Hill, Rooney named to Connect Thru Cancer board

Bobby Hill

WEST CHESTER — Scott Gabrielsen, President of the Board of Directors for Connect Thru Cancer (CTC) of West Chester announced the appointment of Bobby Hill of West Chester and Casey Rooney of Wayne as their newest Board members.

Founded in 2007, Connect Thru Cancer is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a variety of free cancer support services and resources throughout the Delaware Valley. As a pioneer in this arena, CTC’s mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families during cancer treatment. Their services benefit both the cancer patient and their families, because a cancer diagnosis affects more than just the patient.

The Connect Thru Cancer Board is comprised of a group of professionals who add great value by bringing their expertise and sphere of influence to foster development of the organization. “The additions of Bobby and Casey to our Board will not only strengthen our organization, but will impact our efforts as we continue to expand our reach and cultivate new relationships and ideas moving forward,” said Gabrielsen. “We are very excited about these additions to our team and are very fortunate to have them join us!”

Hill, Founder and Partner, launched Motive Digital Group in 2019, a technology platform that helps businesses execute their digital marketing campaigns and contributes a percentage of their profits to a charity/nonprofit each month. Prior to launching Motive Digital Group, Hill was an associate at Securitas in Malvern, PA and Arthur J. Gallagher in Orange County, CA.

Hill has an International Relations degree from the University of Virginia (UVA) where he was also a Captain of the Men’s Lacrosse Team and won a National Championship in 2011. At UVA he became passionate and actively involved in nonprofits and foundations. He ran the Will Barrow Tournament for two years, which raised money for suicide prevention, and the One Love Foundation, mentoring a refugee child every week during his senior year. Hill attended Malvern Preparatory School, class of 2010.

Casey Rooney

Rooney is a teacher at Holy Child School in Rosemont, PA and coaches middle school field hockey and basketball. Prior to teaching at Rosemont, Casey taught Pre-Kindergarten in Baltimore, Maryland. Rooney attended the University of Delaware and has a degree in History. Casey was very involved in two nonprofits, started in honor of her late mother: The Kelly Rooney Foundation and Save 2nd Base.

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