Our Leaders


Deanna Renaud, Executive Director


Deanna began her career at Community Blood Bank as the Mobile Drive Coordinator for Erie County in 2005 where she worked directly with local groups and organizations to plan blood drives. She later became the Manager of Donor Recruitment followed by a promotion to Director of Donor Services, where she oversaw the recruitment, collections, and communication/marketing departments. After two periods where she served as interim Executive Director, Deanna was promoted to the role permanently in July, 2018. Deanna graduated from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College with a B.A. in Communication & Media Studies.


Kristin Kramer MT (ASCP), Compliance/Quality Assurance Director


Kristin began her career at Community Blood Bank in July of 2018 after working 23 years as a Medical Technologist at Erie hospital and reference laboratories.  She currently oversees the QA program, which includes maintaining the training and inspections programs. She also develops policies and procedures in response to regulatory changes. Kristin has a B.S. in Education and a B.S. in Biology from Edinboro University. She is also an ASCP certified Medical Technologist.


Tracy Collier, Technical Director


Tracy began her career at Community Blood Bank as a Medical Technologist performing laboratory testing and component production and preparation. In 2015 she became Technical Director of the lab at the Community Blood Bank she now oversees all component production and preparation, while working with Recruitment and Hospital Services to maintain a safe and adequate blood supply. She has a B.S. in Medical Technology and is ASCP Certified.

Jennifer Stephany, Manager of Donor Collections


Jennifer began her career at Community Blood Bank in April of 2016, allowing her to achieve her personal goal of working for a non-profit organization that would give her the ability to help people. She currently manages the Collections Department, working directly with Phlebotomy staff on a daily basis. Jen has an Associates Degree in Radiologic Sciences and a Bachelors Degree in Health Science from Gannon University. She is also registered in Radiologic Technology & Magnetic Resonance Imaging.


Deanna Rosenthal, Manager of Donor Recruitment


Deanna, who commonly goes by Dee, Rosenthal joined the Community Blood Bank in January 2015 as the Erie Mobile Drive Coordinator, where she planned and coordinated the mobile blood drives in Erie County.  Now, as the Manager of Donor Recruitment, she oversees the recruitment of blood donors to the Community Blood Bank’s Erie Donor Center and to the mobile blood drives across Northwest Pennsylvania & Western New York.  Dee is still responsible for the planning and coordination of mobile drives in Erie County.