Dr. Kathleen M. Jordan, DHAPresident & CEO, Seven Hills Foundation & Affiliates
Dr. Kathleen Jordan is the President/Chief Executive Officer at Seven Hills Foundation, an integrated health and human services company with an annual operating budget of $450 million and 4800 employees. In this role, Dr. Jordan oversees the programmatic and clinical aspects of the organization’s 15 affiliate companies in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.Dr. Jordan has been with Seven Hills Foundation for the past 20 years.
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Dr. Kathleen M. Jordan, DHAPresident & CEO, Seven Hills Foundation & Affiliates Phone: 508.983.1301
Dr. Kathleen Jordan is the President/Chief Executive Officer at Seven Hills Foundation, an integrated health and human services company with an annual operating budget of $450 million and 4800 employees. In this role, Dr. Jordan oversees the programmatic and clinical aspects of the organization’s 15 affiliate companies in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.Dr. Jordan has been with Seven Hills Foundation for the past 20 years. She speaks frequently on issues related to managed care in long term care settings, mergers and acquisitions, and Data Analytics. In addition to her role at Seven Hills, Dr. Jordan is an adjunct professor at Central Michigan University, where she teaches Strategic Philanthropy, Health Informatics and Communication, and Substance Abuse Services. Her board involvement includes Chairing the Board of the Association of Developmental Disability Providers (ADDP), membership on the Board of the Provider’s Council, membership on the Board of Anna Maria College, and membership on the Board of Shoulder to Shoulder. Dr. Jordan holds a Doctor of Health Administration degree from Central Michigan University, a Masters in Education Administration from Boston College, and a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from West Virginia University. She is also a Fellow in the American College of Health Executives.
Sophie Santaella, MBAExecutive Vice President/Chief of Operations Phone: 508.983.1316
Sophie Santaella is Executive Vice President/Chief of Operations at Seven Hills Foundation. Sophie works closely with the President and CEO on strategic initiatives that further the mission of Seven Hills Foundation and Affiliates and collaborates with Senior Leadership to execute the initiatives to achieve targeted results. She is responsible for optimizing resources, streamlining processes and production of performance analytics to ensure high quality service delivery and sustainable growth across the company.
Sophie has over 25 years of experience in administrative, financial, and strategic management in corporate and nonprofit organizations. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning, payment and care delivery innovation for complex populations, public sector healthcare reform, sustainable use of innovative technology in health care delivery, and evaluation of impact and value of healthcare service delivery models.
Prior to joining Seven Hills Foundation, Sophie was Chief Operating Officer at Vinfen where she oversaw all programmatic and administrative functions for Vinfen and its subsidiaries, ensuring that services were planned and managed to the highest standards of the industry and that the Vinfen companies were managed effectively and efficiently.
Prior to joining Vinfen, Sophie led the policy development, programmatic design, implementation, and oversight of integrated care management initiatives for Massachusetts’ Medicaid program.
Sophie has an MBA from Babson College.
Michael P. Matthews, CPASenior Vice President of Business and Finance Phone: 508.983.2901
Mike Matthews was appointed to Senior Vice President of Business and Finance in 2019 after serving as Chief Financial Officer of Seven Hills Foundation and its operating affiliates for 18 years. His responsibilities include the day-to-day supervision of the Business Office staff, including the support functions Payroll, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable. He coordinates the annual external audit of financial statements and preparation of the annual Uniform Financial Report for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Mike works closely with the Business Office senior staff on the annual budget preparation of the operating affiliates as well as monthly analysis of their financial statements. He is involved in various federal and state tax filings and other filings required by Seven Hills’ funding sources.
Before becoming CFO in 2001, Mike was Controller of Seven Hills Foundation and its operating affiliates from 1997 to 2001. Prior to joining Seven Hills in 1997, Mike was an Audit Manager for a certified public accounting firm in Massachusetts, where he concentrated on not-for-profit and construction accounting.
Mike earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Bentley College in 1988 and his Certified Public Accountant license in 1994.
Kathleen A. MyshrallVice President of Advancement Phone: 508.983.1302
Kathleen “Kate” Myshrall has served as the Vice President of Advancement at Seven Hills Foundation since 2010. She oversees fundraising and marketing initiatives that support all Seven Hills Affiliate organizations, including capital campaigns, marketing, proposal development, program development, and special events. From 2003-11, Kate served as both a Trustee and Director for Seven Hills Foundation, and chaired the Philanthropy and Community Relations Committee.
