League Education & Treatment Center Appoints Mark Handelman CEO
Our board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Handelman, LCSW, ACSW as Chief Executive Officer.
Mark Handelman brings a wealth of non-profit experience to the position. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer at The New York Association for New Americans (NYANA), the Northern Home for Children in Philadelphia, and most recently Hamilton-Madison House, a historic settlement house addressing the needs of immigrant and minority communities in Lower Manhattan. Other past positions include Assistant Professor of Social Work in Administration, Community Organization and Social Policy for the Wurzweiler School of Social Work of Yeshiva University and Director of one of the first New York City funded methadone maintenance clinics at Jamaica Hospital in Queens.
Our Leadership Looks to the Future
"After an extensive search for the most qualified person to be our new CEO, we are very excited to have someone with Mark's knowledge and experience on board to lead the League Education and Treatment Center into the future," said longtime Board Member Elaine Brodsky.
"People who have worked with Mark know that he is someone who builds partnerships and gets things done," added Board Member Alan Gallo. "We are thrilled to have someone of his experience and expertise at the helm of LETC."
Board President Julie Ratner stated, "I am very pleased that Mark Handelman has accepted the position as CEO of the League Education and Treatment Center. With Mark at the helm, I believe that the agency is poised to reach new heights in the service of our clients who all have psychiatric and developmental disabilities."