Cathryn Sanderson
Cathryn

Cathryn Sanderson

Executive Director

Cathryn began at Back on My Feet as an intern for special events and communications. In her current role, she manages sponsor fulfillment, vendor relationships, and fundraising efforts. She believes that strong relationships and communication are key to building the self-sufficiency and stability of BoMF.

“Back on My Feet is about recognizing human potential. It is about bringing the community together in celebration of what can be achieved when people support, empower and believe in one another.”

Cathryn graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Master's Degree in Nonprofit Leadership.


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Ramon Laboy III
Ramon

Ramon Laboy III

Program Director

Ramon earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Iona College, and a Master degree in Social Work from Southern Connecticut State University. 

Ramon joined Back on My Feet in 2013 after providing five years of social work supportive services for at risk children and their families in the Lehigh Valley (PA). 

Initially joining the BoMF team in June of 2013, Ramon has spent the past three years working as the Member Services Manager providing service to Philadelphia’s residential members. In addition to building relationships, Ramon was also responsible for goal planning and tracking progress throughout a member’s tenure with BoMF.  

“I have been devout runner for the past 20 years. During this time my reason for why I’ve continued to run has changed. Although I will always enjoy pushing my own limits, I’m now inspired by being a part of other’s pushing their own.”  

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Rebecca Little
Rebecca

Rebecca Little

Development & Marketing Director

Rebecca joined Back on My Feet in 2015 as the Development & Marketing Manager.  Prior to being with Back on My Feet she participated in and administrated volunteer service non-profits in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Durban, South Africa. The community and self-growth that occurs through physical movement, especially running and yoga, has been a huge part of her personal and professional experiences and she is thrilled to be continuing in her commitment to this with Back on My Feet.

“The community we create when we run together is one of support, mutuality, and excitement. There are few other places where we can build such unique, diverse relationships together than when we are hitting the pavement together at 5:30am.”

Rebecca has a B.A. in English from the University of Delaware and an M.A. in Social Justice and Community Development from Loyola University of Chicago.



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Liz McHale
Liz

Liz McHale

Program Coordinator

Liz first joined Back on My Feet as an intern with the National team. Eager to get the full non-profit experience she took on various tasks including data evaluation, grant foundation research and communications. In May 2016, Liz joined Philadelphia's staff as the Program Coordinator (and social media guru). She is an avid runner whose passion lies in helping others better their lives through health and fitness.

"Back on My Feet is a feeling. A feeling of unconditional love, acceptance, and camaraderie. We run together, laugh together and make change together and that's what makes every day with Back on My Feet worthwhile."

Liz graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Development & Family Studies.

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Angela Banks-Konate
Angela

Angela Banks-Konate

Member Services Manager

Angela is the newest staff member of the Back on My Feet Philadelphia team! Angela has 10 years of experience in serving at-risk and vulnerable populations in Philadelphia. In her current role as Member’s Service Manager, she works directly with our members to connect them to community resources and organizations to assist in achieving their goals.

“My first engagement with Back on My Feet was so positive and heartwarming and I could tell from the hugs, smiles and excitement that they were doing great work for the Philadelphia community! I thought to myself, if I can help BoMF members to feel just as positive while helping them in their transition towards obtaining housing and employment that’s something to be excited about.”

Angela has her Bachelor of Social Work from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and her Master’s in Social Work from Temple University. She’s also a Pennsylvania Licensed Social Worker and adjunct Social Work Professor.

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