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Senior Management

Kelsey Louie
Chief Executive Officer
Pronouns: he, him, his

As Chief Executive Officer, Kelsey oversees all operational, programmatic, and strategic aspects of the organization.

Kelsey previously served as the Coordinator of Counseling & Education for GMHC in 2006.

Kelsey has over 13 years of professional experience in the fields of HIV/AIDS prevention and care, behavioral health, addiction services, homelessness, LGBTQ issues, and family and children services. Past titles include Chief Operating Officer, Chief Program Officer, and Senior Vice President of HIV/AIDS Treatment and Support Services at Harlem United (where he worked for 7 years), Director of Queens Family Support Services at New York Foundling, and Director of Prevention Services at Veritas Therapeutic Community.

Kelsey is a native New Yorker and a passionate runner. He is currently a member of the Big Apple Performing Arts Board, and has taught as an adjunct faculty member at the NYU Silver School of Social Work since 2002. Kelsey received an MSW from New York University and an MBA from Columbia University.
 

Bill BrackerDr. Bill Bracker
Vice President, Programs and Clinical Services
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Dr. Bill Bracker joined GMHC in 2012 as the Director of the Michael Palm Center for AIDS Care and Support, where he oversaw the men’s prevention, women’s prevention, and mental health services. He was promoted to his current position, where he continues to oversee much of his prior portfolio in addition to managing the mental health and substance use clinics), both of which are pending licensure at the NYS level.    

Bill has over 25 years of professional experience in the delivery of mental health, substance abuse, and health psychological services; clinical and fiscal management of health-related programs and departments; and training, development, and clinical supervision of mental health professionals. He joined GMHC after working at community-based medical centers, university-based doctoral and master’s degree programs, community mental health centers, an AIDS service organization, and private practice.  

Bill has over 25 years of professional experience in the delivery of mental health, substance abuse, and health psychological services; clinical and fiscal management of health-related programs and departments; and training, development, and clinical supervision of mental health professionals. He joined GMHC after working at community-based medical centers, university-based doctoral and master’s degree programs, community mental health centers, an AIDS service organization, and private practice.

  

Lynnette Ford
Vice President, Programs and Prevention Services
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Lynnette Ford is a dynamic and proven outcomes oriented leader with over 15 years of experience in the administrative and clinical management of HIV/AIDS care, prevention, education, substance use, and case management programs.

Lynnette came to GMHC in 2007, serving as the Assistant Director of HIV treatment and prevention, where she was responsible for overseeing both individual and group level programs. Lynnette was soon promoted to the  Director of the David Geffen Center for HIV Prevention and Health Education, where she oversaw HIV and STI testing and counseling, the Intake Department and the Hotline. Under Lynnette’s leadership, the David Geffen Testing Center was recognized by the New York State Department of Health HIV Testing Workgroup as a high performing HIV counseling and testing program, with the highest linkage to care, for PLWHA in NYS. In July 2013, she was promoted to Managing Director for Program Services and Evaluation in 2013.

Prior to joining GMHC, Lynnette provided strategic leadership and vision to an expansive Article 28 medical facility, a Community Follow-Up Case Management Program, and an outpatient substance abuse program for Queens Village Committee for Mental Health (for JCAP, Inc.). Lynnette served as a Senior Treatment Educator at National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project (NATAP).

Lynnette graduated with honors with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Adelphi University and with honors with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from York College. Lynnette has served on several committees including the Queens HIV Care Network's Steering Committee and The Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services AIDS Coordination Committee. Most recently, Lynnette received her CASAC certificate from Adelphi University and she is currently seeking her CASAC-T.
 

Rhonda Harris, MPA
Vice President, Human Resources & The Volunteer Center
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Rhonda remains passionate about the interconnectivity between people, process, and technology. With more than 20+ years experience in the areas of Human Resources, General Management and Administration, she has specialized in various sectors from pharmaceuticals to hospitality to non-profit and public relations. Rhonda currently serves as the Vice President of Human Resources and Training for GMHC. Prior to that, she served as Director of Human Resources at Harlem United where she transformed the HR department from a transactional unit into a strategic business division and business partner for management in the agency. Before relocating back to New York City, she operated her own consulting firm specializing in Human Resources and Organizational Development consulting in Atlanta, where she worked with top brands and organizations.Rhonda has worked with a formidable list of clients, as well as some of the world’s more recognizable brands. She has provided and executed HR roadmaps and solutions that deliver results and transform organizations.  She has successfully led over 50 implementation projects of Tier-A firms and organizations, enabling her clients and companies to improve operational performance and deliver a rich workforce experience.Rhonda is an expert on the topic of Human Capital and innovative workforce solutions and best practices. She holds the Master of Public Administration degree with a concentration in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University in Atlanta.

 

Andrew MacPhailAndrew MacPhail
Associate Managing Director, Administration
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Andrew MacPhail has over 10 years of experience in Nonprofit Management and Administration. For the past three years at GMHC he has managed the Office of the Chief Executive Officer and served as Manager of Board Relations. Andrew holds an Executive Master of Public Administration degree with a concentration in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from the Baruch School of Public Affairs. Prior to GMHC, Andrew served as Chief of Staff to the President of CAI Global, Inc.
 

Kashani MorenoKishani Moreno, MA, LMHC
Vice President, Operations
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As the Vice President of Operations, Kishani oversees the Information Systems, Analytics and Evaluation, and Facilities teams. Kishani has over 20 years nonprofit experience working with the most disenfranchised populations in New York City and Connecticut. 

 Kishani originally hails from Fairfield County, Connecticut, but has been living in New York for 20 years. She relocated to New York to pursue her MA in Counseling from New York University and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She comes to GMHC from Lantern Community Services, a New York City housing provider that serves formerly homeless young adults, single adults, and families in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Long Island. She served as the Chief Operating Officer since September 2014 and was responsible for all program and leasing operations for 15 congregate residences and a 177-bed scattered-site program. Prior to her time at Lantern, Kishani was a Vice President at Harlem United Community AIDS Center for eight years. She started as a Managing Director overseeing multiple housing programs and subsequently was promoted to Associate Vice President with oversight over housing, mental health, and two Adult Day Health Centers. She served as the Vice President of Business Development in her last role at Harlem United. Prior to that, Kishani spent nine years at Urban Pathways, where she held a variety of positions, including launching her career in management.

 

Felecia WebbFelecia Webb
Vice President of Development
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Felecia Webb is responsible for overseeing institutional development, special events and individual giving. Felecia has extensive experience as an executive in the design industry and nonprofit sector. She helped to transform organizations, drive revenue and achieve strategic priorities through innovative development methods. Prior to joining GMHC, Felecia was the Vice President of Development at the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (NBLCA), where she provided leadership on all aspects of funding resources while working with senior management, and staff in the New York City headquarters, and 10 affiliate cities across the United States. Before joining NBLCA, Felecia served as an interim Executive Director for nonprofit organizations, and worked with Ralph Lauren for twelve years, where she was Senior Director of Development and various initiatives. She has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from Parsons – The New School for Design, and earned a Masters of Public Policy and Administration from New York University. In addition, Felecia is a born and raised New Yorker, and community advocate serving on the board of Materials for the Arts, a division of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs; a founding board member of Girls Inc. Westchester; and a Coro Leadership New York alum. 

 

 

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