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Triangle, Inc. is fortunate to have dedicated leaders that enable us to achieve our mission. Our Board of Directors and senior staff members are passionate about inclusion and opportunity for people with ability.

Board of Directors


President:  Michael Moran, CFG Brokerage Network

Vice President: Rachel Kaprielian, McDonald’s Corporation

Treasurer: Robert Perry, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Clerk: Mark DeOliveira, The TJX Companies, Inc.


Jessica Black, Community Partner

Steven E. DiCairano, Esq., Rubin and Rudman LLP

Representative Paul Donato, Commonwealth of MA State Representative

David Gordon, Community Partner

Henri Soucy, Brookline Bank

Senior Staff Members

Coleman Nee, Chief Executive Officer

Coleman has led Triangle, Inc. as CEO since 2016. Prior to coming to Triangle, he served as Massachusetts Secretary of Veterans’ Services from 2010 to 2015. A Boston native and graduate of American University in Washington D.C., Coleman has over 27 years of governmental, not-for-profit and private-sector management experience. Coleman is committed to human services and civic engagement. He believes strongly in fostering inclusion for all and has a deep appreciation for the power of teamwork and community to affect positive change. When not in the office or volunteering, Coleman, Karyn, Jack, Kate, and his furry kids Hurley and Roo can be found on a trail or campsite far away from Wi-Fi or cell phone signals.

Coleman Nee, CEO
Travis Dion, Director of Autism Services

As Director of Autism Services, Travis comes to Triangle with a range of professional experiences as both a Program Director and Direct Support Professional during his studies to receive his Master’s in Special Education.  A collegiate internship while at Endicott College shifted his professional focus to work with youth and adults on the Autism Spectrum and helped shape his career.   With 4 years at Bridgewell as a Program Director of an Autism Day Habilitation Facility, Travis’ leverages his experience working with participants, employees and families, as well as his passion, to provide the best supports and education possible for those on the Spectrum within Triangle’s Day Services.  In his spare time, Travis is a diehard New England sports fan and enjoys getting outdoors with his wife as well as spending as much time as possible with family, particularly his nieces and nephews.

Travis Dion
Shantal Giordano, Human Resources Director

Shantal has been at Triangle for five and a half years and has held many positions, including Community Coordinator, Employment Specialist, Program Coordinator, Site Manager, and HR Generalist (Recruitment and Training). As the Human Resources Director, Shantal and her team are responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring comprehensive HR strategies that create a diverse, respectful, welcoming, and inclusive work environment for all employees, as well as acting to support the human factor in the company by devising strategies for performance evaluation, staffing, training and development, and overseeing all HR initiatives, systems, and tactics. Shantal loves spending her weekends with her family exploring, shopping, and watching Bluey.

Corey Grant, Chief of Workforce Initiatives

Corey Grant has been with Triangle for ten years, and has held many positions, including Community Coordinator, Employment Specialist, and Director of Workforce Development, among others. Among many other responsibilities as Chief of Workforce Initiatives, Corey and his team work to provide high school students training and exposure so they can move on from high school and join the workforce as part of their Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) program. Through the department’s Competitive Integrative Employment Services (CIES) work, the team connects adults to jobs, supports adults in advancing in their careers, and helps adults to maintain employment.

Corey insists that the key to quality service is to provide consistent support, challenge, and opportunity, while focusing on the individual and maintaining a solution-focused mindset. He is fueled by his passion for understanding the challenges individuals with disabilities face and ensuring they have opportunities and experiences that enable growth and achievement.

John Kaiser, Chief of Advancement & Communications

John has more than 10 years of development experience with several Boston-based non-profits and is eager to engage Triangle, Inc.’s longstanding partners and donors while developing new philanthropic initiatives that will support the organization’s incredibly effective and innovative work. As a proud native of Wisconsin, John is a shareholder in the Green Bay Packers— although he has since switched his other sports allegiances to the Celtics and Red Sox. John enjoys cooking and barbecuing, homebrewing, reading at least two newspapers every Sunday, and spending time with his wife, son, and their dog, Lenny. John holds a BA in Print Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Jeff Lafata-Hernandez, EPIC Executive Director

Jeff founded EPIC in 2011 to address the growing need for transition-age youth with disabilities to develop their leadership skills and become more active in their communities. With a lifelong passion for social justice and community service, Jeff began his career in the fall of 1999 as an AmeriCorps Member at City Year Boston working in a special education classroom in Roxbury. Since that time, Jeff has devoted his career to working within the disability community in varied settings. He’s worked in classrooms, community organizations, residential programs, and vocational environments. Jeff enjoys volunteering for various organizations throughout Boston and taking weekend road trips to explore New England.

 Jeff Lafata-Hernandez, EPIC Executive Director
Michael Mastascusa, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Mike is a Certified Public Accountant and has an MBA from Babson College. He is passionate about teaching our organization the practices of fiscal responsibility so that we can continue to invest in exponentially valuable initiatives like EPIC. Mike is a proud husband and father of four who resides in North Reading and spends many of his weekends refereeing or watching basketball.

Mike Mastascusa
Brittany Mendez, Director of Transitions and Community Services

Brittany has been with Triangle for five years, and has held many positions, including Community Coordinator, Program Coordinator, Site Manager, and Director of Transitions and Community Services. As Director of Transitions and Community Services, Brittany and her team are responsible for our three community-based day program sites in Malden, Salem, and Randolph, where they work with over 200 participants. They provide a variety of programming, including supported employment, independent living and financial skills, travel training, and getting out in the community. Brittany loves spending her weekends with her husband and son while they relax, shop or go out to eat.

Brittany Mendez
Melissa Strout, Chief Integrity Officer

As Chief Integrity Officer, Melissa oversees Triangle’s Compliance and Integrity Department, including our new Triangle Abuse Prevention & Safety team. She is also responsible for managing organizational projects. Melissa’s vision of support emphasizes the importance of collaboration through an interdisciplinary approach. She has a BA in psychology with a concentration in children and youth, and a Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Pennsylvania State University. Melissa has worked in the human services field for over 15 years and has a true passion for service and giving back to others. She enjoys spending time outdoors on the beach, hiking, and exploring the history of MA.

Drew Warren, Chief Program Officer

Drew is an enthusiastic leader with considerable knowledge of social work and residential services. He has a long history of experience and a strong track record of delivering exceptional results for both participants and employees. Before coming to work at Triangle, Inc., Drew spent 14 years with The May Institute in a vast array of residential service positions. He has also worked with Clinical Solutions as a QUEST Consultant. Drew holds a Master of Science Degree in Elder Care Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Human Services. He also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. Drew loves the outdoors, especially hiking and skiing with his family. He recently climbed Mount Washington with his 9-year-old daughter, something everyone in his family does at the age of nine!

Drew Warren

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