Leadership Team

Working together with the Board of Directions, The Bloom Foundation’s Leadership Team is responsible for all aspects of the Foundation’s work.

The Leadership Team consists of:

Lisa Tremayne, President

Carter Tremayne, Treasurer

Shannon Hayes, Chief Operating Officer

Samantha Nenninger, Director of Peer Support Programs

Tiffany Dolci, Director of Marketing

Meg Santonacita, Secretary General

Shannon Scheffling, Head of Product Development

Carter Tremayne cofounder The Bloom Foundation
Lisa Tremayne
Co-Founder, President, Board Chair

Lisa Tremayne, as President, is focused on the core functions within The Bloom Foundation to enable the achievement of both its short and long-term visions. Specific areas of focus include: strategy, board management, fundraising and program delivery. Lisa is the primary spokesperson for The Bloom Foundation, recruiting donors, and attending fundraising functions. Lisa is a graduate of University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, and is an RN, CBE, CBC.

Carter Tremayne The Bloom Foundation
Carter W. Tremayne
Co-Founder, Treasurer, Vice Chair of Board

Carter Tremayne, as Treasurer, is tasked with developing fiscal policies to ensure the financial integrity and sustainability of the organization and works with the Board to develop both short and long-term financial strategies. He takes lead in preparing annual budgets and keeps currently informed of legal, regulatory and sector developments relating to the Board’s financial responsibilities. Carter is a graduate of Wilkes University with a B.S. in Accounting.

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Shannon Hayes
Chief Operating Officer, Board Member

As COO, Shannon brings a unique background in strategic communications, operations, development and marketing to helping advance the work of the Bloom Foundation. Shannon is a graduate of Rutgers University and a mom of 3.

Deborah Rimmler
General Counsel, Board Member

Deborah Rimmler, as General Counsel, is tasked with protecting the organization’s legal interest and maintaining its operations within the scope established by law. She provides hands-on counsel to all levels of executive staff, identifies and analyzes legal issues, drafts key documents, presents clear recommendations to top management, and assures legal compliance.

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Samantha Nenninger
Director of Peer Support Programs

Samantha serves as the Director of Peer Support Programs.  Samantha oversees all aspects of Bloom Foundation Training and Workshops.  She coordinates locations, venues, materials, collaborates with speakers, and provides extended support for Bloom Certified Facilitators. Sam speaks nationally about creating support groups at a local level.


Tiffany Dolci
Director of Marketing

Tiffany joined the Bloom Foundation in Fall of 2017 and serves as Chief of Staff to Lisa Tremayne. In this capacity she helps shape and implement the strategic direction of the office, including overseeing special projects for the Foundation. Tiffany was a Warrior Mom Ambassador, a Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor, and a graduate of The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising.

Meg Santonacita
Meg Santonacita
Secretary General, Board Member

As Secretary General, Meg plays a critical role in fostering communication and ensuring proper and utilization of important organizational records. Her role is taking shape to meet the unique structure and needs of the organization. Meg has a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from Georgian Court University.

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Shannon Scheffling
Head of Product Development

Shannon is in charge of product research, development and curation for all Bloom certified products. Shannon is also responsible for product partnerships and coordination. Shannon is Rutgers University graduate with a B.S. degree in Environment Policy, Institutions and Behavior.

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