Bryan R. Murphy
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Murphy oversees the operations, programs, and management of the agency. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer at ANDRUS, where he planned the agency’s strategic direction and oversaw the day-to-day operations of all aspects of our work. Mr. Murphy has over 25 years of expertise in both the private and public sectors with an emphasis on higher education and not-for-profit work at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, ASPCA Headquarters, St. Francis College and Mount Alvernia.
In addition to his professional experience, Mr. Murphy spent over 20 years in the fire service as a Chief and Chaplain, retiring as an Honorary Chief of the FDNY. He studied theology at Immaculate Conception and then entered St. Francis Novitiate. He served as a Franciscan Friar for 11 years.
Jason R. Honecker
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Jason Honecker comes to ANDRUS with more than 17 years of operational experience, and has held numerous senior leadership positions such as Director of Education, National Director of Education, Executive Director and Vice President of Operations. Prior to joining ANDRUS, he worked as Group President at Lincoln Education Services, an organization serving over 13,000 students and 4,000 employees, where he had direct oversite of 12 campuses. Furthermore, Jason brings extensive experience in handling organizational revenue and expense budgets in the hundreds of millions of dollars. He has worked for private and publically traded organizations, and has managed both single and multi-sight facilities. In addition, Jason’s resume includes work with local and national accreditors, as well as state agencies to launch new programs. Along with all of this experience, he has exposure to start-ups, mergers, acquisitions, and consolidations. Jason currently has a B.A. from Montclair State University, and an abundance of experience and knowledge to help move our agency forward.
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Charles Berolo is a visionary financial and organizational management leader, who comes to ANDRUS with more than 25 years of experience in the non-profit and higher education sector. Charles has solid experience managing and executing all aspects of multiple projects including budget, financial planning, compliance, and administration. Most recently, he served as Associate Dean for Finance at Columbia University, and has held several senior level positions with financial and operational management responsibilities. Charles has an excitement and passion for work at ANDRUS, along with a track record in business analysis and building leadership collaborations.
Kerron D. Norman
Vice President and Chief Program Officer
Ms. Norman provides direction for the implementation of new programs and services to meet the organization’s strategic priorities. She leads the Community Based Services Division and supports Andrus’ external relationships, collaborations and partnerships with the private and public sectors. She has played an instrumental role in increasing our work to provide professional development programs to human service organizations. Ms. Norman has extensive experience in child welfare. Prior to joining ANDRUS in 2012, she was the Director of Child Welfare for the Westchester County Department of Social Services, where she oversaw child protection, prevention and foster care for the City of Yonkers. She also served as Deputy Director of Child Protection for the NYC Administration for Children’s Services. Ms. Norman has a Master of Social Work degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Binghamton University. She is a recipient of the Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission’s Diversity Award which honors individuals who work diligently to promote diversity and equality in the judicial system or in the community.
Tito Del Pilar
Vice President of Human Resources and Knowledge Management
Mr. Del Pilar joined ANDRUS in 2005 as a consultant for the Sanctuary Leadership Development Institute, where he assisted in the design and creation of the training course that is now the centerpiece of the Sanctuary Institute. He was named Director of Training in 2006 and then Director of Workforce Development, overseeing both the Human Resources and Training departments. Following college, Mr. Del Pilar spent four years in the Peace Corps/VISTA programs working with impoverished youth. He spent the next 20 years working at a residential treatment center for troubled youth, where he became an executive administrator and campus director. In 2000, he became the Associate Director and Director of Training and Recruitment for Family Focus Adoption Services in New York City, where he headed the “Strong Caseworkers for Strong Families” initiative for New York State’s Office of Children and Family Services. Mr. Del Pilar designed the curriculum and conducted sessions across New York State on foster care and adoption dynamics, educating hundreds of caseworkers, social workers, and therapists over a three-year period. He has keynoted and presented at many child welfare and adoption conferences. In 2006, the North American Council on Adoptable Children presented Mr. Del Pilar with their Adoption Activist Award.
Christine Novak Micka
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Ms. Micka is a senior development professional with extensive experience in all aspects of fundraising including strategic planning, board and volunteer management, major gifts, donor relations, annual fund, special events, grants administration and donor research. Prior to coming to Andrus, Ms. Micka served as the Director of Development for Greyston Foundation, where she increased fundraising efforts substantially and established the organization’s first major gifts program. As a life-long Yonkers resident with the past ten years of her career focused on fundraising in the local community, Ms. Micka has had a broad range of volunteering experience for organizations such as the Ty Louis Campbell Foundation, Yonkers Partners in Education, and the Casimir Pulaski Parent Teacher Association. Ms. Micka holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Master of Arts Degree in Political Science from Fordham University.
Associate Vice President, Community Services Division
Ms. Lurry brings to ANDRUS extensive experience as a teacher in the early childhood field. She has leveraged her skills to help build ANDRUS’ Community Services, progressing from a home visitor to Program Supervisor, Clinical Coordinator for the division, and eventually Program Manager of Healthy Families, our largest Community grant funded program. Ms. Lurry is motivated by her passion and care for supporting families in order to ensure that children are given the opportunity to develop through nurturing and positive parental interaction. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Marist College and a Master’s in Marital and Family Therapy from Iona College.
