Founder and CEO
Introducing the leader of the HOPE Squad, Paul Isenberg. When Paul isn’t providing unexpected amazingness at Bringing Hope Home, he is spending time with his four wonderful kids: Christopher, Gabby, Christa and Mick, four dogs, and beautiful wife Miriam.
A graduate of West Chester University, Paul is a sales and organization leader with over 20 years of experience in Fortune 100 companies as well as small and middle market companies. His strength as an effective communicator in leading change has resulted in successfully building, restructuring, and transforming organizations.
As our leader, he has transformed Nicole’s idea into what it is today: delivering hope to local families with cancer through financial and emotional support.
School Program Coordinator
Molly Callanan is the School Program Coordinator who oversees our Students Bringing Hope program. She strives to inspire children, teens and young adults to get involved and make an impact in their community while realizing their leadership abilities. Molly’s involvement with community service and philanthropy began at a young age and continued through her undergraduate career, motivating her to continue that passion by working to serve others. She believes that we are all responsible for leaving the world better off than how we found it and feels she can do that through impacting the lives of our families.
Molly holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Communication Studies from West Chester University. In her free time, Molly enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, David, and two dogs, Luna and Holly, as well as spending time at the beach during the summer months and sharing her love for dance with others.
Family Outreach Coordinator
Judy Swahl is our incredible Family Outreach Coordinator. In her role, Judy serves as the liaison between families, supporters and social workers to make sure our families have the best experience possible. Judy has been a member of the HOPE Squad prior to being a BHH employee – volunteering at various events over the last few years. She immediately felt a deep connection and passion for the cause, the staff, and the positive energy of the organization. Judy’s enthusiasm and her compassion for wanting to help others is a perfect match for Bringing Hope Home.
Judy is most proud of raising her two beautiful children Bill and Julia. Judy is married to her husband Bill for over 20 years and resides in Springfield PA. (Go STOMP Team 19064!)
Director of Advancement
John Farley, our Director of Advancement, works to build relationships with our donors and to expand our development program. John received his undergraduate degree from West Chester University and his Masters in Organizational Leadership with a nonprofit concentration from Eastern University. John has over ten years of experience in the nonprofit field and has worked in different areas of development for the past six years.
Both John’s sister and dad are cancer survivors, so he knows firsthand how difficult cancer can be to a family. John is passionate about growing BHH to support more families battling cancer. In his free time John likes to spend time with his beautiful wife and adorable son as well as running and watching Philadelphia sports teams.
Director of Family Outreach
Amy, our amazing Director of Family Outreach, is the vital support system to the families we serve. Amy’s warm and engaging demeanor makes her the perfect addition to our team. Amy instantly fell in love with Bringing Hope Home, our mission, and the work we do in the community as soon as she started interning with us on a regular basis—I mean, how could she not? Her mom and dad are cancer survivors!
This proud West Chester University Alum has been a Bringing Hope Home full time employee since January 2011. No matter what the circumstance is on the other side of the phone, Amy makes families feel at ease, feel welcome, and most importantly, feel hope.
She is our very own utility-negotiator and saves families thousands of dollars per year, by reaching out to utility companies and advocating for cancer patients and their families.