Kim Mansueto fulfills her passion to inspire youth to reach their full potential as Assistant Director (AD) at the Woodbury Campus. Kim started her journey with Fusion as Director of Admissions and Outreach in 2012 and was quickly recognized as a true leader on campus enabling her move to the role of AD. She is a native New Yorker, growing up in Queens and moving to Long Island in 1996 to start a family. She has over seventeen years experience in the education and human services sectors. Kim is a NYS certified School Counselor and holds a BA in Psychology; a MS Ed with Specialization in School Counseling from Hofstra University; a Mentoring Supervisory Certificate from Fordham University; a Non-Profit Leadership Certificate from Adelphi University; and a Development and Fundraising Certificate from Molloy College. Currently, Kim is actively pursuing her Educational Therapy Certificate.
Kim’s focus has always been working with youth with developmental disabilities, who are at risk, pregnant and/or parenting, and their families. She has held various positions throughout her career, having worked at YAI the National Institute for People with Disabilities as a Senior Employment Training Specialist for their Long Island Supported Work Program and was a Teacher/Guidance Counselor for the Diocese of Brooklyn. Notable is her ten year tenure as the Director of Services with the Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc.’s, SNAP (Suffolk Network on Adolescent Pregnancy) Division, where she provided direction and leadership to their adolescent pregnancy prevention funded programs throughout Suffolk County. Prior to joining our team, Kim served as the Executive Director of Girls Incorporated of Long Island, a nonprofit organization, inspiring girls to be strong, smart and bold.
In her free time, Kim enjoys acting as the Division Coordinator for her son’s CYO baseball league, gardening, taking Koga (kickboxing and yoga) classes, fishing, and finding a great Vera Bradley sale. She is addicted to Edy’s Double Chocolate Fudge ice cream and resides in Suffolk County with her husband, son, Shih Tzu, 2 cats, a hamster, two leopard geckos and 7 goldfish.