PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelly L. White, M.A., LMFT, is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Non-Profit Management as a result of her role as Chief Executive Officer of Villa Esperanza Services.
Serving individuals with disabilities and their families since 1961, Villa Esperanza, translated to "House of Hope" assists individuals with an array of developmental/intellectual disabilities including autism, Down syndrome and cerebral palsy. Dedicated to the care and education of children, adults and seniors, Villa Esperanza Services offers nine programs including a school for children up to the age of 22 years; a Speech and Language Center and Occupational Therapy Clinic providing children, adults and seniors with comprehensive therapies; employment services; day programs for adults and adult residences in Pasadena and Thousand Oaks. Now, over fifty years later, Villa Esperanza provides services to more than 600 individuals throughout Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.
As Chief Executive Officer, Kelly is an esteemed mental health professional specializing in the following: forecasting, program development and evaluation, leadership development, organizational development, community outreach, strategic planning, social services and more. In this position, Kelly ensures both her staff and volunteers have the knowledge and passion to help build independence and confidence in each individual that passes through their doors.
Recognized by the National Association of Professional Women as a VIP Woman of The Year, Kelly maintains affiliation with the Alliance for Non-Profit Management as well as the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
A graduate of the Phillips Graduate Institute, Kelly attained her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy in addition to her undergraduate degree in Psychology from St. Cloud State University. Kelly also received her Certificate of Leadership from the Claremont Graduate University- Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management.
For more information, please visit www.villaesperanzaservices.org
Contact: Katherine Green, 516-825-5634, firstname.lastname@example.org
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SOURCE Continental Who's Who