Leadership & Staff

Resource Partners Leadership & Staff

Russ Shaner, President/CEO, is an experienced executive and visionary leader who has worked for over 40 years in the property and casualty insurance industry. Prior to joining Resource Partners, Russ led the Insurance Society of Philadelphia, a non-profit member association focused on supporting its membership through professional development and insurance education, coordination of industry volunteerism and the presentation of scholarships to college students matriculating in insurance and risk management curriculum. Known for his high level of integrity and ability to build customer centric teams, he has been equally adept at establishing rapport with Peace Church members. He directly supports the Peace Church Health Insurance Program.

Phone: 717-293-7840 – press 1
Fax: 717-293-7854
Email: Russ@ResourcePartnersOnline.org


Phil Leaman, COO, brings over 25 years of risk management and risk financing experience to his role as Chief Operating Officer. Phil is dedicated to the mission of Resource Partners and its member institutions. He brings specialized knowledge of non-profit risks and the alternative market structure, including captive Insurance structures and the formation of Risk Retention Groups. Phil provides direct oversight of the Peace Church Risk Retention Group and Peace Church Workers Safety Programs.

Phone: 717-293-7840 – press 2
Fax: 717-293-7854
Email: Phil@ResourcePartnersOnline.org


Kathryn Daniels, Director of Commercial Underwriting, has worked in the insurance industry for over 25 years and holds the following insurance designations: Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) along with a few others. Kathryn possess strong insurance knowledge and underwriting skills. She presently supports the PCRRG and PCPIT programs and is quite capable of responding to any questions or request you may have.

Phone: 717-293-7840 – press 3
Fax: 717-293-7854
Email: Kathryn@ResourcePartnersOnline.org


Brian Thompson, Commercial Account Manager, is the primary contact for business written through the Resource Partners Agency.  Brian can assist you in writing new a new policy, adding coverage to an existing policy, requesting policy changes and/or endorsements and reporting claims on non-program business. Brian has worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years, and can research and respond to questions as well as assist you in obtaining difficult coverage for your organization.

Phone: 717-293-7840 – press 5
Fax: 717-293-7854
Email: Brian@ResourcePartnersOnline.org


Glenna Nissley, Administrative Services, is a key contact for Peace Church members and provides a broad range of administrative support including the scheduling of both in person and teleconference meetings to PC members and Resource Partners staff.  

Phone: 717-293-7840 – press 4
Fax: 717-293-7854
Email: Glenna@ResourcePartnersOnline.org


Resource Partners Board of Directors

Jane Mack – Chair
President/CEO – Friends Services Alliance
Plymouth Meeting, PA

Carol Barbour – Vice Chair
CEO – Friends Life Care
Plymouth Meeting, PA

Ryan Goering – Director
COO – Bluestem Communities
Hesston, KS

Dave Lawrenz – Director
Executive Director – Fellowship of Brethren Homes
North Manchester, IN

Karen Lehman – Director
CEO – MHS Alliance
Goshen, IN

Abby Loftus – Director
CFO – Medford Leas
Medford, NJ

Gwen Schuit – Director
CEO – Friendship Community
Lititz, PA

John Warner – Director
CEO – Brethren Retirement Community
Greenville, OH