Shiela Y. Moore - Chief Executive OfficerShiela began her tenure as CEO of Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Inc. January, 2013. Prior to Hildebrand, she led two of Boston’s flagship organizations, both in the forefront of domestic violence and homeless youth services. Although she has also worked in the for-profit sector, her passion is to reposition nonprofits by building collaborations and innovative programs that address the unmet needs of the underserved. As a former Executive Director of Casa Myrna Vazquez, she is credited for the creation of SafeLink, the statewide domestic violence hotline.
Shiela has written Op Ed pieces for The Boston Globe and is noted as one of Boston’s most influential leaders in Bill Brett’s highly acclaimed book, Boston All One Family. She has been featured in Women’s Business, received several awards for her leadership, and is prominently featured in Barry Dym’s 2007 book, Nonprofit Leadership, for her progressive management style.
In 2014, Shiela was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Central Square Business Association and has served on other Boards, including Jane Doe Inc., Mt. Washington/East Boston Bank, Boston Cares, and Planned Parenthood of Eastern MA. She was a member of the Governor’s Commission Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence and Mitt Romney’s Transition Team. She is currently a member of The Boston Club. Moore received her MHA from Xavier University and BA from Oberlin College.
Kelly Duda, MBA, CCLS - Director of ProgramsKelly is a passionate advocate for children and families and has dedicated her career to helping improve the lives of children and families. In her role as Director of Programs she provides leadership and direction to a staff of 30 who deliver services to families in emergency shelter, stabilization and permanent housing. Her role ensures the delivery of high quality, mission-centered programs and services for families.
Kelly received her B.S. in Human Development with a focus in Child Life from Wheelock College. Upon graduating, Kelly became certified as a Child Life Specialist and joined the team at Horizons for Homeless Children as a Playspace Programs Manager working to support volunteers in a number of family homeless shelters throughout Greater Boston. Kelly left Horizons to join the team at Starlight Children’s Foundation where she served as the Northeast Region Director for more than six years. Kelly earned her M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts Boston with a dual focus in Human Resources and Nonprofit Management. Kelly currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Wheelock College and is an active member of the Wheelock Alumni Association, was the 2014 recipient of the Lucy Wheelock Award, and served on the Board of New England Child Life Professionals, Inc. from 2010 to 2012.
Kelly enjoys spending time with her family and trying to keep up with her two young sons.
Shawne K. Gillies - Director of OperationsShawne joined Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Inc. in November of 2016 and is accountable for the day to day operations of the Facilities Team, the care and maintenance of the agencies properties, development of strategic relationships with our Property Owners and the on-going review and evaluation of new property acquisitions. Shawne brings to the agency 25 years of facility maintenance, construction and property management experience primarily in the for-profit sector servicing many fortune 500 clients across the United States, Canada & South America.
“I feel such a sense of purpose and passion for the work that is done here at Hildebrand. After many years contributing to the success of large for-profit companies it is a breath of fresh air to go to my home at the end of each day, knowing I have touched someone’s life by creating a place for them to call home”
Shawne spends her free time with her partner, gardening, playing golf and enjoying mountain sports.
James J. Hockhousen - Director of Finance and AdministrationJim oversees all aspects of the accounting and finance operations to ensure their alignment with the organization’s goals and strategic plan. His responsibilities include creating and monitoring of the annual budget, establishing all internal controls, managing external business relationships, and overseeing all administrative functions including information technology.
Jim has dedicated over 25 years of service to the nonprofit sector including the education, healthcare, mental health, and human services fields. Jim has held various positions of organizational leadership including Assistant Administrator, Vice President and CEO where he has successfully applied his expertise in finance, IT, and administration. Most recently, he served as the Vice President of Finance and Administration at The Family Center before joining Hildebrand. Jim received his B.S. in Accounting from Providence College and remains active with the Alumni Association. Additionally, he has acted as liaison to the State of Rhode Island and trade associations, both locally and nationally, and served on numerous Boards, most notably as Treasurer for the RI School for the Deaf.
Originally from RI, Jim now lives in Southborough where he enjoys “country living” with his wife, sons and German Shepherd.
Krystle Kelly, MA - Director Of DevelopmentKrystle joins Hildebrand with over a decade of experience in the non-profit sector with particular expertise in developing infrastructure and systems to increase agency awareness, fund development programs, event planning and marketing design. She possesses an affinity for increasing the visibility of people in greatest need and has made it a lifelong mission.
