“Our agency was built on a simple family principle….that all persons with Developmental Disabilities deserved a full and rewarding life in their communities.”

Welcome House Names New Trustees and Officers

For immediate release

Contact: Sandra Stafford

Cleveland, Ohio – February 14, 2013 — Welcome House, committed to a goal of creating and maintaining residential community based programs for the care and assistance of people who have Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), announced the appointment of a new slate of officers for both Welcome House and West Haven.

Welcome House
President — Nick Alexander, UBS
Vice President – Mark McCaffrey, FirstMerit Bank
Treasurer – Frank Conway Fifth Third Bank
Secretary — Shannon Patton, Littler

West Haven Foundation
West Haven, based on its founding principles of love, concern and understanding, exists to exercise stewardship of the Foundation’s resources, ensuring their long-term viability to support the Mission of Welcome House and for the benefit of the IDD community.
New Trustee — Frank Kosec, The George Group
President — Todd Carmel, Raymond James Financial Services
Secretary – Bob Becker, Ohio Educational Credit Union

Welcome House, Inc. is dedicated to helping individuals with developmental disabilities live full and rewarding lives by providing a variety of residential services in an atmosphere of a caring community. Founded in 1981, Welcome House has a staff of 300 dedicated caregivers who provide services to more than 150 individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities living in group homes or supported living sites in Cuyahoga County, as well as to many others living in family homes. Welcome House creates a supportive atmosphere in which clients develop independence and a sense of competence by experiencing success at home and in the community. Welcome House is committed to ensuring excellence in care, compassion and the services we provide.

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