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Email Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org | Call Frank at 570-234-3965
Frank Bartoli is the founder and CEO of NEPA Inclusive. His career spans more than 25 years of successful non-profit leadership experience. His advocacy experience, and the reason for starting NEPA Inclusive, includes advocating for his own daughter Ellie, who has Down Syndrome, and was fully included in her high school classroom, as well as attending typical community programs. Ellie is the Pittston Area High School 2017 Homecoming Queen, the Pittston Area Girls Basketball Team Manager, and was given the opportunity to play in two games in 2017, including scoring 12 points in the All Star Game. Frank furthered his advocacy experience as the Executive Director of The Arc of Delaware County, a Board of Director of The Arc of Pennsylvania, and as President of The Arc Community Trust, an organization that manages more than 1100 special needs and education trusts. His non-profit leadership experience includes multiple positions within the YMCA movement, including Executive Director/CEO of the Greater Pittston YMCA, and Associate Executive Director at the Ambler Area YMCA, a branch of The YMCA of Philadelphia and Vicinity. He provides consulting and grant writing services to non-profit organizations under his private business called Bartoli Advocacy and Consulting Services. He has taught undergraduate students at Eastern University, mentored undergraduate groups at University of Pennsylvania, was a guest columnist for the Sunday Dispatch, founded and served as President of the Delta Nu Alumni Association of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity at Lock Haven University and served on the Board of Directors of the Luzerne County Down Syndrome Network. He is a graduate of Leadership Wilkes-Barre and was named the 2002 Greater Pittston Person of the Year by the Sunday Dispatch. In 2018 he was appointed to the Pennsylvania Governors Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities. He currently resides in Pittston, PA.
Email Connie at email@example.com | Call Connie at 570-243-9963
Connie oversees all financial and administrative functions of the agency, including bookkeeping, billing, human resources, training, and compliance. She is the liaison between NEPA Inclusive and the Office of Developmental Programs and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. Connie has 15 years experience working in billing, finances, and office management, and seven years of recruiting experience. Connie currently resides in Pittston with her two children Nico and Ariana.
Email John at firstname.lastname@example.org | Call John at 570-664-8204
John oversees all Human Resources and recruiting functions of the agency. He has extensive experience working in operations management including employee management, process flow improvements, and project management. John also has 15 years of experience in sales and marketing management, and has worked with small and start-up companies, providing him with insight on what organizational processes need to be implemented as a company grows.
Email Shannon at email@example.com | Call Shannon at 570-664-8669
Shannon D’Agostino leads all training programs for the agency and oversees the Quality Assurance standards. Shannon is a Certified Investigator through the Office of Developmental Programs, ande has been certified in ACRE through Griffin & Hammis as an Employment Specialist and Job Coach for NEPA Inclusive.
Email Sophia at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sophia graduated from King’s College with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology. She has been in the human services field for more than five years, working in both the Northeastern Pennsylvania and Philadelphia areas. Her work experience includes working as a Mentor with the King’s College Juvenile Justice Mentoring Program, Blended Case Manager and Family Home-Based Case Manager/Therapist with Children’s Service Center, and Truancy Case Manager for CORA Services, Inc., in Philadelphia, PA. Sophia has a passion for helping children and their families and finds fulfillment in advocating for them.
Sophia has earned certifications in Prepared Renter Education Program (PREP) through the Self Determination Housing Project of PA, Employment Services for People with Disabilities through the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE), and Community Participation Supports (CPS) through the PA Office of Development Programs. She resides in Kingston, PA
Email Maria at email@example.com
Maria has more than nine years of experience in employment-related services. She has worked for NEPA Inclusive since 2018, with a short break in that time. Prior to working with NEPA Inclusive, she was a Job Coach for the Luzerne County Intermediate Unit, a Para Educator at Luzerne Intermediate Unit, and was an owner of her own retail business. A native of Luzerne County, she has a deep understanding of the local business community. Maria holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Marketing and an Associates Degree in Business Administration. She resides in West Pittston, PA
Email Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org
With a background of more than 30 years in community development, Rose brings an array of experience to the position of Director of Marketing and Development, from public relations to fundraising. She is a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in journalism and public relations and has served in various capacities with several non-profit organizations, including the United Way and the YMCA.
Rose’s background in community service is driven by her commitment to mission-based partnerships that build healthy, strong, fully-inclusive communities where everyone has the opportunity to be viable, productive citizens.
Her passion and determination have helped her attain several milestones throughout her career, including consistently achieving annual campaign goals; receiving awards for outstanding videos and special events; and helping to bring a fledging organization to fruition as a thriving, community asset.
Mark Gane comes to NEPA Inclusive with more than 30 years of experience working with people with disabilities. He started his career at a summer camp for people with disabilities and continued to work in the field through high school and while attending Kutztown University. Mark graduated in 1998 with a Bachelors Degree in Special Education/Early Elementary Education. After graduation, he found work in the ODP system and has continued his career in this service system helping people with disabilities to gain an Everyday Life through Self Determination. He has worked as a Life Sharing Coordinator, In-Home Supports Director, CLA Program Specialist and AWC Director. He currently lives in the Lehigh Valley with his wife and two daughters.
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