Leadership & Staff

Resource Partners Leadership & Staff

Philip B. Leaman, President/CEO, brings over 25 years of risk management and risk financing experience to his role as Chief Executive 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 1
Fax: 717-293-7854
Email: Phil@ResourcePartnersOnline.org

Eric E. Himes, Chief Operating Officer, has been in the insurance industry for over 25 years and has held management roles in Underwriting, Marketing and Business Development.  His career has been focused on specialty classes of business including Trucking, Manufactured Housing and most recently Technology providers with a  focus on Workers Compensation and Cyber Liability.  Eric provides Executive Administration for the Peace Church Programs and other strategic partners.

Phone: 717-293-7840 – press 2
Email: Eric@ResourcePartnersOnline.org

Jennifer Sheckells, Vice President of Risk Management, providing leadership to the Peace Church Risk Retention Group (PCRRG) risk management program, directing strategy, services and support to the member organizations. Jennifer holds the following designations: Nursing Home Administrator (NHA), Personal Care Home Administrator (PCHA), Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), and the Certificate in Professional Aging Services Risk Management (CPASRM). Jenny holds a Master of Arts in Strategic Leadership from Messiah University and a Bachelor of Arts from Susquehanna University.  She is available to advise and support the PCRRG member organizations in their efforts to deliver safe, high-quality care and services through risk management for residents and staff. Most recently she served as Director of Risk Management and Compliance at Landis Communities in Lititz, PA and as Compliance and Risk Management Specialist with the FSA Compliance Program.

Phone: 717-803-5693
Email: Jenny@ResourcePartnersOnline.org

Brian G. Thompson, Senior Client Executive, has worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years and has experience in Claims, Sales Management and Business Development. He is the primary contact for business written through the Resource Partners agency. Brian can assist you in writing new business, adding coverage to an existing policy, requesting policy changes and/or endorsements and reporting claims on non-program business. He can research and respond to questions as well as assist in obtaining difficult coverage for your organization.

Phone: 717-293-7840 – press 5
Fax: 717-293-7854
Email: Brian@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 possesses 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

Sheldon Martin, Controller, has worked for a number of nonprofit and commercial organizations for the past 30 years, primarily in accounting and financial-management roles.  He is a Pennsylvania-licensed CPA.  He is board treasurer of a senior-living facility, has worked in credit-union governance and periodically teaches college-level accounting and finance courses.  He is responsible for assuring that Resource Partners’ financial assets are protected and that proper accounting procedures are followed.

Phone: 717-293-2840 – press 6
Email: Sheldon@resourcepartnersonline.org

Susan Zeran, Executive Assistant, comes to us after 4 years as an Executive Director for a small, nonprofit organization in Lancaster, Pa. Susan has 16 years of experience in administration, sales, and marketing. Much of that time was spent in the hospitality industry. She 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: 717-293-2840 – press 4
Email: Susan@ResourcePartnersOnline.org

Resource Partners Board of Directors

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

Karen Lehman – Vice Chair
CEO – MHS Alliance
Goshen, IN

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

Ryan Goering – Director
COO – Bluestem Communities
Hesston, KS

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

Abby Loftus – Director
CFO – Medford Leas
Medford, NJ

Joe Conner – Director
CFO – Friends Life Care
Plymouth Meeting, PA 

Jim Thomas – Director
Attorney – Blakinger Thomas PC
Lancaster, PA 

Sue Verdegem – Director
CEO – United Zion Retirement Community
Denver, PA