Our Devoted Volunteer Staff
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Lisa Tallman, RN

Founder, Executive Director

Lisa is a registered nurse trained in limited obstetric ultrasound with clinical experience in various departments including postpartum, maternal and childcare, as well as having extensive background in business management as an Administrative Supervisor in various medical settings, PMC Client Services Director, and business owner.  She also has experience in child, parent, and marriage education.

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Cheryl Cummings, BA

BOD Treasurer

Cheryl has a bachelor's degree in accounting.  Previous work experience includes bookkeeping within the public education system and accounting with a locum tenens staffing company.  She has recently made the decision to step away from her career to be a stay at home mom to her two children. 

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Lauren Dawson, DNP, NP-C, MSN, APRN  

Medical Director, BOD Member

Lauren is a certified advanced practice registered nurse who is trained in performing limited obstetric ultrasounds.  She has a passion for women’s health and academic progression of nurses. She has a variety of clinical experiences in postpartum, labor & delivery, medical-surgical, critical care, emergency and nursing education.  She is also an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Cecil College.

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Lauren Perry, RN

BOD Member, Client Advocate, US Tech.

Lauren is a registered nurse with six years previous experience in various departments including clinical practice in maternity.  She recently completed limited obstetric ultrasound imaging training.  She is passionate about the holistic education of women, children, and families and will pursue continued education in midwifery.

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Susan Ferrone, BS

BOD President, Community Outreach

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Atira Nuzzo
Client Services Director

Atira is a Life Affirming Specialist (LAF) certified through Heartbeat International.  She began serving in the Pro-Life movement in 1997 in pregnancy centers in MD and DE. Atira has served as a peer counselor in abortion recovery as well as speaking in public and private schools. Atira's passion is found in bringing the love and hope of Jesus to the hearts wounded by abortion. She is a wife, mother of four beautiful children, and grandmother of 5 beautiful grandchildren. 

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Kimberly Janney, RDMS

Pastor Michael Moore

BOD Member, Men's Client Advocate

Mike faithfully serves as the Associate Pastor and the Youth Pastor of the Nottingham Missionary Baptist Church. He also serves the community in so many ways including coaching basketball, encouraging local police, working with the homeless, and mentors the men  in their roles as fathers and husbands here at Heritage. 

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Bonnie Kirkley

BOD Member

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Jennifer Shallow, RN
Client Advocate

Bonnie is an intricate member of our Board of Directors. Now retired as the Secretary at her church where her duties included bookkeeping, publishing communication material, Pastoral assistance, and many other church duties.

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Rebekah "Beka" Dixon, BA

Heritage Kids Program Director

Beka has her BA in Elementary Education with previous experience in elementary and middle school settings.  She is currently homeschooling her children and very excited to be a part of the Heritage Kids Program.  She and Ms. Pat will be working together creating a wonderful experience for both children and parents.

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Debra Frey
Development Team

Debra is a Cecil County native and currently resides in Newark, DE with her husband, Tyler. She is a member of Ogletown Baptist Church where she is active in their young adult, youth group and women’s ministry. She is passionate about seeing lives changed through faith in Jesus and is excited to use her marketing skills at Heritage Pregnancy and Family Health Center.

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Emily Shallow, RN Student

Client Advocate

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Pat Dishman

Front Desk Receptionist

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Mimi Sharkey

Client Advocate, Community Outreach

Norma Carey

Teen 5 by 5 Director

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Autumn Majewski

Newborn Portrait Photogapher

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Casey Lottes

Practical Assistance Specialist

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Sarah Fusco, BA

Client Advocate

Izzy Sexton

Practical Assistance

Zoey Beach
Receptionist

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Gail Rowan

Special Services

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Idalyn 'Lyn' Williams

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Rachel Barrett

Special Services

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Claudia Dodds

Ashley Graham

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Amy Stevenson

Kim Bandy

Jenna Williams

Linda Arches

Nadine Whelan

Connie Rogers

Pat Eastridge