Board of Directors


Charles Burton

President

A native Delawarean, Charles is the President of i. g. Burton Automobile Dealership with locations in Milford and Seaford, Delaware.


Bryan Mozeik

Vice President

Bryan A. Mozeik is an Administrative Vice President and Telephone Banking Sales Manager of M&T Bank. Mozeik began his Sales and Call Center Management Career in 1984. He established himself as a top sales agent of insurance and telecommunications services for 5 years before leading several inside and outside sales groups in the cable television and publishing industries.  Mozeik began his banking career in 1997 in Cumberland Maryland as a Call Center Manager with Keystone Financial before M&T Bank acquired the organization. Mozeik holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Allegheny College located in Meadville, PA.  


Randall (Randy) Kunkle

Treasurer

Randy was appointed Community Development Executive in April 2008 and is responsible for Bank of America Card Services' compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act ("CRA"). Randy also sits on the Board of Directors Nehemiah Gateway Community Development Corporation, NCALL Research, Inc., Delaware Community Investment Corporation, and on the Governor's Consortium on Hispanic Affairs.


Sister Maria Mairlot

Secretary

Sister Maria is one of the founders of La Esperanza Community Center. She is a Carmelite Sister of Charity and an active member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Georgetown.


Dr. Ileana Smith

Dr. Smith is Vice President & Campus Director of Delaware Technical Community College of the Owens Campus since 2004. She has served on numerous boards and commissions including the Delaware Institute of Medical Education and Research (DIMER), the Governor's Strategic Economic Council, The Heritage Commission, Carl M. Freeman F.A.C.E.S. Foundation, the Sussex County United Way Committee and the State Science and Technology Council.


Peg Hertrich

Peg is a business woman and the owner of The Square Peg in Seaford, Delaware.


Kevin Andrade


Patricia Rivera


Matthew (Matt) Haley

Board President Emeritus 

Chef and restaurant owner Matt Haley was an incredible human being.  His unwavering vision resulted in an empire of culinary excellence for the Eastern Shore, creating such notable eateries as Bluecoast Seafood Grill in North Bethany Beach, Fish On! in Lewes, Catch 54 in Fenwick Island and Lupo di Mare and Papa Grande’s in Rehoboth Beach.  

Matt was an adventurer who loved to explore other cultures and countries, always giving back to the most vulnerable communities.  In May 2014, Matt received the James Beard Foundation’s Humanitarian of the Year Award at the Foundation’s gala in New York.

Matt passed away on August 19, 2014, as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident while traveling in India.  He was a great humanitarian, and he will be missed terribly.

© 2015 La Esperanza. All Rights Reserved.Hosting donated for past 3 years by Bright Orange Thread