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Company Overview of Easter Seals, Inc.

Company Overview

Easter Seals, Inc., also known as Easter Seals, operates as a non-profit organization that provides services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, and physical and mental disabilities in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Australia. The company offers medical rehabilitation services, including assistive technology, early intervention, and mental health, as well as occupational, speech-language, and recreational therapy services that focus on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disabilities to help individuals live with independence. It also offers employment and training services, including workforce development services, such as employment planning, indus...

233 South Wacker Drive

Suite 2400

Chicago, IL 60606

United States

Founded in 1919





Key Executives for Easter Seals, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Assistant Secretary
Age: 74
Treasurer and Director
Secretary and Director
National Advisor to the Board
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Easter Seals, Inc. Key Developments

Easterseals Appoints Board of Directors

Easterseals announced the appointment of three new board members to its National Board of Directors: Sheldon Orloff of California, Meredith K. Sugar of Ohio, and Joanne Bucci Sullivan of Florida. Sheldon Orloff, retired Director of Pediatric Developmental Disabilities Office Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, is chairman of Easterseals Bay Area's Board of Directors, and has served on the board for three years. Meredith K. Sugar, Partner Taft Stettinius and Hollister LLP, has served Easterseals and the disability community in a wide variety of ways, most recently as President of Easterseals Central and Southeast Ohio's Board of Directors. Joanna Bucci Sullivan, Director of Community Relations University of South Florida Health, has given over three decades of service to Easterseals acting on the Easterseals Tampa Bay Region Board of Directors, Easterseals Florida Board of Directors, and the active Chairman of the House to the Easterseals National Board of Directors.

Easterseals Announces Changes to Chair of its National Board of Directors

Easterseals announced it elected Joseph G. Kern to serve as Chair of its National Board of Directors, taking on the organization's lead volunteer and governance role. Kern succeeds Rick Davidson, President and CEO of CENTURY 21 Real Estate, LLC, who served as Chairman since Oct. 2013, and will remain on the Board of Directors as the immediate past chair engaged particularly in leading philanthropic efforts. Kern, Senior Vice-President, Darden Restaurants, Inc., brings years of experience and leadership in real estate and development, as well as passion for the disability cause. Kern's first interaction with Easterseals all began with a friendly softball game at a fundraiser in 1988. This led him on the path of volunteering. Since then, Kern has served regionally at Easterseals Florida as chairman, 1st and 2nd vice chairman, treasurer, and secretary, in addition to chairing the affiliate's Fiscal, Program, Development, and Strategic Planning Committees. Kern has served on Easterseals National Board of Directors since 2009, holding an elected position since 2014. Most recently, Kern served as 1st vice chairman of the board, chairman of the Governance Committee, and chairman of the Affiliate Relations Committee.

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