Viability Inc. Announces Sylviana Lopez as the new Chief People Officer.

Sylviana Lopez, Chief People Office, Viability

Viability Inc. Announces Sylviana Lopez as the new Chief People Officer.

Springfield, MA, March 18th 2024 – Viability Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Sylviana Lopez as its Chief People Officer leading human resources functions across the organization. Ms. Lopez brings over two decades of experience and expertise to the organization in both the for profit and not-for-profit sectors, where she has honed forward-thinking creativity in meeting organizational needs and goals. Throughout her career, she has been known for her ability to dive in and master new tools and approaches and her dedication to the growth and development of individuals.

“Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are at the core of our mission,” said Colleen Holmes, Viability’s President & CEO. ” As the newest member of our executive team, Sylviana Lopez further strengthens our deep commitment to continually advancing our culture where together, those we serve, our workforce, partners and communities succeed in thriving beyond limits.”

Ms. Lopez earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in Puerto Rico and her Master of Business Administration degree in Human Resources Management from the University of New Haven in Connecticut. 

About Viability
Viability, Inc. is a human services agency headquartered in Springfield, MA, which provides employment, job training and placement, vocational, life skill-building, and other community- based services to nearly 4300 individuals with disabilities or disadvantages annually. With a staff of 430, Viability ensures individuals in our service areas in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Oklahoma, and Rhode Island have opportunities to thrive beyond limits. Our program models include community-based day and day habilitation services; supported living options; psycho- social clubhouses; transportation services; and a variety of pre-employment, vocational, internship and employment programs. Viability is accredited by CARF and Clubhouse
International, and certified by MA DDS and the Massachusetts Division of Medical Assistance




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