The board of directors of Vanderheyden,is pleased to announce that two community leaders have joined the Vanderheyden board.
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The board of directors of Vanderheyden, a Capital Region human services agency serving children, youth, and families, is pleased to announce that two community leaders have joined the Vanderheyden board.
Laura L. Dillon is the Supervising Insurance Examiner in the Consumer Assistance Unit of the New York State Department of Financial Services. She has specialized in health insurance laws and regulations. As an Insurance Examiner for over 20 years, Ms. Dillon has extensive knowledge assisting people to lead a healthy and independent life. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Siena College and currently lives in East Greenbush, New York.
James Faranda is Senior Financial Consultant/Tax Preparer at CAP COM Financial Services. Mr. Faranda has earned his Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series 6,7,63 and 66 securities registration which are held with LPL Financial. At CAP COM he also serves as mentor to the Advisory Team and oversees the Credit Union’s Tax Department. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Siena College and currently resides in Glenville, New York.
"We are thrilled to welcome Laura L. Dillon and James Faranda to the Vanderheyden board. Both are very interested in and have shown a commitment to Vanderheyden’s many programs serving youth and families throughout the Capital Region. We are very excited to have these leaders join our board," said Patrick Hughes, Chairman of the Board.
Vanderheyden began as the Troy Orphan Asylum in 1833. Today Vanderheyden provides safe haven for children, youth and adults who have experienced family disruption, emotional difficulty and learning problems. Services include diagnostic/respite services, education for 7-12th grade students, residential cottages and group homes, and testing/treatment for medical, psychological, psychiatric and educational issues.