Lawrence, MA, November 13, 2020: Fidelity House CRC (FHCRC), a Lawrence and Haverhill-based nonprofit organization, has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors: Charlette Wheeden, Chief Financial Officer of Haverhill Bank, and Jose Pino, Marketing and Community Relations Officer of Pentucket Bank.
Charlette Weeden serves as the CFO at Haverhill Bank, and she has been a donor and supporter of FHCRC for many years in affiliation with the bank. Charlette has extensive experience as a prior board member of other local non-profits throughout her career. She is looking forward to becoming more involved and is committed furthering FHCRC’s mission. Brad Howell, President and CEO of FHCRC, adds: “Charlette brings extensive experience in the banking world, and most notably, within the community banking sector. Her role as CFO at Haverhill bank gives her a unique set of skills that will undoubtedly help Fidelity House CRC navigate through the economic challenges brought about by the COVID pandemic and well into our future.”
Jose Pino has served as a volunteer at Fidelity House CRC for over 5 years, assisting with numerous fundraising events. Jose “looks forward bringing a marketing background to the board and contributing to an established organization in the community.” As a longtime contributor, Jose’s familiarity with the work of FHCRC and his broader experience in community relations will allow him to have an immediate impact within the organization. Howell predicts that Jose’s “skills and experience in connecting with the community and his unique understanding of nonprofits will greatly benefit FHCRC.”
About Fidelity House CRC
Fidelity House CRC (FHCRC) is a human services organization supporting adults and children with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities; brain injuries; and mental health diagnoses. This mission is to support people with disabilities and those with significant challenges to pursue their goals and live fulfilled lives. With more than 30 locations across 20 different service types, Fidelity House CRC supports over 1400 people annually across Massachusetts. More information on FHCRC, it’s services, and impact in the community, can be found at www.fidelityhhs.org.