Senior Leadership

HD leadership is dedicated to the development and continuance of programs that are responsive to the self-identified concerns of the people we serve and that have a real effect in their lives. CHD’s mission “to provide a broad range of high quality, community-oriented human services dedicated to promoting, enhancing and protecting the dignity and welfare of people in need” is at the heart of all decisions made by CHD leadership.


Leadership postion -CEO- Jim Goodwin



Jim Goodwin, President/CEO



Felix Cirillo, Chief Information Officer

Amale Barbara Neary, Chief Financial Officer

Lois Nesci, Chief Operating Officer


Shane Brooks, Vice President of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Katherine Cook, Vice President, Adult Services

Ben Craft, Vice President of Community Engagement 

Carol Fitzgerald, Vice President, Human Resources

Anthony Hebert, Vice President, Mental Health, Connecticut

Marjorie Loring, Vice President, Fiscal Services

John Roberson, Vice President, Children & Family Services