Montclair, CA – OPARC, a Southern California based nonprofit that provides services to intellectually and developmentally disabled individuals, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stacey Proctor as their incoming President/CEO. OPARC serves over 800 adults in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties with a mission to provide employment, training, support and a sense of community to those served.
“On behalf of OPARC, we are thrilled to have Stacey take the helm as our next President/CEO,” said Kam Banerjee, Board Chair. “Her intellect, passion for service, and her creative vision for fulfilling our mission are among the many things that most impressed us and made her the best choice to lead us into our next chapter.”
Ms. Proctor brings with her over 30 years of prior success in the nonprofit world, managing programs for the disabled, fundraising, and building strategic relationships. Among her many accomplishments, as Executive Director of Casa Teresa, Orange County, CA she doubled campus size and number of residents served, and completed a $6 million campaign in six months and as Executive Director of Disability Rights Legal Center, Los Angeles, CA she coordinated completion of multiple high-profile cases and transformed a budget deficit to a budget surplus.
“I'm excited and honored to join OPARC as their new CEO,” said Ms. Proctor. “As we have been working through the extraordinary circumstances of COVID19, I welcome this opportunity to explore new opportunities and ensure the continuation of our current outstanding programs. I am inspired by the dedicated, experienced and compassionate staff and Board of Directors.”
OPARC entered the search process looking for a visionary who is passionate about their mission, believing that all individuals deserve the human right to be valued members of society regardless of their intellectual or physical capabilities. The Board of Directors has every confidence that they have found that leader in Ms. Proctor.