Meet the Team

Ability Beyond’s leading programs and services are made possible by the commitment, passion and expertise of each and every staff member. Under the guidance of our executive leadership team, our professional staff, therapists and direct care professionals provide a level of expertise unparalleled by any organization of our kind.

Jenifer Beaudean-White

Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Shaileen Brighton-Ortiz

Director of Services & DEIB

Amy Brown

Controller

Heidi Chelednik

Director of Services

Tracy L. Conte

Vice President, Development & Community Engagement

Carlos Cordeiro

IT Director

Laurie Dale

Senior Leader of Assistive Technology Solutions

Jane Davis

President/CEO

Jessica Hanson

Human Resources Manager - Connecticut

Donna Mallet

Director of Nursing and Therapy

David Mancusi

Director of Information Technology

Tanya Medve

Director of Services

Carrie O’Connell

Director of Programs and Services

Maren Milliard

Human Resources Director

Lori I. Pasqualini

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Dirk Perrefort

Marketing and Communications Manager

Patrick Queenan

Director of Clinical Services

Jacqueline Reina

Director of Services

David Slater

Director of Property Administration

Kate Travis

Services Director

Elita Walker

Director of Development

Committee Members

Board of Directors

Fred Baker
Bob Bedoukian
Joe Clouse
L. Kevin Cox, Director Emeritus
Elliot Finklestein, Director Emeritus*
Liz Heitner
Jim Kennedy
David Kirshner
Harvey Kramer M.D., Director Emeritus
John Loehr
Horace G. McDonell, Jr., Director Emeritus*
George Mulvaney
David Parkes
Candy Shaughnessy
Greg Smith*
Lori Steele
Steve Tracy
Roy Young, Director Emeritus
*Indicates Deceased

Board of Trustees

John Capilli
Peter Casazza
Joe Clouse
Steve Finkelstein
Randy Glendinning
David Kasiarz
Lorraine Morley
David Parkes
Jane Hardesty Poole
PJ Prunty
Bob Putnam
Tom Ringwald
Mary Alice Putnam
Bob Smits
Steve Tracy
Paula Walsh

Endowment Investment

Ron Herman
Michael Marcus
Jeff Nelson
Brian Douglas

Mission Validation Committee

Pamela Lucas
Julie MacMillan
Joan Magner
Tom Ringwald
Jeffrey Schlicht
Karen Sullivan
Lori Steele
Steve Tracy
Barbara Volz
Sharon Adams
Peter Enright
Stephanie Nickse

Finance & Audit Committee

Bob Bedoukian
Brian Douglas
Ron Herman
Jim Kennedy
David Kirshner
John Loehr
Michael Marcus
George Mulvaney
Jeff Nelson
John Richards
Brian Douglas

Governance Committee

Liz Heitner
George Mulvaney
Candy Shaughnessy

Human Resources Committee

Chester Elton
James Gravgaard
Liz Heitner
Claudine Hoverson
Ryan Pence
Steve Tracy

JOIN OUR TEAM

At Ability Beyond our employees are our greatest asset. It is through their talent, selfless dedication and commitment to the people we support that we are consistently recognized as a leader and innovator in our field.

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