Board of Directors
Matt Del Percio, President
Principal, Altman Solon
José Martin Jara, Vice President
Counsel, Fox Rothschild LLP
Allen Waxman, Vice President
CEO & President, International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution
Carol Chen, Treasurer
Former Managing Director, Genworth Financial
Brigette R. McLeod-Williams, Secretary
Retired Senior Marketing Counsel, Colgate-Palmolive Company
Margery E. Ames, Esq.
Retired Executive Director, the Interagency Council of Developmental Disabilities, Inc.
Susan S. Benedict
Director, Maria Bowen Chapin Scholarship Fund, The New York Community Trust
Retired Office Manager, Child Study Center
Joyce R. Coppin-Mondesire
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Mercy College
Vestryman, Trinity Church Wall Street & Interim University Executive Director of Admissions & Recruitment, The City University of New York
Managing Director, Evercore
Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell
Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver, & Jacobson LLP
Karen Myrie, M.D.
Medical Director, The Floating Hospital
Principal, Ernst & Young
Managing Director, Assistant General Counsel, Warburg Pincus LLC
Independent Real Estate and Construction Consultant
Senior Telepsychiatry Partnerships Manager, Genoa Healthcare
Duncan James Turnbull
CEO, Pomeroon Trading
Board Members Emeriti
Carol Oughton Biondi
J. Dennis Delafield
Frances R. Olivieri, Esq.
G. Crossan Seybolt, Jr.
Phoebe R. Stanton
Everyone at Rising Ground, led by Chief Executive Officer Alan Mucatel, is committed to all those we support.
Chief Executive Officer
Laura Grossfield Birger
Executive Vice President / General Counsel
Executive Vice President / Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President / Chief Operating Officer
Executive Vice President / Chief Program Officer
Senior Vice President for Immigration Services
Senior Vice President for Human Resources
Senior Vice President for Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Services
Elizabeth Kirkham, M.D.
Senior Vice President for Health Services
Senior Vice President for Children & Family Services
Senior Vice President for Quality Management
Senior Vice President for Diversity, Fairness & Belonging