We’re committed to transparency, accountability, and communication. The individuals we serve thrive because of that promise, and our leaders are dedicated to maintaining it. Our "open door" policy ensures we’re always available to answer questions about our services or facilities, provide guidance for family members, and be a shoulder to lean on in times of need.
Michael Pearis, M.B.A.
Chief Executive Officer
Grace Toe, B.S.
Chief Financial Officer
Cooper Woodard, Ph. D.
Chief Clinical Officer
Jessica Boettger, B.S.
Director of Business Operations
Lynne Brown, B.S.
Director of Human Resources
Patricia Fiske, B.S.N., R.N., C.D.D.N.
Senior Director of Adult Programs & Director of Nursing
Derek Gibson, A.S.
Director of Facilities
Renee Hanley, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA
Director, Community and Home Therapeutic Services
Susan Izeman, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA
Program Director, Groden Center
Ayelet Kantor, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.
Director of Quality Assurance & Strategic Planning, Compliance Officer, and Risk Management
401-274-6310 ext. 1263
Carol LaFrance, M.Ed.
Senior Director of Children’s Community-Based Programs & Director of Special Education
Catherine Nassa, M.B.A.
Director, Marketing & Development
Nicole Perry, M.Ed.
Director of Operations and Administration, Groden Center
Bruce Ruby, M.S.
Director, Treatment Foster Care / Family Preservation
Stephanie Trabucco, M.S.
Residential Director, Groden