Jeffery A. Mordos Elected Chair of YAI Board of Trustees

Fri, October 02, 2015

NEW YORK -- Jeffery A. Mordos has been elected Chairman of the YAI Board of Trustees. He succeeds George Contos, who was named YAI's new CEO on September 21, 2015.

A long-standing trustee, Mr. Mordos is an independent senior management advisor and the former Chief Operating Officer of BBDO North America. He has also served as a board member of the Sephardic Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Mordos holds an MBA from California State University, Sacramento, and a BA from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

"I'm grateful for this opportunity and look forward to partnering with my fellow board members, our new CEO George Contos and his leadership team to guide our organization forward," says Mr. Mordos. "Together we will ensure that the many thousands of individuals YAI supports each and every day, remain our top priority."

About YAI:
YAI offers a comprehensive range of services to people of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Its 5,000 dedicated staff support nearly 20,000 people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) each day. The organization's mission is to help others achieve the fullest life possible by creating new opportunities for living, loving, working, and learning.