Prior to joining Seven Hills, Kate served as Program Manager for the Women’s Initiative of the United Way of Central Massachusetts, raising awareness, community collaborations, and funds to expand and develop programs for adolescent girls. In her eight years with United Way, the program raised more than $4.5 million and grew to over 1,400 members who gave annually.
Kate has been in the public relations/marketing field for more than 20 years. For 13 years she worked in television production, specializing in live sports and event production. She spent time at NBC in New York City, covering the Summer Olympics and the NFL, and then at New England Sports Network, (NESN), Boston, as Coordinating Producer for Professional Sports, including Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey.
Kate has held leadership positions as a volunteer for the Worcester Special Education Parent’s Advisory Council, the Council for Children with Special Health Care Needs, and the Community Neighborhood Development Council. She was honored with the 2011 Knollwood Award for Leadership in her profession and community from Notre Dame Academy, Worcester.
The parent of three children, one of whom is living with a disability, Kate remains active as an advocate and supporter of initiatives that promote inclusion and opportunity for people of all abilities. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and Physical Education from Springfield (MA) College.
Marilyn Lopez-Haddad, JD, SPHR, SHRM-SCPVice President Human Resources Phone: 508.983.1326
Marilyn Lopez-Haddad JD, Vice President of Human Resources, joined the Seven Hills Foundation senior leadership team in January 2008. As the Vice President of HR, Marilyn oversees the Human Resources Office and Seven Hills Corporate College. She provides leadership in the areas of employee relations, recruitment and retention compensation and benefits, learning and development.
Before joining Seven Hills, Marilyn worked for various municipalities in Connecticut as the head of Human Resources, Personnel and Labor Relations. She also worked as a Social Security Disability Associate in Florida. Most recently, Marilyn worked as an Adjunct Professor at Clark University in Worcester where she taught Global Talent Development.
Marilyn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fairfield University, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law. Marilyn was admitted to practice in both Connecticut and Massachusetts. She is a certified Executive and Career Coach and has also acquired the SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications.
William C. StockVice President for Government and Community Relations Phone: 508.983.1305
Bill Stock promotes interactions and communications on behalf of Seven Hills Foundation and its Affiliates with government at the local, city, state, and federal levels. He advocates on behalf of the Foundation through direct contacts with elected officials and involvement with statewide and nationwide organizations. He also acts as a liaison between Seven Hills Foundation and the media, community organizations, neighborhood associations, and individuals located in and around Seven Hills facilities and residences. In turn, Bill informs and advises the Seven Hills President/CEO, senior leadership, employees, and others associated with the Foundation about the needs and interests of the media and community, city, state, and federal representatives.
Prior to joining Seven Hills in 1999, Bill was employed by the Ackerly Group, a national media company in Seattle, WA. There he served as Sales Manager for AK Media’s outdoor advertising in the Boston market. Earlier, he was the company’s Community Relations Manager, working closely with AK Media/Boston’s President on community issues.
In addition to his work in the private sector, Bill spent eight years working in the Massachusetts State Legislature, where he served in many research and administrative capacities for different committees and commissions, such as Staff Director of the Committee on Taxation, in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He helped craft and edit several pieces of legislation that ultimately passed and became law.
Bill holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Cynthia Andrews, MSNVice President of Seven Hills Pediatric Center Phone: 978.732.5270
Starting in the role of Charge Nurse, Cindy quickly ascended the ranks of leadership to Clinical Supervisor, Acting Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Director of Nursing, and Assistant Vice President. Now as the Vice President of SHPC, Cindy assumes leadership of both the Groton campus as well as Seven Hills Pediatric Center in Hopedale, MA.
Joseph A. Allred, J.D., M.S.Vice President of Children’s Congregate Care Phone: 978.355.4541
Joe Allred is responsible for the day-to-day managerial operations for all Children’s Congregate Care Programs in the Seven Hills Foundation network. This includes Stetson School, a nationally accredited, fully licensed Massachusetts Chapter 766-approved Residential and Education Treatment Program for young men who have problematic behaviors, have suffered severe trauma, and have histories of physical, emotional, or sexual abuse; You Inc., which is made up of a series of short and long-term community based homes serving young men and women ages 9-19 years old in group-care settings; and Crotched Mountain School, a unique combination of innovative day and residential special education, year-round accessible recreation, arts, music, and vocational programming supported by therapeutic supports for children ages 5-21 with autism and other severe disabilities. Joe also oversees the Adoption program of Children’s Friend. Joe is responsible for the quality, consistency, continuity, and management of all Children’s Congregate Care programs and operations.
