Executive Office

Catholic Charities Executive Office houses administrative functions to support the Catholic Charities agencies operating throughout the fourteen counties of the Albany Diocese. The Executive Office includes:            

Vincent W. Colonno, Chief Executive Officer

  • Administration – Mary Pat Hickey, Chief of Staff
  • Fiscal – Michele Kelly, Chief Financial Officer
  • Programs & Services – Jack Simeone, PhD, Chief Program Officer
  • Information Technology – Jim Tiner, Chief Information Officer
  • Corporate Compliance – Aaron Howland, Corporate Compliance Officer
  • Marketing & Communications - Paul McAvoy, Director
  • Development – Kate Qualters, Director
  • Human Resources – Susan Cipolla, Director
  • Community Partnerships – Sister Betsy Van Deusen, CSJ, Director
  • Disaster Response & Recovery – Mary Olsen, Director