BOARD OF TRUSTEES
President + Treasurer
Bob Manheimer has experience in running banking and finance businesses and ran his own business services company for fifteen years before selling it and retiring.
Staci joined the Wainwright House Board of Trustees in 2018 with a focus on fundraising and community engagement. You can learn more about Staci's dedication to the Rye community here.
Lexy is a lawyer and 500 hour certified yoga and meditation teacher.
Board Member + Director of History
Deborah has been active on the Wainwright House Board for many years. She is our Director of History and is proud to share the story of the house.
Before entering the real estate business, Charles was a restaurateur, working as the CEO and Director level of a wide range of restaurant and catering companies in New York City and Connecticut. In his spare time he enjoys fly-fishing and giving back to the community and volunteering his time to organizations in the Hudson Valley such as the Golf Committee Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association, Chairman of the Board and Board Member of the Putnam Arts Council and Board Member of The Wainwright House in Rye.
Kelly is an RYT-500 certified yoga teacher who has practiced yoga for over 20 years and led classes locally for more than a decade. She believes strongly in the power of people to transcend their comfort zones to learn and grow towards leading larger, happier, and more fulfilling lives. Kelly holds a master's degree in education and brings to Wainwright a long history of volunteerism in the community. Owner of the Etsy jewelry & apparel shop, Myfullbloomlife, she also enjoys water sports, hiking, gardening, music and travel.
John is a thirty-year advertising veteran and entrepreneur, beginning his career in publishing at Esquire and Vanity Fair; later he worked in TV advertising as an AdTech executive. He is co-founder and CEO of PostAds Group, a production consultancy founded in 2007. A twenty-five-year resident of Rye whose wedding reception was held at Wainwright House, he supports the WH mission working to expand membership through new Milton Point programming initiatives.
Tricia Madden leads the Human Resources function for a boutique global advisory & consulting firm based in New York City. She is also a certified meditation teacher, advanced breathwork facilitator, Tibetan sound bowl practitioner and restorative justice circle keeper. Tricia is a lifelong Westchester County resident.
Ann is a credentialed parent educator in the state of NY and works with The Parent Team both in the UK and NY to teach parenting classes, workshops as well as private consultations. She regularly teaches classes and workshops at Wainwright House. Ann has served on the Heard in Rye Committee and is currently the VP of the 5 Steps to Five Board. She has been part of the Wainwright House Board since 2022.
Photo credits: Jo Bryan Photography