Recognizing our Employees of the Quarter: Q3, 2023
CP Unlimited was proud to recognize the contributions and efforts of a large cohort of our CP Family with Employee of the Quarter awards for Q3 2023.
“The efforts that you provide every day, no matter what role you have a clinician direct support and nursing, you know that really makes it deep impact on the people that we support. And I just can’t say thank you enough about how proud I am to work with you, beside you, and to share the support of each other.” -Joseph M. Pancari, President & CEO
We want to thank the following folks with selected quotes from the online celebration.
Anthony Zaccheus, Direct Support Professional- 225 Brooklyn Avenue
Bernice Mirville, Direct Support Professional- Manhattan – 50 Battery Pl.
Claudette Campbell, Direct Care Counselor- 2616 Beverley Rd.
“Whatever I do for these guys, they know I do it from my heart and I treat them like my kids, and that’s the truth. And even when I’m home, it’s like I bring these individuals home with me and I want to say thank you for acknowledging my good job.” -Claudette Campbell
Darlene Savary, Direct Care Counselor- 64 Madsen Ave.
“Darlene is the first person when a new employee comes into the house, takes them under her wing and just works with them until they can do the same thing that she does. She’s been an asset to the house for many, many years.” -Nicole Mitnitsky, Program Coordinator
Dorcas Olatuja, Habilitation Aide
“You know, when our persons supported are in the care of Miss Olatuja, [they are happy] and I want to thank her and we really appreciate all her hard work, her effort and the love that she have for the people we serve.” -Wanda Davila
Eduardo Linares, Maintenance Worker
Ellen Hoffman, Medical Case Manager- Bronx residential team
“She’s been with us for over 25 years and we really greatly appreciate her. She’s really organized and really on point when it comes to the individuals in that unit medical care.” -Nikea Clark, Service Coordinator
Gerald Harrison, Direct Care Counselor- West Farms Center
Glory Etim, Rehabilitation Counselor- Watermelon
“It’s been a happy time for me out here…I am doing my best and putting my best too. This is the job that I love and it’s a big opportunity for me.” -Glory Etim
Jeanette Evans, Senior Administrative Assistant
“Although she works in the Bronx, she is someone who will go and love and beyond for the agency, no matter what borough you work in, no matter what department you work for, she’s truly a positive light for the agency she leads by example.” -Kristina Sellers, Executive Secretary
Jennifer Aduna, Employment Specialist
Kellyann Dawes, Direct Care Counselor- West Farms Center
Kevin Bede Anywanu, Direct Care Counselor- 175 Ardsley Loop #2G
Loretta Orelien, Charge Nurse
“When individual comes when, when we just had recent admit a new from emergency visit for one of the individuals and she’s always there trying to make them feel good and make them feel right at home…she’s the backbone of the house.” -Nicole Mitnitsky
“Everybody goes above and beyond to make sure the individuals are, well, taking care of and we have some hard ones, but we make sure that they’re comfortable and this is their home and we’re here to make them happy.” -Loretta Orelien
Maria Cofano, Direct Care Counselor- 333 Heberton SI
“You don’t have to give any instructions…she already knows what to do, what is going on with the individuals and always getting the individuals involved; She make us look good!” -Bayo Taiwo, Residential Coordinator
Numin Nauhn, Behavioral Intervention Specialist- Manhattan / Queens
Sarah Edwards, Speech Pathologist
“The biggest joy in going to each residence every day is walking in and knowing that [my colleagues] are concerned so deeply for the people that they work with. I trust everybody so deeply…” -Sarah Edwards
Tanisha Bailey, Community Skills Specialist- Carmen Aquilone
“I really wish that you could see her in action at times because she epitomizes what it means to work hard. We would consider her the best of the best, and for that I am ever grateful to have her at Carmen Aquilone.” -Wanda Davila, Program Manager
Tasha Walcott, Behavioral Intervention Specialist
Vertrell Collins, Residence Counselor- Bronx
Yvette Gonzalez, Habilitation Counselor- West Farms Center
“I’ve known Yvette as long as I’ve been here- 11 years- and you know when she in the building because the individuals that she serves, they’re laughing, they’re vocalizing, they’re enjoying themselves because she brings her all, she brings her heart to the table and the individuals really, really feel it!” -Marilyn Ladewig, Speech Language Pathologist