The PRIDE Leadership Team

Dedicated professionals serving with creativity, compassion and commitment...

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Joanne Storrs

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Joanne is a URI grad with 25 years of experience in Human Services, overseeing youth and family, residential and day programs for adults and children. Joanne encourages dignity and independence among PRIDE members, while fostering autonomy in work force and residential placements. Self-advocacy, building and maintaining friendships, family relationships, educational enrichment, meaningful employment and the fulfillment of one's dreams are her priorities for PRIDE members.


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Marc Mauricio

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Marc has over 15 years of experience in Human Services for children and adults. He has overseen 24-hour residential group home programs, community living programs and day programs. Marc has two bachelor degrees, one in Criminal Justice and the other in Philosophy, with a minor in Political Science. He worked in the Netherlands toward his Master’s degree in Contextual and Cross Cultural Theology. Marc is a spirited advocate for equality and civil liberties, and has dedicated his professional career to serving others.

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Douglas Latham

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Doug has been with PRIDE for over 35 years. As Director of Operations, he is responsible for general plant management, the daily operation of the Production Department and the solicitation of contract work. Doug initially served PRIDE as Work Supervisor and was soon promoted to Production Coordinator, and later Plant Manager. His experience in many facets of the organization provides valuable insights into the inner workings of everyday life here. Doug also coordinates PRIDE special events and activities.

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Steve Wyman

BUSINESS MANAGER

Steve has been with PRIDE since December of 2008, and has worked in the non–profit sector for over 25 years. He began his career in the retail industry and later transitioned to the non-profit sector, most recently worked as a Senior Accountant for the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative in Boston prior to joining us at PRIDE. Steve grew up in Boston and has a B.S. degree in Accounting from Bentley University.

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Sarah Campbell

DIRECTOR OF DAY HABILITATION

Sarah earned a B.A. in Secondary Education and spent two years serving as a paraprofessional working one-on-one with challenging elementary school students. She found working with developmentally disabled students tremendously rewarding, and in 2008 she accepted a job as a Vocational Case Manager at PRIDE. In 2010, Sarah became the Program Manager and was later promoted to Director of the Day Habilitation Program.

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Beth Conaty

COMMUNITY LIVING DIRECTOR

Beth creates "families" here at PRIDE. First she qualifies caregivers, screens referrals, and then gets referrals approved to match caregivers with qualified members. She entered the Human Services field in 1990 after earning a B.S. in Social Work from Bridgewater State University. She obtained her state license that same year. Beth has had several years of experience in long-term care as a CNA, served as Case Manager for co-ed adolescents; Program Director of Adult Day Health; and Social Worker at various area institutions.

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Tara Brosnan

Tara Brosnan

DIRECTOR OF EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

Tara's passion is to promote meaningful and enriching lives. She strives to help individuals become independent and successful in their life roles. Tara has worked for non-profit agencies in various capacities for the past seven years. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music and an Associate's Degree in Applied Science. Tara is a certified and licensed occupational therapy assistant.

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Jennifer Perry

Jennifer Perry

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES

As the Director of Community-Based Services and a human rights officer here at PRIDE, Jen is passionate about promoting self-advocacy and equal employment opportunities for all. She is especially enthusiastic about community involvement, specifically in the city of Taunton. Jennifer has worked in human services specializing in disability services for four years, in addition to seven years of experience dedicated to youth services and family advocacy. After obtaining an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Bristol Community College she went on to study Human Services and Women’s Studies at Fisher College in Boston. In 2014 Jen accepted a position as a Case Manager in the CBDS program. She was soon promoted to Program Coordinator and in the fall of 2016 became the Director of Community-Based Services.

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