Press release from The Arc of Monmouth

Linda Mayo ArcOfMonmouthIn an announcement earlier this week, The Arc of Monmouth named Linda Mayo, MSW, MS as its new executive director, following the recent retirement of Mary E. Scott. Mayo was selected by a search committee consisting of five board members and one served individual of The Arc of Monmouth, the borough-based nonprofit support organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

“Linda brings over two decades of leadership and experience in non-profits to The Arc, with all the necessary skills and vision to build on the fine legacy of Mary Scott and move the organization forward,” said Board President Joyce Quarles.

A resident of Bradley Beach, Mayo was the chief operating officer of Easter Seals New Jersey, an organization that supports people with disabilities, at a time when the agency served over 7,000 families, had over 1,000 employees, and an annual budget of $100 million. Most recently, she was the senior vice president of business development and operations of Easter Seals at the national level in Chicago. Mayo has a Master of Science from New York University in management and a Master of Social Work in administration from Rutgers University.

“As the new executive director of The Arc of Monmouth I am honored to build upon the outstanding achievements made in advancing the mission of improving the lives of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families,” said Mayo of her new post with the organization that annually serves more than 1,400 individuals through education, vocational training, residential services, behavioral healthcare, supported employment, recreation, individual and family supports, self-directed services and advocacy.

“I am confident that together, through the advocacy and education efforts of persons served, families, staff and board, and countless community partners, we will successfully tackle the challenges, embrace the opportunities, and thrive.”