Leadership

The Moore Center is managed by a distinguished and dedicated group of human services professionals and benefits from the guidance of a board of directors that is committed to the highest standards of care and performance.

Senior Leadership Team

Janet Bamberg, President and CEO

With over 20 years of dedicated service to The Moore Center, Janet’s extraordinary depth of knowledge in the healthcare, human services and nonprofit sectors uniquely position her to serve in the organization’s top leadership role.

Janet first joined The Moore Center in 2001, first as a consultant, before being named Chief Financial Officer in 2005. Prior to this, she was Vice President of Programs and Services at Massachusetts Easter Seals Society. She also worked in community-based services for Quality Care and the VNA Care Network and was a registered nurse at the New England Medical Center in Boston, MA. She earned an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and received her undergraduate degree in nursing at North Park College in Illinois.

Janet is a trustee of the RiverWoods Group in Exeter, NH and chairs the Granite State Health and Human Services Trust and the HELM Trust.

Maureen Rose-Julian, Senior Vice President

Maureen joined The Moore Center in 1984. She has served the organization and our clients in a number of capacities, including through direct service, investigating complaints, directing day services, working in case management as both a case manager and director, and now as Vice President of Individual and Family Services. In her current role, she oversees Clinical Services, Family Support Services, In Home Supports, Intake/Eligibility, Wait List, Client Benefit Services, Vendor Management, Quality, and the utilization/procurement of Medicaid revenue.

In addition, she serves as the liaison to the Bureau of Developmental Services regarding funding and client issues. Maureen holds an undergraduate degree in social services from the University Massachusetts in Amherst and a Master’s degree in business from Southern NH University. 

Ellen M. Roposa, Vice President of Resource Development

An experienced fundraising executive, Ellen joined The Moore Center in 1997 after spending ten years as Manager of Resource Development at the Elliot Hospital in Manchester. She has also held management positions at Cullinet Software and the Rhode Island Department for Children and Families. Ellen holds an Associate’s degree from The Sawyer School of Business, Providence RI, and furthered her business studies at Southern New Hampshire University.

She is a former Board and Executive committee member of the Council on Fundraising, member of the Association for Fundraising Professionals, lifelong member of the Elliot Hospital Associates, and member of the Manchester Women’s Club.

Bethany Earls, Vice President of Services

Bethany integrates more than two decades of experience in for-profit and non-profit organizations with a heartfelt desire to serve her community. She began working as Director of Human Resources at The Moore Center in 2008 and in 2016 accepted the role of Vice President of Services, providing operational and fiscal oversight for Residential Services, Day Services, Nursing Services, Family-Directed Services, Case Management Services, Family-Centered Early Supports and Services, and Moore Options for Seniors (MOS). After living and working abroad, Bethany began her human resource career in the biotechnology industry supporting the Human Genome Project and subsequently worked as a business partner for a global financial corporation. 

Bethany is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR, SHRM-SCP), is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and serves on the Board Committee of Mission and Ethics at Catholic Medical Center. She earned a B.A. degree in sociology magna cum laude from Stonehill College.

Denise Doucette, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

As Vice President and CFO, Denise is responsible for the Business Office, Information Technology and Facilities. Her career spans over 30 years in the business and finance sectors, working in a variety of roles both in healthcare and community services.

Denise joined The Moore Center in 2020 as Controller. Prior to this, she worked as Director of Business and Finance for Becket Academy, Inc. (formerly LifeShare Management Group, LLC). She also served as Controller/Chief Information Officer at Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., and in other positions in finance and accounting. She is currently enrolled in the MBA program at Southern New Hampshire University, and received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Granite State College.

Denise served four years in the United States Air Force, honorably discharged, and received The Good Conduct Medal.

Matt Kfoury, Chairman of the Board – Central Paper Products

Matt is Chief Operating Officer of the Central Paper Division of Imperial Dade. A Manchester native, he serves on several boards including the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Catholic Medical Center, NeighborWorks Southern NH and the Manchester Historic Association. He is also actively engaged in numerous other committees and task forces, including appointments by Governor Sununu to the Residential Ratepayers Advisory Board, the Advisory Council on Employment Compensation and the Judicial Selection Commission.

