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Carol Glazer

Carol Glazer

– President

Carol Glazer joined the National Organization on Disability (NOD) in July 2006 as the Executive Director of its National EmployAbility Partnership. She became NOD’s President in October, 2008. Under Carol’s leadership, NOD has forged many important relationships with leading businesses, allied disability...

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Aleysha Anderson

Aleysha Anderson

– Finance & Administrative Officer

Aleysha Anderson joined NOD in February 2013, serving as Administrative Associate, before being promoted to Finance and Administrative Officer in 2016. In her current position, she is responsible for managing daily financial and human resources operations...

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Lindsay Beltzer

Lindsay Beltzer

–  Manager, Special Projects

As Manager of Special Projects, Lindsay Beltzer works across the organization and with strategic partners to develop and implement a variety of activities and projects that help NOD achieve its disability employment mission and growth goals...

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Kevin Bezerra

Kevin Bezerra

–  CRM and Sales Management Specialist

Kevin Bezerra earned his bachelor’s degree from the California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) in San Luis Obispo. He earned his degree in Kinesiology and focused on adapted physical activity...

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Kate Brady

Kate Brady

– Research and Communications Advisor

Kate Brady entered the field of disability employment as a service provider working as the Customized Employment Coordinator at Cobb Community Services Board. In this role she coordinated Project Exceed, a US Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) Customized Employment Grant intended to support...

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Michael Brogioli

Michael Brogioli

– Professional Services Team Member

Michael Brogioli became the Executive Director of RESNA, the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America in 2013; RESNA’s mission is to promote technology solutions for people with disabilities...

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Joan Uhl Browne

Joan Uhl Browne

– Professional Services Team Member

Joan Uhl Browne brings 20+ years of executive business experience in the private, public, and higher-education sectors. She is Founder and Principal, Collegiate InSite; former Chair of The University of Toledo Board of Trustees; and former President of Lott Industries...

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Amber Cecil

Amber Cecil

– Communications Manager

Amber Cecil has over nine years of experience in non-profit management with a focus in communications and marketing, as well as program management and development...

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Joe Chiapetta

Joe Chiapetta

– Professional Services Team Member

Serving in the disability community since the year 2000, Joe Chiappetta is a community organizer, award-winning author, and trainer. Joe has served as director of MERCYWORLDWIDE and founded Chicago's Workforce Developer Network (WDN)...

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Debbie DeMarzo

Debbie DeMarzo

– Professional Services Team Member

Debbie works at Deque Systems Inc., which specializes in assisting government and industry deliver an accessible web experience. Debbie is responsible for developing business in the federal and public sector...

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Cori Di Biase

Cori C. Di Biase

– Professional Services Team Member

Cori C. Di Biase serves as a member of the National Organization on Disability professional services delivery team. Mr. Di Biase’s career has been dedicated to workforce development for veterans and civilians with disabilities, including directing military and corporate outreach programs...

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Ronald Drach

Ronald Drach

– Senior Advisor

Ronald Drach is a subject matter expert in military and veterans issues with more than 46 years of experience. After losing a leg as a result of combat in Vietnam, Ron medically retired from the U.S. Army in 1967 with a Purple Heart. Soon after, he focused his life on working to help his fellow disabled veterans...

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Howard Green

Howard Green

– Deputy Director, Professional Services

Howard Green, Deputy Director of Professional Services, is a nationally-recognized expert in building relationships between companies and the rehabilitation programs that serve many people with disabilities. During his tenure with NOD, Green has assisted a number of corporations mount successful disability employment...

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Millie Hewitt

Millie Hewitt

– Professional Services Team Member

Millie Hewett was the Richmond Virginia Area Sales manager for MANPOWER, Inc., where she developed successful partnerships between MANPOWER and local rehabilitation agencies. In addition she was a member of the Virginia Business Leadership Network Steering Committee...

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Preety Kumar

Preety Kumar

– Professional Services Team Member

Preety Kumar, CEO of Deque Systems, Inc., co-founded the organization in 1999 to pave the way for digital equality both from both user and the technology perspectives. Under Preety’s vision and leadership, Deque has developed a uniquely robust suite of software tools that include WorldSpace and Amaze and become a market leader and a thought leader in digital accessibility software and services...

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Margaret Ling

Margaret Ling

– Event & Administrative Associate

Margaret received her B.B.A from Baruch College, City University of New York in Management, with a focus on Entrepreneurship. She devoted time outside of classes to advocating for people with disabilities on her campus and throughout the CUNY school system...

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Sue Meirs

– Chief Operating Officer

Sue Meirs serves as Chief Operating Officer and oversees the National Organization on Disability’s suite of professional services, ensuring delivery of best-in-class disability employment products and services with high impact and exceptional quality to NOD’s corporate clients...

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Ilene Moskowitz

Ilene Moskowitz

– Consultant

Ilene Moskowitz supports marketing and communications strategies to advance NOD’s mission to change disability employment policy and practice and promote NOD's suite of Professional Services to corporate clients...

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Graham Norwood

Graham Norwood

– Associate

Graham Norwood holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Brown University and a master’s degree in International Relations and Economics from Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies...

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Miranda Pax

Miranda Pax

– Director of External Affairs

Miranda Pax oversees NOD’s external affairs functions, including fundraising and communications. Since joining NOD in 2007, Miranda has served in a variety of roles, advancing NOD’s employment programs, communications and fundraising efforts, and Board governance...

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Jasmine Ruiz

Jasmine Ruiz

– Special Assistant to the President

Jasmine Ruiz joined NOD in 2011 to provide finance, operations and development support to NOD’s headquarters in New York City, including database management, vendor relations and events management. In 2012, Jasmine transitioned into the President’s office by accepting the role of Executive Assistant...

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Barbara Spitzer

Barbara Spitzer

– Executive Consultant, Professional Services

Barbara is a senior consulting executive with more than 30 years experience in people-related advisory services, and has worked across multiple industries including Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, and Consumer Products/Retail...

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Jill Thomsen

Jill Thomsen

– Program Director, Campus to Careers

Jill Thomsen serves as director for Campus to Careers at the National Organization on Disability, where she builds connections and programs between employers, higher education professionals, community organizations, and students with disabilities to establish pathways to in-demand, meaningful, and sustainable careers...

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Andy Traub

Andy Traub

– Consultant

Andy Traub is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a nationally recognized leader in both disability and autism employment. Over the past two decades, Andy has provided talent management and acquisition solutions for many national employers...

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Cheyenne Van Cooten

Cheyenne Van Cooten

– Manager, Professional Services

Cheyenne has 6+ years of national and global human resources experience in the corporate and non-profit sectors. Her last role was as a Learning & Development Specialist at the National Office of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society where she managed the development of learning curriculum and facilitated live trainings...

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