Our Local Staff
Dennis D. Fetzer, Executive Director
Dennie joined the Bridge of Hope Centre County team in March 2017. He is a life long resident of Centre County and earned a degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State. Dennie spent over 30 years in the financial services industry and brings a solid background to Bridge of Hope in financial management/responsibility. Dennie is active in many other local organizations such as United Way, CACJ, and the Downtown State College Improvement District.
“I am excited to be part of Bridge of Hope Centre County. In addition to my financial work experience in banking, I have been very active in numerous local nonprofit boards and committees. My goal is to improve the visibility and strength of Bridge of Hope Centre County to best serve the single moms in our community. Carpe diem.”
Dawn Velasquez, Family Resource Coordinator
Dawn began working at Bridge of Hope Centre County in July, 2017.
Tirzah Gibboney, Office Assistant
Tirzah joined our Staff in April 2017. Tirzah is thrilled to join the staff after being involved with Bridge of Hope Centre County as a member of a mentorship group. She has a passion for empowering women, and her goal is to inspire others to have hope in their daily lives so that they can discover the possibility of an adventurous, purposeful and effective life. She is currently adventuring in Bellefonte with her husband and daughter and is a member of Faith United Methodist Church.