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Executive Management Team
Todd Goodwin, Chief Executive Officer
After an extensive search process, the Board of Directors and CEO Search Committee are pleased to announce the hiring of Todd Goodwin as the new CEO of Community Partners as of June 25, 2012. Todd is a non-profit executive who comes with a record of success in the areas of community, outpatient behavioral health, social service, and child welfare. Before taking the leadership position at CPI, he was the interim CEO at Milestone, a Portland agency offering substance abuse counseling. Previously, he was the CEO of Mid-Coast Mental Health Center and VP of Administration at Community Counseling Center. Todd looks forward to working with CPI leadership on establishing a clear vision and strategic plan to lead us through these challenging economic times and beyond.
Rory Robb, Director of Clinical Services
Rory joined the agency in 1979 as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) providing one to one supports for a woman who had recently moved out of Pineland Center, Maine’s former institution for adults with developmental disabilities. She accepted a management position in 1981, and worked as a Qualified Mental Retardation Professional for several years before becoming the Director of Clinical Services in 1990. She sat on the Consumer Advisory Board for ten years, and has joined the newly created Maine Developmental Services Oversight and Advisory Board. She brings the experience of growing up with a sister with disabilities, and acting as her co-guardian. Rory has a degree in Special Education and previously taught children with developmental disabilities.
Holly Ayoob, Director of Human Resources & Professional Development
Holly received her BA degree with honors from the University of Connecticut with a focus in Industrial Psychology. She has worked in human resources management for over 20 years, primarily in director level positions. Holly’s HR experience includes work in Connecticut and Maine, and in the health care field, higher education, fortune 500, and non-profit arenas. She has worked on the management side of companies with union representation, as well as those without bargaining units. Holly has served on the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross (Portland, Maine Chapter), the Board of Directors for the Friends of Casco Bay, and has been a member of the Society for Human Resource Management since 1990. She has been the Director of Human Resources for Community Partners since 2003. She resides in Biddeford with her husband and children, and enjoys volunteering as a foster family for puppies through a non-profit rescue organization.
Amy Safford, Director of Development & Community Relations
Amy has both for-profit and nonprofit business experience writing marketing campaigns and promotional material, websites, grants, press releases and annual reports. She holds a BS in Public Relations from Boston University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Maine. Past work experience includes managing a nonprofit as the Executive Director, teaching writing at the University of New England, and consulting in business marketing. She was the Chair of the Town of Kennebunk Festivals Committee 2011, and is a member of the Saco-Biddeford Rotary, the Maine Public Relations Council, and the Maine Association of Nonprofits.
Scott Barker, Director of Financial Operations
Scott Barker has worked in the nonprofit industry for 26 years , including 13 years at New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority as the Accounting Manager, 11 years at Tri-County Mental Health as the Controller and 2 years at Youth Alternatives Ingraham, Inc. as the Accounting Manager. His professional experience includes preparing financial statements and budget variance analysis, cash flow projections, writing and interpreting productivity reports, State contract principals of reimbursement, Section 811 multi- family housing, and supervising staff responsible for Payroll, General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Fixed Assets. He has an MBA from Rivier College, and a BS in Business Administration from Lowell Tech. Outside interests include volunteering at Camp Sunshine, Pine Tree Camp, and the Paralyzed Veterans Association.