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Chris McMahon "Changing Lives With Fedcap"

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Chris McMahon "Changing Lives With Fedcap"

Today our guest is Chris McMahon, who is not only a good friend of mine, but she is also the President & CEO of Fedcap, a nonprofit located in New York, New Jersey and Washing D.C. that develops innovative, creative and sustainable solutions that help people with barriers to move toward economic independence, and effect change in their families and communities. We are going to talk about the good word of Fedcap, making good things happen, changing lives, and finding a balance between being optimistic and realistic.

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Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc. has announced the appointment of Christine M. McMchrisahon as its Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, effective February 1, 2009. McMahon is currently the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Easter Seals affiliates across six Northeastern states (New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New York) with responsibility for overseeing a broad range of programs providing education, rehabilitation, counseling, and therapeutic recreation for children, adults and families living with disabilities. She joined Easter Seals New Hampshire in 1986 and previously served as its Vice President of Vocational Services (1988-1992) and Director of Residential, Educational and Children’s Services (1992-1996). 




About Paul Boynton:

Paul S. Boynton is President & CEO of The Moore Center, an agency that serves people with intellectual, developmental and personal challenges by creating opportunities for a good life.


In addition to over 35 years in the health care, human services and nonprofit world, Mr. Boynton has served on numerous boards in New Hampshire in leadership roles, including Pastoral Counseling Services, Special Olympics NH and the New England Heart Institute.  He currently serves on the boards of Catholic Medical Center and The Bedford Ambulatory Surgical Center.   


He received his B.A. in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire and his M.A. in Counseling from Goddard College. 


Mr. Boynton is the author of the motivational book Begin with Yes, hosts the TV Show Begin with Yes, and writes the column, Begin with Yes in the Workplace.  He is currently using his book to help unemployed and underemployed people in New Hampshire and nationwide, offering free downloads of his book in an effort to communicate that when developing an effective job search strategy, positive attitude plus positive action leads to a positive result.


Mr. Boynton’s philosophy on life - reach out a hand to help someone, because as you do, there’s always someone ahead holding out a hand for you.