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Meet Our Team

  • Penny Kardon, MS Executive Director

    Ms. Kardon has held the position of Executive Director of Jean Griswold Foundation for the last five years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Temple University and a master’s degree in Gerontology from Saint Joseph’s University. Her career has included dementia research, geriatric counseling, and administrator of Adult Day Cares. She served as Chairperson of the Board for The Poverty Committee for Jewish Federation of Philadelphia. She has written and developed numerous programs targeting increasing self-sufficiency for low income populations, prior to her current position.

  • Yvonne McGinley Treasurer

    Yvonne has over twenty-five years of experience working in the services industries in both private equity and public companies. She currently serves as CFO for Griswold Home Care where she oversees accounting, finance, payroll and benefits

    Prior to Griswold Yvonne served as VP of Finance at Alliance Global Services, an IT service Compnay, CFO of Precyse Solutions, a healthcare service Company and Executive Vice President and Division CFO of Novel Leaning Communities, an education company.

    Yvonne began her career at Price Waterhouse Coopers and is a CPA. She completed her MBA and accounting degree at Villanova University.

    In addition to her duties at Griswold, Yvonne serves on the Global Advisory Board of the CFO Alliance, serves as Treasurer on the Board of the Kelly Ann Dolan Fund (non-profit for disabled children ) and serves as Treasurer on the Jean Griswold foundation (non-profit for the low- income elderly).

  • Maryanne Murray Chairman of the Board

    Maryanne Murray, Chair of the Foundation, has more than 20 years experience with Griswold Home Care. She initially worked for Jean Griswold in the Lower Merion, PA office, learning from the master. "If you care about the people--the caregivers and clients--you will be a success" Jean repeated. Wanting to be an owner, Maryanne bought the Delaware territory, winning many awards including "Franchise of the Year" from the IFA and the SBA person of the year for Delaware in 2005. Maryanne recently sold her Delaware offices to the directors in those offices; currently she is helping her daughter develop the Chevy Chase, MD territory. "I have found my calling in Griswold Home Care in helping seniors stay safely in their homes."