Lori Plunkett, MA – CEO, Woods Community at Brian’s House
Lori Plunkett has over 30 years of experience working at Brian’s House, helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities live their lives to the fullest. She started her career at Brian’s House as a Care Counselor and moved into her current position as CEO in 1999. Ms. Plunkett oversees the residential, vocational and adult day programs.
Ms. Plunkett earned her Master’s Degree in Administration at West Chester University and her Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education from Millersville University. She is an active member of PAR (Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources).
Jim Kelly, MBA – Director, Vocational Services, Brian’s House Enterprises
Jim Kelly joined Brian’s House in November 2001 with over 20 years experience in the behavioral health field. He began his career with Woods Services in 1995 where he helped establish the Crestwood Education Center, where he taught and managed its education program for students with serious emotional challenges.
Mr. Kelly has extensive experience in vocational operations, strategic planning, program and business development, and staff development. He has increased employment opportunities for more individuals by developing a job placement department, establishing contracts with the PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR), developing contracts with other agencies, and implementing mobile work crews.