Senior Leadership

CHD 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



Amale Barbara Neary, Chief Financial Officer

Nicole Gagne, Chief Operating Officer


Shane Brooks, Vice President of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Katherine Cook, Vice President of Behavioral Health

Ben Craft, Vice President of Community Engagement 

Carol Fitzgerald, Vice President of Human Resources

Anthony Hebert, Vice President of Mental Health, Connecticut

Marjorie Loring, Vice President of Fiscal Services

John Roberson, Vice President of Children & Family Services