Cathy J. Cohen, SINA’s New Interim Executive Director

SINA’s Board of Directors announced that in early May, Cathy J. Cohen became the organization’s Interim Executive Director.

Ms. Cohen is filling the position held by Luis C. Cabán, who retired on May 1st.  The Board is engaged in a search for a permanent executive director, a process that is expected to be completed by the Fall.

Ms. Cohen works closely with Third Sector New England, a Boston-based organization that provides management and leadership resources to nonprofits throughout New England. Working primarily in the greater Hartford area, she has held similar positions over the past five years, including eight months as interim director at Immaculate Conception Shelter and Housing Corporation, in 2008.

Cohen has over 20 years of experience in organizational management, strategic planning and marketing consulting, writing and technical editing. She has held senior management positions in hospitals and healthcare provider groups and has worked with a wide range of nonprofit organizations to enhance their effectiveness and efficiency.  A graduate of Temple University, she received her M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts with a concentration in marketing and finance.