In 2006, Krystle was granted the Distinguished Service Award for volunteer work related to Hurricane Katrina. Previous to this position, Krystle was the Director of Development and Communications at the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling working to address gambling addiction and disorder in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Prior to that position, Krystle served as the Marketing and Development Manager at Housing Families Inc. serving the homeless family population of Massachusetts and brings experience from work in the advertising and retail sectors.
Krystle received her BS from Daniel Webster College in both Social Sciences and Marketing Management and a MA from Suffolk University in Communications with a specialty in Public Relations and Advertising. During her final year of her Masters, she worked with the Department Chair to perform research for a published study comparing effectiveness of health care communications across the country. Krystle is a member of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Women in Development of Greater Boston, Women in Philanthropy and numerous nationwide Communications Committees.
In her spare time, Krystle enjoys the beach, reading, yoga, hiking, dancing and HGTV.
Judith Thomas, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP - Director of Human ResourcesJudith is responsible for all human resource functions for the organization, supporting a staff of 50 employees. Her areas of responsibility include recruitment and staffing, benefits, compensation, learning and development and employee relations.
Judith has over twenty years of experience in human resource management. Prior to joining Hildebrand, she was the Director of Human Resources at Epic Health Services in North Andover, MA, a national provider of pediatric an adult home health services. There, she was responsible for leading and directing the organization’s human resource programs for five Massachusetts office locations.
Judith holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a masters of business administration degree from Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Human Resources Certification Institute and also holds a certification from the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM–SCP).
In her spare time, Judith enjoys ballroom dancing and volunteering with Boston Medical Reserve Corps.
Kelly Mann, Chair, Vice President, Client Relationship Manager, TD Bank
Kelly Mann is a Client Relationship Manager at TD Bank, serving as a team liaison between her Technology clients and the real estate, facilities, project management, and finance groups. Prior to joining the banking industry, Kelly began her career at a real estate group based in Providence, RI and later became the Leasing Manager for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Waltham, MA.
Outside of her professional life, Kelly has been a board member of the Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Inc. Board since 2007 and currently serves as its board chair. She completed the Third Sector New England: Board Chair Governance Program in 2015. In 2006, Kelly was the recipient of the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares Volunteer of the Year award. Kelly resides in a multigenerational home in Watertown, MA with her husband, their daughter, and the family dog on the second floor and with her parents living on the first floor. The family regularly enjoys traveling to the Savannah, GA area as well as to the coast of Maine to visit family and friends. In her “free” time, Kelly enjoys taking flower arranging courses and reading.
Click here to read Kelly's guest blog post: "Why I joined the Hildebrand Board."
Kelly Blackburn, Vice-Chair, Chief Executive Officer, Bach Pharma
Kelly Blackburn is a native Massachusetts resident and has been living and working in the Boston area for the past 15 years. She has an undergraduate degree in biochemistry and master degrees in both education and health administration. For the past 20 years, Kelly has worked in the pharmaceutical industry in the drug development arena, and has been instrumental in three transformational drug approvals in three different therapeutic areas over the last six years. She is currently Vice President, Clinical Affairs for a start-up biotech in San Diego, aTyr Pharma. Kelly was just appointed the new CEO of Bach Pharma!
Alongside her industry experience, Kelly is an active member in the community, having held board positions at Worcester Academy and WGBH. She received the Varsity Club Award in 2013 from Worcester Academy for excellence in athletics and professional career. Additionally, Kelly has worked with the Department of Children and Families (DCF) for the last 15 years as a volunteer foster care review panel member as well as a foster mother. In 2013, she was named as Area Foster Mother of the Year. Active participation in the community and helping to give children and their families hope of a brighter future remain cornerstones of the work that is important.
Click here to read Kelly's guest blog post: "It Takes a Community..."
Clifford Long, Treasurer, Owner, Long & Gordon Real Estate
Clifford Long, sole proprietor of Long and Gordon, is the third generation of his family to operate out of his office on Tremont Street, in Boston's South End. He has spent his career developing and managing commercial real estate. He prides himself in creating stability in Boston's neighborhoods by maintaining a standard of excellence in all of his buildings. A ten-year veteran of the Hildebrand Board, Cliff’s other passion is coaching his three sons in youth baseball. He has served as a Little League coach for more than 20 years. Additionally, Cliff serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Newton Central Little League.