Matt received an undergraduate degree from the University of New Hampshire, Durham and an MBA from Suffolk University in Boston.

Sue Majewski, Vice Chair – Bedford Ambulatory Surgical Center

Sue possesses over twenty-five years of leadership experience in healthcare management.  In 1994 Sue was employed by the Bedford Ambulatory Surgical Center, where she currently serves as Chief Operating Officer.  Her expertise includes overall management of facility and staff operations, oversight of compliance with state and federal regulations and development and implementation of marketing and strategic planning ventures. 

Additionally, her primary responsibilities include payor relations, including negotiation/maintenance of contractual agreements and oversight of all aspects of the accounts receivable process.  Sue currently serves at the ASC Executive Member on the Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Health Care Quality Assurance Commission, and is a member of the ASC Association and the Medical Group Management Association.

Ralf Kraemer, Treasurer – Kluber Lubrication

Ralf is CEO of Kluber Lubrication NA LP. Ralf is responsible for overseeing sales and marketing for the US, Canada, and Mexico and for overseeing the local NH sites of Kluber Lubrication. Ralf is a US Citizen born in Germany. He, his wife, and their three children moved to Bedford, New Hampshire in 2012. Ralf is involved with the Bedford Bobcats/Special; Olympics of New Hampshire through the Freudenberg e2 initiative focusing on partnership and financial support to local non-profits concerned with education and the environment. Ralf and his family feel particularly strong about facilitating the inspiring work done by organizations like the Jesuit Refugee Service supporting displaced people around the world.

Ralf has more than 20 years of executive management and sales and marketing experience in the specialty chemical, metal cutting, and industrial equipment industry. Prior to joining Kluber Lubrication NA LP as CEO, Ralf managed Vollmer of America Corp., a specialty machine tool manufacturing company for almost ten years as president responsible for their North American operations. Prior to this, Ralf managed Schunk Intec, Inc., an automation, work-holding and tool-holding company as president responsible for their North American operations.

Ralf holds a degree in industrial engineering and management from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany and an MBA from the Isenberg School of Management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Heidi Copeland, Secretary – Business NH Magazine

Heidi is president of Millyard Communications Inc., which publishes a monthly business magazine, Business NH Magazine, and produces eight to 10 events annually, including the Made in NH Expo.

Heidi is a graduate of the University of Southern California where she studied journalism. She began a career as a newspaper reporter eventually migrating to the business side of journalism.

She sits on a number of boards including the Greater Manchester Chamber, Leadership NH, and the Small Business Development Center. 

Mary Ann Aldrich – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Mary Ann has been part of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock team for eighteen years.  Currently the Senior Advisor for Community Relations, her past roles have been as the Clinical Director of Operations for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester and as the Clinical Director for Community Health. Prior to returning to New Hampshire where she grew up, she worked in various healthcare roles in Wisconsin and Massachusetts utilizing her background as a Nurse Practitioner, and healthcare administrator. She graduated from the Elliot Hospital School of Nursing in Keene, NH, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program. She received her BS in Healthcare Administration from Stonehill College and MS in Management from Lesley College.

As a resident of Concord, New Hampshire, she maintains a healthy balance of her professional life and being a proactive participant on numerous non-profit boards and committees.  Current memberships include Northeast Delta Dental, New Horizons/Families in Transition, New Hampshire Children’s Trust, NH Public Health Association, and the Visiting Nurse Association of Manchester and Southern NH.

Jake Berry – New Futures

Jake is the Vice President of Policy at New Futures and manages the organization’s policy efforts, providing expertise and management in healthcare, substance use, and early childhood policy. His role includes tracking critical legislation and ensuring that lawmakers, advocates, and the public are well-informed about New Futures’ core issues.

