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 Matthew J. Flanigan, MPA

Matthew J. Flanigan, MPA
Chief Executive Officer
(585) 546-1470


Matt's a seasoned do-good veteran with over two decades of non-profit leadership experience. His past work includes the American Cancer Society - the last four as Regional Vice President of the Eastern Division in Rochester; Executive Director of Camp Stella Maris in Livonia, NY; and he was chair of the oversight committee that site selected, designed, and raised over $2 million to build St. Matthew Church of Livonia. A storyteller at his finest, Matt's philanthropy journeys have taken him to Nepal, Africa, and the NYC Marathon (where he finished). But his favorite place is at home with his wife Charmagne and their daughters Aubrey and Teagan.

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Sheila Sloan
Construction Manager
(585) 546-1470 x307

Sheila manages FCHH's building efforts; designing housing plans, maintaining build schedules and supervising behind the scene construction details. When not dealing with Habitat business, she enjoys gardening, reading, cooking and learning about new ideas.   Sheila is a member of the American Institute of Architects and loves exploring all types of buildings. She especially enjoys spending time with family and friends.



Kelly Glover
(585) 546-1470 x306

Kelly oversees all of the financial activities of Flower City Habitat for Humanity. Although it’s hard to summarize her responsibilities in one sentence, Kelly’s main focus is fiscal management and daily financial operations. Outside of work, Kelly enjoys volunteering at her church, the school board, her sorority and a couple community service organizations.  She also enjoys photography, flying kites and walking on nature trails.

Teresa Bianchi

Teresa Bianchi
Development and Communications Director
(585) 546-1470 x305

Teresa oversees fundraising and donor recognition, as well as Habitat's communication and public relations efforts.  Teresa has worked with various non-profit organizations in the Rochester area including the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Eastman Dental Center and Rochester Rehabilitation Center.  While employed by Telecomp, Teresa has assisted in the development efforts of Northwestern University, Interlochen Center for the Arts, New York Presbyterian and Princeton HealthCare System. Besides her obvious love for non-profit work, Teresa's greatest accomplishment is staying sane while raising her three teenage children.


Carol Castle

Carole Castle
Housing Services Associate
(585) 546-1470 x314

Carole spends her work weeks monitoring and maintaining mortgage payments for Habitat homeowners. She also runs homeowner education programs and manages incoming applicants for homeownership. She is a single mother of one, who enjoys scrapbooking, stamping and knitting. Whenever she is not using her creative juices, Carole likes to watch her son play football and loves the Pittsburgh Steelers. She is enrolling back into school to complete her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Medaille College this year.

Deanna Varble

Deanna Varble
Associate Manager of Communications
(585) 546-1470 x304

Deanna handles our communications and marketing - she writes, designs, tweets, and collaborates to make sure FCHH looks and sounds its best. Before becoming a staffer, she was part of FCHH Advancement and ReStore committees as a volunteer while Director of Interactive at Dixon Schwabl. Her love of builder-marketing began with sustainable home builder New Energy Works Timberframers, where she learned she could work in advertising AND make a difference in the world. As a painter/mixed media artist and banjo strummer, you can also find her exploring Rochester as she tries to live up to her muse, Margaret Kilgallen.

Edwin Mageary

Edwin Mageary
Lead Site Supervisor
(585) 370-4900

Edwin oversees the construction of our Habitat homes, teaching volunteers how to do everything from laying a foundation to installing dry-wall. Outside of work he does odd jobs on his days off, enjoys yard work and even fits in the occasional afternoon of golf.


Erwin Mageary

Erwin Mageary
Lead Site Supervisor
(585) 370-3654

No you are not seeing double! Erwin is Edwin's twin brother and he also oversees the construction of our Habitat homes. He keeps the building teams on task and teaches volunteers how to complete daily construction projects. He enjoys going on Habitat build blitz projects, spending a week on "vacation" constructing multiple houses with people from all over the U.S.

Rick Folger
Program Director
546-1470 x313


Rick's unwavering passion for Habitat for Humanity lead him from his volunteer roles as hammer swinger and board member at Genesee Habitat for Humanity to a full-time role with as Program Director. When we can't find Rick in the office it's because he's out in our neighborhood or meeting with community partners - although we also hear he's been known to sneak down to Cooperstown for a yearly baseball reunion game.

 Kayla Himelein

Kayla Himelein
Volunteer Coordinator & Development Associate
(585) 546-1470 x315

Kayla's the double-whammy of the sweet, patient voice you'll hear when you call to volunteer with us AND a database powerhouse with an education from RIT. A girl who get's just as excited about statistics, measurement, and demographics as she does when you put a good slice of WARM apple pie in front of her there isn't a day that goes by where we're not thankful that between checking off the items on her daily to-do list she's scrubbing our database. A snowbunny with killer photography skills don't be surprised if her weekend tales sound more like a 2 week vacation; we're pretty sure she'd trades sleep for fun nearly 94.3% of the time.

  Sue Feuerherm
Administrative Assistant
(585) 546-1470

Sue is a bookkeeper by trade, a graduate of Roberts Wesleyan College, and a musician by passion. She plays piano, organ, and keyboard around town but she especially enjoys playing at nursing homes or other places where her music can help people. She shares her talents with Ogden Baptist and Adam Basin United Methodist close to Brockport where she lives with her husband and daughter. What you'll notice most about Sue is how incredibly friendly she is; which makes it no surprise that she is a fantastic hostess, baker, and cook. We're happy to have her, and if you're here on a day she makes cookies you will be happy too.

Dan Petronio

Dan Petronio
Habitat ReStore Manager
(585) 697-2012

Dan comes to us with a long resume of retail experience. He worked as Operations Manager for Dicks Sporting Goods, Store Manager with Toys R Us, and other major retailers before choosing to make the leap to a non-profit retail operation and joining us as Habitat ReStore Store Manager. His degrees in Business Administration and Management from Monroe Community College and St. John Fisher give him a through understanding of how to run a store, but his heart and passion will always lie on the golf green or spending time with his wife, two sons, daughter, and grandson watching the Dallas Cowboys.



Gene Judge
Associate ReStore Manager
(585) 697-2012

If Gene's resume of work at AC Moore, Burlington Coat Factory, or Leslie's doesn't help you understand why we're excited to have him join our ReStore team perhaps his tales from years at Ollies Bargain Outlet will. Of course you'd have to get him off the topic of NASCAR, football, or fishing first - or perhaps we should more
accurately say get him ON topic because while Gene's a quiet guy on the floor we've grown to learn it's all about asking him the right questions. Including getting him chatty about those he loves; wife Jennifer and kids Brandon and Deanna.


Elwin Castro
Habitat ReStore Sales

Elwin is responsible for the sales in Habitat ReStore. He assists with a number of things, including picking up and delivering products for the store, opening and closing the store, and working at the register. He can be considered the “go to guy” at ReStore. He has experience in the construction field, and previously worked at Nu-Look Collision. Elwin is a master of taking things apart and putting them back together, so he loves spending his spare time fixing things, particularly cars. When he isn’t fixing things, he enjoys spending time with friends and family.


David Holmes
Habitat ReStore Recieving

David is responsible for receiving products at Habitat ReStore. He cleans them up, makes sure all of the appliances and products work, and puts them on display on the floor. He also assists with picking up and dropping off these products to and from ReStore. David is originally from Nottingham, England, but has lived in Rochester for over 30 years. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his three kids, playing basketball, and taking them to the park.














Flower City Habitat for Humanity
755 Culver Road | Rochester, NY 14609
Tel: 585.546.1470 | Fax: 585.546.1549