Marian Walsh - President & Chief Executive Officer

Marian Walsh, Esq. President and CEO

Operation ABLE is proud and honored to welcome Marian Walsh to the organization as President and CEO. Marian has had great experience as a Massachusetts State Senator and Representative, Public Affairs Consultant and Leadership Coach. She served as the Chief Administrative Officer in the Suffolk County Attorney’s Office. Marian is the author of “Run: Your Personal Guide to Winning Public Office”, an award winning nonpartisan book.

Marian strongly believes that a committed intention, thoughtful strategy and effective collaborative partnerships will lead to both short and long term successes in Workforce Development.

Mary Burke - Special Assistant to the President & CEO, Office Manager

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Mark Gyurina - Chief Program Officer

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Mark joined the staff as Chief Program Officer in 2008. He manages the employment and training programs and is responsible for new program development, developing partnerships and collaborations, and writing grant proposals.

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Todd Dusenbery - Grant Officer

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Patty Ball

Program Manager,
Computer and Job Skills Refresher Class & ABLE  Beginnings
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Marilyn Piket

Program Manager,
Medical Office and Skills2Work Training

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Esmael Abdulkerim - IT Systems Engineer 617-542-4180 x140

Cathy Coleman - ABLE Beginnings Program Instructor

Barbara Chervin - Senior Training Specialist, Skills2Work & Medical Office Training 617-542-4180

Robert Timothy Crews - IT Tech Assistant

Mary Burke, Special Assistant to President

Claudine Guerrier - SNAP Outreach Coordinator, 617-542-4180 x135

Roderick L. Kersey - Case Manager/Internship Coordinator for Skills2Work and Medical Office Training Programs

Roderick works closely with students to provide “wraparound” support services to all skills training program participants – which includes internship agency recruitment and student placement coordination.

William (Bill) Nadler - Sr. Training Specialist, Corporate Workforce Onsite & Offsite, 617-542-4180 x142

Bill is the Senior Training Specialist and Office Technology Administrator. Bill teaches Microsoft Office computer skills to students in many in-house training programs as well as performing corporate training for incumbent workers at various locations throughout the greater Boston area.

Bill Nadler

Paul Piket - Skills Instructor

Jody Wheat - Program Admissions Assistant, 617-542-4180 x151

Remembering Our Dear Friend & Colleague

March 10, 1946 – February 8, 2021
Steve was our celebrated Job Developer for our Skills2Work & Medical Office Training programs. He was also the driver behind the resurgence and notable success of ABLE's Employer Advisor Committee.

Thank you Steve... we love you. We will miss you.

“It is not length of life, but depth of life.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Virtual tribute to Steve can be found here.

In memoriam: Steve Currier


Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

Deb Delman - Program Director - Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)


Deborah joined Operation ABLE in March 2022. She works closely with career networks, employers, and Operation ABLE’s dynamic Regional SCSEP Managers to deliver work experience and job search training services to workers who are over 55 and unemployed throughout Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, and Suffolk counties in Massachusetts, as well as all of New Hampshire.

Deb Delman, SCSEP Program Director at Operation ABLE

Donny Hampton - Senior Administrative Assistant, 617-542-4180

Senior Community Service Employment Program Staff

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* * This Senior Community Service Employment Program is funded by the US Department of Labor as an award totaling $5,958,297 including a MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs sub-grant. Grants are matched with $595,829 nonfederal support.

Operation ABLE SCSEP is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities, Video relay calls are welcome.