SCO News

Suzette Gordon

February 23, 2018 /

Suzette Gordon was appointed President & CEO of SCO Family of Services in July 2023. In this role, she assumes oversight of the agency’s extensive continuum of residential and community-based child welfare, early childhood, youth development, family support, special needs, and homeless services. Suzette joined SCO in January 2019 as…

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Karen I. Abreu-Rosano

February 23, 2018 /

Karen Abreu-Rosano was appointed Chief Program Officer in July 2023, managing a diverse portfolio of SCO’s programming including Community Health and Wellness Services, Education and Community Services, Family Permanency and Support Services, and the development and management of the 29-I Health Facility. Karen has been a rising star at SCO…

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Rasheed Frazier

May 8, 2023 /

Rasheed Frazier, LMSW, was appointed Chief Program Officer in April 2024, overseeing an extensive portfolio of SCO’s programming including Residential and Youth Justice Services, Housing Services, and Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. A hands-on, solution-oriented innovator, Rasheed has been in an upward trajectory at SCO since joining the organization…

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Rebecca Lukeman

September 28, 2020 /

Rebecca Lukeman is the leader of SCO’s initiatives related to all Human Resources functions, including recruitment, benefits, compensation, engagement, and evaluation of the agency’s workforce. Rebecca was elevated to her current role in 2020 after spending six months serving as the Acting Vice President of Human Resources. She joined SCO’s…

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Doug O’Dell

December 22, 2022 /

Douglas O’Dell rejoined SCO in December 2022 in the role of Chief Operating Officer with a focus on optimizing SCO’s program portfolio in partnership with the Chief Program Officer to continue to best serve our clients. A widely respected expert in the field of services to vulnerable populations of children,…

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Helen O’Reilly

April 15, 2024 /

Helen O’Reilly was appointed SCO’s Chief Legal Officer in April 2024, where she represents SCO in all legal matters, provides legal guidance to the President, Executive Council, and staff, and acts in an advisory capacity on major projects. As Chief Legal Counsel, Helen leads SCO’s in-house legal services department, reviews…

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Lisa Sammon

March 1, 2018 /

Lisa Sammon oversees SCO’s financial and accounting functions. Lisa was appointed Chief Financial Officer in November 2023, having served as the Interim CFO since December 2022, heading the agency’s Accounting, Treasury, Consumer Banking, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes. Previously, she held the role of Vice President, Accounting & Financial…

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Tracey Ulcena

November 30, 2023 /

Tracey Ulcena was named Chief of Staff in November 2023. In this role, Tracey is responsible for translating organization-wide strategic projects and initiatives into action. She directly supports the CEO and the broader Executive Team, sets strategic priorities, and creates and maintains cross-departmental relationships to enable leadership success. Tracey joined…

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Anansa Bagot

March 1, 2018 /

Anansa Bagot was named Vice President of Education and Community Services in November 2023, after serving for four months as the Interim VP. In this role, Anansa oversees SCO’s continuum of Early Childhood services, which includes Early Childhood Education Centers, Home-Visiting Programs, Early Learn and Early Head Start programs, and…

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Kimberly Bargfrede

September 28, 2021 /

Kimberly Bargfrede was appointed Vice President, Residential and Youth Justice Services in 2024, managing a portfolio of programs that serve adolescents, young adults, and their families. Kim oversees group living for young mothers, LGBTQ youth, court-involved youth, youth with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs, evidence-based preventive services for adolescents…

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Christina Calabrese

March 1, 2018 /

Christina Calabrese oversees the training and professional development needs of SCO’s diverse employee base.  As Vice President, Center for Professional Development she is responsible for developing methods to build capacity and competency of staff; create professional development opportunities; ensure compliance with training requirements of regulatory agencies, and coordinate a training…

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Randy Daley

May 8, 2023 /

Randy Daley, Vice President, Accounting and Financial Reporting, oversees the main Accounting, Accounts Receivable, and Reporting functions of SCO’s Finance Department. He manages the coordination of the monthly closings, preparation of monthly financial statements, and ensures that program billings are submitted and collected in a timely manner. He is also…

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Tara Drennen

January 23, 2023 /

Tara Drennen was appointed SCO’s Chief Information Officer in January 2023. In this role, Tara sets and executes SCO’s IT strategy across the agency, overseeing enterprise-wide technology implementations, applications, cybersecurity, server and device management, infrastructure services, and end-user technology support. A hands-on leader with over 20 years of experience, Tara…

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Leslie Johnson

June 25, 2018 /

Leslie Johnson provides leadership and supervision of the marketing and communications functions of the agency, and leads the team responsible for ‘telling our story’ to SCO’s varied constituents including the public, media, elected officials, donors, trustees, staff, and clients.  Leslie’s portfolio encompasses internal and external messaging, media relations, branding, digital…

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Jessica Hanlon

December 22, 2022 /

Jessica Hanlon, a seasoned attorney with 30 years of experience in civil litigation and nonprofit law, is SCO’s Associate Counsel and Vice President of Legal Services. Jessica joined SCO in 2016 in the role of Legal Services Manager within the agency’s Business Operations department. In 2019, she was named Associate…

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