Administrative Management Team
Executive Director: Paul Anderson-Winchell
914.949.3098 x 9750
Director of Development: Chris Schwartz
914.949.3098 x 9737
Controller: Carl Williams
914.949.3098 x 9745
Paul Anderson-Winchell joined Lifting Up Westchester as Executive Director in August 2005. Prior to this appointment, he served as a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator of the Fishkill Health Center in Fishkill, New York, managing a Certified Home Care Program, an Adult Foster Family Care Program and a 62-bed Skilled Nursing facility.
He received his Master’s in Public Administration from Marist University in 1997 and a Bachelor’s Degree from Brown University. In 2004, he received his Nursing Home Administrator’s License.
Mr. Anderson-Winchell’s career began in residential treatment for abused, neglected and emotionally disturbed children. Moving to the Hudson Valley in 1982, he began a 13-year period of working with Developmentally Disabled Children and Adults with United Cerebral Palsy of Ulster County, including eight years as Director of Residential Services. Prior to this, he administered a Title XX funded School Age Day Care Program in inner city Philadelphia.
He was the founding Executive Director of Boys and Girls Club in Orange County, which serves at-risk children through after-school and summer day-camp youth development programs. He has since become Chairman of the Board of Directors, helping to expand its services and secure local, state, corporate and federal grants.
Carl Williams joined Lifting Up Westchester as Controller in October 2005. He began his career in the financial service industry by working as a tax shelter commissions auditor/adjustor for Prudential-Bache Securities and later worked for AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company. In pursuit of his CPA (Certified Public Accountant) license, Mr. Williams performed various financial audits for a variety of nonprofit organizations while employed by Mitchell Titus & Co. LLP. Subsequent to fulfilling his public accounting experience, Mr. Williams accepted a fiscal position with Promesa Inc., a nonprofit community service organization located in the Bronx where he later became the Assistant Controller of its nursing home facility for patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
Mr. Williams earned his MBA in Finance from Long Island University in 1990 and his B.S. degree in Accounting from Binghamton University in 1982. He received his Certified Public Accountant License in 2004.
Chris Schwartz joined Lifting Up Westchester in 2004 and has held the position of Director of Development since 2007. In this role she is responsible for all Fundraising, Marketing and Public Relations activities for the agency. Prior to becoming Director of Development she spent three years as Associate Director of Development where she was primarily responsible for grant writing.
Ms. Schwartz has had over 15 years of experience in Marketing and Advertising management for a variety of consumer product goods, financial services and internet companies. Her experience has included Advertising Manager at iWeb Technologies, Marketing Manager at Royal Trust and Advertising & Marketing Services Manager at Union Carbide.
Ms. Schwartz received her MBA in Marketing from McMaster University in Canada in 1977 and an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario in 1975.
Nancy Inzinna joined Lifting Up Westchester in 2014. Before joining the agency, Ms. Inzinna held the position of Assistant Director at a non-profit environmental organization for 15 years. Prior to that, she spent 10 years working in the healthcare field in an administrative capacity.
Ms. Inzinna has mentored many students over the years as a Girl Scout Troop Leader and as Editor-in- Chief of her college newspaper. In her role at Lifting Up Westchester she works closely with staff in each of our eight programs to coordinate volunteers and community service workers, manage in-kind donations and assist in agency events.
Ms. Inzinna graduated from Manhattanville College in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications Management and a concentration in Psychology and Marketing.