Leadership Team

<strong>John Randall - MPA, M.Ed., BCBA<br />President & CEO</strong><br /><br />John has worked in education and human services for over 25 years, and he assumed the role of President & CEO at Amego in 2008. Prior to coming to Amego John worked in leadership positions in both the private and public sectors. John holds Masters' Degrees in Public Administration and Education and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, as well as a Massachusetts Licensed Behavior Analyst. He is the past president of the Massachusetts Association for Behavior Analysis. John has advised numerous professional boards on practice standards and has served on Human Rights Committees in various capacities. John Randall - MPA, M.Ed., BCBA
President & CEO
lightbox[leadership]John Randall - MPA, M.Ed., BCBA
President & CEO


John has worked in education and human services for over 25 years, and he assumed the role of President & CEO at Amego in 2008. Prior to coming to Amego John worked in leadership positions in both the private and public sectors. John holds Masters' Degrees in Public Administration and Education and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, as well as a Massachusetts Licensed Behavior Analyst. He is the past president of the Massachusetts Association for Behavior Analysis. John has advised numerous professional boards on practice standards and has served on Human Rights Committees in various capacities.
<strong>Penny Potter<br />Chief Operating Officer</strong><br /><br />Penny received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Saint Michaels College in Winooski Vermont. She has been in the field of Human Service, working primarily with individuals with autism since 1984. Over the years, Penny has held several administrative positions with her most recent position as Chief Operating Officer. Penny is on the Human Rights Committee as well as the Peer Review Committee for Amego. Penny completed a certificate program in Community Services Management through Suffolk University and the Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers and received her certificate with honors. Penny Potter
Chief Operating Officer
lightbox[leadership]Penny Potter
Chief Operating Officer


Penny received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Saint Michaels College in Winooski Vermont. She has been in the field of Human Service, working primarily with individuals with autism since 1984. Over the years, Penny has held several administrative positions with her most recent position as Chief Operating Officer. Penny is on the Human Rights Committee as well as the Peer Review Committee for Amego. Penny completed a certificate program in Community Services Management through Suffolk University and the Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers and received her certificate with honors.
<strong>Kevin Johnson<br />Chief Financial Officer</strong><br /><br />Kevin has over 30 years of experience working in the accounting field, of which 27 have been in the non-profit sector. Kevin joined the team at Amego in 1997, and currently serves as CFO. Kevin has a Bachelor's Degree in Business with a Certificate in Accounting. Kevin Johnson
Chief Financial Officer
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Chief Financial Officer


Kevin has over 30 years of experience working in the accounting field, of which 27 have been in the non-profit sector. Kevin joined the team at Amego in 1997, and currently serves as CFO. Kevin has a Bachelor's Degree in Business with a Certificate in Accounting.
<strong>John Carey - Juris Doctor<br />Chief Human Resources Officer and General Counsel</strong><br /><br />John is a graduate of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University and Suffolk University Law School. Prior to joining Amego, he practiced labor and employment law representing public sector and nonprofit sector management for over 30 years. John served as outside counsel to Amego from 1994 to 2017, working closely with management on collective bargaining, human resources and fair employment practices matters. John Carey - Juris Doctor
Chief HR Officer and General Counsel
lightbox[leadership]John Carey - Juris Doctor
Chief Human Resources Officer and General Counsel


John is a graduate of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University and Suffolk University Law School. Prior to joining Amego, he practiced labor and employment law representing public sector and nonprofit sector management for over 30 years. John served as outside counsel to Amego from 1994 to 2017, working closely with management on collective bargaining, human resources and fair employment practices matters.
<strong>Linda Ingram - LSW<br />Vice President of Social Services</strong><br /><br />Amego's Vice President of Social Services, Linda Ingram, is a graduate of Anna Maria College with a Bachelor's in Social Work. She started her career at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center in Greenfield, NH. Following her relocation to Massachusetts, Linda worked at Mayflower House Nursing Home, first as staff Social Worker in the pediatric unit and later as the Director of Social Services in the geriatric unit. Linda has served in her current position at Amego for more than twenty years. A licensed Social Worker, Linda completed a certificate program in Community Services Management through Suffolk University and the Massachusetts Council of Human Services Providers. Linda Ingram - LSW
Vice President of Social Services
lightbox[leadership]Linda Ingram - LSW
Vice President of Social Services


