Executive Director of CASA Project, Inc. and President at Kainos Coaching and Consulting, LLC. He has 25 years of nonprofit management experience most recently as Executive Director of Straight Ahead Ministries and Bridge Over Troubled Waters in Boston, MA. Robb has earned a PhD in Organizational Leadership and Masters of Arts degree in Counseling. He is an adjunct professor of nonprofit management at Clark University’s graduate school.
The facilitation of strategic planning, coaching nonprofit managers, board development, organizational development, program evaluation, and fund development are numbered among his work. Robb is considered an expert in executive transitions (especially founder to executive transitions), outcome measurement and program design.
Robb has served on the Board of the YMCA, Worcester Youth Center, Common Ground Worcester, The Hope Center, and The National Network of Youth.
Robb lives in Worcester with his wife Suzanne and has four children.
Lynn Tesconi graduated from Providence College with a B.S. in Special Education and Health Administration. She earned a Masters Degree in Counseling from Fitchburg State College and teaches Psychology part-time at Mt. Wachusett Community College. Lynn joined the CASA staff in April 2001 and she currently manages the case supervisors.
Director of Development
Carolyn has a Master of Science degree from Boston University with a concentration in Multinational Finance & Trade. While living abroad for 10+ years, she worked in several international non-profits which addressed global concerns such as homelessness, education, infrastructure and children services. Carolyn enthusiastically joined CASA in 2017!
Kris is a former paralegal who joined the CASA staff in 2006 as a part-time case assistant. Kris assists the case supervisors in maintaining the CASA database and case files, coordinating the donor database and one thousand other things that keep the office running smoothly.
Kristin was born and raised in Syracuse, NY. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Syracuse University with minors in Psychology and Information Technology. Prior to joining CASA in 2020, she was working in New York, NY in various administrative capacities.
Jim joined CASA as a volunteer in 2010 after a 32 year career at UPS. Jim brings a wide range of experience in union relations, management development and business processes to CASA. Jim was added to the CASA staff in the fall of 2011 and supervises cases in the Worcester Juvenile Court.
Kerriann has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Anna Maria College. She was a police officer for 15 years – first in Holden and then Sudbury. She has been home caring for her two children for the past 3 years. Kerriann will supervise cases in Leominster and Fitchburg.
Fernanda is a graduate of Worcester State University with a B.A. in Sociology/Spanish and received her Associates degree from QCC in 2015 with AA in Human Services. She was born and raised in Guatemala; she came to the United States in 2004 and on July 27, 2016 she became a United States citizen.
Jordyn graduated from Slippery Rock University in May of 2017 with a Bachelor’s in Social Work. She completed her internship through the Department of Children and Families in a Response Unit and then worked for the Department of Children and Families from August of 2017 until November of 2018 as an Ongoing Social Worker. She recently joined the staff as an Advocate Supervisor in November of 2018. Jordyn can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and by phone at (508) 757-9877 x 104.
Volunteer Coordinator/Advocate Supervisor
Luz was born and raised on the island of Puerto Rico. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business & Marketing from the University of Puerto Rico in 1991. She moved to the United States in 1995 to work for the US Army as a Project & Logistics Manager. Luz has volunteered as a mentor for children and adolescents since 2007 and earned her Masters of Education in Mental Health Counseling from Cambridge College in 2011. Luz became a CASA Volunteer in April 2017. After 23 1/2 years, she retired from Federal Service on December 2018. Luz joined the staff as a Volunteer Coordinator/Advocate Supervisor on April 1, 2019!
Kayla graduated from Worcester State University in May 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Early Education and Sociology. She previously worked at the Department of Children and Families as an ongoing Social Worker from Aug 2017 until April 2018. She also works at the Auburn Police Department as a part time Dispatcher for 6 years now. She recently joined the staff as an Advocate Supervisor in December of 2019. Kayla can be reached at email@example.com and by phone at (508)-757-9877 x103.
Steven graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in 2011 with a Bachelor’s in Mathematics. He has experience at various child-focused social work agencies in Worcester, including You Inc, WCAC, and SMOC. Steven joined the staff as an Advocate Supervisor in February of 2020.