Before becoming Vice President in 2014, Joe was the Program Director and Assistant Vice President of Stetson School. Before joining Seven Hills, he worked for over 10 years at the Key Program, Inc., Framingham, MA, where he supervised community-based group homes, outreach, and alternative lock-up programs.
Joe has extensive experience with program licensing, state procurement, and state and federal regulations, and he works extensively with state human service authorities on the placement of youth across New England, New York, and the Mid-Atlantic region.
Joe received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He received his Master of Science Degree in Organizational Management and Leadership from Springfield (MA) College; and his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science from Southern Utah University, Cedar City Utah.
Leslie Courtney, MPA, LENDVice President of Seven Hills Family Services Phone: 508.983.1866
Leslie Courtney joined Seven Hills Foundation as a family services case manager in 2010. Today, in her role as Vice President of the Seven Hills Family Services (SHFS) Affiliate, she manages more than 60 full-time and 200 part-time employees and a budget $17 million. SHFS is dedicated to working hand-in-hand with individuals with disabilities, and with their families and caregivers to support each individual’s chosen life path, and helping them on that journey. Through a wide range of supports and services, Seven Hills Family Services provides individualized options that help each person succeed.
Among her many professional affiliations, Leslie is a Board member of the Statewide Family Support Council of the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Disabilities; president of the Rett Syndrome Association of Massachusetts; and a parent advisor of the Rett Syndrome Program at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Prior to coming to Seven Hills, Leslie was with Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI) of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health & Human Services’ Community Healthlink. There she provided in-home behavioral supports and healthcare coordination for children ages 2-22 with serious emotional disturbances. Earlier she provided family-health support in the Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics practice at UMass Memorial Health Care, Worcester.
Leslie earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration, Summa Cum Laude, at Suffolk University, Boston; a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications, Cum Laude, at Rhode Island College, Providence; and a fellowship in Leadership in Education of Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) at Suffolk University and E.K. Shriver Center, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD).
Anne Fine, LICSWVice President of Seven Hills Behavioral Health Phone: 508.459.6444
Anne has been with YOU, Inc. for 17 years and has been instrumental in creating our new integrated behavioral health system. Anne has served in various roles at YOU, Inc. and Seven Hills, including Program Director, Director of Outpatient Services, Vice President, and most recently as Sr. VP/Director of Clinical Services.
A graduate of Allegheny College with a Master’s in Social Work from Smith College, Anne ran a Psychotherapy and Consultation private practice until 2018. She continues as an Adjunct Faculty at Boston University School of Social Work, teaching courses that include: Group Work, Trauma Treatment (Adult Trauma Treatment and Child Trauma Treatment), Family Therapy, Child Psychopathology, and Family Violence.
In the community, Anne has served as Advisory Board Member for Child Trauma Centers at UMass and LUK. Currently, she serves on the Board and Steering Committee for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Worcester County and as a Committee Member for the Worcester Institute on Loss and Trauma.
Sharon Goldberg, MHA, CBISVice President of Seven Hills Community Services and Seven Hills NeuroCare Phone: 508.983.1336
Sharon Goldberg joined Seven Hills Foundation in 1989 as a Direct Support Professional in a home supporting four women with intellectual and physical disabilities. Today, in her role as Vice President of Seven Hills Community Services (SHCS), she oversees supports throughout Massachusetts for approximately 450 adults with developmental disabilities residing in more than 100 24-hour supervised community residences, and 150 adults in individually-supported apartments and a small employment-supports facility.
Sharon graduated with a Master’ Degree in Health Administration from the University of New Hampshire, where she had a fellowship with the Institute on Disability, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Clark University. In 2014, Sharon became a Certified Brain Injury Specialist. Her diverse experience at Seven Hills has built a strong foundation for providing exceptional services. In her time at SHCS, she has played a leading role in establishing Seven Hills’ nine community residences for people with Acquired Brain Injury as well as community residences for children.
