Leadership

Families in Transition is led by a devoted team of senior managers.

Senior Leadership Team

Our leadership team is comprised of experienced and committed individuals who are dedicated to providing services that empower people to prevent and break the cycle of homelessness. Many of our team members have decades of hands-on experience in the nonprofit and supportive services sectors.

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Maria Devlin
President & CEO

Lisa Allard
Chief Financial Officer

Stephanie Savard
Chief External Relations Officer

Meghan Shea
Chief Programs Officer

Pamela Hawkes
Vice President of Resource Development

Kristen McGuigan
Vice President of Clinical and Supportive Services

Kerry Pellerin
Vice President of Human Resources

Chris Wellington
Vice President of Housing Development & Operations

Ann-Elise Bryant
Director, Housing and Supportive Services

Kyle Chumas
Director of Marketing and Communications

Rebecca Pichardo
Director of Shelter Operations

Board of Directors – Families in Transition

Families in Transition is overseen by a knowledgeable and talented Board of Directors with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Scott W. Ellison – Chair
Partner, Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson, PLLC
Board member since 2018

Roy Tilsley – Vice Chair
Shareholder, Bernstein Shur
Board member since 2018

Robert Bartley, CPA, CFP – Treasurer
President, Bartley Financial Advisors
Board member since 2018

Frank Saglio – Co. Treasurer
Sr. Manager, Tax, WIPFLI, LLC
Board member since 2018

Kristi Scarpone – Secretary
Corporate and Foundation Relations & Field Development Strategy, FIRST
Board member since 2018

Dick Anagnost – Member at Large
President, Anagnost Companies
Board member since 2018

Heather Whitfield – Member at Large
Sr. Vice President, People’s United Bank
Board member since 2018

David Cassidy – Past Co-Chair
Retired
Board member since 2018

Mary Ann Aldrich
Sr. Advisor Community & Relations, External Affairs, Dartmouth Hitchcock
Board member since 2018

Roy Ballentine
Executive Chairman, Ballentine Partners, LLC
Board member since 2019

Robert Bonfiglio
Co-Founder, Rise Private Wealth Management
Board member since 2011

Chad Campbell
Director of Strategic Accounts, Silvertech
Board member since 2021

Colleen Cone
Vice President, Human Resouces, Comcast
Board member since 2018

AnnMarie French
Executive Director, NH Fiscal Policy Institute
Board member since 2018

Brian Hansen
Project Manager, Team Engineering
Board member since 2018

Alison Hutcheson
Associate Director, Legal, Merchants Fleet Management
Board member since 2018

Sarah Jacobs
Project Manager, AmeriCorps
Board member since 2019

Sean Leighton
Captain, City of Manchester Police Department
Board member since 2019

Brian Mikol
Co-Owner, Spectrum Marketing
Board member since 2018

Michael McCormick
Reporting & Analytics Director, DBG Sales Operations
Board member since 2020

Wayne McCormick, CFP
Director Wealth Manager, Steward Partners Managing
Board member since 2018

Rev. Gayle Murphy
Minister At Large
Board member since 2020

Stephen Norton
Chief Strategy Officer, Solution Health
Board member since 2021

Jack Olson
Retired
Board member since 2018

Danielle Pliska
Vice President, Finance, FIRST
Board member since 2021

Michael Simoneau
SVP, Community Outreach Officer, Members First Credit Union
Board member since 2021

Kitten Stearns
Realtor, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Board member since 2018

Melissa Szymanowski
Human Resources, Benefits, Risk & Safety, Leadership, Coca-Cola
Board member since 2021

Board of Directors – Housing Benefits

Heather Whitfield – Chair
Senior Vice President, Peoples United Bank
Board member since 2018

Jessica Morin – Treasurer
Major Account Manager, Waste Management
Board member since 2017

Brian Hansen – Secretary
Project Manager, Team Engineering
Board member since 2018

David Cassidy
Board member since 2020

Richard Goulette
Board member since 2019

Sam Dove – Alumni
Board member since 2016

Liz Isabelle
Board member since 2019

Josh Reap
Board member since 2021