Our Catholic Charities Team

Administrative Staff

Philomena Pereira, Chief Executive Officer
Sharon Aragona, Chief Operating Officer
Helen Rombalski, Executive Assistant
Guy Scheiwiller, Director of Finance
Jack Rutkowski, Accountant
Lucille Acken, Diocesan Director for Organizational Development and Grants
David Montrose, Performance, Quality Improvement and Compliance Director
Pamela D’Ambrosio, Contracts Manager
Angie Nickol, Accounts Payable
Peggy Shaw, Accounts Payable Assistant

Regional Director

Mary Shaughnessy, Collier County

Program Directors/Coordinators/Managers

Lucille Acken, Immigration Services
Yuri Kaplun, Refugee ResettlementĀ Program and Disaster Response Logistics
Joan Pierse, Office Manager and Volunteer Coordinator Sarasota and Manatee Counties
Reina Buzzi, Financial Assistance
Joyce Scott, Our Mother’s House
Jamie Van Dyke, St. Martha’s Early Learning Center
Ruth Ross, Senior Case Management
Roseann Albertario, Family Haven
Colleen McMenamin, Bethesda House
Lucy Sanchez Cruz, Housing Counseling
Kimi Harms, Boca Grande Child Preschool
Kathleen Nelson, New Paradigm
Matthew Glass, Red Cross Mental Health Counseling Grant
Erika Pineros, Human Trafficking Victims Assistance
Alice Del Valle, Senior Support Coordination Program
Alice Del Valle, SNAP and Infant Toddler Supply Program
Jose Perez, Positive Youth Development Program
Paulina Matias, Disaster Relief Services
Pam Malafronte, AFCAAM After School Reading Program
Veronica Barber, AFCAAM Mentoring Programs
Roseann Albertario, AFCAAM Development
Allegra Belliard, Judy Sullivan Family Resource Center
Peggy Rodriguez, Guadalupe Social Services
Geri Poletti, Family Counseling Center
Tatiana Fortune, Golden Gate Senior Center
Cynthia Townsend, Catholic Charities DeSoto County
Clara Alvarez, Casa San Juan Bosco Education Programs

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