Foxboro, MA (October 26, 2021) — Human services leader Lisa Morgan has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Kennedy-Donovan Center, a Massachusetts-based organization that provides support to people with developmental delays, disabilities, and other family challenges.
Morgan has dedicated her career to improving programs and services for people with disabilities and the most vulnerable, so they are empowered and supported in realizing their full potential. She brings more than 28 years of experience in the nonprofit sector including managing a wide array of programs for people with disabilities in Montreal, Baltimore, Atlanta, and in Virginia.
“KDC’s Board of Directors and staff are feeling energized and eager to welcome Lisa to KDC,” says Jeff Kobs, Chair of the Kennedy-Donovan Center Board of Directors. “She brings with her a wealth of experience that is critical as we plan for the agency’s future. We’re grateful for the commitment from the existing team over the past year and look forward to Lisa’s collaborative leadership towards future success.”
Currently, Morgan is Chief Operating Officer of enCircle (formerly Lutheran Family Services of Virginia) and provides executive leadership for the agency’s programmatic operations. enCircle operates schools for students not meeting developmental or behavioral goals, provides services for adults with disabilities, supports foster care and adoption, offers counseling to children, families and adults, and is one of a network of agencies nationwide that helps unaccompanied immigrant children find sponsors in the U.S.
Previously, she was Virginia State Director of St. John’s Community Services where she directed and developed employment, residential and day support services for individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as those experiencing hunger and homelessness. She has also served as Regional Executive Director of ServiceSource in Virginia where she directed the delivery of rehabilitation programs and services for this agency that provides day support, individual placement, and group supported and direct employment for people with disabilities in Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Colorado.
“I am thrilled to be joining the highly skilled and dedicated team at Kennedy-Donovan Center. I look forward to working with the staff and board to build upon existing services and move the mission forward,” says Lisa Morgan.
Morgan is currently the Convener of Lutheran Services in America’s Disability Network. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University in Montreal and a Master of Arts from the University of Phoenix.
She will assume her responsibilities as President and Chief Executive Officer of Kennedy-Donovan Center on December 6, 2021.
About Kennedy-Donovan Center
Kennedy-Donovan Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit human service agency providing a wide range of direct and supportive services to those facing developmental delays, disabilities and other challenges throughout Central and Southeastern Massachusetts. KDC’s 336 employees currently serve 7,500 children, adults and families living in 150 communities.
Contact: Crystal Park email@example.com 508-772-1201 Kennedy-Donovan Center One Commercial Street Foxboro, MA 02035