Introducing Jeannine Pavlak, Chief Executive Officer of neba. Jeannine Pavlak is responsible for every facet of our organization.
She is diligent in maintaining a solid, sustainable foundation while keeping our mission in clear focus. Jeannine continually strives to improve, innovate and expand at every opportunity. She sets a high standard of excellence and is a role model and inspiration to her staff. She is a firm believer in an open door policy and always makes herself available to all staff and the clients we serve. Her approachability allows staff to interact with her with ease, creating an inclusive and accepting work environment.
Jeannine is recognized as an industry innovator and leader. Through her stewardship, she has grown the organization to serve over 900 individuals annually, assisting them in attaining community integrated employment throughout the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut, as well as providing services as an Employment Network through TTW to individuals in 40 additional states. With over 27 years of experience in the disability employment field, Jeannine has consulted on a number of topics including staff development, data collection and bench marking, best practices in community integrated employment, braiding funding, school to work transition, TTW and self- employment. More recently, Ms. Pavlak began providing technical assistance to organizations interested in transforming their service delivery model from facility based to community based. Jeannine has received numerous awards for her outstanding professional achievement, vision and direction. Jeannine has her Master’s degree in Non-Profit Management and currently serves on the National APSE Board and the North Region’s AAIDD Board.