Rosa E. Bautista, LCSW-R
Associate Vice President, Mental Health Division
Rosa joined ANDRUS 2010, she has extensive knowledge of mental/behavioral health services, program development and operations. Rosa is a committed leader with a vision for expanding school based mental health services in our most needy districts. Rosa is instrumental in furthering our fine reputation as a leading children and family community mental health provider in Westchester County. Rosa is a graduate of New York University with a Masters in Social Work and over 25 years of experience in the field of mental health. Prior to joining ANDRUS, Rosa worked at the Children’s Aid Society where she worked for 10 years as the Director of School Based Mental Health and Director of Community Schools. Additionally, Rosa worked in the psychiatric departments at New York Presbyterian Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital and Inwood Community Services. In her early professional years, she worked in the field of Child Welfare at Graham-Windham and Catholic Home Bureau. Rosa brings with her a strong commitment to community mental health with an especially strong focus on children and families.
Siobhan Masterson, LCSWR
Associate Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Ms. Masterson has more than 25 years of experience serving children and families in a range of settings, including Dr. Sandra Bloom's original Sanctuary unit. Most recently at ANDRUS, she served as the Director of Clinical Services and as Senior Campus Director, and throughout her career she has focused on developing innovative, trauma responsive treatment for children and their families. She has been trained in and has taught a number of clinical models, and is particularly interested in body and emotion regulation strategies, mindfulness practice, and the use of non-verbal and integrated therapies such as sandtray therapy and EMDR.
As a trainer, she developed curriculum for children using the SELF model and “Creating Sanctuary Within,” a program co-developed with the Garrison Institute. Before earning her Master’s in Clinical Social Work at Smith College, Ms. Masterson spent several years working as a legislative advocate for children and families. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Leslie Zeller, LCSW
Associate Vice President, Admissions
Ms. Zeller began at ANDRUS as a social work intern in 2005. A year later, she was hired as a Day Program Clinician. In late 2010, she transitioned to the role of Coordinator of Family Support Programs, before serving as Coordinator of Transitional Family Services, then Admissions Coordinator, and later Director of Admissions. Ms. Zeller currently works as Associate Vice President of Admissions, where she manages the admissions processes for ANDRUS' Day and Residential Programs and also offers support to clients and their families through the discharge process. She holds a Master’s Degree from Hunter College School of Social Work.
Frances Clayton, LMSW
Director, Early Learning Center
Frances Clayton was appointed Director of the ANDRUS Early Learning Center (AELC) in May 2015. She has been with ANDRUS since 2010. Prior to becoming the AELC Director, she was Director of Residential Services on the ANDRUS campus in Yonkers. Ms. Clayton initially served as a residential social worker, providing individual and group therapy and assistant in program development. Prior to joining ANDRUS, Ms. Clayton served as the Assistant Director of Camp Green Cove, a girls summer program in North Carolina. Previous experience also includes internships at an elementary school focusing on children with language-based learning needs and at the Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Ms. Clayton earned her Masters in Social Work at NYU and completed coursework for a Masters in Child Development at Sarah Lawrence College. She received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Virginia.
Ms. Glanzman has extensive experience working in healthcare and hospital settings. Prior to joining ANDRUS in 2012, she was a staff nurse in several tertiary and university hospitals, including Labor and Delivery at Hutzel Hospital, the Respiratory and Infectious Disease unit of University of North Carolina Medical Center, and the Intensive Care Unit of Marquette General Hospital. Ms. Glanzman received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Michigan and her Master’s Degree in Nursing Education at Pace University, where she received the Pace University President’s Graduate Scholarship. She is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing.
Dr. Raymond Effinger
Principal, Orchard School
Dr. Effinger is a career special educator who has served as a teacher, dean of students, staff developer and school administrator. In 1990, he left the classroom to become Assistant Principal of the Lehman High School Special Education Department, where he led a team of educators who provided instruction to over 500 special needs students. In 2000, Dr. Effinger became Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction at the Mount Pleasant Cottage School UFSD, where he worked to develop and implement evidence-based teaching strategies for helping students in care meet the New York State Standards. Dr. Effinger holds a BS from the City College of New York, a Master’s of Science in Teaching Emotionally Disturbed Children from Brooklyn College, and a Professional degree in Educational Administration from SUNY New Paltz. He earned his doctorate in Educational Leadership at Fordham University.
Clinical Director, Residential Services
Sandra joined Andrus in August of 2001 as a Day Treatment Clinician. Five years later she moved to the Diagnostic center which became Griffith Hall cottage for the youngest boys on campus. She became the Assistant Clinical Director in 2013 and the Clinical Director of the Residential Program in 2014. Sandra graduated from Fordham University School of Social Work and has a Post Graduate Certificate in Interpersonal Trauma.
Héctor Luis Morell, LMSW
Director, Campus Programs
Mr. Morell has 20 years of experience in Social Services. This experience includes Child Welfare, Substance Abuse Counseling, and services for people with developmental disabilities. He has also served as a college lecturer and an independent auditor for the Federal Children’s Bureau. He has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Fordham University.