Executive Director, Nancy Bangiola, is responsible for the overall operations of Preschool Advantage. A licensed attorney, Nancy has deep ties to the Morristown community and a wealth of non-profit experience. Nancy spent many years as the Director of the Morris County Bar Association and Foundation following her career in private practice. She is also President of the Morris School District Board of Education. Nancy brings to Preschool Advantage her passion for equity in education, along with her commitment to fiscal responsibility. Her responsibilities include coordinating the Child and School Committees, overseeing community outreach efforts, and managing day-to-day financial, and administrative functions. Nancy has expertise in non-profit strategic planning, crisis management and board leadership. She is an active volunteer in the community with a passion for history, literature and choral music.
Communications & Events Manager
Communications & Events Manager, Sally Hespe, has primary responsibility for Communications, Outreach (Families and Community Leaders), and Event Planning. Before joining Preschool Advantage, Sally worked at the Midland Foundation, the fundraising arm of the nonprofit Midland School in Branchburg, NJ. She has also held numerous volunteer positions, including recruitment leadership at her alma mater, Franklin and Marshall College, where she represents the college at area college fairs and receptions. Sally has been involved in a variety of ways with the Somerset Hills Educational Foundation and St. John on the Mountain Episcopal Church, both in Bernardsville. As a parent and substitute teacher in the Somerset Hills School District for almost a decade, Sally witnessed first hand the struggles of many local families whose children were unable to attend preschool due to financial constraints. She is thrilled to be able to contribute to Preschool Advantage’s vision that every child should have the opportunity to attend preschool.
Administrative & Program Assistant
Administrative and Program Assistant, Lisa Krapacher, has primary responsibility for general and program administrative matters for Preschool Advantage. She is the voice that meets and greets everyone entering the office and calling on the telephone. Lisa brings a strong background in both client services and administration, having maintained positions in the auto and hospitality industries. Lisa is also fluent in Spanish and has recently served as a volunteer teaching assistant at our partner preschool, El Primer Paso, in Dover. Lisa earned her B.A. degree in Global Studies from Arizona State University.
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