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Chief Executive Officer

Episcopal Community Services

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SSG partnered with Episcopal Community Services in an executive search to hire their new Chief Executive Officer, Anne Rice-Burgess.

Episcopal Community Services is a well-respected multi service social services organization in the Philadelphia region.

Anne Rice-Burgess has more than 30 years of experience in faith-based human services organizations, most recently leading Methodist Services as President and CEO. Her career stemmed from experience as an adopted child and lifelong attendance and membership in faith-based institutions. Her passion for the work lies deeply in conviction that regardless of one’s birth circumstances and/or life experience, everyone deserves to be equally valued and provided with opportunities to thrive. Recognizing this, she believes one of our greatest resources is another person’s time, commitment, and care. Ms. Rice-Burgess’s work includes direct care case management in addiction counseling, foster/kinship care and adoption; human resources; program management and development; grant writing and fundraising; strategic planning, and board membership.

Her career has been highlighted by the work she has done to create permanent families, the development and construction of permanent housing for unhoused individuals and families, the creation of programming and housing for LGBTQIA+ youth, multiple grant awards for early childhood education, OST, case management, health and wellness services, domestic violence, capital improvement projects, the creation of an urban farm, and advocacy. Ms. Rice-Burgess’s funding development includes city, state, federal, and private funding resources. In all these efforts, she dedicates herself to developing and elevating her team through continuous professional development, focusing on diversifying the staff to reflect the population served and succession planning.

Ms. Rice-Burgess has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in human services and counselling psychology from Chestnut Hill College.

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