Amego's Vice President of Social Services, Linda Ingram, is a graduate of Anna Maria College with a Bachelor's in Social Work. She started her career at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center in Greenfield, NH. Following her relocation to Massachusetts, Linda worked at Mayflower House Nursing Home, first as staff Social Worker in the pediatric unit and later as the Director of Social Services in the geriatric unit. Linda has served in her current position at Amego for more than twenty years. A licensed Social Worker, Linda completed a certificate program in Community Services Management through Suffolk University and the Massachusetts Council of Human Services Providers.
<strong>Lisa Wirth - M. Ed<br />Vice President of Adult Services</strong><br /><br />Lisa has worked in human services for over 30 years. She started her career in human services in direct care; working as a supervisor in a residential setting for students on the autism spectrum and has held other leadership positions over the years. Most recently Lisa accepted the positon of Vice President, Adult Services. Lisa holds a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership and a graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis. Her passion is to support individuals through quality programming and services and to mentor staff to achieve their professional development goals. Lisa Wirth - M. Ed
Vice President of Adult Services
lightbox[leadership]Lisa Wirth - M. Ed
Vice President of Adult Services


Lisa has worked in human services for over 30 years. She started her career in human services in direct care; working as a supervisor in a residential setting for students on the autism spectrum and has held other leadership positions over the years. Most recently Lisa accepted the positon of Vice President, Adult Services. Lisa holds a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership and a graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis. Her passion is to support individuals through quality programming and services and to mentor staff to achieve their professional development goals.
<strong>Jeff Proos - M. Ed., LABA, BCBA<br />Vice President of Children's Services</strong><br /><br />Jeff received his Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 1984 from Connecticut College and his Master degree in Educational Psychology in 1992 from the University from Texas at Austin. In 2000, he became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.<br /><br /> Jeff has over 30 years of experience working with children and adults with developmental, psychiatric, and behavioral challenges in various settings, including schools, homes, residential facilities, and clinics. In his career, Jeff has worked as direct care, clinician, supervisor, and director. Jeff started at Amego in 2013 as the Clinical Coordinator and in 2016 was promoted to Vice President of Children's Services. Jeff Proos - M. Ed., LABA, BCBA
Vice President of Children's Services
lightbox[leadership]Jeff Proos - M. Ed., LABA, BCBA
Vice President of Children's Services


Jeff received his Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 1984 from Connecticut College and his Master degree in Educational Psychology in 1992 from the University from Texas at Austin. In 2000, he became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Jeff has over 30 years of experience working with children and adults with developmental, psychiatric, and behavioral challenges in various settings, including schools, homes, residential facilities, and clinics. In his career, Jeff has worked as direct care, clinician, supervisor, and director. Jeff started at Amego in 2013 as the Clinical Coordinator and in 2016 was promoted to Vice President of Children's Services.
<strong>Annie Barlow - M.S. Ed., BCBA, LABA<br />Vice President of Clinical Services</strong><br /><br />Annie has worked at Amego in various positions since 1988. Currently Annie is the Vice President of Clinical Services. She received a Master of Science degree in Behavioral Education from Simmons College in 2004 and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, as well as a Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst. Annie is responsible for clinically overseeing services provided for the individuals at Amego. Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing behavior support plans; Leading Chair for the Human Rights Committee, Peer Review Committee and Positive Behavior Supports Leadership Team; Trains Staff in Applied Behavior Analysis and supervise a team of BCBA's. She is the S.O.L.V.E. Physical Restraint Instructor and Restraint Coordinator at Amego. Annie is presently affiliated with Mass Association for Behavior Analysis; Association for Behavior Analysis International; and the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysts. She is presently an Adjunct Professor at Bay Path University and is an instructor for a 5-course graduate series on Applied Behavior Analysis. Annie Barlow - M.S. Ed., BCBA, LABA
Vice President of Clinical Services
lightbox[leadership]Annie Barlow - M.S. Ed., BCBA, LABA
Vice President of Clinical Services


Annie has worked at Amego in various positions since 1988. Currently Annie is the Vice President of Clinical Services. She received a Master of Science degree in Behavioral Education from Simmons College in 2004 and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, as well as a Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst. Annie is responsible for clinically overseeing services provided for the individuals at Amego. Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing behavior support plans; Leading Chair for the Human Rights Committee, Peer Review Committee and Positive Behavior Supports Leadership Team; Trains Staff in Applied Behavior Analysis and supervise a team of BCBA's. She is the S.O.L.V.E. Physical Restraint Instructor and Restraint Coordinator at Amego. Annie is presently affiliated with Mass Association for Behavior Analysis; Association for Behavior Analysis International; and the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysts. She is presently an Adjunct Professor at Bay Path University and is an instructor for a 5-course graduate series on Applied Behavior Analysis.
<strong>Julie Hayes - M.Ed., BCBA<br />Vice President of BEST Clinical Network/Clinical Services</strong><br /><br />Julie has been in the field of developmental disabilities for over 15 years. She holds a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Massachusetts, is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2007, and is a Massachusetts licensed Behavior Analyst. Throughout her career Julie has held clinical and administrative positions with programs that support both children and adults. She has overseen adult vocational and day habilitation programs, provided clinical services to residential programs and consultative services to other agencies and school districts to develop programs to maintain children in least restrictive environments. Julie is currently the Vice President of Consultative Services and oversees the BEST Clinical Network, providing in-home and clinic based ABA services to children with Autism. Julie Hayes - M.Ed., BCBA
Vice President of BEST CN/CS
lightbox[leadership]Julie Hayes - M.Ed., BCBA
Vice President of BEST Clinical Network/Clinical Services


