Dr. Richard E. Caruso
Founder, CEO Emeritus
UIF Board Member
President & CEO
Chief Financial Officer
Founding Executive Director
In 2019, Crosby wrote and published Built to Help Each Other: Mentoring in the Life of Richard Crusoe: An Uncommon Man. Together, Crosby and Caruso are considered the pioneers of mentoring.
Chief Communications Officer
Director of Legal Affairs, General Counsel
Since 2002, Jeff has litigated complex commercial matters, as well as performed transactional work for an array of national and international corporate clients. Jeff was ranked No. 1 in his law school class and went on to work for some of the region’s best firms, including Morgan Lewis and Cohen Seglias. Jeff also serves as Vice-President and General Counsel at Provco Group, LLC, a Real Estate Development and Venture Finance Company in Villanova, PA. Jeff is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Kathleen received her B.S. degree in Accounting from Villanova University, earned her CPA, and worked for Touche Ross. In 1985, she joined The Glenmede Trust Company as an Accountant. During her 15-years at Glenmede, she held various positions including Senior Vice President and Controller, and was responsible for accounting, property management, and human resources. Kathleen resides in Wayne, PA with her husband Ed. They have two children Kiera and Liam.
Director, Technology Mentoring
Director, Entrepreneur Mentoring
Director of College Readiness, OnTrack
Assistant Director, College Readiness
Assistant Director, Technology Mentoring
Assistant Director, Literacy Mentoring,
Assistant Director, Media Mentoring, UIF, UIF REC Studio
He says, the owner of a local animation company mentored him in traditional design methods. In exchange, Mike taught him newer digital methods.
Program Coordinator, Literacy Mentoring
Program Coordinator, College Readiness
Program Coordinator, Technology Mentoring & Caruso Challenge
Christine Scavo Heard
Operations and Outreach Coordinator