Melissa Jackson (President) is a 2006 graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law, where she was a member of the Intellectual Property Law Journal. Ms. Jackson also graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with honors in 2003 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing with a minor in Political Science.
Following graduation from law school, Ms. Jackson practiced with a civil defense firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, specializing in workers’ compensation. Prior to joining Cipriani & Werner, she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable C. Gus Kwidis, President Civil Judge of the Beaver County Court of Common Pleas in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.
Ms. Jackson is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Her current practice is focused on workers’ compensation. Ms. Jackson resides in the City of Pittsburgh with her husband, Christopher.
Emily Kotermanski(Secretary) graduated from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College in 2012. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance with a minor in Political Science. Prior to graduation, Emily interned with 3E Now where she collaborated with Chris McAneny to implement a new financial reporting system.
Emily currently works at a global tax services firm, Ryan, LLC as a consultant in Pittsburgh. Specializing in sales and use tax, she provides strategic approaches to deliver tax savings opportunities for clients.
Matt Kelly (Treasurer) is a lifelong member of the Pittsburgh community. Matt grew up in Greenfield and attended St. Rosalia Acadamy. He continued his education at Central Catholic High School. After Graduating from Central Catholic in 1997 Matt attended St. Vincent College, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics in 2001.
Matt has worked in the financial services industry for the past 14 years. He is currently a Regional Vice President for Guardian Investor Services, running Guardian's annuity distribution in Western PA, Ohio, West Virginia and Michigan.
Matt lives in Shadyside with his wife, Melissa, and their two daughters, Maggie and Maeve.
Chris McAneny(Founder and Executive Director) serves as the Executive Director of 3E Now and as a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to developing and leading 3E Now, Mr. McAneny was an Education Specialist for Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh. He worked with school districts to educate their students about the dangers of dating violence and abuse. He is currently the lead child advocate at Women's Center and Shelter. In addition to his duties at 3E Now, Mr. McAneny is the Vice-President and co-developer of GETAH Inc., a nonprofit organization serving school children in East Africa and serves as a Child Advocate in the Children’s Program of Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh.
Amber Malloy, a native Texan, went through a series of fortunate events to land here in the great city of Pittsburgh. She attended the University of Pittsburgh where she studied Psychology and Children's Literature. Amber spent the majority of her college career working with young girls in Strong Women, Strong Girls and Girls on the Run. Further pursuing her passion of working with children, Amber currently works as a Child Development Specialist at the Bradley Center. There she works with teenage girls who have endured intensive trauma and have also been diagnosed with a mental illness. Amber intends to continue her career in the social services as an advocate for youth and children.
When Amber is not working, she trains for half marathons, makes failed attempts at Pinterest projects, and loves discovering new restaurants in the Pittsburgh Area.
Kalem Wright, MSW, LCSW, empowers adolescents and adults to create safer relationships and live fulfilling lives free of the pain of trauma and violence. Thanks to the mentorship and inspiration of his colleagues, as well as the wisdom of his clients, Kalem helps those who use abuse and control to recognize and rewrite obsolete notions of gender, power, and relationships. With compassion and integrity, he supports those who use abuse in families in change - with respect and without judgment.
Kalem was part of two abuser intervention programs in western Pennsylvania where he contributed to curricula development, program design, outreach and training, and outcome measurement. He eventually certified both programs with the Allegheny County Department of Human Services as preferred programs for abuser intervention, and he currently sees clients in therapeutic practices in Homestead and Lawrenceville.
Kalem is an avid reader and ever-curious student. He is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle in mind and body which includes prodigious amounts of Thai food. He lives in the East End with his two rescue dogs.
Karen Evans graduated from Westminster College in the spring of 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a minor in psychology. Karen wears many masks, but each one involves a large cup of coffee in hand. She currently works for the YWCA as an after school instructor for STEM Stars. On other days, she might be counting your pills or convincing you to buy more than you need from the local drug store.
Melissa DeLuigi is a licensed professional counselor. She also is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Melissa obtained her Master’s degree in Counseling Education with an emphasis on marriage and family therapy from Duquesne University. Melissa has clinical experience working with adults, adolescents, and families on a variety of issues in both group and individual settings.
Melissa is currently working as an associate in private practice at the Psychology and Learning Center.
Randall T. Osche, grew-up in Kersey, PA, and graduated from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 2008, with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, a concentration in Small Business Management and a History minor. Randall has since worked in the financial services industry for the past 7 years and is currently a Financial Advisor with New York Life and NYLife Securities. In his spare time, he works on developing his own brand, Wendell William Co. Randall lives in Shadyside and enjoys cooking, working out, reading and traveling.
Rose Constantito is a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. She had her BSN from the Adventist University of the Philippines, her MN from the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, her PhD from the University of Pittsburgh and her JD from Duquesne University. She and Chris McAneny have taught nursing students on prevention and intervention strategies in developing healthy dating relationships, an integral part of 3E Now’s mission and vision. Dr. Constantino’s research focus is on preventing intimate partner violence which dovetails with her pro bono family law practice with women in intimate partner violence.
Sarah Pesi is a senior at Chatham University majoring in Public Policy with a minor in Social Services Administration. Sarah has a strong background in community organizing including: a fellowship for a 2012 presidential campaign, internships at various nonprofits including The Women and Girls Foundation and Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh, and memberships on the Girls Coalition Steering Committee and the National Youth Advisory Board for www.loveisrespect.org.
Sarah is most proud of the passage of a bill she wrote when she was only 14 years old. This bill was added as an amendment to SB 681 which was signed by Governor Corbett in March 2014 becomes effective in July 2015.