Richella Abell-Hawes, of Herkimer, New York, has recently been promoted to Chief Operations Officer at Kelberman. Mrs. Abell-Hawes has been employed at Kelberman for over a year, formerly as the Vice President of Quality, Compliance & Incident Management, where she worked with leadership to oversee quality assurance and manage regulatory compliance for the agency. In her new role as Chief Operations Officer, she provides leadership through oversight of the operations and programs at Kelberman.
Earlier in her career Mrs. Abell-Hawes worked as Assistant Vice President of Finance/Controller for Delaware Valley Hospital and later moved into quality and compliance roles working at the ARC of Herkimer for the majority of her career before coming to Kelberman, ultimately as the Vice President of Quality and Compliance. Mrs. Abell-Hawes received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Salisbury University in Maryland and has received various awards and professional accomplishments throughout her career.