Deborah Hauss

Senior Staff Writer Deb Hauss is a senior staff writer in the communications department of Kessler Foundation. Her responsibilities include writing and editing content for the Foundation’s publications, press releases, newsletters, thought leadership, and web pages. She has been a writer/editor/journalist for several...

Joan Banks-Smith

Creative Producer Joan provides portrait and studio photography services for in-house staff and centers. Produces and edit podcasts for company lecture series, interviews, various research and employment series, and conferences that are distributed via social media. She is responsible for producing high definition...

Diana Jordan

Assistant Digital Media Editor Communications Diana Jordan is assistant digital media editor in Communications at Kessler Foundation.

Elaine Katz of Kessler Foundation Attends "Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0"

This past spring, TV Guide attended "Lights Camera Access 2.0," a disability and media summit supported by various organizations including Kessler Foundation, EIN SOF Communications, the Loreen Arbus Foundation, PolicyWorks and the National Disability Mentoring Coalition. One in a series of regional

Elaine Katz elected to National APSE Board

Congratulations to Elaine Katz, CCC-SLP, Senior Vice President of Grants and Communications, on her election to the National Board of APSE (Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst). Elaine will serve as regional delegate from the Northeast/New England region. APSE is a national non-profit

Carolann Murphy, PA

Senior Staff Writer Carolann Murphy, PA, is senior staff writer. Her responsibilities include content development for publications, web content, news releases and social media. She is the managing editor for National Trends in Disability Employment, a monthly report issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of...

Elaine E. Katz, MS, CCC-SLP

Senior Vice President Center for Grantmaking Communications Elaine E. Katz, MS, CCC-SLP is Senior Vice President of Grants and Communications. Elaine Katz oversees Kessler Foundation’s comprehensive grant making program and its communications department. During her tenure, the Foundation has awarded more than $49 million in grant support for national and...