SCO’s Karolina Veprek Honored as One of New York Nonprofit Media’s “40 Under 40” Rising Stars
June 1, 2018 / SCO News
Glen Cove, NY SCO Family of Services, a provider of essential human services throughout New York City and on Long Island, today announced Karolina Veprek, Special Projects Manager of SCO Family of Services, will be honored as one of New York Nonprofit Media’s “40 Under 40” rising stars in New York’s nonprofits at a reception April 12 at the New York Academy of Sciences.
Each year, NYN Media selects 40 men and women under the age of 40 who have already made a significant impact in the field of human services and who are poised to do great things in the years to come. Ms. Veprek has been selected as one of those individuals.
As SCO’s Special Project Manager, Karolina Veprek is involved in a myriad of activities including government relations, policy and budget advocacy, strategic planning and new program incubation. Her dedication to the mission of SCO along with her tremendous work ethic make her an integral and highly regarded member of the agency.
Ms. Veprek started at SCO in 2012 as a Special Assistant to the Chief Strategy Officer, where she laid the foundation for the spectrum of activities in which she is currently involved. She has continually expanded her portfolio at SCO to assume an emerging leadership role.
A compassionate and dedicated professional, Ms. Veprek strongly believes in the synergy of collaboration with accountability. She is conscientious, committed, and strives for excellence in everything she does – all with the goal of enriching the lives of the people SCO serves. Ms. Veprek epitomizes the best ideals of the Human Service industry and is the embodiment of the emerging leader.
A resident of Glen Cove, Long Island, Ms. Veprek holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Illinois Springfield and a BFA from the College of New Rochelle. She is an active member in her community, often volunteering for community and parish events.
families and individuals with support services and community activities
of children with complex behavioral health needs discharged from SCO's Bridges to Health program are successfully living at home and in the community, averting the need for more restrictive institutional care