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Gwen O'Shea

President and CEO of CDCLI

  • Gwen O’Shea is the President and CEO of CDCLI. She joined the organization in March 2017 after serving on its Board of Directors since 2013. She oversees the organization’s annual budget of $85 million, assets of $30 million, and a workforce of more than 85 employees. She is instrumental to its growth and expansion, and advocates for policies and programs that advance the corporation’s mission and vision.
  • Prior to her appointment at CDCLI, Ms. O’Shea served as the President/CEO of the Health & Welfare Council of Long Island (HWCLI).
  • Ms. O’Shea has served as an adjunct professor at LIU Post in the Health Care and Public Administration and Social Work graduate departments. She is an Advisory Board Member of the Energeia Partnership at Molloy College and a Board Member of the Long Island Federally Qualified Health Clinics.
  • Ms. O’Shea is a graduate of the Energeia Partnership at Molloy College, as well as a graduate of the Columbia Institute for Nonprofit Management programs.
  • She received her MS from The New School’s Robert J. Milano Graduate School for Nonprofit Management and Urban Policy, and a BS in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
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