KANDU announces the Retirement of Executive Director, Mr. Gary Bersell

Posted on : 26 Feb 2019 | No Comments

KANDU’s Executive Director, Gary Bersell will retire effective June 30, 2019.

Bersell, a beloved community leader, has served as KANDU’s executive director since 2007. KANDU has benefitted immensely from Bersell’s remarkable dedication, wisdom, and leadership. Throughout his tenure as KANDU’s Executive Director, Bersell achieved remarkable success in serving KANDU’s clients and the community while simultaneously fostering sustained organizational growth. Mr. Bersell ‘s kindness, warmth and unwavering dedication to KANDU will be deeply missed and serve as a paradigm of success for future directors.

KANDU’s clients, staff, and Board of Directors, are deeply grateful to Gary and his family and wish him a long and enjoyable retirement.

KANDU was incepted in 1961, when a group of parents and community leaders collaborated in pursuit of a critically important mission: helping disabled men and women achieve their maximum potential while enjoying the dignity of becoming gainfully employed, contributing members of their community. Today, KANDU has a staff of over 40 people and serves more than 200 clients.

KANDU has retained the services of its outside human resources firm, TPCHR, led by Mr. Kevin Peternel, to lead the nationwide search for a new executive director. Please contact Mr. Peternel with inquiries or comments regarding KANDU’s Executive Director position KANDU at [email protected] or (608) 440-2935.