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I am Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Leadership and Policy.I joined Wheelock in 2008 as a member of the Social Work Faculty. Prior to joining the faculty at Wheelock, I was a member of the social work faculty at Kean University in Union, New Jersey for 13 years. I received a Masters of Social Work degree from the Hunter College School of Social Work and my Doctorate in Social Welfare from the City University of New York Graduate Center. I have also taught in the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Pubic Service of NYU, and earned a certificate in nonprofit management from Columbia University.
I am an experienced nonprofit administrator, serving as an executive in both nonprofit and government agencies, and on numerous nonprofit boards of directors. I was the founding President of the National Center for Creative Aging. While executive director of Sunnyside Community Services, the United Way recognized it as one of five best managed social service agencies in New York City.
I am also a volunteer consultant for the Experience Service Collaborative of New England, a nonprofit capacity-building provider, where he provides management support and training for nonprofit organizations.
At Wheelock College developed the curriculum for the Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership which I currently direct, and am responsible for overseeing the Student Policy Fellows program and the winter Policy Talks. I am a frequent speaker and workshop presenter on management issues affecting nonprofit organizations.