Way Finders Names Keith Fairey as Next President and Chief Executive Officer
Springfield, MA— Way Finders’ Board of Directors announced today that Keith Fairey will serve as its next President and CEO, succeeding Peter Gagliardi who will retire on June 30 after nearly 30 years of service with the organization.
In Sadness, Anger, and Hope We Stand Together
All of us at Way Finders join you in sadness and in anger.
Way Finders Reports Large Increase in Those Seeking Services
Way Finders, Inc. has been experiencing a significant increase in the number of families and individuals who are seeking services as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and crisis. Since launching an online assessment portal for Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) funding in late March, the organization has received over 1,200 inquiries, averaging 50-100 new inquiries every day, and is responding with new means of service delivery.
Way Finders Names Laureen Borgatti Chief Operating Officer
Way Finders Inc. named Laureen Borgatti its new chief operating officer. She has been employed by the organization for 27 years, serving in various administrative capacities, most recently as the organization’s chief of staff and chief administrative officer.
A Letter from Peter Gagliardi
I am writing today to announce that after nearly thirty years, I will be stepping down from my position as President and CEO of Way Finders, effective June 30, 2020.
Cynthia Vega Buys a Home
Cynthia Vega, her husband, and her four kids lived in a Way Finders’ shelter program for 3 years. Her kids were shared bedrooms, two to a room.
Celebrating Employment Success
Way Finders recently held a Celebration of Success ceremony for its Employment Support program’s partners and participants. Since the inception of the Employment Support program, Way Finders has placed more than 715 individuals into stable employment with over 260 employers with an average minimum wage of $12.96.
Way Finders Secures $23M In Final Funding For Library Commons In Holyoke
Way Finders will break ground Oct. 24 on Library Commons — 38 affordable, multifamily housing units in the Chestnut Street neighborhood.
Residential Health Advocate - Karon Tyler
Karon Tyler, 72, says she’s shy but her activism speaks to the contrary.