Beth W. Amodio

President &

Beth Amodio joined One Warm Coat as President and CEO in October 2018.  Beth is passionate about helping people in need. She has more than twenty years of leadership experience in nonprofit organizations and educational institutions, including four years as Senior Director of Development and Communications for Second Harvest Food Bank in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties in California. Beth’s key areas of expertise include campaign management, major gift solicitations, corporate relations, branding, and strategic planning. She has extensive experience working with 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 in Columbia, South Carolina with her husband and two sons. 

Patti Zappa

Executive Vice President

Patti Zappa joined the One Warm Coat team in June 2015.  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. Prior to her work at One Warm Coat, she worked in Advancement at Duquesne University and for the Epilepsy Foundation. She currently resides outside of Philadelphia, PA with her husband and three children.

Trish Conklin

Director of Corporate

Trish Conklin joined the One Warm Coat team in April 2019. She brings more than 25 years of experience in building revenue-generating and awareness-building strategic brand partnerships. In her role as Director of Corporate Sponsorships, Trish is responsible for developing and stewarding corporate relationships through sponsorships, cause marketing initiatives and employee engagement campaigns. After more than 20 years in the advertising industry as a media strategist for prominent agencies including Young & Rubicam Chicago and Starcom Worldwide, Trish transitioned into the nonprofit sector and spent over five years at Best Friends Animal Society managing corporate partnerships. Trish is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign where she majored in Communications/Advertising. A lifelong Chicagoan, she now resides in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Jen Hanes

Program Director

Jen Hanes joined the One Warm Coat team in September 2019. In her role as Program Director, Jen oversees the Coat Drive Program and building and stewarding relationships with One Warm Coat’s 1,000+ 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 Washington, DC with her husband and three children.

Carolyn Hawk

Coat Drive Coordinator

Carolyn Hawk joined One Warm Coat in April 2021 as the Coat Drive Coordinator, after working closely with the team in a contractor position for several years. In her new role, Carolyn is responsible for overseeing all facets of the Coat Drive Program, from the public-facing consumer side, to internal program building and expansion planning. Carolyn 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.