YONKERS, N.Y. –ANDRUS, a leading provider of children and family resources, announced today it has named five experienced individuals to its senior leadership team: Bryan Murphy will become Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; Lorelei Vargas will become Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer; Kerron Norman will serve as Vice President of Community Based Programs; Derek Kolleeny will serve as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and R. Tito Del Pilar will become Vice President of Human Resources and Knowledge Management.
“My principal goals at ANDRUS are to enhance the tools we use to support the health and well-being of our children and families across divisions, and to expand our strategies and development efforts to support our work,” said ANDRUS President and CEO Mimi Corcoran. “I am confident that these five individuals will help us accomplish exactly that. This new senior leadership structure will support the growth of the organization, our board and ensure that we continue on our path to excellence.”
Murphy previously served as Vice President for Campus Programs and Operations. In his new role he will handle day-to-day operations of the Campus Division, Orchard School, Residential, Clinical and Health Center Services, MIS, Facilities and Operations, and Compliance. Murphy resides in Bethel, CT.
Vargas previously served as Vice President for Strategic Initiatives. In her new role she will be developing and guiding ANDRUS’ strategic planning across the organization, supporting programs and partnerships, overseeing direct operational assignments to support strategic growth as needed; building a solid comprehensive funding base to support the ANDRUS vision; and providing guidance on relevant public policy and advocacy issues. Vargas resides in Yonkers.
Del Pilar previously served as Director of Workforce Development. In his new role he will be responsible for managing all Human Resource functions including the recruitment, hiring, benefits management, and the professional development of all ANDRUS personnel. Del Pilar resides in Newburgh.
Norman will be responsible for all Community and Mental Health programs. She will continue to lead the growth and development of ANDRUS’ work in the community, ensuring programs are high quality and safely managed; managing documentation and reports to ensure it is clear, accurate and timely; and taking the lead on understanding the emerging changes to the healthcare system. Kerron resides in Bronx.
Kolleeny will continue to oversee all functions and business relationships relevant to the organization’s financial operations, and ensure full compliance with all regulatory requirements and reporting activities. Kolleeny resides Sleepy Hollow.
ANDRUS provides a broad range of social services for families and children through research, training and innovative programs. Founded in 1928, ANDRUS today is a family-centered organization offering an array of innovative programs to help children, families and communities meet their full potential. Based in Yonkers, N.Y. ANDRUS operates 14 locations in Westchester County. ANDRUS also operates the Andrus Center for Learning and Innovation and the Sanctuary Institute, which has provided training and consultation to over 250 organizations worldwide in the use of a trauma-sensitive model for treatment.