• CCRES Team

  • CCRES Team

Our responsive team of administrative staff are ready to assist you. We provide professional resources, coaching and counseling, to ensure exceptional quality and success for CCRES staff in the field.

Michael J. Kelly, J.D., Ed.D.
Executive Director
michaelkelly@ccres.org

Dr. Michael Kelly, who has been with CCRES as Executive Director since 2016, has been working directly with or on behalf of students with disabilities since his high school years. As a freshman, Dr. Kelly began volunteering at St. Edmunds in Rosemont, and by his senior year was working after school each day with the resident students at the Don Guanella School in Springfield. Upon graduating from West Chester University, Dr. Kelly began his career in public education that spanned almost thirty years and included working as a Special Education Teacher, Special Education Supervisor, Director of Student Services, Assistant Superintendent, and Superintendent of Schools. Along the way, he continued his education taking graduate courses at Penn State, earning a law degree from Widener University School of Law, and receiving his doctorate in Educational Leadership from Immaculata University.

Joseph A. Vaillancourt, MBA
Director of Human Resources
joevaillancourt@ccres.org

Joe Vaillancourt’s Human Resource management experience extends over 15 years. He has earned the distinction of Senior Professional in Human Resources. Joe holds an MBA from West Chester University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Southern Maine. Prior to joining CCRES in 2004, he was the Human Resources Manager for 6 years at the Devereux Kanner Center in West Chester, Pennsylvania and the Coordinator of Devereux Industries for 2 years at the Devereux Whitlock Center in Devon, Pennsylvania. Preceding his experience in Pennsylvania, Joe was the Executive Director for 2 years at the Center for Independent Living in Palm Beach County, Florida.

Christine Lockwood
Director of Finance
christinelockwood@ccres.org

A graduate from St. Joseph’s University, Christine brings with her over 28 years of knowledge in the accounting field, including a substantial amount of non-profit accounting experience. Some of her previous duties included working as a Deputy Tax Collector for Concord Township and working within Garnet Valley School District.

Keara Cosgrave, SHRM-CP
Human Resources Manager
Kearacosgrave@ccres.org

Keara joined CCRES in 2017 as an HR Recruiter before transitioning to Human Resources Manager.  Prior to CCRES, she spent nearly four years in administrative support recruiting and deploying staff to support individuals with disabilities. Following this experience, she transitioned to recruiting nurses and nursing assistants in the long-term health care field. Keara is a graduate of Kutztown University with a degree in English Literature and Language. She obtained her SHRM-CP (The Society for Human Resources Certified Professional) in 2022.

Jennifer Hernandez, PT, DPT
Coordinator of Business Development
jenhernandez@ccres.org 

Jen joined CCRES in 2022 having worked in a variety of business roles during her career including recruitment, marketing, agency development and executive leadership within the school based therapy industry. She has previously worked as a physical therapist with adults and children totaling 26 years combined clinical and management experience. She has a B.S. in Psychology, Masters in PT and Clinical Doctorate Degree in PT, all from Arcadia University. 

Sharon King
Assistant to the Executive Director, Office Manager, Grant Coordinator, Board Secretary
sharonking@ccres.org

Sharon joined CCRES in 2017 with more than 30 years of experience working in executive level administrative support, office management, project management and event planning.  

Thuy Yancey, SHRM-CP
Coordinator of Recruitment
thuyyancey@ccres.org

​Thuy Yancey, Coordinator of Recruitment, joined CCRES in 2013. Her recruitment and staffing experience extends over 15 years, primarily focused in the behavioral health and education field. She is a graduate from West Chester University with a degree in criminal justice . Thuy achieved her SHRM (The Society for Human Resources) Certified Professional credential in 2017.

Amanda Chappell, SHRM-CP
Recruiter
Amandachappell@ccres.org

​Amanda has worked in HR/recruitment since 2011 and joined CCRES in 2015. Prior to recruitment, she worked in sales and customer service roles. She has a degree in Liberal Arts from West Chester University. Amanda achieved her SHRM (The Society for Human Resources) Certified Professional credential in 2016.

