In her role at The Disability Opportunity Fund, Nanci oversees the Administrative day to day of the company. She also provides Technical Assistance to individuals and organizations on a variety of different issues. Currently she fields all requests that come in by email and/or phone.
After receiving her Master’s in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from NYU, Nanci began her career at UJA’s Trades and Business School, doing short term evaluations. She then moved to do outreach in the New York City High Schools and alternative programs.
Following, UJA, Nanci was at ICD, the International Center for the Disabled working within their Employment Services Division. She then ran their food services training and placement program as well as their summer program for youth. In 2000, Nanci was the first Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor hired by a Long Island public school to provide transition services; finding housing and educational placements for those young adults who were graduating or aging out of the school system.