Glenda Allsopp, Clerk, Owner, A & B Consulting
Glenda L. Allsopp is a principal in A & B Consulting, LLC an accounting and financial management company providing services to individuals, churches, non-profit organizations and small businesses. Previously she had worked at Raytheon, a Defense and Aerospace Systems Company in the positions of Business Manager or a Senior Cost Analyst. She was also a Senior Analyst with MCR Federal, LLC, where she advised the United States Air Force - Force Protection Program Office in assessing purchases through life cycle and budgetary analysis. She holds a B.S. in Accountancy from Boston College and an M.B.A. from Simmons Graduate School of Management (Boston, MA).
Glenda joined the Board of Hildebrand in 2004 and serves as the Board’s clerk. In her limited spare time, she currently serves as Lay Minister at First Holiness Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts where she Co-Chairs the Diaconate Board and has been First Holiness Church's Treasurer for many years.
Wendell C. Bourne, Jr. has forty years of experience as an educator. He holds a BA degree in History from Northeastern University, and a MA in African American Studies from Boston University. He served as the statewide Content Specialist for History and Social Science for the Massachusetts Department of Education (1997-99), and has taught graduate education courses at several local universities. Wendell joined Hildebrand’s Board and became Chair in 2005. He has served on the boards of the Massachusetts and National Councils for the Social Studies, and was President of the Massachusetts Council from 2003-04. He served the Cambridge (MA) Public School District as the K-12 Coordinator of Multicultural Curriculum and Programs from 2000-2006, and was the K-12 Coordinator for History and Social Science from 2006-2012.
As Principal Consultant for Wendell Bourne Education Consulting, Wendell resides in Quincy with his wife, who is an RN who manages health professionals, and their two-year-old Chiwawa. Both are active lay leaders in their church. Their four adult children are off in the world fulfilling careers in medicine, education, and entertainment.
Anthony D. Galluccio, Esq. is currently a partner at Galluccio & Watson LLP, a Cambridge-based law firm. He has served on the Hildebrand board since 2005 and became Vice Chair in the same year. Anthony has been elected to public offices for almost 20 years including as City Councilor, mayor of Cambridge, and Massachusetts State Senator. Along with being an avid supporter of Hildebrand, he serves on the board as Vice Chair of Centro Latino and is President of Galluccio Associates, a 501(c)3 charity which supports youth sports programs. Anthony also founded Ashley’s Angels, a program operating through Dana -Farber Cancer Institute that supports children with cancer in the Dominican Republic. Additionally, he enjoys coaching a number of youth sports teams in Cambridge.
Dina Scianna has over 32 years of community banking experience spanning from retail, consumer and commercial banking. She is currently a group manager for the business banking and community development business lines at Cambridge Trust Company, where she is responsible for managing a staff responsible for sales and service of business banking clients. In addition to business banking, Dina oversees the community development lending initiatives of the bank.
Currently, she sits on the board of the Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Inc. She has also held board seats for the Watertown-Belmont Chamber, Rotary International, Watertown Boys & Girls Club and Banker’s Educational Forum. Dina resides in Arlington with her partner and their son. Most of her free time is spent playing golf and enjoying the sun and fun of Ogunquit Beach.
Pastor Ellis I. Washington, a native of Detroit, Michigan, is now a Pastor at St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Cambridge, and an Adjunct Professor at the Andover-Newton Theological School, Newton Centre in Massachusetts. Rev. Washington graduated from Columbus State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, and Turner Seminary at the Interdenominational Theological Center (Atlanta) with the Master of Divinity degree. He is currently pursuing the Doctor of Ministry from Knox Theological Seminary (Ft. Lauderdale).
Before coming to Cambridge, Rev. Washington provided dynamic leadership to several A.M.E. Churches throughout Georgia, in Philadelphia and at Grant A.M.E. Church in Boston. Rev. Washington has served as President of Black Clergy of Philadelphia and Vicinity. He appeared on CNN’s Election Center with Campbell Brown and American Morning as well as CBS Evening News with Katie Couric. He is a member of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, and Who’s Who among American Colleges and Universities.
An aircraft enthusiast, Rev. Washington is studying to gain a private pilot license. He is a noted community leader, radio personality, freelance commercial voice talent, and a sought after public speaker. He is married and has one daughter.