Susan Wiviott

Chief Executive Officer

Susan Wiviott joined The Bridge as Chief Executive Officer in 2014. She brings to the position more than 20 years of experience in public service, having previously held key positions at well-respected New York City social service agencies, including The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Service and Palladia, and in New York City government.

Susan is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Harvard Law School.


Michael Blady

Chief Operating Officer

Michael Blady, LCSW-R, joined The Bridge as Chief Operating Officer in 2012.  He has worked with individuals diagnosed with behavioral health conditions, homelessness and chronic medical illnesses for over 30 years.  His clinical and administrative experience includes operations and oversight of residential and outpatient services for adults, families and children.  

Michael is a graduate of the Fordham University School of Social Work and has been an Adjunct Faculty member at the Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College since 2015. 

Senior Management Team 

Sevil Gamer
Medical Director

Carole Gordon
SVP, Housing Development

Lisa Green
SVP, Residential Services

Elizabeth Hanson
VP, Quality Improvement, Compliance, and Training

Stephen Jorgensen
Chief Financial Officer

Nora Kershaw
SVP, Information Technology

Lynda Selde
SVP, Development and External Relations 

Sheryl Silver
SVP, Community Case Management Programs

Anthea Sutherland
SVP, Human Resources 

Jenna Tine
SVP, Outpatient Services

Taso Vassiliou
SVP, Real Property and Asset Management

Board of Directors

Cynthia C. Wainwright

David A. Brauner
Vice President

Albert E. Mayas
Vice President

Carol Buckler

Lesley Horton Campbell

Ronald G. Cruikshank

Ron Garfunkel

Nick Garin

Ella Harris

Ruth Corn Roth 
Vice President

Howard Rothschild

Mel P. Barkan

Alan J. Kersner

Kathryn Kiewel

Peter G. Neaman

Warner L. Pinchback III

Gregory Weston

Alice Zoloto-Kosmin