SCO News

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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