James ReganVice President of Family Services of Central Massachusetts and Children's Aid & Family Service Phone: 508.796.1945
James “Jim” Regan has served as CEO of Family Services of Central Massachusetts (FSCM) since November of 2015 and has spent over 30 years of his career in both the public and nonprofit sectors supporting children and families in need. He joined the Seven Hills Foundation Senior Leadership team when FSCM became an Affiliate in January 2020.
Jim oversees FSCM and its unique and broad range of services including: family counseling and mediation, senior volunteer and companion programs and childcare career counseling, . FSCM has been part of the Worcester community since 1889, evolving over the decades to meet the changing needs of Greater Worcester families and aging populations.
Prior to starting at FSCM, Jim served as the Grants Manager and OST Coordinator for the Amherst Public Schools, where he oversaw all federal grants and as OST Coordinator, and was instrumental in creating the ARPS Family Center, a unique approach to engaging disenfranchised students and their families into the school community. He also founded and served as President of The Communities Collaborative, creating homes for and providing support services to highly vulnerable, at-risk children and adolescents throughout Massachusetts. Earlier, Jim served as Chief Operating Officer at The Polus Center for Social & Economic Development, where he managed and directed all operations of a mission and values-driven nonprofit providing services to individuals with multiple disabilities throughout Central and Eastern Massachusetts and Central America. Jim however started his career by spending 11 years working for the Department of Mental Retardation (now DDS) for the Commonwealth serving in several positions, including Director of Residential Services for Region 6 (Metro Bostin Region) and then Area Director for the Metro Boston.
Jim earned a BS in Psychology, Cum Laude, with a minor in History, from Nasson College.
Tim Johnson, MBAVice President of Seven Hills ASPiRE! Phone: 508.816.3454
Tim Johnson, MBA, Vice President of Seven Hills ASPiRE! has been with the affiliate since March 2018. Tim started with Seven Hills as Assistant Vice President of Community Based Day & Employment Supports with ASPiRE! growing our employment services and expanding community opportunities across Central, North Central, and MetroWest Massachusetts. As Vice President for Seven Hills ASPiRE! Tim oversees day programming and supports more than 500 individuals with developmental differences across six physical sites and many community-based and partner employer locations. Tim has held a seat on the Leadership Council for the North Central Mass Chamber of Commerce, through which he received prior recognition as Ambassador of the Year. A graduate of the Community Leadership Institute, Tim delivered the commencement address at the Chamber's Annual Business Meeting and has appeared on local television and radio programs to discuss disability supports and community inclusion.
Building and sustaining strong partnerships with the broader business community, Tim continually seeks to increase access, inclusion, integration, and employment opportunities for persons served by ASPiRE! He holds an MBA from Fitchburg State University, as well as a BA from Boston University.
Marissa Ruff, MSVice President of Seven Hills Rhode Island Phone: 401.601.0815
Marissa Ruff, MS, Vice President of Seven Hills Rhode Island, joined Seven Hills in June 2006 as a Direct Support Professional. Over the last 15 years, Marissa has worked in Child & Family Services, Early Intervention, and Adult Services, most recently serving as Interim Vice President of Seven Hills Rhode Island. Marissa is pursuing her Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership and holds a Master of Science in Psychology degree. Marissa serves as the Chair for the YWCA Board of Directors and is an active participant in the Boston Women's Leadership Summit.
Marissa is committed to excellence at Seven Hills Rhode Island & Seven Hills Foundation by providing high-quality programs that encourage the empowerment of people with significant challenges so that each may pursue their highest possible degree of personal well-being and independence.
Robert LeonardVice President of Information Technology and Data Governance Phone: 508.983.2902
Robert "Bob" joined Seven Hills Foundation as the VP, IT and Data Governance in March of 2022 filling an exciting new role developing, rationalizing, and implementing IT services and strategies in collaboration with Seven Hills Affiliate organizations. In this role, Bob is leading the efforts to make Seven Hills the preeminent Social Services data driven organization to assist the dedicated front-line staff in servicing and enriching the lives of all who depend on their support.
Bob is an experienced Information Technology and Software Engineering executive with a background in the Non-Profit, Hi-Tech, and Healthcare industries and Higher Education.
Prior to joining Seven Hills, Bob was at the University of California, Irvine College of Health Sciences, and the University of Nevada Reno, School of Medicine as the Director IT, Medicine, leading the IT staff supporting the School of Medicine, Division of Health Sciences, and the statewide physician practice plan. He and his teams at HCRI, DEC and Honeywell have been responsible for several leading-edge technology development and implementations.