Center For Family Services' Executive Team, Board of Trustees, and Vice Presidents have a shared commitment to improve lives across New Jersey. The leadership team drives our mission to support and empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve a better life through vision, hope, and strength. 

Executive Team

Executive Team

Richard Stagliano

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Stagliano, Chief Executive Officer, is a licensed clinical social worker and a licensed marriage and family counselor with more than 45…

Merilee Rutolo

President & Chief Strategy Officer

Merilee Rutolo, President & Chief Strategy Officer, has led Center For Family Services rapid growth over the last two decades. 

Cindy Herdman-Ivins

Chief Administrative Officer

Cindy Herdman-Ivins, Chief Administrative Officer, has been serving New Jersey families for over 25 years. As a clinician and counselor, Ivins…

Marion McLaurin

Chief of Human Resources

Marion McLaurin, Chief of Human Resources, manages employee relations and offers support to over 1500 agency staff. 

Barbara Ogden

Chief Financial Officer

Barbara Ogden joined Center For Family Services in 2017. As Chief Financial Officer, she is responsible for the organization’s financial and…

Anna Payanzo Cotton

Chief Program Officer

Anna Payanzo Cotton joined Center For Family Services in 2022. As Chief Program Officer, Anna supports organizational growth and sustainability at…

Michele Eichorn

Chief Operating Officer

Michele Eichorn, Chief Operating Officer, has a twenty-year history as both a licensed psychotherapist as well as an administrator. 

Board of Trustees

Nyeema Watson, Ph.D. Chairperson

Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Inclusion, and Civic Engagement, Rutgers University – Camden.

Ken Shuttleworth, Vice Chairperson

Retired, Camden County Information Office

Michael Goodman, MD, Vice Chairperson

Chief of Pediatrics - Cooper Hospital

Kathy Mullins, Vice Chairperson

Community Activist

Fredric Marro, Esq., Treasurer

President, Westmont Associates, Inc.

Rebecca Berger, Esq., Secretary

Partner at Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel, LLP.

Richard Stagliano, President

President/CEO - Center For Family Services, Inc

Carole Aloi Cummings, Esq.


Jeanne Davie

Board Member

John Evans

Retired President, Evans Trading

Bob Fatzinger

South Jersey Gas (Retired)

Giuseppe M. Fazari, Ph.D.

Faculty Member - Criminology & Criminal Justice Department, Seton Hall University

Evelyn Ginter

Retired, Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office

Brian K. Jackson

Chief Operating Officer, Stockton University

Ron Jaghab

Owner, HTV Media & Video Productions

Deborah Kroop

Community Volunteer

Michelle Meloy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Rutgers University

Loretta R. Muriel

Reimbursement Case Management, Xerox TMS Health Services

Dr. Asa Paris

Monika Williams Shealey, Ph.D.

Sr. Vice President, Equity and Inclusion, Rowan University

Rev. Lou Strugala, Jr.