President & CEO: Alfred Frugoli
Alfred Frugoli became president and CEO of CLASS / Arc of Greater Lawrence on April 2, 2018.
As a champion of the CLASS culture, Al has inspired, energized, and connected with individuals in CLASS programs, employees, partners and collaborators, and local businesses. Al’s strategy and execution track record is exactly what CLASS needs to move toward CLASS's 2020 Vision.
He joined CLASS in 2015 as chief operating officer, where he was responsible for operations oversight including programs, enrollment, quality, case management, clinical services and transportation.
Al has 20 years of experience running programs for individuals with disabilities, families experiencing homelessness and elders. He began his career as the area director for Seven Hills Family Services in Northern Worcester County, and most recently he was the site manager for Nevins PACE and Adult Day Health Center for Element Care in Methuen. Al holds a bachelor's degree in rehabilitation services from Springfield College and a master's degree in nonprofit management from Worcester State University.
Left to right: Ana de la Cruz, manager of the Adult Family Care program; Al Frugoli, president and CEO; Pedro; Sharon; Helen Gabin, receptionist; Terry; Laverne Gosby, HR director; John Whittemore, director of Day Services - Lawrence & Wilmington; and Kemelin Domenech, former director of Day Services, Wilmington.
CLASS Vision Statement
CLASS will be recognized throughout Massachusetts as a premier agency in the field of disabilities. Our excellence in service delivery will make CLASS the provider of choice in Northeastern Massachusetts for individuals with disabilities of all ages and their families. CLASS's innovations in advocacy, new service development and systems reform will attract the support of the education community, legislators, foundations, the media and the general public.
Board of Directors
Tim Allen, Chair
Brenda Hyland-Miller, Vice Chair
Principal, Benchmark HealthCare Consulting, Inc.
Dennis Demuth, Treasurer
Parent advocate and Certified Financial Planner®,
Vaillancourt and Pescatore Financial Group, LLC
Jody Daniels, Clerk
Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Health Informatics and Management, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Parent advocate; Controller, Net Lease Capital Advisors
Senior Vice President – Wealth Management,
Managing Director, Blue Sail Consulting
Owner, Apple Business Furniture / retired
Owner, Errands and Events by Lauren
Office Manager and Upper Management Team,
Haffner's / Energy North Group
Daniel J. Sullivan
Parent advocate; food services executive, retired
Steven R. Sullivan
Director of Workforce Development
Associated Builders and Contractors,