Board of Directors & Executive Staff

Board of Directors

Matthew Del Percio, President

Principal, Altman Vilandrie & Co.

Margery E. Ames, Esq., Vice President

Retired Executive Director, the Interagency Council of Developmental Disabilities, Inc.

Carol Chen, Treasurer

Managing Director, Genworth Financial

G. Crossan Seybolt, Jr., Secretary

Managing Director, Eagle Bay Advisors LLC

Christopher M. Ackerman

Senior Researcher, Google

Susan S. Benedict

Director, The Scholarships Foundation, Inc.

Judith Benitez

Retired Office Manager, Child Study Center

Mark Broude

Executive Director, Legal Hand, Inc.

Tony Cirincione

Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Joyce R. Coppin-Mondesire

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Mercy College

Thomas Gallagher

Managing Director, BNY Mellon

José Martin Jara

Partner, Archer Law

Brigette R. McLeod-Williams

Senior Marketing Counsel, The Colgate-Palmolive Company

Karen Myrie, MD

Medical Director, The Floating Hospital

Ellen Polansky

Principal, Ernst & Young

Robert Schanz

Independent Real Estate and Construction Consultant

David Theobald

Senior Telepsychiatry Partnerships Manager, Genoa Healthcare

Duncan James Turnbull

CEO, Pomeroon Trading

Kim Walker

Intellectual Property Counsel, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Allen Waxman

CEO & President, International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution

Board Members Emeriti

Carol Oughton Biondi
Frank J. Biondi, Jr.

J. Dennis Delafield
William A. Kirk, Jr.

Frances R. Olivieri, Esq.
Phoebe R. Stanton

Alan and Girls

Everyone at Rising Ground, led by Chief Executive Officer Alan Mucatel, is committed to all those we support.

Executive Staff

Alan Mucatel

Chief Executive Officer

Belinda Conway

Executive Vice President / Chief Operating Officer

H. Aldervan Daly

Executive Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Elliot Hagler

Executive Vice President / Chief Financial Officer

Elise Zealand

Executive Vice President / General Counsel

Sharron Madden

Executive Vice President / Chief Program Officer

Susan Sampogna

Executive Vice President / Chief Program Officer

Dr. Angela White

Executive Vice President / Chief Program Officer & Superintendent of Schools

Diana Amado

Senior Vice President for Immigration Services

Ryan Garofalo

Senior Vice President for Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Services

Carlton Mitchell

Senior Vice President for Children & Family Services

Roanica Paisley

Senior Vice President for Human Resources

Anne Patterson

Senior Vice President for STEPS to End Family Violence

Jose Reyes

Senior Vice President for Quality Management