Staff & Leadership

Talented, enthusiastic and charismatic employees are the foundation of any successful organization — and we have great team members here at The Arc Volusia!  Our team members are experienced, motivated, knowledgeable, hardworking, and compassionate.  They are passionate about what we do and who we serve.

Mary Jo Thorn

Chief Executive Officer 

Shawn Abbatessa

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Vice President of Operations 

Raven Ventura

Program Manager

ReBecah Kilbury 






Program & Community Engagement Coordinator

Debbie Wills

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Program Coordinator

Bill Horton


Production Supervisor

Brian Filburto

Chef & Kitchen Manager

Michael Gussman

Supported Employment Specialist