May 26, 2020 11:03 am

Power moves: Stefanie Arck-Baynes has moved from Philabundance to Benefits Data Trust

Plus, Alexander DeSantis is named Philadelphia's inspector general, and John Dombroski becomes the CFO of the Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia.

Stefanie Arck-Baynes.

(Courtesy photo)

1. Stefanie Arck-Baynes becomes Benefits Data Trust’s director of communications and marketing.

Stefanie Arck-Baynes became Benefits Data Trust‘s director of communications and marketing in April. According to the announcement in BDT’s newsletter, “she will lead the expansion of the organization’s communications activities and the creation of a branding and marketing strategy to help BDT achieve higher levels of influence and impact.”

Arck-Baynes worked at Philabundance for the past five years — starting as senior manager of communications and public relations, moving up to deputy director of communications, and then serving as director of communications for the past three years.

Before Philabundance, she served as vice president of strategic communications at Opportunity Finance Network; manager of marketing and communications at the Brooklyn Public Library; and manager of affiliate marketing at Barnes &, among other positions.

Arck-Baynes is a board member of the Philadelphia Public Relations Association. She has served as member of the Global Leadership Initiative of the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, and as a board member of the Raven Society of the Free Library of Philadelphia.

She also volunteers her time at Operation Ava, where she writes descriptions and take photographs of adoptable dogs, something she started doing for the organization in 2013.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Muhlenberg College.

2. Alexander DeSantis named permanent inspector general.

Mayor Jim Kenney today appointed Alexander DeSantis the inspector general for the City of Philadelphia. DeSantis has served in that role in an interim capacity since February.

DeSantis has been with the Office of the Inspector General since 2012, having served as the deputy and first deputy before moving into his current posting.

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The announcement of the appointment describes DeSantis as a dedicated public servant and “an alumnus of the Teach For America program [who] spent several years supervising oversight investigations in New York City government.”

DeSantis holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University, a law degree from Harvard Law School, and certifications from the National Association of Inspectors General.

3. John Dombroski is named CFO of the Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia.

John Dombroski was recently appointed the chief financial officer of the Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia, an independent, nonprofit community organization committed to growing philanthropy that supports Catholic, faith-based ministries.

According to the announcement of the appointment, Dombroski’s responsibilities will include the financial strategy of the organization and oversight of all accounting, finance, and risk management activities.

Before joining CFGP, Dombroski was CFO of Multi-flow Industries, LLC, and he previously held CFO and senior financial positions with Rita’s Franchise Company, Sancoa International Company, Hasbro, Inc., and Campbell SoupCompany.

Dombroski is also the co-founder of the Mark Dombroski Foundation, which focuses on youth athletics, education, and safety.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University, and a master’s degree from Drexel University.


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