Senior Staff

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Sara Molina Robinson is Chief Educational Services Officer and is responsible for all of PHMC’s educational services including ChildLink, PersonLink, Fairwold Academy and the Mill Creek School. She also oversees the Child Development and Family Services group, and PHMC subsidiary, the National Nurse-Led Care Consortium.

Sara previously served as PHMC Managing Director of Social Services for six years. Since 1992, Sara has served as a dedicated member of the public health community, specializing in the needs of children with developmental delays and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and supports to their families. Her expertise in this field and her tireless work in the development and management of program components ensure high quality services, efficiency, sustainability and growth of these programs.

Sara works with community partners, political leaders and the business community to create awareness, and opportunities that increase wellness and quality of life. Under Sara’s leadership, the PersonLink integrated employment initiative was implemented and is the first of its kind for any Pennsylvania Supports Coordination Organization. Sara has served in several leadership positions on the Philadelphia Interagency Coordinating Council (PICC), including serving as its co-chair. She is a member of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbilities (DBHIDS) Advisory Board, a member of the School District of Philadelphia Advisory Board, and an Advisory Board member for Best Buddies Pennsylvania. Sara earned a B.S. from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia and a master's degree in Nonprofit Management from Eastern University.

Lisa Bond is the Managing Director of Research and Evaluation, overseeing a diverse portfolio of research, program evaluation and technical assistance projects conducted at the local, state and national levels. The Research and Evaluation Group at PHMC is dedicated to high-quality, objective research that informs public health policy and decision-making, and improves best practice delivery. Lisa also serves as the Administrator of PHMC's Institutional Review Board (IRB) where she is responsible for managing the IRB review process for all proposed research involving human subjects at PHMC and its subsidiaries.

Lisa's research interests are primarily focused on addressing the social causes and consequences of human behavior that lead to HIV/STD infection among marginalized populations. She has published in peer reviewed literature on issues pertaining to identity and HIV risk among gay and bisexual men, personal and structural barriers to HIV testing and the HIV prevention needs of incarcerated women. In 2011, she received the Outstanding HIV/AIDS Researcher award from the University of Pennsylvania Center for AIDS Research.

Lisa has a Ph.D. in Sociology from Temple University.

 

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Celeste Collins is the Chief People and Inclusion Officer where she ensures a dedicated focus on diversity and inclusion throughout PHMC’s recruitment, orientation and staff development initiatives. Celeste provides leadership for Human Resources, Organizational Development and Leadership (ODL) and Total Quality Management (TQM) for more than 3,000 employees. She has more than 20 years of human resources and related experience, and her expertise includes talent recruitment, work place diversity and inclusion, transformative changes, employment law, and policy development.

Celeste is passionate about having a meaningful impact, both professionally and personally with those she interacts with. She is committed to causes that have impacted under-represented children with learning differences and underserved women. She has served as a mentor to many children and adults throughout her career. Celeste graduated from Widener University with a B.S. in Business Administration.

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Marino Puliti is Chief Financial Officer and brings more than 25 years of experience in nonprofit financial and administrative matters. In this position, he is responsible for administrating and determining policy for overall administrative activities of PHMC and its subsidiaries to include fiscal, human resources and benefits, grants management, leasing, purchasing and insurance. Marino is a member of the PHMC Board of Directors Executive Committee and serves on the Audit, Personnel and Pension Committees.

During his career, he also served as the Controller of UCPA of Philadelphia & Vicinity for and as the interim controller for numerous other small nonprofits as part of PHMC's technical assistance program to other nonprofit organizations.

Marino has an M.B.A. from Temple University with a concentration in Health Care Administration and Accounting.

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Jacqueline Link is vice president for Clinical Services and Quality Management at PHMC and has 33 years of experience.  Her component is responsible for clinical oversight, operations and best practices for standards of care for all PHMC direct service programs. These include Health Care for the Homeless, home and community-based HIV health service programs, and 11 substance abuse programs servicing women, children and adolescent populations in the greater Philadelphia region. In addition, Link’s department works with ChildLink Early Intervention Program to provide quality assurance and records coordination activities and other corporate responsibilities. Her group directs and assists staff in preparing for all audits, interprets regulations and written governance, and develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure adherence to regulations established by entities supporting program operations. Link specializes in HIV outreach, prevention and quality management.