Website Manager

Great Valley Community Organization

GVCO Staff

Keith Walsh Keith Walsh

Mr. Walsh is Executive Director of GVCO, responsible for the development and oversight of the management company organized to direct and operate the GVCO Community Center. Keith is also the co-founder of the Great Valley Community Organization established, originally as the Great Valley Basketball League in 2001. Mr. Walsh also served on the board of the Greater Chester Valley Soccer Association for over 6 years beginning in the mid 1990’s.

Professional / Affiliations
After an extensive career in the financial services industry including senior level positions with CS First Boston; New York & Boston (1992-1995), PNC (Blackrock); Wilmington, DE (1983-1992) and Philadelphia National Bank; Philadelphia, PA (1979-1983). Keith’s other community service contributions include:

  • Great Valley HS Girls Basketball Coach; 2001-2009
  • Great Valley Basketball League Director; 2001-20011
  • St. Patrick’s CYO coach; 2004-2009
  • American Youth Basketball Tour Director; 2000-2005
  • Greater Chester Valley Soccer Association; Pee Wee Division Coordinator; 1998-2005
  • School store parent coordinator; Sugartown, GWES & Charlestown; 1996-2006

  • Educational Background

    Keith graduated from Phoenixville Area High School and attended St. Francis College in Loretto, PA. and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

    Personal
    Keith lives in Charlestown township with his wife Rena. They have four children Dana, Kelsey, Casey and Buck. Hobbies include basketball, cooking and working in the yard. His favorite quotes include: “Nothing you do for children is ever wasted” and “Take good care of your dreams, they’re your most valuable possessions.”

     Christine Barrett

    Christine Barrett is the Director of Communications and IT for GVCO and responsible for the website, social media and messaging platforms used by the organization. Christine has been with GVCO since its inception.

    Professional / Affiliations
    Christine has had a long career in the IT industry with positions in the retail, youth sports and pharmaceutical sectors. Her LLC has developed websites for small to medium sized businesses, trade groups, social organizations and charities.

    Christine has over fourteen years of pro bono IT work with Special Olympics of Chester County and the Bow Tree Run.

    Educational Background
    Christine graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. She has completed certificates and coursework in Digital Marketing, Website Management, Sharepoint, Database Management and Systems Management.

    Personal
    Christine lives in Malvern with her husband Steve and daughters Megan, Shannon and Anastasia. In her free time, she enjoys baking, puzzles, playing with Mojo the Black Lab and a good cup of coffee.

    Joan Giombetti Joan Giombetti

    Joan Giombetti is the Director of Funding at GVCO and is responsible for alternative sources of funding, including foundational and corporate grants and matching gifts.

    Professional / Affiliations
    Joan’s other community service contributions include:

  • Great Valley School District Volunteer 2005-2018
  • Great Valley Basketball League Volunteer 2007-2014
  • Great Valley Football League Volunteer 2010-2012
  • Great Valley High School Gridiron Club Volunteer 2015-2016
  • Great Valley Baseball Boosters Volunteer 2015-2018

  • Educational Background
    Joan attended Cardinal O’Hara High School and Villanova University as well as pursuing additional coursework aligned with various careers.

    Personal
    Joan lives in Malvern with her husband Pete, son Peter and Black Lab Ruby. Joan’s favorite things to do are spend time with family, read and gardening.

    Christine Roth Christine Roth

    Christine Roth is the Director of Finance and an accomplished Accounting and Business Management professional.

    Professional / Affiliations
    Christine’s career has been focused in working with small business, non-profits, and corporate settings utilizing her knowledge of software, accounting, and business operations to build accounting departments and reporting that enables companies to make better business decisions and operate efficiently. As an active volunteer in the community and her children’s schools for many years, she has led committees successfully in raising over $200,000 and increasing participation in fundraisers. She has volunteered and painted murals in schools and signs for political candidates.

    Educational Background
    Christine studied Accounting at West Chester University and Business Management at Penn Foster Business School and has multiple certifications in Accounting, QuickBooks and Website Design.

    Personal
    Christine is a lifelong Chester County resident. She is an avid golfer and resides with her family in Downingtown, PA.

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