Susan Holt Named Next CEO/Director

Ivymount Announces Susan Holt as Next CEO/Director
Posted on 06/05/2018

The Ivymount Corporate Board announced on May 30th that Susan Holt will be named Chief Executive Officer and will continue to serve as Ivymount School & Outreach Director.

Effective June 30th, Holt will replace Jan Wintrol, who is retiring as CEO after 21 years. Holt, who becomes only the third leader of Ivymount’s 57-year history, has been a member of the school's senior leadership and management team since 1994 and became the School Director in 2014.

Ivymount Corporate Board President Rob Wanerman, who oversaw the selection committee process, commented, "We're thrilled with this transition. Susan is held in high regard for her efforts to ensure that our students become active and productive members of our community. She is a dedicated leader, and can inspire our teachers and staff to produce unparalleled programs."

"We are excited and pleased that Susan has been appointed as the new leader, CEO, of this wonderful organization. Her vision, management and leadership are what is needed to ensure the continued strategic growth of all Ivymount related programs," added Wintrol.

(Click here for Wintrol's retirement announcement.)

"I am honored to have been selected as the next CEO of Ivymount Corporation including such dynamic programs as Ivymount School, Ivymount Outreach, and The Maddux School," stated Holt. "Following in the footsteps of Jan Wintrol is a true gift. Ivymount is a resilient corporation with a longstanding tradition of excellence for providing high quality, effective programs. We have a strong, collaborative community of students, parents, staff, business partners and friends thanks to Jan's years of leadership."

(Click here for Holt's bio.)

About Ivymount:

For more than five decades, Ivymount has created nationally-recognized programs and partnerships for people with autism and developmental disabilities, as well as their families. Our programs help children, students, and young adults achieve their highest level of development and independence. In addition to creating our own education and outreach programs, Ivymount forms partnerships with other organizations and researchers, often functioning as a training site, to ensure that our innovative and intensive approach is widely disseminated and influences the larger field of special education and support services.

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