Five New Members Join Board At Hanley

Michael Pike

Hanley Foundation CEO Jan Cairnes recently announced that five new members have joined the board of the nonprofit statewide leader in substance abuse prevention and education. New board members include H. Loy Anderson, Sharon McGinley, Michael Pike, Kelly Rooney and James Schneider.

H. Loy Anderson is chairman of the Paradise Fund, a nonprofit organization making an impact on the ongoing political, environmental, health, educational and social problems being faced by children around the world. He is a member of Mai Tai Global and has served for several years on the board of the YMCA. Anderson graduated from Florida Atlantic University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in finance. He is currently seeking his master’s degree in psychology at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Anderson is a third-generation Palm Beach native and currently lives in West Palm Beach.

Sharon McGinley is the founder and executive director of Eddie’s House, an organization that provides guidance and support to young people aging out of the foster care system. When she isn’t in Palm Beach, she is highly involved in the community in Pennsylvania, including the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and the New Leaf Center. Her past affiliations include a board position with Caron Treatment Center, the Episcopal Academy parent association, the Union League of Philadelphia women’s committee and commodore of Union League Yacht Club of Philadelphia. She graduated from Villanova University with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education and a concentration in criminal justice. She resides in Palm Beach and Philadelphia.

Michael Pike is an attorney at Pike & Lustig LLP, located in West Palm Beach. His practice focuses on personal injury, commercial litigation, auto accidents, highway accidents, wrongful death, insurance litigation, business litigation, sexual battery and assault, and RICO. Pike obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and his law degree with honors from the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law. Pike has won many awards, including being named “Top Up and Comer” by the South Florida Legal Guide, “Up & Comers” by the South Florida Business Journal, “Legal Elite” by Florida Trend magazine and a “Rising Star “and “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers magazine. He is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, Florida Justice Association, Florida Bar and past president of the Palm Beach County Justice Association. In his free time, he is an avid fisherman and a member of Florida’s CrossFit and Jiu-Jitsu communities. Pike lives in Wellington with his family.

Kelly Rooney is CEO and founder of the Josephine Alexander Collective, a line of accessories hand made in different countries with the mission of providing secure and stable forms of income to the artisans creating them. She was born in Mexico City and lived in diverse places before moving to the United States to attend college. She graduated from Lynn University in Boca Raton. Rooney had a career in the hospitality industry and is currently a certified yoga instructor and working on her certification as a health coach. In addition to the Hanley Foundation, she serves as a board member of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach and is a frequent volunteer at the Rosarian Academy, where her daughter goes to school. Rooney resides in Juno Beach with her husband and daughter, and also has two step-sons. She loves to travel with her family, enjoys running marathons and spends her summers in northern Maine.

James Schneider is a senior portfolio advisor at Merrill Lynch, where he secures financing for his clients’ personal and business needs, as well as designs financial plans and investment strategies. Schneider received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hofstra University in New York. In addition to the Hanley Foundation, he is a board member of the El Cid Historic Neighborhood Association. Schneider currently resides in West Palm Beach with his wife and two young daughters.

“With the addition of these exceptional individuals, the Hanley Foundation’s board is stronger and more diverse than ever,” Cairnes said. “Since 2014, when we rebranded and refocused our mission, we have increased grant revenue 395 percent, from $621,711 to nearly $3.1 million. With this new leadership, I know we will continue to see an increase in our grants and fundraising; resulting in more substance use disorder prevention, education, advocacy and access to quality treatment.”

Established more than 30 years ago by Mary Jane and Jack Hanley, the Hanley Foundation is a charitable organization with a mission to give hope to individuals, families and communities affected by substance use disorders. For more info., visit or call (561) 268-2355.