HEALTHCARE CAN FEEL.
HEALTHCARE CAN FEEL.
We are here to help people live their best possible lives.
Liberty Resources was founded on two ideals—that everyone deserves to live their best-possible life and that they also deserve to be treated with dignity, no matter their financial ability, or circumstances. We believe that high-quality healthcare, behavioral healthcare, and social support should be delivered in a way that best serves the patient. Too often, for too many people, the healthcare and social-service systems evoke feelings of dread, fear, exclusion, and even judgment—We’re here to change that.
Meet our team..
Shakira Rivera, BA
Children’s Care Manager
I’m here because there is no greater feeling of accomplishment than helping families grow and reach the goals they set for themselves.
Jennifer Fuller, LMHC, CASAC
Director – Integrated Health Care
I’m here because Liberty values integration, and I believe that treating the whole person—both mind and body—leads to better outcomes.
Director of Business Intelligence
I’m here because data is one of our organization’s most valuable assets. We can use data to drive decisions and improve the quality of care we deliver.
Assistant to the CEO
I’m here to help build an environment that attracts a diverse set of talented people and to support a culture of understanding and empathy.
I’m here because improving the lives of the most vulnerable of our community takes organizational leadership. It’s not achieved by luck—There’s a right way to do it.
I’m here for the heavy work, but also to do small things for people that make their day special. Nothing makes me happier than putting a smile on someone’s face.
Kristen Milburn, PMHNP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
I’m here because doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, medical assistants, therapists, and care managers collaborate to address people’s health from every angle.
I am here because I share Liberty’s philosophy that supports lifelong learning and collaborating with key partners to provide the best-possible solutions.
Carl Coyle, MSW
Chief Executive Officer
The reason I remain committed to Liberty Resources is due to the culture of excellence, our ability to deliver high-quality services, and the commitment of our staff.
Chief Financial Officer
I’m here because I believe in our mission and want to help shape our future so that we can continue to grow support the people and communities that need us most.
Chief Operating Officer
I’m here because I’m inspired by the people who work here. I want to support their good work—because to enhance a person’s well-being is a tremendous gift.
VP, Child & Family Services
I am here because I believe in the work we do, the people we serve, and the employees who make it all happen.
VP, Behavioral Healthcare
I’m here to help create innovative programs to meet the evolving needs of our communities and to empower individuals as they work toward their goals.
I am here because I take great pride in the way we are able to accomplish the vital work we do. We’re creative problem solvers, and I enjoy the challenge.
VP, Integrated Health Care
I’m here because there are no impossibilities here, only opportunities to improve lives and build futures.
VP, Disability Services
I am here because I want to ensure that people with disabilities are included as full, contributing members of their community.
Farzad Sarmast, MD
Medical Director, Primary Care
I am here because everyone deserves good-quality medical care, no matter what their background, insurance, or social status is.
Laura Zaferakis, M.S., Spec.Ed., CAS Ed.A.
VP, Early Childhood Liberty POST
I am here to help create a community that allows children and families to have access to the very best in specialized educational services.
Robert F. Toole, Jr.
Co-owner of Kona HR Consulting LLC. Before this, he served as chief operating officer, chief financial officer, and senior vice president of International Operations for META Group Inc.
Winthrop H. Thurlow, Jr., Esq.
Executive director of MedTech. Before this, he served as regional director for the NYS Attorney General’s Office and as vice president – compliance, SUNY Upstate Medical University.
Michael Madigan, CPA
Vice president of finance at XPO last mile. Before this, he served in the same role at 3PD inc. and served as a manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Serves as a financial advisor of Ameriprise Financial. Before this, Katherine was the deputy director of Automation Systems at Sensis Corporation, in East Syracuse, New York.
David Bowles, CPA
Currently, a partner at Dermody, Burke & Brown. Before this, David was a principal at Kane, Bowles & Moore.
Retired administrator of Crouse Community Center, where he worked for more than 20 years. University of Notre Dame alum and a retired colonel from the US Army.
Daniel J. DeGirolamo
Founder, and former president, of Peloton, LLC. Business consultant focused on management, marketing, and operations. Has more than 20 years of experience propelling start-ups and business segments.
Scott P. Gucciardi
Senior executive and entrepreneur with 25 years of experience in the global medical-device and health information-technology-solutions businesses. Before this, he was president of EagleDream Health.
Daniel J. Manning
Architect who operates the firm Daniel Manning – Architect, PLLC. The firm is experienced in residential, green technology, retail, adaptive reuse, renovation, construction-observation services, and historic-restoration projects.
Nancy Mudrick, Ph.D.
Professor at the Falk School of Social Work, at Syracuse University. Has published on disability issues in employment, health, civil rights, and childhood disability.
Dr. Lawrence Stewart
Practicing at Eye Surgeons of Central New York. Received his medical degree and residency training in ophthalmology at SUNY Upstate Health Science Center.