Julie has been in the field of developmental disabilities for over 15 years. She holds a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Massachusetts, is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2007, and is a Massachusetts licensed Behavior Analyst. Throughout her career Julie has held clinical and administrative positions with programs that support both children and adults. She has overseen adult vocational and day habilitation programs, provided clinical services to residential programs and consultative services to other agencies and school districts to develop programs to maintain children in least restrictive environments. Julie is currently the Vice President of Consultative Services and oversees the BEST Clinical Network, providing in-home and clinic based ABA services to children with Autism.
<strong>Tom Unsworth<br />Vice President, Quality Assurance and Staff Development</strong><br /><br />Tom has been in the human services field for over 25 years, and started his career with Amego Inc. in 2013. He was hired as the Director of Adult Services and has been the Vice President of Quality Assurance and Staff Development since 2015, guiding the agency through the most recent successful state and national accreditations. Prior to Amego, Tom worked at the Seven Hills Foundation for over a decade, first as an Area Director overseeing residential services in the Cape Cod and South Shore areas of Massachusetts, and then as the Regional Training and Development Coordinator for Southeastern MA and Rhode Island. After graduating from Stonehill College in 1990, Tom spent ten years working in residential treatment in the Berkshires, eventually running multiple satellite residential programs for adolescents with conduct and psychiatric disorders. He was also a contracted consultant for the State of CT and Director of Residential Services for a program supporting adjudicated male adolescents in Southeastern CT. Tom Unsworth
Vice President, QA/Staff Development
lightbox[leadership]Tom Unsworth
Vice President, Quality Assurance and Staff Development


Tom has been in the human services field for over 25 years, and started his career with Amego Inc. in 2013. He was hired as the Director of Adult Services and has been the Vice President of Quality Assurance and Staff Development since 2015, guiding the agency through the most recent successful state and national accreditations. Prior to Amego, Tom worked at the Seven Hills Foundation for over a decade, first as an Area Director overseeing residential services in the Cape Cod and South Shore areas of Massachusetts, and then as the Regional Training and Development Coordinator for Southeastern MA and Rhode Island. After graduating from Stonehill College in 1990, Tom spent ten years working in residential treatment in the Berkshires, eventually running multiple satellite residential programs for adolescents with conduct and psychiatric disorders. He was also a contracted consultant for the State of CT and Director of Residential Services for a program supporting adjudicated male adolescents in Southeastern CT.
<strong>Christine Harte<br />Director of Human Resources</strong><br /><br />Christine joined Amego in January of 2009 as Executive Assistant to the President & CEO prior to evolving into the Human Resources field in early 2013. Christine did both her under-graduate and post-graduate studies at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) in the field of Mathematics and Business Studies and is also a certified High School teacher. In addition, she holds professional certifications in Human Resources. She taught Math and Business Studies in Ireland prior to emigrating to the United States. She has since spent eight years working for the high-tech industry in an administrative role prior to beginning her career with Amego. Christine Harte
Director of Human Resources
lightbox[leadership]Christine Harte
Director of Human Resources


Christine joined Amego in January of 2009 as Executive Assistant to the President & CEO prior to evolving into the Human Resources field in early 2013. Christine did both her under-graduate and post-graduate studies at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) in the field of Mathematics and Business Studies and is also a certified High School teacher. In addition, she holds professional certifications in Human Resources. She taught Math and Business Studies in Ireland prior to emigrating to the United States. She has since spent eight years working for the high-tech industry in an administrative role prior to beginning her career with Amego.
<strong>Michael Saegh Jr.<br />Director of Development</strong><br /><br />Michael's career at Amego began in January of 2012. Presently, he proudly serves as the Director of Development. Working in collaboration with Amego Staff, the Board of Directors, parents and families, local businesses, community members and supporters, his focus is to improve Amego's visibility as a non-profit agency in the community and to expand fiscal resources. Prior to 2012, Michael's career included business experience in finance, commercial real estate, sales, marketing, and wireless telecommunications. Michael graduated from Assumption College in Worcester with a Bachelor's Degree in Management. Michael Saegh Jr.
Director of Development
lightbox[leadership]Michael Saegh Jr.
Director of Development


Michael's career at Amego began in January of 2012. Presently, he proudly serves as the Director of Development. Working in collaboration with Amego Staff, the Board of Directors, parents and families, local businesses, community members and supporters, his focus is to improve Amego's visibility as a non-profit agency in the community and to expand fiscal resources. Prior to 2012, Michael's career included business experience in finance, commercial real estate, sales, marketing, and wireless telecommunications. Michael graduated from Assumption College in Worcester with a Bachelor's Degree in Management.