Executive Staff & Senior Leadership

Sharron Madden

Sharron Madden, LCSW-R

Executive Director, Edwin Gould, and Chief Program Officer, Rising Ground

Sharron Madden joined Edwin Gould Services for Children and Families on September 15, 2014. She comes with a wide range of experience, which covers the span of over 30 years post master’s work.

Prior to joining the team at EGSCF she was a member of the Executive Staff at Jewish Board Family and Children’s Services where her scope of responsibilities was to manage a budget of over 13 million dollars with programming responsibility for the Divisions of Prevention, Domes- tic Violence and Clinical Consultation. Ms. Madden was a member of the JBFCS team for three and half years.

Prior to joining JBFCS, Ms. Madden was recruited to develop and take responsibility as the Director of Social Work for the Children’s Hospital at New York Presbyterian where she worked for nine years. The department was comprised of eighty social workers who provided care and services to 198 inpatient children and their families, sixteen ambulatory centers and six school based mental health programs. She was a strategic partner in the development of the Family Centered Care Program for the Children’s Hospital initiating such programs as Family Rounding for Physicians and Nurses.

Her years of experience also include over twelve years working for the Juvenile Rights Division as a Social Work Supervisor for the Legal Aid Society, which provided legal services to children within the Family Court system.

Ms. Madden holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work and is a graduate of New York University School of Social Work.

Bryant Yee

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Bryant Yee was named interim Chief Financial Officer in 2018 after joining Edwin Gould as Finance Director in 2016.

Yee brings nearly two decades of experience in financial management, having transitioned from a career in various roles with music and technology corporations to his role with Edwin Gould. He previously held positions at Take Two Interactive Software, Major League Gaming, Sony Music Entertainment, Tommy Boy Music, and London-Sire Records.

Yee holds a Bachelor of Science in Leadership & Management from New York University and a Master of Business Administration from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College.

Anne Patterson, LMSW

Division Director, STEPS to End Family Violence

Amiee Abusch, LCSW

Division Director, Permanency Services

Sylvia Fety, LMSW

Co-Division Director, Preventive Services

Nardine McLeod, LCSW

Director of Quality Management

Melissa Moorer-Nobles

Director of Human Resources

Abu Taher

Director of Information Technology