Our Team

The Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit incorporated in the State of New Jersey in 2002. The work we do is accomplished by a governing Board of Trustees, staff, and weekly volunteers. The leadership, staff, and volunteers are dedicated to supporting hospitalized children across the country through our Victorious 4 Teens programs. Looking for a great opportunity to join a non-profit? Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation may be the place for you! Visit our available job postings here.

The Board of Trustees assumes a varied set of duties and responsibilities including strategic governance and oversight, fundraising support, and advisory services to help ensure the Foundation operates efficiently and effectively.


Board of Trustees

Chairman and Co-founder

Mario DiNatale

Director, Community & Economic Development, Voorhees Township, NJ


Vice Chairman

Gary Strain

Vice President, Safelite Solutions



Carl H. Bagell

South Jersey Managing Partner, Friedman, LLP Accountants & Advisors



Steven K. Mignogna, Esq.

Co-Chair, Estate Department, Archer & Greiner P.C.


Members at Large

Marianne Aleardi

Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, SJ Magazine


Rob Curley

South Jersey Market President, TD Bank N.A.


Debra P. DiLorenzo

Partner, DiLorenzo Davis Consulting LLC


Gisele S. DiNatale, M.A.

President and Co-founder, Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation, Corp.


In addition to the Board of Trustees, the Foundation benefits from the time, talents, and resources of volunteer community leaders responsible ensuring the Foundation remains connected and active in business and civic arenas. All are committed to creating and maintaining a positive impact on the lives of children and their families.

Trustee Emeritus

L. Charles Bailey, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Leonard J. Wood, Esq.

Managing Member, Wade, Long, Wood, & Long, LLC


Advisory Council

Maria Palestini Bye

L'Oréal Paris 2007 Women of Worth


Kimberly Dickstein Hughes, M.Ed.

2019-20 NJ State Teacher of the Year


Gabriel J. DiNatale, MD

Resident Physician, Department of Pathology, New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center


Sebastian DiNatale

Producer, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah


Kathleen Federici

Assistant Vice President, WSFS Bank


Lori M. Kosyla

Department Supervisor, Hardenbergh Insurance Group


Michael Mignogna, Esq.

Attorney, Mattleman, Weinroth & Miller


Elena Piperno

Director, Domenica Foundation


Richard J. Scarfone, MD

Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Jen Sciolla, MS, CTRS, CCLS

Director of Child Life, Creative Arts Therapy and School Programs, Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children


Staff & Volunteers


Gisele S. DiNatale, M.A.
President and Co-Founder



Kimberly Dickstein Hughes, M.Ed.
Youth Leadership Council Advisor


Sarah McCabe
Social Media & Special Events Intern



Maria Palestini Bye
Volunteer Coordinator

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