Senior Staff

CARL SCIORTINO, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Carl SciortinoCarl Sciortino is the Executive Director of AIDS Action Committee. Until early 2014, he was a state representative in the Massachusetts Legislature. There, he was the leading legislative advocate on HIV-related legislation. These include measures to increase funding for HIV-related services; a bill that would require health insurers to cover the costs of treatment of lipodistrophy; and a law that expands HIV testing in Massachusetts. Sciortino, who is living with HIV, has championed social justice issues throughout his career, including the right of same-sex couples to marry; banning discrimination against transgender people; expanding access to health care; and increasing resources for anti-poverty programs.

Contact: csciortino@aac.org | 617.437.6200

 

MICHELLE BORDEU, MPH, ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR PROGRAMS

Michelle BordeuOver the past 25 years, Michelle has worked in the field of public health management. Her work has focused on developing and implementing programs and policies on the ground, facilitating organizational strategic direction and process improvement efforts and building strong teams in complex working environments. She has worked at the federal, state and city government agency level, including federally qualified community health centers in the city of Boston and has served as Deputy Commissioner, Boston Public Health Commission and as Co-Director, Office of Policy and Planning for the MA Department of Public Health HIV/AIDS Bureau. In addition, Michelle has significant international work focused principally on management and new business development functions in the regions of Latin America and the Caribbean, and Africa. She has also collaborated with Boston University School of Public Health as a guest lecturer and consultant, and with World Learning, School of International Training, International Honors Program, as a Program Director for a comparative study abroad program in Health and Community.

Michelle was born and raised in Chile, and has lived in the US for more than 30 years. She holds an MPH from Boston University School of Public Health.

Contact: mbordeu@aac.org | 617.450.1206

 

PHILIP FINCH, VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS

Philip FinchPhilip Finch is responsible for overseeing marketing and communication efforts for AIDS Action and Fenway Health. Phil joined Fenway in 2004 after working in marketing, communication and advertising in the financial services arena for companies such as Prudential, Manulife and Fidelity Investments. Phil volunteered on Fenway’s Peer Listening Line from 2000 – 2005 and served as the co-Chair of the 2003 Men’s Event. Phil is a Board member of the Harbor to the Bay Ride, a former Board member of FLAG Flag Football in Boston and a long-time volunteer at Community Servings. Phil graduated from Cornell University with a degree in History and Government and earned a Masters in Global Marketing from Emerson College and Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Contact: pfinch@fenwayhealth.org | 617.927.6341

 

SUSAN KELLEY, ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Susan Kelley Sue Kelley heads up Human Resources for both AIDS Action and Fenway Health which together have more than 700 staff members. Sue joined AIDS Action in 2004 after working in Human Resources and Operations for the Phoenix Media Communications Group. In 2013, Sue assumed the additional responsibility of overseeing Human Resources at Fenway Health.

Sue holds a Master’s in Education from Northeastern and attended the University of New Hampshire as an undergraduate.  She lives in Jamaica Plain with her family and 2 cardigan corgis. 

Contact: skelley@fenwayhealth.org | 617.927.6174

 

JEFF LIEBERMAN, VICE PRESIDENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

Jeff LiebermanJeffrey Lieberman is the Vice President of Administration and Finance, where he oversees the finance, administrative staff and the operations at all locations of AIDS Action and Fenway Health. With over 25 years of experience in financial and operational management at various types of healthcare organizations, he joined Fenway in October of 2005 and oversaw the new building project at 1340 Boylston Street. Prior to that, Jeffrey was credited for the turnaround at Retreat Healthcare in Brattleboro, VT where he served as Chief Financial Officer. Prior service included Chief Operating Officer and Project Director for Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare of New England. His other healthcare experience includes 5 years as Vice Presidents at The University of Chicago’s Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital and Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Chicago, senior level financial positions at Franciscan Children’s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in Boston, the Medical Center of Central Massachusetts in Worcester, and Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. Jeffrey has an MBA from Suffolk University and a B.S. in Accounting from Northeastern University. His credentials include Fellow of HFMA and ACHE. At Fenway and AAC, Jeffrey is committed to ensuring the financial health of the organization and seeing its new projects come to fruition.

Contact: jlieberman@fenwayhealth.org | 617.927.6173

 

JACOBA VAN HEUGTEN

Jacoba_van_Heugten-3Jacoba van Heugten is the Director of Development at AIDS Action. In this role she is responsible for the planning, management, and implementation of all development activities. Since 2009, Jacoba has helped to raise over 15 million dollars for the programs and services of AIDS Action. Joining the Senior team in 2015, she brings 7 + years of experience at AIDS Action Committee in fundraising for HIV and health disparities programming and operations with a demonstrated, comprehensive knowledge of nonprofit fundraising strategies, including individual, corporate, and foundational giving, as well as management of special events.

Prior to AIDS Action, Jacoba had varied political fundraising experiences during the 2008 Presidential Election Cycle. A native of Corpus Christi, Texas, Jacoba graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and earned a certificate in non-profit management, also from Boston University.

Contact: jvanheugten@aac.org| 617.450.1512