Community Options Promotes Leslie Healy to Regional Director
September 25, 2020 | Press Release.pdf
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA – Community Options, Inc. is announcing the promotion of Leslie Healy to Regional Director for Eastern Pennsylvania. Community Options is a national nonprofit that provides housing and employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
In her new role, Leslie will oversee the Eastern regions of Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, Bucks County, King of Prussia, Delaware County, Schuylkill, Lehigh, and Northampton. The combined regions support over 140 people with disabilities.
“I know that Leslie has the maturity and energy to enable more Pennsylvanians with disabilities to live, work and thrive in the community,” said Robert Stack, President and CEO of Community Options. “Leslie is a proven leader and has worked her way up the management chain to be appointed for this prestigious post.”
Leslie began her career with Community Options in 2013 as Residential Director. In 2016 she was promoted to Executive Director of King of Prussia. As Executive Director, she implemented new development strategies that resulted in significant growth of day supports, residential, and employment programs in her region.
“In the last 7 years at Community Options I have had the opportunity to learn from strong leadership and I’m looking forward to applying my knowledge and skills to the Regional Director position,” said Leslie. “I am excited to work with the Executive Directors in Eastern Pennsylvania and am confident that, together, the region can navigate any challenges and continue to advance the mission of Community Options.”
A lifelong Pennsylvanian, Leslie was born in Lock Haven and raised in Blanchard. After graduating from Penn State University, Leslie worked in the Philadelphia foster care system where she worked closely with the Philadelphia Intellectual Disability Services. After joining Community Options, Leslie received a Master of Science in Organizational and Strategic Leadership from Neumann University in Aston, PA.
About Community Options, Inc.: For over 30 years, Community Options has developed housing and employment supports for people with disabilities – serving thousands of people from over 40 offices across 10 states. Community Options provides advocacy assistance to empower people with disabilities because all people – regardless of ability level – should live and work in the community with dignity, choice and self-determination. For more information please visit our website: www.comop.org and to follow along with the #AllItTakes campaign, search #AllItTakes on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.