SCO News

Kim Thomas

August 18, 2023 /

Kim Thomas was appointed VP of Family Permanency and Support Services in August 2023. In this role, Kim is responsible for ensuring the permanency and well-being of over 450 children and youth in Foster Care in over 300 Foster/Adoptive Homes. She oversees Enhanced Family Foster Care and specialized departments for…

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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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Lori Hannibal

May 8, 2023 /

Lori Hannibal oversees SCO’s health and wellness portfolio of programs, providing expertise and vision while promoting collaboration and fiscal responsibility. Her team of health professionals provide Care Management, Behavioral Health, and Substance Use supports to meet the needs of those we serve – at home, in the community, in residential…

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Nichole Tate

April 26, 2023 /

Nichole was elevated to the role of Vice President of Human Resources in 2023 where she oversees all aspects of the Human Resources Department, including recruitment, benefits, compensation, and engagement. She is also responsible for the implementation of agency initiatives and she works with the Chief Human Resources Officer to…

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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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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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Juliette McKenna

October 12, 2022 /

Juliette McKenna joined SCO Family of Services in October 2022 as Chief Development Officer. In this role, Juliette leads the agency’s fundraising efforts, with a focus on securing and expanding funding opportunities to advance SCO’s mission. She provides strategic and operational leadership of the Development Department, overseeing individual, foundation, 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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Samantha Sutfin-Gray

November 1, 2019 /

Samantha Sutfin-Gray joined SCO in September 2019 overseeing the agency’s Performance and Quality Department. Sam also has overall responsibility for the agency’s accreditation processes involving both COA and Praesidium. In November 2023, Sam’s portfolio was expanded to include oversight of SCO’s Compliance Department. She is SCO’s Chief Compliance Officer and…

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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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Arthur Zanko

March 1, 2018 /

Arthur Zanko joined SCO in 2000. He oversees our New York City individual and family homeless shelters and the Independence Inns that offer temporary shelter to New York City homeless and runaway youth. Art has more than 35 years of experience as a leader in human services. He served as…

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Susan Moran

March 1, 2018 /

Susan Moran oversees all residential and community programs for people with developmental disabilities. Prior to joining SCO in 2003 as Assistant Executive Director, she served as Director of Residential Services at Queens Centers for Progress (formerly United Cerebral Palsy of Queens) where she developed the Individual Residential Alternative (IRA) program…

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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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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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96%

of 12th graders in Family Foster Care graduated high school; 61% are enrolled in post-secondary education

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