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Mary D. Redd has earned a reputation as a leader in the non-profit community in New York and boasts nearly 40 years of experience in the field, 34 of those in management and administration. Among many other accomplishments, Redd has created management systems for agencies that track inventory and expense records, developed a group home for individuals with developmental disabilities, coordinated the workings of a charitable organization across three boroughs, and drafted organization by-laws. Mary D. Redd also has experience working in human resources, creating company-wide training programs, and organizing the evaluation instruments and personnel policies across a company. Additionally, she co-authored a manual for the instruction of foster parents. Financially, Mary D. Redd has helped to create fundraising programs and held responsibility for the funds of charitable and public companies.Currently, Mary D. Redd serves as President and CEO of Steinway Child and Family Services, Inc., a service organization based in Queens, New York. She assumed this leadership role 34 years ago, after initially acting as the agency's Executive Director. Some of Mary D. Redd’s other positions have included Coordinator of Community Health Services and Manhattan Center Director at The Wiltwyck School for Boys, Director of Social Services at Bronx River Neighborhood Centers, Inc., and Graduate Caseworker at the Seamen’s Society for Children and Families. Some of the awards she has earned over the course of her career include the Harlem Hospital Center Committee’s Community Health Service Award, the Mid-Manhattan Branch NAACP Child Welfare Leaders Award, and the Human Services Council of NYC, Inc. Annual Leadership Award. Mary D. Redd maintains professional affiliation with the National Association of Social Workers, the Academy of Certified Social Workers, and the National Association of Black Social Workers. As a believer in basic health care for disadvantaged individuals, Mary D. Redd campaigns vigorously with a variety of elected officials to make their voices heard.

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President & CEO

Steinway Family and Child Services, Inc.


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