Our Team


Mary Perez, President

Mary is a Budget Operations Manager at Verizon, specializing in project management, budgeting, finance, and operations management. Mary has coordinated Liquid Church volunteers at GiGi’s for several years, leading the group in facilitating the monthly Fantastic Friends program. Mary is a devoted to mom six children, and grandmother to five grandchildren, and one more grandchild on the way!


Erin Morris, Vice President

Erin Morris lives in Hillsborough with her husband and four children. Her youngest son Ben has Down syndrome. Erin has past experience in non-profit Event Planning, Business Development and Sales. She has long been involved volunteering and advocating for individuals with special needs. Erin is very excited about all of the wonderful programs and opportunities that GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough will offer her son, Ben, and all individuals with Down syndrome and their families in Central New Jersey.


Edward (EJ) Leppert, Secretary

A Certified Financial Analyst (CFA), EJ works as a Training Analyst for the global investment firm AllianceBernstein in New York City. As such, he brings deep financial and business knowledge to our team, as well as more than 7 years of experience volunteering for Special Olympics. Outside of work and GiGi’s, EJ enjoys playing lawn games with his fiancé, friends, and family, and he is an avid sports fan.


Albert Internoscia, DMD, MAGD, FICOI, Treasurer

Dr. Al is President of Towne Centre Family Dental right here in Hillsborough, and he brings to our board more than 30 years of experience as a successful business owner, valuable medical knowledge, deep ties to the Hillsborough community, and an extensive history of community service and charity fundraising. Outside of work, Dr. Al loves spending time with his family at the Jersey Shore, grilling and boating. He is a season ticket holder for Rutgers football and basketball.


Colin McMullen, Board Member

Colin lives in Branchburg, with his wife Jessica and three sons, Liam, Henry and Andy. Henry, Colin’s middle son, has Down syndrome. Colin has spent the last 16 years in financial services, and now works in the Legal and Compliance Division within Morgan Stanley. He’s excited to help grow GiGi’s Playhouse to provide benefits not only to Henry, but also to Liam and the rest of the family as well.


Matthew Schorr, Board Member

Matt is Owner of Mailbox Business Center right here in Hillsborough, where he and his team have been supporters of GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough since we opened in 2015. Matt brings extensive business, marketing, and graphic design knowledge to our team, as well as an extensive list of business contacts.  Outside of his work commitments and GiGi’s, Matt loves spending time with his family and going to the gym.


Liz Kepniss, Playhouse Manager

Liz Kepniss comes to GiGi’s Playhouse with a background in public relations, as well as early childhood education. A graduate of Rowan University, she lives in Clinton Township and says that being an aunt to her five nieces and two nephews is one of the greatest joys in her life. Liz is excited to be part of the GiGi’s Hillsborough team and cannot wait to see what the future holds for the playhouse.