Triskeles believes that aligning practice with purpose – at the individual level, in the community and on a global scale – is the way to achieve a positive future.
Triskeles Foundation – Administration
Clemens Pietzner : President/Executive Director
Michelle Gerace CPA : Bookkeeper
Caroline Black : Administrative Assistant
Clemens Pietzner - President/Executive Director: In 2002, Clemens Pietzner, with a group of colleagues and board members, created the Triskeles Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization which is dedicated to youth, philanthropic services and community building. In his role as President, Clemens leads the development of Triskeles in all aspects of strategic planning, vision development, fundraising, personnel supervision, program development and the administrative aspects of developing a new entity. Prior to establishing the Triskeles Foundation, Clemens was the executive director of the Camphill Foundation (from 1984 to 2002); a public foundation focused on serving communities caring for and supporting children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities. Clemens served in the state governments of New York and Ohio. He has a BA in Political Science and Public Administration from Earlham College and other training in not-for-profit management, finance and development.
Michelle Gerace CPA - Bookkeeper: Michele's experience in the manufacturing, financial and non-profit industries includes: general bookkeeping, preparation of financial statements, internal audit(s) and business lead for departmental system projects. While raising her children, she keeps her CPA license active and continues to work as an independent contractor providing accounting services (bookkeeping, financial statements, annual 990 tax returns, etc.) to a limited client base consisting of a few local not-for-profits and directing boards. Michele holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics Education from Shippensburg University with an added major in Accounting from Ursinus College.
Caroline Black - Administrative Assistant: Caroline administratively supports the president and the board of directors at Triskeles. She helps organize and facilitate special events and fundraisers and is responsible for managing and recording gifts to Triskeles. Prior to joining Triskeles, Caroline worked as Document Control Associate at Diosynth Biotechnologies and had previously interned with the marketing and communications departments at the North Carolina Museum of Art and the North Carolina Arts Council. She graduated from Peace College with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration.