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EXTERNAL RELATIONS TEAM


Our firm retains consultants possessing either extensive C-level management experience or

highly developed subject area expertise.

 

KEVIN J. CAFFERKY, MST, MBA

Associate Consultant, Finance and Accounting Practice
Associate Consultant, External Relations Practice

Mr. Cafferky concentrates his practice in the fields of strategic and financial management, assisting non-profit and for-profit organizations to align their organizational missions and behaviors in seamless integration to achieve their full potential. 


Some of Mr. Cafferky’s clients have included: Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) of Pennsylvania, The Monkey and the Elephant, King’s Custom Clothiers, Starr Restaurant Group, Inc., and McSpain Development Group. 


Prior to joining Saperde, Mr. Cafferky spent fifteen years as the Chief Operating Officer and Controller for the Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. (OIC) a not-for-profit education and training program started by the late civil and economic rights leader, Reverend Dr. Leon H. Sullivan. Mr. Cafferky was responsible for all of the operational and financial aspects of the organization and its subsidiaries as well as government and corporate relations. Mr. Cafferky has also taught as an adjunct professor of finance in the Temple University School of Tourism and Hospitality Management. He has worked for a healthcare company and an international retail financial services company in a range of financial positions. 


Mr. Cafferky has served in senior positions with several non-profit boards, such as EducationWorks, the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, and as Chairman of the Young Professional’s Network (YPN), a part of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. He was also a member of the executive leadership team for the American Heart Association’s “Heart Ball” in 2015, raising over $1.7MM, and the Treasurer and Vice Chairman of the board of directors for Greater Philadelphia Cares (now part of the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey). Kevin was the founding Chairman of the Young Friends of the Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) and also served as the Chairman of the finance committee of the Center City Proprietors’ Association (CCPA). Mr. Cafferky has been a participant in the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s “Read to Me” program for over ten years, Philadelphia Cares Day, and the Principal for a Day Program.  He is also a graduate of the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Board Leadership Training program.

ERIN MIHALIK

Associate Consultant, External Relations Practice
Associate Consultant, Information Technology Practice

Ms. Mihalik is a 2016 graduate of Temple University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising Art Direction from the Klein School of Media & Communications. With 5 years of Social Media Marketing experience, Ms. Mihalik has experience creating content for a facet of industries: Student Housing, University Admissions, and Market Research.

Ms. Mihalik is skilled in platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the content-manager platform Hootsuite. She has extensive knowledge of Facebook Ads Manager and is familiar with Google Analytics. Apart from social media platforms, Ms. Mihalik has approximately 5 years of experience working with Adobe Creative Suite programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

TED SIKORSKI

Associate Consultant, External Relations Practice

Mr. Sikorski provides senior-level, results-oriented counsel in developing comprehensive marketing communication goals and strategies backed with effective tactical elements that inform, inspire and energize target audiences.


His focus areas include internal and external communications, public/media relations, traditional and e-marketing communications, web-based and social media outreach, fundraising/development, legislative affairs and crisis communications planning.  Highly organized and detail-oriented with proven leadership, budgeting, client/business development and supervisory experience, Mr. Sikorsky has extensive experience in business-to-business and business-to-consumer market segments.

JACK HOUSER

Adjunct Consultant, External Relations Practice
Adjunct Consultant, Information Technology Practice

Mr. Houser is a 22-year veteran in the field of graphic design, having worked for companies large and small – including one-employee startups to very large corporations including Ford, Microsoft, Disney, and Target. He has a long history of pleasing clients across a wide variety of industries: toys/games, sports, entertainment, music, food, fashion, industrial, financial, medical, governmental, and tech.  Jack is versatile, a creative problem solver, and very easy to work with.