprofit Read More
Chuck Holder
Because Chuck believes small business owners should have every opportunity to accomplish their goals, fulfill their vision and live life on their terms, he developed Chuck Holder, LLC, a business Read More
Jeronimo Cal, PhD
Jeronimo is a retired teacher from the Devereux Foundation, which works with disadvantaged students and motivates them for life. In addition, Jeronimo currently volunteers his time in church-related activities, as Read More
Linda Rentschler
CEO and Founder
Linda Rentschler is the Chief Executive Officer of Humanitarian Social Innovations, which inspires and connects social entrepreneurs with the resources necessary to empower them and to maximize their humanitarian impact. Read More
Linda Toche-Manley PhD
Linda has served as Chief Innovation Officer and currently advises several health and education nonprofit organizations. She serves on the Innovation Leadership and Program Committees for Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Read More
Michael P. Wagner
Michael is an Account Executive at Tompkins Insurance Agencies, Inc., which provides insurance and risk management solutions to its clients. In addition, he volunteers with the Fleetwood Area Baseball Association Read More
Mike Planer
Mike is the Co-founder and Development Engineer at Soltech Solutions, where he developed a unique LED light that promotes plant growth indoors, enabling society to reap the health benefits plants Read More
Paul Hodges
Paul is the President of Solar for Academics, an organization which seeks to improve the quality of education and opportunity in impoverished communities by implementing solar energy in schools. Paul Read More
Todd Watkins, PhD
Todd is Professor of Economics in Lehigh University’s College of Business & Economics and Executive Director of the Martindale Center for the Study of Private Enterprise, an interdisciplinary resource in Read More