2016-2017 Project NEXT Leadership Team
Tamara Scott serves as the Co-Chair and joined the Project NEXT committee in July 2014, but has worked with Project NEXT at Vanguard for the past two years. During her time as an undergrad at Temple University, Tamara started getting involved with the community through internships at various nonprofits and became passionate about giving back. Upon graduation [and after serving as an intern for a year and half], she worked for the Pennsylvania Prison Society before making the jump to Vanguard where she currently serves as a supervisor in the Retail Investor Group. In her spare time, Tamara loves running along the Schuylkill River Trail, travelling and trying new vegetarian recipes.
Aisha Schaak works at Comcast Cable and is responsible for the content of Xfinity Streampix. Aisha has always had a passion for helping others and been actively involved in the community since relocating to the Philadelphia area from San Diego in 2001. Her community outreach has included volunteering in schools and churches, and raising money for a variety of charities. She was honored and excited to have the opportunity to join the Project NEXT Committee in 2014. She is eager to continue the work that Project NEXT has been doing while building new relationships in the Philadelphia region. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling (especially culinary adventures), scrap-booking, riding her motorcycle.
Khoa Huynh works at Deloitte & Touche LLP as an Technology Risk Consultant. He joined the Project NEXT Committee in April 2015. With a strong passion for contributing to the Philadelphia community and promoting young professionals development, he is also the Leader Assistant of Deloitte Community Volunteer Committee and the Vice President of Student Relations in Ascend-Pan Asian Leaders-Philadelphia Chapter. He coordinates and raises funds for various volunteer events at Deloitte to gain more community awareness in his firm. He also promotes and manages professional events for students at Drexel University, Temple University, and Penn State University to help them develop professional skills and find their future careers. In his free time, Khoa enjoys fishing, biking, cooking and meeting his fellow friends at volunteer events.
Hank Savage Hank Savage is a Senior Business Analyst in the Risk Analytics Department at Independence Blue Cross. During his tenure at the Jesuit based St. Joseph’s Prep, Hank was taught the mindset of giving back to society. He volunteered locally at Hopeworks N’Camden and participated in a service trip to the Dominican Republic. At Dartmouth College he held the position of Service and Philanthropy Chair and was a 2nd degree Knight for the Knight of Columbus. Since returning to Philadelphia, he has volunteered at Big Brother Big Sister, Project HOME, and Philly Reads. Hank joined the Project NEXT team in April 2016 after a colleague introduced him based on Hank’s experience serving as a member of the executive committee Future Blue Leaders at Independence. Hank has a passion for improving health care outcomes through risk adjustment and quality programs for the Medicare and Affordable Care Act populations and hopes to bring his skillset to the Project Next team. In his free time, Hank enjoys running along the banks of the Schuylkill River, cheering on Philadelphia sports teams, and visiting new bars and restaurants around the city.
Hugh McStravick is the Assistant Vice President of Client & Community Relations for PNC’s Philadelphia-Southern New Jersey region. His responsibilities include managing the company’s community outreach programs and overseeing local initiatives supported by the PNC Foundation. Hugh has been involved in the coordination of PNC’s local United Way Corporate Campaign for several years, and joined the Project Next leadership team in 2015. Through his leadership of PNC’s signature philanthropic programs – PNC Grow Up Great and PNC Arts Alive – Hugh brings a range of experience having worked with many of the region’s art, cultural, community and educational nonprofit organizations. A native of Delaware County, PA, Hugh is committed to making a difference in his community through his personal involvement with several area nonprofits, including United Way. He is also an active member of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professional Network.
Corey Norcross is new to the Project NEXT Board, but is no stranger to volunteering and is dedicated to the well-being of our region. She also serves as a Board Member for the Camden County Local Board of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and has been a volunteer attorney at the Homeless Advocacy Project for the past two years. She is proud of her family’s commitment to public service and is thrilled to work for Stradley Ronon. Her law practice focuses on labor and employment and complex civil litigation matters. When Corey’s not at work, she enjoys running, reading, and eating her way across Philadelphia.