Leadership

Deb PhotoDebra A. Greenwood, President/CEO

Debra A. Greenwood, President and CEO has spent more than 35 years in non-profit management, with extensive experience in strategic planning, fundraising, community mobilization and leadership and program development. Prior to joining The Center for Family Justice in 2007,she served as a CEO at various YMCAs in the region, leading four successful Capital Campaigns that resulted in the creation of a new YMCA, two renovations at different Ys, and most recently remodeling The Center for Family Justice. Her tenure on the Town of Monroe’s Youth Commission in the 1990s led to her passion for strengthening youth programs that focused on after-school activities, in addition to implementing physical and well-being initiatives into these programs through the national YMCA. For a decade, she served as a faculty advisor with the national YMCA, writing curriculum and mainstreaming children with disabilities into physical educations programs in public schools throughout Connecticut. MORE

Mark Antonini, CFO/ COO

Mark Antonini, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operations Officer provides overall leadership for managing financial resources, tracking and monitoring financial expenditures, and ensuring that financial spending is in line with agency budgets. In conjunction with the President/CEO and management team, he is responsible for implementing short- and long-term strategies for managing and improving the overall financial health and systems of The Center. MORE

Marissa Donnelly, Director of Development

Marissa Donnelly, Director of Development, and her team are responsible for donor development as well as more than a half-dozen significant fundraising events. Additionally, she plays a key role in cultivating the financial sustainability of The Center, which provides crisis and support services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in the communities of Bridgeport, Fairfield, Easton, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull. MORE

Amanda Posila, Director of Education & Community Engagement

Amanda Posila, Director of Programs provides expertise, leadership and support to the agency’s intervention and prevention services. In her current role, Amanda promotes social change and justice through advocacy, collaboration and community organizing. She has worked with victims of domestic and sexual violence as well as diverse communities for more than 15 years, raising awareness about the impact of these issues through outreach and education. MORE

Paul Santos, Director of Information Technology & Operations

Paul Santos, Director of Information Technology and Operations has been working with The Center since 2003 as the lead technical expert on staff implementing solutions that helps The Center drive its mission forward.  MORE