Our administration consists of a highly accomplished team of specialists who have spent decades mastering fine dining, hospitality management, and the intricacies of higher education.

Their combined education and professional experiences give them a true understanding of the fields that are our specialty and make them uniquely qualified to guide our students, faculty, and staff into the next era of the foodservice and hospitality industries.

Daniel Liberatoscioli


Fascinated with food and the restaurant business, Daniel Liberatoscioli began his journey at Walnut Hill College as a student in...

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Peggy Liberatoscioli

Vice President of Administrative Services

Peggy Liberatoscioli has a B.S. in Human Resource Management from Madison University and is currently a member of The Society...

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Dennis Liberati

Vice President of Operations

As Vice President of Operations at Walnut Hill College, Dennis Liberati manages the College's Purchasing Department, which receives and distributes all of the food for all degree classes, Community Education...

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Todd Braley

Vice President of Culinary and Pastry Arts

Formerly the Co-Chef/Owner of French-inspired bistro The Pickled Heron in Fishtown, Chef Todd D. Braley joined the faculty at Walnut Hill College in the fall of 2016. As a lover...

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David Morrow

Executive Vice President of Walnut Hill College

David Morrow's passion for food led him to attend Johnson & Wales University, where he obtained an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts. He soon decided to further his education, earning...

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Joshua L. Seery, EdD

Dean of College Teaching and Learning

Joshua began his career at Walnut Hill College as a Student Success Advisor in 2011 and eventually became a full-time...

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Meghan Bloome

Director of Student and Community Engagement

Meghan Bloome began her career at Walnut Hill College in August 2005. She currently serves as the primary contact for Student Life programming and the Community Education program. Meghan has...

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Board of Trustees

Irene Rothschild

Chairperson of the Board of Trustees

Culinary Consultant, Instructor, and Author

Della Clark


The Enterprise Center

Oliver St. Clair Franklin, OBE

Honorary British Consulate

Pierre Rausch, CEC, WCC, AAC, HOF

Executive Chef & Culinary Consultant

Deborah W. Jacobs

Director of Human Resources

The Rittenhouse Hotel

Christina Pirello

Emmy Winning Television Host of Christina Cooks

Author, Lecturer, and Television Personality

Lewis Wendell


Wendell and Associates

Joseph w. Hopkins

Trustee Emeritus

2018-2019 Board Meetings

October 16, 2018

December 4, 2018

March 5, 2019

June 4, 2019