Marian Walsh - President & Chief Executive Officer, 617-542-4180 x129

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
[email protected]

Marilyn Piket

Program Manager,
Medical Office and Skills2Work Training

[email protected]


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

Donny Hampton - Office Assistant, 617-542-4180

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.

Joe Laskowsk

Joe Laskowski - Manager of Marketing, Communications and Development

Joe works closely with Operation ABLE’s Leadership and Program Management team to develop marketing/communications strategies and programs to reach key audiences. In close partnership with the organization’s digital/marketing consultant, he also oversees OA’s online and social media presence. Joe has recently taken on additional responsibilities for annual fundraising programs and donor database development, as well as outreach and relationship management with Operation ABLE’s highly valued Employer Partners.

Stephanie Legatos - Resume Writer & Webinar Facilitator, Skills2Work and Medical Office Training Programs

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.

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Hyacinth Sankey - SNAP Enrollment & Training Specialist, [email protected].

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

Deborah Delman - Program Director - Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), 617-542-4180


Charles "Keith" Benton - SCSEP Regional Manager -Middlesex South and Suffolk Counties, phone: 617-542-4180

Harris Gardner - SCSEP Program Assistant

Phyllis Mills - SCSEP Program Assistant

Cherylanne Petrunti - SCSEP Program Assistant


Angel Miranda - SCSEP Regional Manager - Norfolk, Worcester and Metro West Counties, 617-302-2731

Robert Bonds - SCSEP Program Assistant, Quincy 617-459-9183

Joslyn Portier - SCSEP Program Assistant, Quincy 617-302-2731

Donna Steinberg - SCSEP Admin/Payroll, Quincy, 617-302-2731


Allan Broome - SCSEP Regional Manager - Essex and Middlesex North Counties, Lawrence, phone: 978-651-3050, fax: 678-651-3050

William "Bill" Bolan- SCSEP Program Assistant, Andover, 617-777-5360

Victor Campana - SCSEP Program Assistant, Middlesex County

Barbara Newman- SCSEP Program Assistant, Lowell, 978-805-4815

Kathy Spinelli - SCSEP Program Assistant, Lawrence 978-825-7253

Florence Williams - SCSEP Program Assistant, Satellite SCSEP Office in Gloucester, Rockport, MA, 617-785-9925


Kristin Gorrie - SCSEP Regional Manager - New Hampshire, 603-206-4407

In 2018 Kristin was promoted to Region Manager from Program Manager, a post she held since 2009 covering New Hampshire’s Southern and Seacoast regions and joined Operation ABLE in February 2017.

Kathryn Brown - SCSEP Area Program Coordinator - Cheshire, Sullivan and parts of Hillsborough and Grafton Counties, NH, 603-860-0841

Kathryn Brown is an Area Program Coordinator for Operation ABLE in Cheshire, Sullivan and parts of Hillsborough and Grafton Counties in New Hampshire.

Louise DeBlois - SCSEP Area Program Coordinator, Carroll, Coos & Grafton Counties, NH, 603-752-2600

Louise is a Berlin, NH native and has taken ‘reinventing one’s self’ to a whole new level. Her career has spanned across various industries and geographies as a restaurant owner; independent insurance Agent/Broker; Adjuster and more. Though, being a mother, grandmother and great grandmother makes her prouder than any career success ever could.

SonSeri Kennedy - SCSEP Area Program Manager – Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties, NH, 603-206-4405

Doria Levesque - SCSEP Program Assistant; Berlin, NH, 603-752-2600

Linda Shangraw - SCSEP Program Assistant; Manchester, NH, 603-206-4400

* * 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.