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Leadership, staff, departments and resources

Arc of Westchester Executive Staff

Richard P. Swierat

Executive Director

Tibisay Guzmán

Associate Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer

Nancy Patota

Executive Director, Arc of Westchester Foundation

Norman Szymanski

Chief Financial Officer

Rosemarie Crisafi

Assistant Executive Director, Residential Services

Lawrence Faulkner, Esq.

Director of Corporate Compliance and General Counsel

Fran Porcaro

Assistant Executive Director of Educational Services

Soosan Tehrani


Myriam Vocke

Director of Human Resources

Steven R. Yellen

Assistant Executive Director of Innovations and Community Development

The Gleeson-Israel Gateway Center

265 Saw Mill River Road

Hawthorne, NY 10532

Contact: Carol Gearing, Director, Life Planning Center phone: 914.949.9300, ext. 4620


The Ann Manzi Center

699 Main Street,

Mount Kisco, NY 10549

phone: 914.241.0505

fax: 914.241.0759

Contact: Patty Corbi, Community Day Habilitation Director

The Stella & Simon Sheib Center

567 Yonkers Avenue

Yonkers, NY 10704

phone: 914.963.1600

fax: 914.423.2393

Contact: Tim Synan, Program Director, Day Habilitation

The Children’s School for Early Development

40 Saw Mill River Road

Hawthorne, NY 10532

phone: 914.347.3227, ext. 106

fax: 914.347.4216

Contact: Fran Porcaro, Assistant Executive Director Educational Services

eDocNY and Arc of Westchester Business Services

10 County Center Road

White Plains, NY 10607

phone: 914.681.0656, ext. 222

fax: 914.428.6647

Contact: Linda Warner, Director of Career and Business Opportunities