Vanderheyden Leadership



Karen Carpenter Palumbo

President & Chief Executive Officer



VICE PRESIDENTS


Mary Beth Carman

Vice President of Operations


Linda Madsen

Vice President of Human Resources


Matthew Jachym

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer


Maura Psoinos

Vice President of Community Services


EXECUTIVE TEAM

Sarah Dallas

Director of OPWDD Programs

Deborah Demers

Director of Residential Services

Danielle Gorka

Controller

Gerry Hinman

Director of Learning & Development

Miki LePage 

Executive Assistant to President & CEO 

Barbara McCarthy 

Managed Care Director  

Lisa Nappi

Director of Education

Keith Rogers

Director of Facilities & Maintenance

Peter Taormina

Director of Student Services

Kenneth Westfall

Director of Information Technology

Jenny Wiegert

Director of Quality Assurance

Cathy Yudzevich

Director of Marketing & Development

Matthew Zebrowski

School Principal



Vanderheyden Board of Directors

Laura L. Dillon, Board Chair
AFFILIATION: NYS Department of Financial Services

James Faranda, Vice Chair
AFFILIATION: CAP COM

Maryann Riviello Brennan
AFFILIATION: Siena College

Patrick Hughes, Secretary
AFFILIATION: Pioneer Bank

James Stone, Past Board Chair
Retired from NY State

Deirdre Brodie
AFFILIATION: KPMG

Jim Campbell
Retired Director of Legislative Relations State University of NY







Edward Finnegan
AFFILIATION: Parent Advocate

William Koester
Retired from Health Care Industry

Paul F. Macielak, Esq.
Retired Lawyer

John N. Morley, MD 
AFFILIATION: New York State Department of Health

Johanne E. Morne  
AFFILIATION: New York State Department of Health

Elaine Phelan
AFFILIATION: Siena College

William Shannon
AFFILIATION: Retired; Former Director of Vanderheyden Residential Treatment Center

Amanda Susser
AFFILIATION: Health Care Consultant

John Tauriello
AFFILIATION: Brown & Weinraub

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