Turning Point is very grateful for the individuals who volunteer and serve our community. To read more about our board members click on their name.

  • Tina MattinenChair

    Company: Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals

    Biography: Tina Mattinen is the Development Specialist in the Office of Philanthropy at Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals. The hospital has supported Turning Point for several years. “I feel Turning Point provides a safe, compassionate and caring environment for families in need.”

    Term: 2019

  • Paul Zaffarano, Vice Chair Internal Operations

    Company: Elite Fence, Technology Operations

  • Leslie Hill, Vice Chair External Relations

    Company: Huntington Bank

    Biography: Leslie is a Client Advisor with Huntington PrivateBank. She’s been in the banking industry for 36 years. Leslie joined Huntington’s predecessor, FirstMerit in 2013 after spending 33 years with J.P. Morgan. In her role as a Client Advisor she coordinates banking, lending, trust and investment services to high net worth individuals and their families. She also serves on the board of the Financial & Estate Planning Council of Macomb. She joined Turning Point in order to give back to her community and support resources to help women in unsafe environments and prevent further abuse.

    Term: 2019

  • Ilene Bischer, Secretary | Chair Governance

    Company: Great Lakes Recycling

    Biography: Ilene Bischer is a third generation owner and VP of Great Lakes Recycling. She is married with 4 children and has resided in Macomb County her entire life. She supports many local charities and is a recent graduate of Leadership Macomb. As the mother of 3 daughters, Ilene feels strongly that Turning Point provides women a safe and secure environment to heal and to put their lives and their children’s lives back together again.

    Term: 2019

  • Cindy Bala-Brusilow, Treasurer
  • Sue Blanchard, Board Member

    Company: Anton Sowerby Associates

  • Krystina Borrocci, Board Member

    Company: UHY LLP

    Biography:Krystina is the marketing director of UHY LLP, certified public accountants. In addition to her service at Turning Point, she is also on the alumni association board of directors for Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business and a reserve deputy for the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office MACE (Cybercrime) unit. Krystina received her B.S. in marketing in 2007, followed by her MBA in 2010, both from Wayne State University. “Turning Point is virtually in my backyard. There’s an alarming rate of domestic violence and sexual assault incidents in Mount Clemens, in all of Macomb County, and surrounding area. Turning Point will welcome you with open arms; you do not have to fight your battle alone. They are a safe haven for women and children in need of immediate protection, they offer resources and support to victims, and programs for survivors who have had enough and are ready to stop the cycle of abuse.”

    Term: 2020

  • Catherine Bulgarelli, Board Member

    Company: Home Wise Works

  • Linda Cassidy, Leave of Absence

    Company: Learning Care Group, Vice President Operations-Retired

  • Ruth Davis, Board Member
  • Valentina Djelaj-Ruggeri, Board Member

    Company: Detroit Health Department

  • Erik Egerer, Board Member

    Company: Beacon View Advisors

  • Teresa Fiehn, Board Member

    Company: Lakeshore Legal Aid

  • Christine Fornal, Board Member

    Company: St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital

    Term: 2020

  • Julie Gatti, Board Member

    Company: Law Office of Julie Gatti, PLLC

    Term: 2020

  • Jessica Gura, Board Member

    Company: Legal Department, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

  • Erin Henry, Board Member

    Company: Chase Bank

  • Charley George Jackson, Jr., Board Member

    Company: ARMY Contracting Command-Warren

  • Stephanie Mariano, Board Member
  • William Potthoff, Board Member

    Company: Edward Jones