BFAIR Promotes Nina Benvenuto in Employment Services Department
Aug. 18, 2022 (North Adams, MA) – BFAIR promotes Nina Benvenuto to Assistant Director, Employment Services. Nina joined the agency in November 2021 as an Employment & Training Coordinator overseeing the Pre-Employment Transition Services (PRE-ETS) program which prepares high school students with disabilities for the workforce. She has eagerly assumed other responsibilities such as providing vocational placement services for individuals served by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission as well as working with individuals attending BFAIR’s supported employment program.
Nina attended SUNY Albany where she received a bachelor’s degree in Social Welfare and will be embarking on her master’s degree in Public Administration through Southern New Hampshire University this fall.
In her new position, Nina will provide oversight to the employment services department and supervision to two managers and several direct care staff.
According to Kayla Brown-Wood, Director of Day Services, “Nina has shown tremendous growth since coming on board last year. Her creativity and leadership skills will be instrumental in her new role, and I am eager to see how she will apply that to the development of new and meaningful opportunities for the individuals served in employment services.”