Leadership Team

Joanna Dennstaedt

Executive Director and Founder

Joanna is our founder and executive director. Radiant Hope is more than a ministry, it is her calling. She leads our community engagement and outreach projects. Joanna loves telling her story through speaking, and listening to those facing a difficult cancer diagnoses. She loves spending time with the team dreaming of the impact Radiant Hope can continue to make. 

Anne Reidell

Programs Director

Anne joins our team to bring encouragement and community to those battling cancer by initiating and organizing our support groups. Her gift of caring for others and insights into what it’s like to be a survivor make her uniquely qualified to (lead and) manage our groups.


Jen Metz

Director of Operations

Jen has been significant in the growth and vision of Radiant Hope. She has a hand on everything we do as a team. She puts together the list of recipients each month that receive our packages.  Jen also runs our fundraiser silent auction, and helps with daily operations.

Elizabeth Petters

Marketing and Social Media Director

Lizz has supported Radiant Hope from the very beginning. Most of what you see in writing is Lizz's work.  She leads all our social media and marketing.


Amy Anderson

Outreach Coordinator 

Amy is essential in the daily jobs at the office, setting up pack party events, and helps shipping packages. Out and about you will usually see Amy as the runner for our organization. A great support to Holly and our leadership team, Amy adds essential comittment and drive to her work. 

Kayte Restaino

Philadelphia Area Chapter 

Kayte Restaino joined Radiant Hope with the vision to impact more than the local community. Kayte is focused on developing the organization in the Greater Philadelphia Area.


Tahva Wylie

Development and Corporate Sponsorships

Joining our team in 2017 Tahva brings a wealth of business knowledge along with a compassionate and caring spirit. She heads up our Christmas fundraiser, and development of corporate sponsorships.

Kevin Dennstaedt

Director of Financial Operations

 As Radiant Hope's Director of Financial Operations, Kevin is responsible for the financial stewardship of the organization, including capital and operating budgets, financial affairs, reporting, and donor management.