Kerri White
Recruiter
kerriwhite@ccres.org

Kerri White, HR Recruiter joined CCRES in 2015. She earned her B.S. in Organizational Behavior/Applied Psychology from Albright College. She was also a previous TSS, with two years of experience in wraparound services. Certified Professional credential in 2016.

Kathy Benigni
Recruiter
Kathybenigni@ccres.org

Kathy joined CCRES in 2015. Prior to CCRES, she worked for seven years as a recruiter/HR representative for a home health care agency, in addition to 12 years in the financial industry. Kathy holds a Bachelor of Science in Consumer Affairs with a concentration in Business from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Allison Kalemjian
Recruiter
allisonkalemjian@ccres.org

Allison joined CCRES in 2018 as a Registered Behavior Technician providing support to students in the school setting. In 2019, Allison transitioned into the HR office as an Administrative Support and moved into the HR Recruiter role in 2020. While Allison enjoyed her time working in the field providing direct services to students with special ne​eds, she has welcomed the opportunity to continue to support clients in an indirect way by identifying wonderful support staff to enable client success in the school, home, and community setting. Allison is a graduate of West Chester University with a degree in Psychology.

Lauren Soroka
Recruiter
laurensoroka@ccres.org

Lauren joined CCRES’ recruitment team in 2021.  She has 11 years of recruitment and staffing experience in the healthcare field where she hired nurses & other healthcare professionals to provide services to adults with disabilities.  She has her Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing Communication from Johnson and Wales University.

Kristin Rosen
Recruiter
kristinrosen@ccres.org

Kristin graduated from the University of Delaware with a BS in Elementary Education. She began working for CCRES as a Personal Care Assistant in 2018 and moved into an administrative role as a Recruiter in 2021. Kristin has extensive experience working in early childhood education and administrative experience in childcare management. Kristin enjoys making a difference for the children CCRES supports by staffing quality individuals for their needs.

Missy Connor
Recruiter
mconnor@boyertownasd.org

Missy joined CCRES in 2020 as a Clerk in Boyertown. In 2021, she transitioned to an HR Administrative role, primarily supporting the CCRES employees at Boyertown Area School District. In 2022, Missy was promoted to Recruiter for BASD.  She continues to also provide HR administrative support to the CCRES employees at BASD. Prior to CCRES and raising her children, Missy spent several years in human resources, with a focus on recruiting. Missy is a graduate of Moravian University with a degree in Business Management. 

Kara Davidson
Business Office Generalist
karadavidson@ccres.org

Kara joined CCRES in 2013 as an Instructional Assistant before transitioning to the HR administrative team. In 2021, Kara began her new role as Business Office Generalist. Prior to that, she spent over seven years as an HR Generalist in the manufacturing industry. She has a B.S. Degree in Business Administration and a Certificate in Human Resources Management from Widener University.

Lori Liberatoscioli
Administrative Staff
loriliberatoscioli@ccres.org

Lori has twelve years of customer service, child care experience and experience related to special education. Lori is currently continuing her education in the field of Psychology.

Alyssa McKenzie
Administrative Staff
alyssamckenzie@ccres.org

Alyssa joined CCRES in 2017.  Her previous experience includes customer service and administrative positions. She also has two and half years of experience working in child care. Alyssa completed her Associates Degree in Psychology at Delaware County Community College.

Taryn Sutch, M.S. Ed.
Administrative Staff
Tarynsutch@ccres.org

Taryn joined the CCRES administrative team in 2021.  She started her career in Human Resources and Recruiting before becoming a teacher. Taryn worked for more than 15 years in the field of Education as a teacher and administrator. She has her Masters Degree in Education from the University of Pennsylvania and her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Delaware.

Jean Talucci
Administrative Staff
jeantalucci@ccres.org

Jean holds a B.S. in Liberal Studies with a Minor Degree in Public Administration from West Chester University.  Jean also holds a Certificate in Human Resources Management from Villanova University. Prior to joining the CCRES team, Jean worked in local government in various capacities related to the area of human resources and administration. 

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