Leadership
Leadership
The leadership staff are responsible for guiding the agency in the pursuit of our mission.
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David Bishop
President & CEO

David joined the agency in 2001 and served as the agency’s Vice…

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Linda Pepe
Chief Financial Officer

Linda joined Pillar Care Continuum in June 2022. She is a CPA…

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Tammy Wilson
Senior V.P. of Programs & Operations

Senior VP of Programs & Operations Tammy joined the Pillar Care team in…

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Susan Antonellis
V.P. of Human Resources

Susan joined Pillar Care in August of 2020 bringing with her a…

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Joseph Schwartz
V.P. for Education

Joe joined Pillar Care in 2017, bringing to us 30 years of…

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Corry DeMarco
V.P. of Development & Communications

Corry came to the agency in 2008, having formerly worked as a…

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Katy Bochenski
Katie Bochenski
V.P. of Information Technology

Katie joined Pillar Care in 2014, bringing almost 20 years of IT…

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Carolyn Russo-Azer
Director of Early Intervention

Carolyn has been with the agency for more than 26 years and…

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Mary Pfister
Director of Healthcare Services

In the past, Mary has worked in the schools as a Certified…

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Jarret Allende
Director of Quality & Risk Management

Jarret joined Pillar Care in May of 2022 with over 10 years…

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Velmah Munayi-Smith
Director of Residential Services

Velmah started working for Pillar Care in 2021, coming to us with…

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Peter Mandell
Director of Budgeting and Purchasing

Pete joined Pillar Care Continuum in August 2022. He has an array…

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Teresa Hatch
Director of Facilities

Teresa oversees all maintenance staff throughout the organization and is charged with…

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David Orioki
Principal, Pillar Elementary School

David joined the agency in 2006 working as a science teacher at…

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“I am proud to have served on the Board of Trustees at Pillar Care for the last 40 years. They continue to deliver critically needed services to families across New Jersey.”
BARRY H. OSTROWSKY
board member
Board of Trustees
Pillar Care is led by a volunteer Board of Trustees, who lend their expertise to guide and support the organization.
Anne Burke
David J. Carlson, Immediate Past Chair
Shari Caspert
Tommy Do
Matthew Gittleman, Treasurer
CLARION PARTNERS
Chris Halkyard, Secretary
BARKBOX
Helene Jaffe
Brian T. Kloza
Christine Kotarba
Clark Machemer, Chair
CROW HOLDINGS
Kelly Marx
Jeff Milanaik
BRIDGE INDUSTRIAL
Bob Murray
ALSTON CONSTRUCTION
Barry H. Ostrowsky
Michael Petillo
PETILLO COMPANIES
Nicholas Racioppi, Jr.
RIKER DANZIG
David Rosen
Jay Shah
HORIZON3.AI
Jack Tawil
WISS
Emeritus
Edward H. Becker*
Edward I. Burns*
Burton L. Eichler*+
Tom Litwin*+
Jerome N. Waldor+
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past chair
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deceased