Happy Thanksgiving from LIFEPlan Leadership

Staff Shares Their Thanks

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I am thankful for being surrounded by a dedicated team of professionals who are all committed to improving the quality of life for people with IDD and their families (my son and our family being one of them). – Nick Cappoletti, LIFEPlan CEO

In this month when Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, I have been reflecting on what I am most grateful for. One of the first things that comes to mind is our talented ACA/NY employees. Thank you for the work you do to make ACA/NY great. I am grateful for your dedication, willingness, and consistent efforts to support our members in so many ways. – Jaime Madden, LIFEPlan COO

Each day I stand in gratitude for being a part of the leadership team at LIFEPLAN/ACA. I am also thankful for my dedicated team, and we are making a difference in the lives of our members. My biggest blessing is my family. – Maher Najjar, Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

My thanks go, as always, to the teams at LIFEPlan that provide support to so many with generous spirit and unwavering dedication.  The work you do matters! – Mary Beth Redmond, Senior Vice President of Care Management

I am thankful for my family, my health, and the opportunity to impact the lives of people with IDD through such a supportive and innovative organization.  I am especially thankful for our Care Managers and Supervisors at LIFEPlan and ACA who so tirelessly advocate for the members and families that we serve.  They are just amazing! – Jean Jacobson, Ph.D., Vice President of Clinical Services

I am thankful to work with teams so strongly committed to working for people with disabilities, supporting their dreams and appreciating the unique gifts of each Member. – Lauren Albaroni, Vice President Quality Assurance, Corporate Compliance, Risk Management

I am thankful for my family and my health. I am also thankful to work with a passionate group of people who on a daily basis advocate for and support our members who may need assistance having their voices heard. – Shannon Hunter, Hudson Valley Regional Vice President of Care Management

I am thankful for the opportunity to do meaningful work that I enjoy while being part of a supportive and dedicated team. – Karen Santy, Central New York & Southern Tier Regional Vice President

I am thankful for all the support that is provided to member of my community by LIFEPlan. – Fran Burnham, Mohawk Valley & North Country Regional Vice President 

 I am thankful to be part of such a vibrant and dedicated team of professionals across the organization who are committed to improving the lives of our members.  From our Care Management staff to the many departments who provide support and assistance in our day to day work, you are each changing lives every day!  Thank you for everything you do! – Kathie Greif, Capital Regional Vice President 

I am thankful for the opportunity I have been given to work here at LIFEPlan.  I am also very grateful for the amazing HR team I have that supports me every day! – Denise VanDyne, Vice President of Human Resources

I am thankful to work with talented and passionate colleagues in an environment where choice and flexibility are valued. I am thankful for my family, and particularly for my sister Connie, who reminds me every day that the work we do matters. – Janelle Fields, Vice President of Marketing