Prior to joining New Futures, Jake served as District Director for U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster in New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District. He also worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers throughout New Hampshire and across New England, including the Nashua Telegraph, the Cape Cod Times, the Keene Sentinel and others. Jake currently serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors of Temple Adath Yeshurun in Manchester. He has previously served on the boards of Best Buddies New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Press Association. 

As a Granite State native, Jake attended Manchester public schools. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Sociology from Boston College and received a Master’s in Educational Studies from Southern New Hampshire University. In his spare time, Jake enjoys spicy food, BC sports and the music of Bruce Springsteen.  He lives in Manchester with his wife, Anna; their twin boys, Evan and Jonah; and their dog, Clarence the Corgi. 

Justin Benton – Executive Health and Sports Center / Express Fitness / NH Sportsplex

Justin is President and General Manager of Executive Health and Sports Center, (Manchester NH) Express Fitness (Hooksett NH), and NH Sportsplex (Bedford NH), which are a collection of family-owned and operated active lifestyle companies and facilitates.

Unwavering in his conviction that innovative offerings, evangelical customers, and inspired employees all fuel each other, Justin has translated this belief into a career of successful business leadership. Prior to his return to NH in 2011, his career efforts included leading the operations division of an insurance consulting company awarded #7 on the Inc. 500 startup list, and leading federal government contract capture efforts for the publicly traded company Black Box (BBOX).

Justin, a Granite State Native and Northeastern graduate is active in the local community. He’s served as either a committee or board member for a number of charitable causes including, The Granite State Baseball Dinner to benefit CHAD and the Fisher Cats Foundation, Boy Scouts of America Daniel Webster Council – Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner, where Executive Health & Sports Center was awarded the corporate citizen of the year in 2015, and as an active member of the Bill Kelly Memorial Road Race & Hula Hustle to benefit New Horizons, to name a few. In his spare time Justin enjoys fishing, playing basketball, and the occasional game of Monopoly. He resides in Bedford NH with his wife, Erica; and their children Jack & Andi Rose.

Dan Cronin – CGI Employee Benefits Group

Dan is the President of CGI Business Solutions. He began his career as an Insurance Broker and Financial Advisor upon his graduation from the Whittemore School of Business at UNH with a Bachelor’s degree. Prior to forming CGI, Dan worked in the insurance industry as a broker for seven years.

He is an active member in the insurance industry and serves on the advisory boards for Anthem BCBS, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Tufts Healthcare, and Northeast Delta Dental. He works closely with the insurance carriers to develop and implement local product offerings that are both innovative and cost effective to employers.

Dan is an active and influential leader in the community. He has a passion for non-profits and enjoys lending a helping hand wherever needed.

Rick Elwell

Rick is a Certified Public Accountant and consultant to a variety of organizations. In 2015, he retired from Elliot Health System where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for 17 years. Prior to that he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at UMass Memorial Health Care in Worcester, MA and also worked as an auditor and consultant for Deloitte and Ernst & Young. 

Rick currently teaches in the graduate program at the University of New Hampshire. He has an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of New Hampshire and an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University. He also sits on the boards of Amoskeag Health, New Hampshire Higher Education Loan Corporation, and Manchester Country Club.

Michael Gilbert, MD, MS, MHCDS – Catholic Medical Center

Mike is Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at Catholic Medical Center, where he oversees the administrative and professional functions of all medical staff services related to physicians, surgeons and advanced practice providers. Previously, he was Medical Director at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord and served as Medical Director of Monadnock Community Hospital’s endoscopy unit.

He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Lasalle University and his Master of Science in Microbiology and Immunology from Thomas Jefferson University. He also received a Master of Health Care Delivery Science at Dartmouth College. Mike earned his Doctor of Medicine from Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, as well as a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Rochester.

Joe Kenney – The Provident Bank

Joe is Senior Vice President for Commercial Lending and is the Team Leader of The Provident Bank’s Commercial Lending Team. His career spans over 20 years in commercial banking and he’s worked in the Bedford, Manchester and Concord markets throughout his career.

