401 Columbus Avenue, Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 741-8500 Fax: (914) 741-6865
45 Fair Street, Carmel, NY 10512
(845) 225-8007 Fax: (845) 225-6820
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nancy Burkley
Phone: 914-741-8500, ext. 102
June 5, 2012 E-mail: PR Outreach@aol.com
CAREERS APPOINTS STANLEY KULESA TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Valhalla, NY - - CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc., a non-profit organization
dedicated to finding productive employment for individuals with disabilities, announces that
Stan Kulesa has joined its board of directors. “Stan brings decades of valuable experience in
disability advocacy to our board and we are fortunate to have him as a board member,” Executive
Director Tina Cornish-Lauria says.
Stan Kulesa is an Assistant Vice President at The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York
(The Standard) located in White Plains, NY. He has worked in the field of disability management
since 1981 when he began adjudicating claims for the Social Security Administration. Stan later
went to work for and held management positions at several major disability insurance carriers. He
joined The Standard in 1999 and oversees their east coast claims operation.
Stan is a member of the Disability Management Employer Coalition and the American Council of
Life Insurers. He has represented The Standard as a featured speaker at multiple conferences on
various disability-related topics. Over the course of his career, Stan has earned a number of
professional designations, including: Health Insurance Associate; Associate, Life and Health
Claims; Associate, Customer Service; and Certified Professional in Disability Management. He
earned his Bachelor’s degree from Mercy College and his Master’s degree from Long Island
University. Stan and his wife, Jean, are residents of Mohegan Lake, NY.
About CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc.
Since 1987, CAREERS has provided job placement and support services to thousands of people with
disabilities throughout Westchester and Putnam Counties. CAREERS’ mission is to insure that all disabled
individuals find sustained, meaningful employment in the communities in which they live. They work one-on-
one with each client and employer to facilitate ongoing success in the workplace, and help those with
disabilities reach their maximum level of self-support and self-reliance. CAREERS’ services are provided
free of charge to clients and employers.
For additional information about how CAREERS helps disabled individuals or employers in need of qualified
help, contact CAREERS’ Valhalla office, which serves central and lower Westchester at 914-741-8500, or the
Carmel office, which serves northern Westchester and Putnam Counties, at 845-225-8007. For more
information, please visit www.careersforpeoplewithdisabilities.org.