Board of Directors
Mary A. McCarthy, Director
- has been the President and CEO of Alliance Health, Inc. since October
2004. Ms. McCarthy has extensive experience in the health and human
services field and has held multiple executive management positions in the
public and private sectors. Prior to joining Alliance Health and Human
Services, she was the Executive Vice President of Dimock Community Health
Center. Previously, Ms. McCarthy was
the first Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Mental
Retardation and was Deputy Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of
Jerome J. Janisko, Director - Is formerly the Pastor of
Christ the King Lutheran Church in Holliston, Massachusetts. He is a
former member of the Board of Lutheran Social Services of New England and
has been active in community causes for more than 30 years. Rev Janisko
is a graduate of the Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago, Illinois.
Michael O. Jennings, Director
- has been a practicing attorney in Springfield, Massachusetts for nearly 40 years. He graduated from Boston College in 1969 and Boston College Law School in 1972 where he was chosen as a law review author and editor and also served as a student lawyer representing indigent clients at the Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau. From 1972 to 1974 he served as law clerk to Judge Frank H. Freedman sitting in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. In 1974 he established himself in his hometown of Springfield in the solo practice of law concentrating in the area of criminal defense and has been so engaged since. Mr. Jennings is honored to be a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers since 1997 and for 20 years has been chosen by his peers to be named in Naifeh and Smith, “Best Lawyers in America” in the area of criminal defense.
Christopher Robbins, Director
- Chris is President of Robbins Training & Consulting. Previously, he served as Director of Corporate Education and Training at the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute, President’s Office; Dean, Center for Continuing Education at Quinsigamond Community College and Director of Corporate Training at Suffolk University. Chris received a Master of Arts degree from Suffolk University in Public Relations and a Bachelor’s degree from Defiance College. He served in the U.S. Army and Reserves for 21 years. He resides in Southborough where he leads the Town’s Economic Development Team. He was a member of the Board of Directors for the Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce and served as President of the Southborough Business Association.
William P. McDermott, Director
- is a partner in the Boston law firm of McDermott, Quilty, & Miller.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. McDermott held several government
positions including Undersecretary of Economic Development and Chief
Counsel to the Massachusetts Senate Committee on Ways and Means. Prior to
joining his current firm, he spent ten years with the Boston law firm
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo PC. He is a graduate of
Boston College and the American University Law School. He also holds a
Masters Degree in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of
Government at Harvard University.
J. Bruce Riley, CPA,
Director - has his own practice in Springfield providing accounting,
tax, and business advisory services to clients in New England and New York
in a diverse range of industries, for profit and not-for-profits
organizations, and individuals. He serves on the Legislative Committee of
the Massachusetts Society of CPA's and has served on the allocations
committee of the United Way, and was the Chairman of the Board of
Directors of Brightside for Families and Children, a human service agency
serving all of Western Massachusetts. He is a graduate of American
International College in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Linda B. Corridan,
RN, BSN, M.Ed., Director - is the Department Head of Nursing Services for Wellesley Public Schools in Massachusetts. Previously Linda was a nurse for the Medway Massachusetts School District for many years and also has held the position of Quality Assurance Director for Alliance Health, Inc. She has previously held supervisory positions in acute care hospitals and occupational health programs dating back to 1975. Ms. Corridan received her BSN from Saint Anselm College and M.Ed. from Cambridge College.
Arthur Mourtzinos, Director - Arthur Mourtzinos is a graduate of The Seven Year Combined BA/MD Program at Boston University in 1999. Dr. Mourtzinos completed two years of General Surgery training at Massachusetts General Hospital and his Urology training at Lahey Clinic Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in male and female pelvic floor reconstruction and urinary incontinence at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Mourtzinos has been a staff physician at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center since 2006 and now serves as vice-chairman of the Institute of Urology and director of the Continence Center. He recently completed an MBA in 2012 at Babson College with a health science concentration. He serves on numerous local, regional, and national committees and is active at Tufts Medical School as an instructor in Urology and member of the admissions committee. For the past two years, he has served as a member of the Lahey Foundation Board of Trustees and Parkland Medical Center Board of Trustees. In addition, he was recently inducted into the American Urological Association (AUA) Leadership Program’s sixth class in May 2014. Dr. Mourtzinos has published over 25 manuscripts on urinary incontinence and pelvic reconstructive surgery and written chapters in several urologic textbooks.
Janice M. Hockensmith,
MSW, MS - Jan recently retired from Olivet Nazarene University with the distinction of Associate Professor Emeritus. While at ONU she was instrumental in obtaining accreditation from the Council on Social Work Accreditation for the Social Work Program. She also developed the university’s Romanian Studies course and has spent extensive time in international social work practice in Romania. Jan currently serves on the board of Veritas, an NGO in Sighisoara, Romania and the US Romanian Studies Board based in Boston, MA.
Jan has served on the following boards: Kankakee County Training Center for the Disabled, Hospice of Kankakee Valley, Kankakee County Collation Against Sexual Assault, and Our Lady of Victory Long Term Care and Rehabilitation Center.
Jan was Director of Medical Social Work at St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee, Il prior to joining the faculty of ONU.
Jan has a BS in Elementary Education from Olivet Nazarene University, a MSW from the University of Illinois, Urbana, and a MS in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Illinois, Urbana.
Jan has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Social Workers, Illinois Chapter, Calumet District and the Amethyst Award for her work with survivors of domestic violence.
Francis J. Grady, Senior Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer - has been with Alliance since
May 2001. Previously he was Chief Financial Officer of Olympus Specialty &
Rehabilitation Hospital. Prior to this he was a Senior Financial Analyst
at Olympus Healthcare Group, Inc. Mr. Grady was previously a Senior
Consultant with Zelenkofske, Axelrod & Co., a certified public accounting
firm specializing in health care accounting and consulting. He holds a
Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Business Administration with a
concentration in Accounting from Bentley College.
Michael A. Dodos,
Corporate Controller - started with Alliance in December 2005. He
previously was Director of Financial Services for Radius Management
Services, Inc., a long term healthcare organization in Massachusetts.
Prior to this, he was Accounting Manager at Olympus Healthcare Group,
Inc., a regional healthcare provider in New England. Mike holds a Bachelor
of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the
University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Doris Davila, Vice President of Human Services
Ms. Davila began with Alliance Human Service in October 2011. Prior to
coming to Alliance, Doris was Senior Executive Director for The MENTOR
Network. She has been responsible for human service operations in many
States including: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Texas, Colorado,
Kansas, Oklahoma, and Washington DC. She has served as a Superintendent
of a Juvenile Justice facility for the Texas Youth Commission and was a
key player in one of that state’s five Medicaid Waiver program pilots
serving Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. Doris has experience
in a psychiatric hospital for children and adolescents with serious and
persistent mental illness and has particular expertise in risk management
and clinical assessment. Doris has an M.A. in Educational Guidance and
Counseling and a B.A. in Social Work from Southwest Texas State
University. Active in her community, Doris serves on various state agency
and private provider boards and is a Certified Mediator.