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Shiela 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 Blackburn, Vice-Chair, Vice President, Clinical Affairs, aTyr 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. 

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.
Ashley Ganem is the Communications Administrator and Executive Assistant to CEO with nearly a decade's worth of experience working in Massachusetts based non-profit organizations. She received her Bachelor's of Arts degree from Endicott College in Beverly, MA and recently received her Master's of Arts degree from Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ.
Ashley Ganem is the Communications Administrator and Executive Assistant to CEO with nearly a decade's worth of experience working in Massachusetts based non-profit organizations. She received her Bachelor's of Arts degree from Endicott College and recently received her Master's of Arts degree from Seton Hall University.

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Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Inc. partners with families experiencing homelessness. We provide shelter, permanent housing, work readiness programs, and life skill development. We restore hope and build brighter futures.