Our Staff

The staff here at Gilda’s Club Rochester is not just comprised of hard-working individuals, but it is full of passionate people who love what they do and why they do it. Working at Gilda’s Club requires a special kind of person, who is both ambitious and compassionate. All of our staff members enjoy the work they do, and strive to make a difference in our community.

Get to know them a little more on our website, and next time you’re in the Clubhouse, don’t forget to stop by and say hello!

Melinda A. Merante
Melinda A. MeranteCEO
Carin Adams
Carin AdamsDirector of Clubhouse and Community Outreach
Rod Christian
Rod ChristianDirector of Individual Giving and Partnerships
Angela Gonnella
Angela GonnellaDirector of Clinical and Support Services
Heather Rossi
Heather Rossi Director of Events and Communications
Cynthia Adell
Cynthia AdellManager of Community Outreach and Engagement
Laurie Orlop
Laurie OrlopBusiness Manager
Barb Wooden
Barb WoodenAdministrative Coordinator