Meet Our Administrative Team

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Lauren Hoops-Schmieg
Executive Director

Lauren arrived at Hill House in July 2013 with years of marketing and program management experience. Just prior to Hill House, Lauren spent five years in youth development, as VP of Communications and County-Wide Services at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County. Lauren also served as the organization's Camp Director for Camp Grosvenor, supervising the Unit Director of their three clubhouses during the school-year; overseeing and growing the Aquatics Program; grant writing and reporting; and managing facilities as caretaker at Camp Grosvenor.

Lauren is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where she earned a B.A. in English and minored in History, Economics and Anthropology. Lauren spent the first ten years of her professional career in senior marketing roles at scientific publishing houses Reed Elsevier and Wolters Kluwer, as well as Wellesley Information Services. During her marketing years, she successfully marketed the launch of two web sites, the US edition of New Scientist magazine and hundreds of scientific/academic books and journals. Lauren is concurrently pursuing her MBA at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Lauren lives in Norwell with her family including her husband Charles, two children Charlie (12) and Madeleine (8), and their dog and cat.  In her spare time, Lauren enjoys gardening, cooking, hiking, traveling, camping and collecting rare books.  

Contact: lschmieg@hillhouseboston.org or extension 18.
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Sam Renshaw
Program Director

Sam joins Hill House with an abundance of sports program development experience and success from around the world. Since graduating with a degree in Business Studies and Sports Sciences from one of the United Kingdom’s top sports universities, Sam has dedicated his life to youth sports.  From setting up sports and education programs for a non-profit in Africa to working with a National Governing Body and a top professional team in England; Sam brings with him a global knowledge to add to his many years of running Athletic programs throughout Massachusetts and New England.

Sam believes in the key role sports plays in a child’s development and is passionate about delivering the best opportunities possible. In his spare time Sam can be found golfing, snowboarding, playing and coaching soccer or simply enjoying everything that Boston has to offer.

Contact: srenshaw@hillhouseboston.org or extension 11.

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Marshall Caldera
Senior Athletics Coordinator

Marshall joined Hill House as a Day Camp counselor in the summer 2010, while he was attending the University of Maine to study English. From there, he began helping with our sports programs as a Program Assistant and then as an Athletics Instructor. After growing up in the North End and being a part of Hill House's Little League program when he was young, Marshall is more than excited to be giving back to the community that raised him and to pass on the valuable experience of youth sports in the inner city to the next generation.

Marshall is passionate about making Hill House as great as it can be and providing local area children the best opportunities to grow up through our programs. In his spare time, Marshall still plays recreation level softball and basketball and enjoys keeping up with the ever-entertaining sports teams of Boston.

Contact: mcaldera@hillhouseboston.org or extension 13.

 

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Tori Frappolli
Program Coordinator

Tori grew up outside Chicago and headed south for college, where she attended Texas Christian University (go Frogs!) and studied Psychology and played club soccer. Tori then made the move to Boston and received her Masters in Sport Psychology from Boston University. She loves playing sports, trying new things and being involved in as many activities as possible. She has a passion for travel and adventure and is excited to bring this enthusiasm to Hill House. She has worked with children and families in a variety of ways as a coach, counselor and mentor. Tori believes in the powerful impact that strong relationships and activity can have on our community. In her free time, you can find Tori hanging out with her family, friends and her dog, Darby. You can also find her watching college football and eating her way through Boston!

Contact: vfrappolli@hillhouseboston.org or extension 10.

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Patty Kennedy
Finance Manager

Patty joined Hill House in November 2014 and brings over 30 years of experience in the accounting field. While raising two daughters in Manchester-by-the-Sea, she was actively involved in several nonprofit organizations on the North Shore.  She held the position of Treasurer in her daughters' co-operative pre-school Magic Years, Treasurer of The Manchester Mother's Club, The Manchester PTO and was instrumental in the start-up of The Parents of Manchester Essex Middle School. Now that her daughters are older, she has spent the past six years as an independent consultant of small business accounting management, specializing in QuickBooks. 

In her leisure time, Patty enjoys quality time with her family, home renovation, traveling, skiing, boating, tennis and has recently taken up golf.

Contact: pkennedy@hillhouseboston.org or extension 12.

 


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​Meredith Adamczyk
Director of Development and Marketing

Meredith joined Hill House in November 2016 and brings over eight years of experience in the communications field. She has worked in both athletics and nonprofit, and loves that Hill House is a combination of both. In past roles, she has helped develop new branding and marketing initiatives, grown sponsorship opportunities, coordinated major events and built lasting relationships with local media outlets. Graduating from the University of Georgia in 2007, she loves watching her Bulldogs on football Saturdays and heads to Fenway Park to catch the Red Sox as often as possible. 

Currently residing in Somerville, Meredith lives with her husband Dave and daughter Brielle (1).

Contact: madamczyk@hillhouseboston.org or extension 22.