Development Team

Marissa Klapwald
Director of Development
Prior to joining RENEW, Marissa Klapwald served as the alumnae director for two Catholic schools, Marylawn of the Oranges and Mount Saint Mary Academy. She was later the development manager for the Wharton Music Center and CivicStory. Marissa also worked for Random House and as a freelance editor and copy editor for publishers and businesses. A New Providence resident, Marissa holds a law degree from NYU, a Masters in English from Drew University, and a BA from Seton Hall University.
Mariann Salisbury
Major Gifts Consultant
Mariann has worked in development for more than twenty years, supporting faith-based initiatives and higher education. She earned her B.A. and M.A. at East Tennessee State University in English Literature with an emphasis on 17th Century English Sermons on marriage. She continued her theology and literature work at Georgetown University and Catholic University.
Sr. Honora Nolty, OP
Associate Director of Development
A first generation Irish New York Catholic, raised in Queens, New York is how Sr. Honora, begins to describe herself; a New Yorker by birth and choice. A Dominican Sister of Amityville, NY, she ministered in Brooklyn’s inner city, Long Island, Seattle, the Pacific Northwest, and Central America. Her work as teacher, principal, associate superintendent of schools, director of an international volunteer program and a spirituality center in Southampton, NY all prepared her for the various roles she has filled at RENEW.
Mary Beth Howath
Development Associate

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