STAFF MEMBERS

Young Family

Andy & Crystal Young

Andy serves as the City Director and he and Crystal have been on staff with Cru since 2006. They have three kids, Hudson, Avery, and Laurel. Both Penn State alumni, Andy is a PA native, but Crystal hails from the great state of Texas. They love the outdoors, dark coffee, Frank’s hot sauce, homemade fried chicken, and competitive card games.

andrew.young@cru.org  |  crystal.young@cru.org

Danielle Wilson

Danielle is a 2014 graduate of West Chester University where she majored in English with a concentration in Education. She graduated from Coatesville Area Senior High school where God developed in her a desire to see people of all ages, ethnicities and backgrounds unify as the body of Christ. Danielle is passionate about prayer and seeing people come to know Christ. She loves seeing people pursue a relationship with Jesus where they are eagerly seeking to know the height, depth and width of God’s love.

In her free time, Danielle enjoys skating, bowling, and cupcakes. After work hours Danielle, also known as Danni Peace, can also be found writing, singing, and recording music. Her favorite sports teams other than the Coatesville Red Raiders are the Eagles and the Celtics.

danielle.wilson@cru.org

Caleb and Clair

Caleb & Claire Bermudez

Caleb and Claire live in South Philly with their three kids – Lydia, Elena and Aslan.  Caleb is from South Jersey and a graduate of Rutgers University.  Claire hails from West Virginia and is a WVU grad.   They love to travel, learn about new cultures, and drink strong coffee.  Their favorite city is Barcelona (and Philly).

caleb.bermudez@cru.org    claire.bermudez@cru.org

 

Kathleen Layman

Kathleen Layman

Kathleen is a graduate of Christopher Newport University, a small liberal arts school in Southeastern Virginia. She served on Cru staff in Richmond, VA for two years as an intern and has now joined the Philly team as a part-time staff member. Aside from rewatching The Office over and over, she also enjoys baking banana bread, exploring new places, playing Banangrams, and listening to obscure podcasts.

kathleen.layman@cru.org

Desmin Peifer

A man of many nicknames, Desmin enjoys time spent with people and adventuring.  He’s excited for his first year with Philly Cru and finding the best cheese steak.  Favorite pastimes include pickup sports games, music, board games, campfires, deep conversation, eating, and explaining how to spell his name.

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Hannah Gajari

Born and raised in farm country, Hannah came to love the city of Philadelphia as a student at Penn. This is her second year interning with Cru. Some of her interests include trivia, linguistics, and musicals (especially Hamilton). She also loves eating out, watching (and discussing) movies, amusement parks, and the beach.

hannah.gajari@cru.org

Hilary Wisniewski

Hilary Wisniewski is an FCAIA volunteer staff member. A Penn State grad, she works remotely in Bible translation for The Seed Company. A former college triathlete, Hilary still enjoys cycling and running. In her spare time, she can be found playing piano, buried in library books, or cheering on her husband, Stefen, and the Philadelphia Eagles.

hilary.k.ford@gmail.com