David Dean has officially started his new role as Senior Director of Community Services at The Arc of Monroe. He joins the agency with a wealth of experience in the IDD and Mental Health fields and has been leading diverse teams for many years. Since 2007, Dave has worked at Easterseals New Jersey where he provided oversight to the organization’s mental health case management, supportive housing, and day habilitation programs. He also has previous experience as a clinical coordinator and overseeing homeless services.
“I wanted to work with The Arc of Monroe because of the extensive array of services The Arc provides,” Dave said. “Being able to manage a variety of programs is a wonderful challenge. It helps me learn more about the services available and helps me see the interconnected nature of support networks.”
After moving to Rochester to be closer to family, Dave is excited to be taking on this new role at The Arc of Monroe. “Although it’s only been a few days that I’ve worked for the Arc, I’ve been impressed by the commitment to the people we serve that I’ve seen at every level,” Dave said. “I am looking forward to getting to know everyone and being a part of a highly driven and dedicated team.”
Overseeing the Community Services programs at The Arc of Monroe is no small feat. With his expertise and drive to provide the best support possible, the agency is looking forward to seeing how Dave improves the quality of services for people The Arc supports.
“We are excited to have Dave join our team as he brings a wealth of experience in the IDD and Mental Health fields and has been leading diverse teams for many years,” Linda Riggs, Vice President of Community and Employment Services, said.
Interested in working with The Arc of Monroe? Visit www.ArcMonroe.org/Careers to browse open positions across Monroe County!