One Warm Coat is a cloud-based nonprofit organization.
Our team members work remotely from different parts of the country.

Beth W. Amodio

President &

Beth Amodio joined One Warm Coat as President and CEO in 2018. Beth is passionate about helping people in need and facilitating change. She has more than twenty-five years of leadership experience in nonprofit organizations and educational institutions, including four years with Second Harvest Food Bank in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties in California. Beth’s key areas of expertise include developing corporate partnerships, major gift solicitations, branding, and strategic planning. She has extensive experience working with and serving on nonprofit boards. Beth has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a Master’s Degree in Institutional Advancement from Vanderbilt University. She currently resides outside of Columbia, SC with her husband and two sons.

Patti Zappa

Executive Vice President

Patti Zappa joined the One Warm Coat team in 2015 as Director of Development and Communications before being promoted to Executive Vice President in 2021.  In her role, she is responsible for Development, Communication, and Program strategy and implementation. She has more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit and higher education programming, communication, and fundraising. Patti attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA where she received a B.A. in Communication and Rhetorical Studies and an M.A. in Corporate Communication. She currently resides outside of Philadelphia, PA with her husband and children.

Jen Hanes

Director of Nonprofit Partnerships and Zero Waste

Jen Hanes joined the One Warm Coat team in 2019. In her role, Jen builds and stewards relationships with One Warm Coat’s 1,500+ nonprofit partner agencies. She brings with her more than 15 years of experience in program coordination, social service management and international development. Jen holds an M.S. in Social and Health Policy from Columbia University and a B.A. in International Studies from West Virginia University. Prior to joining One Warm Coat, Jen worked with the World Health Organization and several other global aid organizations. She currently resides outside of Houston, TX with her husband and three children.

Abbey Carr

Abbey Carr

Director of Coat Drives & Corporate

Abbey Carr joined the One Warm Coat team in 2023. In her role, she
oversees the implementation of the coat drive program, engaging with
thousands of volunteer organizers spanning various communities and
businesses. Additionally, she fosters valuable connections with corporate
partners. Abbey has 20 years of experience in nonprofit program
implementation, volunteer coordination, foundation engagement, corporate
philanthropy, and team development. An Alabama native, she is a graduate
of Auburn University with a degree in Psychology. Abbey currently resides
just north of Atlanta, GA with her family.

Carolyn Hawk

Program & Development

Carolyn Hawk joined One Warm Coat in April 2021 after working in a contractor position for several years. In her current role, Carolyn is responsible for overseeing all facets of the CRM and providing support to One Warm Coat’s various programs. She brings with her many years of experiences in University Advancement from Duquesne University. Carolyn has a degree in Administration of Justice from Penn State University. She currently resides in Pittsburgh, PA with her husband and three children.