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Boys & Girls Village Announces New Leadership Staff
& Girls Village (BGV), a statewide leader in providing mental health
treatment and educational services to Connecticut’s most vulnerable youth and
their families, is pleased to announce three recent additions to its Leadership
Staff. Scott Gentry joins BGV as Vice President of Development and Marketing, Margaret
Osora as Vice President of Human Resources, and Stephanie Bozak as Director of
Margaret and Stephanie bring many years of expertise to their respective
positions, and we are excited to have them join our dedicated Boys & Girls
Village team,” said Dr. Steven M. Kant, President and CEO of Boys & Girls
Village. “The need for the services that we provide has never been greater.
Scott, Margaret and Stephanie will help our agency continue to grow and provide
innovative programs to children and families desperately in need of
Gentry brings more than two decades of nonprofit administration and fundraising
experience to BGV. He has had success with establishing endowment funds and
creating impactful grant programs for community foundations. Most recently he served
as Director of Development for the Norwalk Community College Foundation.
who earned his B.A. from Dartmouth College and M.B.A. from Penn State
University’s Smeal College of Business, will work with donors and supporters to
ensure BGV continues to secure crucial funding that allows it to serve some of
the state’s most at-risk children and their families.
Osora has held senior-level human resources positions across Connecticut in both
the corporate and non-profit sectors during her more than 20 year career. She has worked in all areas of her department
including change management, talent acquisition, compensation, and engagement
strategies. Margaret spent several years working for large global healthcare
companies including Travelers Corp., Bayer Healthcare and Covidien, before
deciding to focus on non-profit organizations.
Connecticut native, Osora received her B.A. from Fairfield University and
M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut.
At BGV, Osora’s responsibilities include managing
and monitoring employee relations and performance, while providing support to
department directors. She will also play an active role in the hiring,
screening and staffing process for future BGV employees.
Bozak, Psy. D., has nearly a decade of experience working with children who
have been abused or neglected. Prior to joining BGV, Dr. Bozak held a number of
positions, ranging from substance abuse counselor to clinical coordinator for a
non-profit agency serving at-risk children and their families. She also has
extensive teaching and research experience.
Dr. Bozak received
her B.A. from Binghamton University, M.A. from the University of Hartford, and
her Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the University of
Hartford. Her responsibilities at BGV include overseeing the Kid’s Intensive
Needs Network (Kid’s INN), which is a 24/7 Psychiatric Residential Treatment
Facility. She also directs Safe Haven, Connecticut’s only 24/7 residential
program for adolescents with problem sexual behavior.
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