Consultant, Elmira Stamping and Manufacturing Corporation, Inc., Zurenda Enterprises, Inc. and Subsidiary Companies.
President and CEO, Elmira Stamping and Manufacturing Corporation, Inc., Co-President and CEO, Zurenda Enterprises, Inc. and Subsidiary Companies. Facilitated the transition of company into second generation of ownership. Successfully performed turn-around on ES&M. Brought companies into compliance with all regulatory mandates. Oversaw threefold increase in sales while company gained ISO certification. Currently selling interest in business.
Family Systems Therapist in private practice. Successfully carried on practice serving individuals, couples, and families. Worked with many issues including; strong focus on etoh and drug issues, co-occuring disorders, depression, relationships, work and career, anxiety and phobias, sexual identity, PTSD and others. Supervise other therapists. Co-facilitated group for gay men. Took supervision from Stephen Gilligan, Ph.D. for several years. Always maintain local supervision.
Family and Children’s Service, Inc. Therapist in Family and Children’s Employee Assistance Program. Began as Intern while obtaining MSW. Hired upon graduation as full-time clinician. Served all populations and issues in University town. Had great supervision from Director of Program. Trained supervisors at local companies, schools, and University in the use of EAPs and how to identify and refer problem employees. Studied the work of Milton Erickson, Jay Haley, Bill O’Hanlon, and others who focused on short-term interventions. Trained as a Clinical Hypnotherapist and became Certified as same.
Board Member and Officer of Zurenda Enterprises and Subs.
- Saint Lawrence University, BA in History
- School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, Certificate in Employee Assistance Knowledge and Practice- First Graduating Class
- Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, MBA; Teaching Assistant
- School of Social Work, Syracuse University; MSW
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York State– LCSW-R
Boards and Professional Involvements
Past Chairman Family and Children’s Service, Past-Chair Board of Visitors Syracuse University School of Social Work, Founding board member of Ithaca Community Recovery, past Board member of Cayuga Addictions Recovery Service, past member of the City of Ithaca Planning and Development Board, member NASW, past President of The Advocacy Center, Board member of The Wilson House, East Dorset, Vermont