Promotion Endorses Cotumaccio’s Proven Record Of Leadership Of The Non-Profit Adoption And Family Services Agency
Submitted by Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children
Spence-Chapin, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, today announced a further endorsement of Adam Cotumaccio’s leadership by naming him President. Cotumaccio was previously COO/CFO of the 107-year-old agency.
Maud Welles, President of the Spence-Chapin Board, says, “The Board unanimously elected Adam Cotumaccio to the position of President, having complete confidence in Adam's ability to lead Spence-Chapin into the future. As a Board, we believe in Spence-Chapin’s mission of finding permanent families for children in the most need and feel Adam’s proven leadership ensures a bright future for an agency that has been building families for more than 100 years. ”
Drawn to Spence-Chapin’s mission of finding homes for children and supporting families throughout the entire adoption lifecycle, Cotumaccio joined the agency in September 2014 and has strongly led the non-profit organization during this recent period of transition. Spence-Chapin’s mission is to provide adoption and adoption-related services of the highest quality, with concentrated focus on the most vulnerable children. Spence-Chapin facilitates adoption for children from the U.S., South Africa, Bulgaria, and Colombia.
Cotumaccio brings over 20 years of diverse corporate executive management and start-up experience to Spence-Chapin. He has served on several non-profit and for-profit boards and has extensive cause marketing experience. Adam was formerly the Global COO for Kinetic Worldwide, the largest Out-Of-Home media agency in the world and previously served as COO, Americas GroupM ESP, the Entertainment, Sports and Cause Marketing division within GroupM, the world's leading media investment/content management group. Adam has also worked within Deloitte Consulting's prestigious Retail and Consumer Business Practice.
Welles adds, “As the adoption landscape continues to evolve, Adam is the most qualified professional to keep Spence-Chapin ahead of the curve while providing stability and innovative management for this venerable agency. Adam’s promotion to President will provide him with more resources to find new and better ways to meet the short- and long-term needs of children and adults on the adoption journey.”
About Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children
Spence-Chapin is an adoption and family service agency bringing over 100 years of experience in finding families for children. Spence-Chapin’s fundamental belief is that Every Child Deserves A Family. To underscore this commitment, Spence-Chapin has eliminated many financial barriers for families who consider embarking on the adoption journey. Through their Modern Family Center, Spence-Chapin has broadened their impact and provides support, workshops, and counseling services for: birth parents, adoptive parents, families formed through adoption, teens, children with special needs, and adoptees at every life stage.
SPENCE-CHAPIN IS AN ACCREDITED NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT HAS BEEN OFFERING QUALITY ADOPTION SERVICES FOR MORE THAN 100 YEARS. Our mission is to help find loving families for children whatever their needs or circumstances, and provide counseling and support for all children and the families to whom they have been born or entrusted. Our mission is driven by the simple belief that every child deserves a family.
Spence-Chapin focuses on finding adoptive homes for children who need families; promoting the understanding of adoption through counseling and public education; and improving adoption's image and practice. Through our Modern Family Center we are helping each family member navigate their individual adoption stories with clarity and confidence. Spence-Chapin's roots can be traced to the early 1900s and the pioneering work of Clara Spence, and Dr. and Mrs. Henry Chapin, who independently established nurseries out of concern for homeless infants abandoned in hospitals and shelters.
Today, Spence-Chapin is proud of our role as a prominent voice and leading advocate for adoption, and of our commitment to the wellbeing of all members of the adoption triad: birth parents, adoptive parents, and their children.