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Great Valley Community Organization

GVCO Staff

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.”

    Joan Giombetti

    Joan Giombetti is 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.

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