Board of Directors & Executive Staff

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

Judith Benitez

Retired Office Manager, Child Study Center

Joyce R. Coppin-Mondesire

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Mercy College

Michael Goldstein

Managing Director, MSD Partners, L.P.

Mariano Gonzalez

Advisor, Emergent Ventures

Ingrid Green Jones

Senior Counsel, Pfizer, Inc.

Jason Kyrwood

Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell

Karen Myrie, MD

Medical Director, The Floating Hospital

Ellen Polansky

Principal, Ernst & Young

Matthew Porter

Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Warburg Pincus LLC

Robert Schanz

Independent Real Estate and Construction Consultant

G. Crossan Seybolt, Jr.

Managing Director, Eagle Bay Advisors LLC

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

Board Members Emeriti

Carol Oughton Biondi
Frank J. Biondi, Jr.*
J. Dennis Delafield

William A. Kirk, Jr.*
Frances R. Olivieri, Esq.
Elizabeth Renyi

Phoebe R. Stanton

 

*deceased

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

H. Aldervan Daly

Executive Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Elliot Hagler

Executive Vice President / Chief Financial Officer

Lissa Southerland

Executive Vice President / Chief Operating Officer

Elise Zealand

Executive Vice President / General Counsel

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

Jose Reyes

Senior Vice President for Quality Management