Staff Spotlight: Director of Community Services and Director of New Frontier Honored

Lisa Sterrantino, our Director of Community Services and Director of New Frontier, was recognized in City & State NY’s 2022 Above & Beyond this past week. The annual awards ceremony highlights 50 remarkable women, all of whom are making gains in a wide array of fields such as politics, business, and the nonprofit sphere.

Lisa has been at Birch Family Services since 2017, joining after an over 25-year career of supporting nonprofit organizations that aid individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Initially starting as a direct support professional, Lisa uses her experience and expertise to continuously improve Birch’s programs and further the careers of the employees she oversees.

“For me as a whole, I am forever learning and always looking to gain more knowledge,” she said to City & State, “and to do better for the organization and the people I support.” Read more about Lisa and the other honorees here.