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Executive Board

Amy Criscuolo, President

  • Employment: Atlantic Home Loan, Hamden, CT -Senior Mortgage Banker

  • I Get It! Apps, Orange,CT Founder/Owner-

  • Professional Affiliations: Notary Public, Orange Board of Education: Chair, Finance Committee- Vice Chair

Jean K. Brooks, Secretary 

  • Employment: Case Manager and Educator with State of CT Department of Developmental Disabilities. (retired)

  • Education: Stone College.

  • Professional Affiliations: Founding member of Opportunity House.

  • Parent of an Opportunity House resident.

  • Founding member Autism Society of CT.

  • Served on the Governor's Developmental Disability Council.

James P. Hackett, Treasurer


  • Employment: Yale University, Director of Facilities Services. (retired)

  • Education: Quinnipiac University.

  • Parent of Opportunity House resident.

  • Professional Affiliations: Associate Fellow of Trumbull College, Yale University.


Michael Donahue


  • Education: Boston College, Suffolk University Law School

  • Employment: Legal Counsel for Subway Real Estate/ Franchise World Headquarters, LLC

  • Professional: Counsel/camp Co-Director/Foundation Board member of Camp Rising Sun Foundation, Board Member of St. Stephen School, Board of Trustees for St. Francis Home for Children, Student sponsor/mentor for Shepherds, Inc., Parish Council Member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish

Bill Farrell


  • Education: University of Hartford B.S. in Economics and Financing., Professional Licenses: NASD Series,7,6,24,63,65

  • Employment: Wells Fargo Advisors- Vice President- Financial Advisor

  • Professional Affiliations: Knights of Columbus, Milford Republican Town Committee, Milford United Way, Milford downtown business organization

Jadine Finch

  • Education: Lafayette College B.A. in Economics and Business. 

  • Employment: Paralegal in a Milford Law office

  • Professional Affiliations: Executive Board of Directors for Autism Services and Resources Connecticut (ASRC)

  • Special Qualifications: Adult daughter on Autism spectrum in a day program. Enjoys horseback riding, hiking, and spending time with family, friends, and rescue dogs.

Bob Granger

  • Education: University of New Haven B.A.

  • Professional Affiliations: Organizations included: Knights of Columbus, Interfaith Co-Operative Ministries, Fantasy of Lights, Community Soup Kitchen, Woodmont Fire Co.

Leo A. Pepin, Jr.

  • Education: University of Connecticut

  • Employment: Pitney Bowes Inc. Corporate Executive Director of Compensation and Medical Services. (retired)

  • Professional Affiliations: Served with Army Medical Service Corps. Retired Lt. Colonel.

Eva Provost

  • Education: Quinnipiac University, B.S.

  • Profession: Occupational Therapist

  • Employment: Bridgeport Hospital Acute Adult and Inpatient Rehabilitation, Alhbin Centers for Outpatient Adult and Pediatric Therapy,  Subacute Inpatient Rehabilitation at Lord Chamberlain, In-School and Outpatient Pediatric Therapy at Rehabilitation Associates of Fairfield.


Arline Secondino, Parent Representative


Opportunity House Inc.'s key administrators are veterans in the field of Autism.

They have been working with children and adults with Autism and related developmental disabilities since the late 1970's. Their professional experiences include classroom teaching, school administration, vocational assessment, job development and placement, job coaching, and residential/group home management.

  • Tamara Treiber, Executive Director  has a BS in Sociology with certification in Physical/Psychological Management. She has served as Director of Day/Employment Services at Opportunity House, Inc. since 2005.

  • Margaret DeMartino, Director of Residential and Clinical Services, has a BA in Psychology with additional training in Program Development.

  • Susan Turek, Director of Day / Employment Services, has a MS degree in Special Education and Certified Behaviorist.

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