Board of Directors
Richard Paul, Jr. is the sole shareholder of his accounting firm Richard A. Paul, Jr., CPA, P.C. of White River Junction, VT since 2009 after spending 21 years as a manager and partner with two other Upper Valley accounting firms. His firm specializes in business and individual income tax preparation, financial statement preparation, tax planning and management consulting. Richard has served as President of the Board of Directors of Green Mountain Children’s Center in White River Junction, Vermont and as Treasurer for Grafton County Economic Development Council, promoting economic development for New Hampshire’s Grafton County. Richard has taught accounting courses at Franklin Pierce University and has also prepared tax returns for the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) since 1999. Richard lives with his wife Kelly in Hartland, Vermont.
Connie Gavin is an Account Manager at Invest EAP, a state-wide wellness program responsible for partnering with employers to foster a well work culture. By supporting managers, employees as well as household members outcomes include a significant ROI, increased productivity, morale and work-life balance. A native Vermonter, Connie holds a Master’s degree in Health Education from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont. Connie is an active member in her community and curious life long learner.
Prior to the role, Frank led business Operations control management at JP Morgan, as well as a hedge fund servicing team for premier clients.
Frank has been in the industry for more than 18 years and has held multiple management positions within, client service, operations, risk and regulatory reporting. Prior to joining the financial services industry, he ran an optometry clinic in Nigeria.
Frank has graduate degrees from Boston University and Harvard University. He also graduated from The Partnership Inc. Fellows program.
Frank loves cooking and watching a good movie.
He currently chairs the Finance Committee of the CHL Board of Directors.
When Gene Fullam began researching his next career move, his goal was to parallel his interest in youth volunteer work (as a former Catholic Big Brother and AAU Team Basketball Coach) with his two-decades of extensive corporate finance experience in the for profit arena.
Intrigued by CHL’s mission and vision, Gene noted how the organization’s core business needs dovetailed nicely with his corporate finance background and interests.
Gene brings to CHL’s Board significant operational, organizational development and management leadership running complex organizations at both domestic and international firms – ORT America, IB&M, Salomon Smith Barney (Citigroup), Lehman Brothers, Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank and Standard & Poor’s Corporation (where he began his career).
Gene holds a BA from Boston College and a Masters Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Northeastern University.
Yvonne Sin Alberts worked in investment and financial services industry for 18 years and is currently an independent consultant, advisor and investor. She advises and consults with start-ups in biotechnology, technology, media and communications on strategic and financing issues. She is also interested in public health, development of the brain, and promoting community involvement.
She was one of three founders of Ginger Capital Advisors Ltd in 2005. As the portfolio manager of Ginger Global Opportunities Fund and co-manager of Greater China Fund, she led the team to yield over three folds of the initial capital in the years 2005-2010. She headed up the group’s 8-person research team, and was deeply involved in operations and marketing of the funds.
Before involving in asset management, she has 12 years of investment banking experience – 8 years in New York and 4 years in Asia. She led the Technology and Telecommunications banking effort in Asia for Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette. At Morgan Stanley in New York, she worked on a broad range of financing, strategic and advisory transactions in food/consumer products, automotive and utilities industries. She started her finance career at Bankers Trust Company, now Deutsche Bank, in swaps and private placements.
Yvonne has an MBA/MA in Finance and Management from The Wharton School and The Lauder Institute. She also has an MA/BA magna cum laude in Biology from Harvard University. She enjoys music, outdoor activities and travelling. She is now based in Boston.
Dr. Schreiber was a Professor of Public Health at the University of Texas, Director of the Elizabeth Kubler Ross Hospice Training Program and is currently the creator and Director of the Grief, Loss and Trauma certificate program at Southwestern College. Dr. Schreiber also facilitates Santa Fe Survivors of Suicide in Santa Fe. She is the founder of Santa Fe Doorways, a 12 year old community education program developed to improve end of life care. She is the president of the board for Circle of Love, a patient advocate at Christus St. Vincent Hospital and a board member of the Guardianship Alliance.
He currently is a Senior Manger, Managed Markets Insights and Analytics with Sunovion Pharmaceuticals in Marlborough, MA, a global pharmaceutical company with a focus on CNS, Respiratory and Oncology Therapies. He also serves as a Researcher/Cost Effectiveness Study Reviewer for the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA.
He holds a Master of Science, Health Policy and Management from Harvard University. He lives in Natick, MA and is bi-lingual in English and Mandarin Chinese.
Karen has more than thirty years of business and project management experience, focused on delivering mission-essential complex projects. As the founder and principal consultant within Applied Agility (www.appliedagility.com), Karen provides management advisory services to non-profit organizations and small businesses, improving their organizational efficiencies through thoughtful application of project management and business practices.
Karen is the author of Agile Project Management: A Mandate for the 21st Century, and the award-winning book, Practical Project Management for the Agile Non-Profit.
Karen currently serves as an adjunct in New England College Management degree programs, where she teaches classes in business and healthcare ethics, as well as project management and enterprise consulting. Karen holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Northeastern’s College of Engineering. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration through the University of Management and Technology.
Karen has a long history of volunteering. She served 3 years on PMI’s Global Board of Directors and 2 years on the PMI Education Foundation Board of Directors, where she was elected Chairperson during the Foundation’s initial capital campaign. Karen also chaired PMI’s Global Ethics Review Committee for several years and is viewed by the Institute as a leader in the practice of ethics within the project management profession. Karen, who has volunteered on various health advocacy committees as well as within her local healthcare system, was appointed by former Governor John Lynch to serve on his Healthcare Cost Containment Committee, investigating ways healthcare delivery costs within the State of NH could be better contained.
Karen resides in Weare NH, with her husband Carl, her aging German-speaking mother and the house cat Sandy. Karen loves just sitting on a rock bench in their backyard in the spring and fall, practicing “Zentangling.”