Sep. 14—WILKES-BARRE — Sean Gerow has been named the new chief executive officer at Family Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania, the agency announced Monday.
Gerow will start his new job on Oct. 4, according to the FSA post.
FSA said Gerow is a vision-leader with more than 25 years of experience in nonprofit leadership. His experience includes areas in long-term care, intellectual and development disabilities, mental health care, risk and liability, organizational leadership and quality improvement.
Gerow has a master's degree in healthcare and has been recognized as a leader in various positions throughout his career. He believes each person must be informed about the choices available in life and be provided the ways and means to access those choices.
Gerow is mission-driven and believes in the work of nonprofit organizations.
"I am excited to come on board with Family Service Association and working with the dedicated team to continue to provide outstanding quality services to the community," Gerow said.
Gerow is also a local and national master trainer in suicide prevention, and he is currently able to train the following: QPR-T, QPR, safeTALK, ASIST, Mental Health First Aid — Youth, Adult and Fire/EMS and Lifelines — Prevention, Intervention and Postvention.
In August, Creative Benefits Inc. announced that former FSA President/CEO Gertrude C. McGowan, Esq. had been named a benefits consultant.
Wile at FSA, McGowan served as CEO since 2019.
FSA is a nonprofit organization serving the region for over 125 years, providing diverse services to children, individuals, seniors, and families, empowering them to achieve their full potential through building healthier relationships and stronger communities.