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About Our Team

  • Robin Williams

    Robin Williams

    Executive Director

    Robin joined the Gannon family three years ago and feels honored to lead a wonderful team. She has enjoyed 30 years in her field and is from Erie.

    She has four children including her youngest who started Gannon this year. Go Knights!

    Carolyn Cartwright

    Carolyn Cartwright

    Associate Director

    Carolyn enjoyed a successful HR career upon joining Gannon in 2018 and her talents are very appreciated. She is engaged and dedicated to the success of Gannon HR.

    Carolyn is married with four children, two who are attending Gannon.

    Cyndi Mancini

    Cindy Mancini


    Cindy has worked in the Gannon HR department for nearly 20 years and has seen a lot of changes.  She has a positive personality and loves helping Gannon colleagues.

    Join us in thanking Cindy for her service as works her last few months before retiring at the end of October.  Thank you, Cindy!

    Raechel Miller

    Raechel Miller

    Talent Acquisition Specialist (interim)

    Special thanks to Raechel for aiding the HR team while we seek a new staffing professional, given the retirement of Ruth Gehly.

    Raechel's home is normally Marketing, and she had a successful career in human resources before working at Gannon. Her abilities are being applied to our hiring efforts.

    Nicole Graciano

    Nicole Graciano

    HRIS Specialist

    Nicole joined the HR team in June, coming to us from California. A native of Pennsylvania, she and her husband were drawn to Erie PA as a good place to raise their one-year-old daughter.

    Nicole comes with several years of experience in education in the field of HR. She is very talented and a great addition to our evolving team. We are blessed to have her!

    Luiggi Medina

    J. Luiggi Medina

    HR Generalist

    The HR team welcomes Luiggi to the team to assist us temporarily this fiscal year. He has been working in Operations and Human resources for several years and has recently returned to his hometown of Erie.

    Beyond the realm of human resources, Luiggi enjoys nature, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his children.

    Jay DiFrank

    Jay DiFrank

    Employee Relations (interim)

    HR is excited that Jay is back at Gannon assisting the HR team as it goes through a transition of personnel. Jay retired in 2018 and has agreed to rejoin the team on a temporary and part-time basis.

    Make sure to look him up and say hello!