Our DSP Team:
KFI has a varied and extraordinary team of DSP’s (Direct Support Professionals) who provide exceptional supports. Many of our staff have worked for KFI for over 10 years because of the meaningful relationships they develop and the opportunity to have a real impact in someone’s life.
Our Management Team:
Gail Fanjoy, CEO
[email protected]Gail Fanjoy, KFI’s CEO, leads KFI in its mission to support individuals to lead regular lives in their communities. Having worked for KFI since 1976, she has been a leader in the revolutionary shift in service delivery away from sheltered and segregated services to customized supports for people in the community. Gail is a Subject Matter Expert for the Office of Disability Employment Policy’s Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program providing a number of states with technical assistance in provider transformation and currently serves on the TASH New England Board of Directors and the Maine APSE Board of Directors. Gail holds degrees in Speech Pathology from the University of Maine.
Sally Sweeney, Vice President of Services
[email protected]Sally Sweeney is Vice President of Services at KFI and has worked for the organization for almost 40 years. She has the unique perspective of having had a leadership role in both the establishment of KFI’s first sheltered workshop and 15 years later the agency’s ultimate conversion to individualized community-based employment and community living services. Sally currently serves as secretary for Maine APSE, and has a degree in Social Work from the University of Maine at Orono.
Barbara Beaulieu, Vice President of Operations
[email protected]Barbara Beaulieu is the Vice President of Operations for KFI and has almost 20 years’ experience with the organization. Her perspective on disability has been shaped by raising a daughter with a developmental disability. Barbara assists families as well as case managers in developing services and supports an individual might need. She currently holds a license in Social Work and a degree in Behavioral Science from the University of Maine.
Laurie Kimball, Director of KFI South
[email protected]Laurie Kimball joined the KFI team in January 2013 as Director of Outreach and Expansion and is taking the lead in designing new services to meet the needs identified in Southern Maine. With nearly 25 years of experience in the field in the Portland area, Laurie’s particular areas of expertise are positive approaches to supports, personal planning and nurturing community inclusion. Laurie is ready to hear from people who are looking for something different and to begin discovering with them how to create it.
Other KFI Managers
Lynda Pasieka, Financial Manager
Jeff Hooke, Vocational Coordinator
LyAnn Grogan, Hiring and Training Coordinator
Hilary Emery, Millinocket Area
Peggy Jamieson, Millinocket Area
Holly Bean, Lincoln Area
Troy Pinkham, Lincoln Area
Jo DeVries, Bangor Area
Pam Reynolds, Bangor Area
Jodi Benvie, Southern Maine Area
KFI Board of Directors
Bruce McLean, President
School Teacher/Business Owner
Jane Danforth, Clerk
Director of Grants and Community Wellness, Millinocket Regional Hospital
Anthony Moscone, Treasurer
Paralegal, Law Office of Dean Beaupain
Director, Katahdin Region Higher Education Center
Counselor, Millinocket Public Schools
Human Resources Specialist (retired)
Professional Forester (retired)