Meet the Team


Mandy Cabot
mandy@dansko.com

Education:

  • BA Harvard University 1976
  • M.Ed. University of Virginia

Current Profession:

  • Board Chair, Dansko Inc.
  • Director Silkgrass Holdings Ltd.

Professional Background:

  • Co-founder and CEO, Five Star Farm Inc and Dansko Inc
  • Director, Cabot-Wellington LLC

Nonprofit Experience:

  • Co-founder, the Dansko Foundation and the Cabot Kjellerup Foundation
  • Former board chair, the Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation
  • Former director, Stroud Water Research Center, Two Ten Footwear Foundation
  • Current director, Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital and the YMCA of Greater Brandywine

Personal Passions:

Actively exploring new places (by foot, kayak, horseback and skis); righting wrongs, serving the underserved and protecting sacred places; snuggling, holding hands and feeling immensely grateful

Favorite quote:

“The meaning of life is to find your gift.  The purpose is to give it away”


Peter Kjellerup
peter@dansko.com

Education:

  • Master Degree, Agriculture, Denmark
  • Equestrian Bereiter FN; Germany

Current Profession:

  • Director, Dansko, Inc
  • Director Silkgrass Holdings Ltd.

Professional Background:

  • 10 years Agriculture Farming Denmark
  • 40 years equestrian trainer/teacher/breeder; co-founder Five Star Farm Inc
  • Co-founder and Executive Vice President Dansko, Inc

Nonprofit Experience:

  • Co-founder of the Dansko Foundation and the Cabot Kjellerup Foundation.
  • Board member of Stroud Water Research Center, the Chester County Food Bank and The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
  • Former Board member of Brandywine Red Clay Alliance

Personal Passions:

  • Be engaged in creating a healthier environment and in protecting our wildlife.
  • Travel to learn more about the world, its ecology and cultures.
  • Our kids and grandkids; our dogs [current and remembered]
  • Hiking; kayaking; snorkeling; skiing; riding; tennis.

Favorite quote:

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”


Mette Kjellerup
Property Manager, Cabot Kjellerup Realty Trust &
Administrative Director, Cabot Kjellerup Foundation
mette@ckrealtytrust.com

Education:

  • Gladsaxe Private School, Konges Lyngby, Denmark

Current Profession:

  • Property Manager, Cabot Kjellerup Realty Trust

Professional Background:

  • Professional Horse Trainer
  • Manager at Blue Hors, Billund Denmark
  • Manager at Five Star Farm, West Palm Beach, FL

Nonprofit Experience:

  • Project HOME, Philadelphia, PA; Volunteer
  • Canine Partners for Life, Cochranville, PA; Volunteer
  • Safe Harbor, West Chester, PA; Volunteer
  • Chester County Food Bank, Exton, PA; Volunteer
  • Project CURE, West Grove, PA; Volunteer

Personal Passions:
Nature — Animals — Helping Others
Favorite quote:

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”


Nina Bulich
Family Services Coordinator
ninamcc23@gmail.com

Education:

  • B.S in Elementary Education from University of Vermont

Current Profession:

  • Elementary Educator for Rockwood Preparatory Academy, Portland, OR

Professional Background:

  • Family Resource Coordinator for Habitat for Humanity, Americorps
  • Project Hope Foundation: Elementary Teacher for Students on the Autism Spectrum
  • Personal Care Assistant for Children with Special Needs
  • Board Member of Cabot Wellington Foundation

Nonprofit Experience:

  • Americorps/Habitat for Humanity
  • Educator for Project Hope Foundation
  • Puppy Raiser for Southeastern Guide Dogs
  • Pet Therapy volunteer at Greenville Humane Society
  • Kneale Dockstader Foundation (2014-Present), Vice President

Personal Passions:
Adventuring in the outdoors, exploring new cultures, teaching, working with children and supporting families, training and raising dogs for service and companionship.
Favorite quote:

“It’s not about always making the best decision, it’s about making the best out of every decision you make.”


Ted Piotrowicz
Client Advisor, Legacy Advisors
tpiotrowicz@legacyadvice.com

Education:

  • JD Villanova University School of Law
  • B.A Ursinus College

Current Profession:

  • Client Advisor, Legacy Advisors

Professional Background:

  • Legacy Advisors
  • Milestone Partners

Nonprofit Experience:

  • Legacy Advisors Foundation, Committee Chair
  • Abele Family Foundation, Advisor
  • Fred’s Footsteps Fellow

Personal Passions:
Maximizing time with my family and friends; finding time for a round of golf; watching sports and cheering on Philadelphia teams; and helping our clients achieve their objectives
Favorite quote:

“When it’s all over, the question to answer is, ‘Did I make a difference?’