Joe is actively involved in many community organizations as Vice Chair of the Community Impact Committee for Granite United Way of Merrimack County, and a board member of the Penacook Community Center and The Independent Community Basketball League.

He received a B.S. in Business Administration and Management from Southern New Hampshire University.

Tina Legere 

Tina was most recently Senior Vice President of Operations for Catholic Medical Center, where she was responsible for overseeing many of the hospital’s day-to-day operations.

Her extensive healthcare experience also includes previous roles as Chief Executive Officer at Central Maine Medical Center and Parkland Medical Center in Derry.  

 

 

Cathy Schmidt – McLane Middleton

As the Executive Director and CEO at McLane Middleton, Cathy is responsible for overseeing the operational, financial, marketing and human resource functions of the law firm, and works closely with the firm’s management team on day to day operations and strategic planning. Cathy joined the firm after spending almost six years as President and CEO at Citizens Bank New Hampshire & Vermont.

Cathy is a resident of Bedford, New Hampshire and is very involved in the community. She has served on the Boards of New Hampshire Business and Industry Association, the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, the Manchester Economic Development Corporation, and the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts. She also spent ten years on the board of Granite United Way. Cathy currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Nackey Loeb School of Communications and is on the Capital Campaign Committee for CATCH – a nonprofit housing organization.

Cathy holds a B.S. in economics and psychology from Boston College.

Maria Sieper, Family Support Council

Maria’s career path initially focused on human resources and finance until the birth of her son who was diagnosed with neuro-developmental disabilities. This experience inspired her to become an advocate for the disabled through educating, spreading community awareness, and working to eliminate the social stigma and barriers of discrimination.

Maria has testified before the Department of Health and Human Services in support of legalizing medical marijuana and serves as Co-chair and Treasurer of The Moore Center’s Family Support Advisory Council. She received an M.S. in International Economics from Moscow State Linguistic University and is a graduate of Leadership New Hampshire. She is currently enrolled in the New Hampshire-Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program (NH-ME LEND) at the University of New Hampshire.

Ed Sullivan – Welch & Forbes, LLC

Ed Sullivan is a Londonderry resident and is Director of Client Development for Welch & Forbes LLC, a Boston based Registered Investment Advisory firm providing investment management and other financial services.

Ed is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and Suffolk University Law School. He is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association and active in a number of organizations throughout New England. 

Steve Thiel – Southern New Hampshire University

Steve serves as the Assistant Vice President of Social Impact and Community Relations for Southern New Hampshire University. A seasoned partnership professional, Steve focuses on bringing the resources of the University to bear for the benefit of the communities in which it resides, including locally, across the United States, and globally—including supporting a cohort of high school-aged women in Kenya.

Steve also leads a team at the SNHU Center for New Americans, a program supporting New American families in youth and adult education, in partnership with YWCA New Hampshire. Steve has a brother with autism, who he credits with fueling his passion for community relations.   

Family Support Advisory Council

The New Hampshire Bureau of Developmental Services established and supports the Family Support Advisory Councils for each of its 10 service areas. Each council is a volunteer committee consisting of people with a family member receiving services from the area agency.

The council advises and monitors the area agency (In Region VII, that’s The Moore Center) regarding family issues and helps to develop goals and family support plans with The Moore Center’s Family Support department. The council has direct control of a portion of funding for our region, determining how best to use it to meet families’ needs.

To contact The Moore Center’s Family Support Council, email themoorecenter@nhfamilysupport.org

Region VII Family Support Advisory Council Members

Chris Marchand, Chair
Marie Sieper, Vice-Chair/Treasurer
Tom Stencavage, Secretary
Maureen Rose-Julian, VP – Moore Center Representative
Pam Macdonald
Denise St Onge
Cecile Lessard
Therese Quirion
Ellen Boudreau
Susan Piecuch
Cherrie Murray
Denise Fay
Barbara Swiger
Andrew Smellie
Pattie Smellie
Roger Pinard

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