Leadership

Creating a paradigm shift requires trailblazers. The Quell Foundation is made up of a robust and active leadership that supports advocacy, education, and awareness.

Our Founder and Staff

Kevin Lynch founded The Quell Foundation in 2015. As the organization grew, Renee, Sarah and Chelsea joined Kevin to help oversee the day-to-day operations for a growing network of partners.

Kevin Lynch
President/CEO
View Kevin Lynch's Bio
Renee Wilk
Executive Director
Sarah Marshall
Director of Marketing & Communications
Chelsea Trotter
Director of Scholarship Program

Meet the Board

The Quell Foundation is fortunate to have a dedicated and accomplished board membership with a wide range of expertise. Together, they’re helping change lives by shattering the stigma surrounding mental illness.

Board Members

Michael Brown, Esq.

Secretary

Michael Brown, Esq.

Secretary

Bio coming soon.

Reba Dominski

EVP, Chief Social Responsibility Officer and President, U.S. Bank Foundation

Reba Dominski

EVP, Chief Social Responsibility Officer and President, U.S. Bank Foundation

Reba joined U.S. Bancorp in June of 2015 as the President of the U.S. Bank Foundation and SVP of Corporate Social Responsibility. In 2017, she was promoted to Chief Social Responsibility Officer and in 2019 to EVP, Chief Social Responsibility Officer. Reba leads U.S. Bank community efforts to maximize social, environmental, employee and business impact. She leads the U.S. Bank Foundation, volunteerism, environmental sustainability, community affairs and financial education strategy. She also leads diversity, equity and inclusion efforts and the bank’s Community Reinvestment Act activities focused on lending, serving and investing in low to moderate income communities.

Reba was with Target Corporation for 21 years serving in a variety of roles, including Divisional in Sourcing and Director of Merchandise Planning. Most recently, she was a Senior Director of Community Relations, where she was responsible for leading Target’s Education Initiatives. Reba led Target’s efforts to give $1 Billion to education focused on improving literacy rates, providing schools with the resources they need and helping to close the opportunity gap in America. Reba chairs the Pollen Midwest Board of Directors, co-chairs the Leadership Council of Generation Next and serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Twin Cities United Way and the Quell Foundation. She serves on the Campaign Committee for the Center of Economic Inclusion.

Ms. Dominski earned her B.A. in English and graduated with honors from the University of Michigan.

Carrah Kalat

Vice President, Sales Enablement, Aetna Healthcare

Carrah Kalat

Vice President, Sales Enablement, Aetna Healthcare

Carrah Kalat has been a long-standing supporter of The Quell Foundation since its creation in 2015. Carrah exemplifies The Quell Foundation brand as an advocate of its mission and as a subject of its groundbreaking documentary “Lift the Mask – Portraits of Life with Mental Illness.”

A graduate of Elmhurst University, Carrah has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. As Vice President of Sales Operations at Aetna, Carrah leads Sales Support and Enablement, Learning and Performance, Sales Incentive Compensation and Aetna’s Pharmacy Health Plan for its Commercial businesses. She regularly assembles collaborative teams focused on achieving the corporate goals. Kalat was the creative force behind Aetna’s ground-breaking LGBTQ marketing campaign, and proudly mentors numerous young professionals in the health care sector.

Rob Rebak

CEO, Forefront Telecare Inc.

Rob Rebak

CEO, Forefront Telecare Inc.

Rob Rebak, CEO of Forefront Telecare Inc., is a 25-year healthcare industry veteran and brings a broad range of strategic and operational experiences from Fortune 500 companies to early-stage ventures within the life science, HCIT, and digital health industries. Prior to Forefront, he was president and CEO of AbleTo, a behavioral telehealth platform, and CEO and chairman of QualityHealth, a digital patient acquisition, and engagement platform. Earlier in his career, Mr. Rebak held leadership and commercial positions at Pfizer, Merck and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Rob holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.A. in History and Economics from Vanderbilt University.

John Stanley

CEO, MOD Worldwide

John Stanley

CEO, MOD Worldwide

A natural-born storyteller, John credits his early career success as a stock broker in New York and Paris on his abilities to empathize and earn trust. Because of these abilities, he left the industry to do something that added meaning to the world. Since founding MOD in 2004, John works not only to help his clients’ businesses, but to also create work that makes people feel something. His efforts grew into lasting partnerships with businesses like Comcast, Aetna, and Microsoft, while growing MOD from two to fifty employees.

Executive Advisory Board

Vito DiNisio

Retired, NYPD

Gus Giraldo

President, Commercial Markets, Magellan Healthcare

Bryan Johannes

Lieutenant at Hudson Fire Dept.

Farah Kauffman, MPH

Operations Manager, National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

Kathryn Metcalfe

Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Townley Peter, Psy.D, RYT

Oceanic Psychological Services

Lauren Szewczyk

Senior Vice President, Client Services Mindoula Health, Inc.

Chris VanNess

Retired, Yarmouth Police Dept.

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Movement

Anyone can volunteer anywhere and anytime. Find out how you can help spread the The Quell Foundation’s mission all over the world!