About Us

Lincoln Square Coaching is dedicated to transforming the vocational landscape for neurodiverse individuals and people with ​intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our mission is to bridge the gap between potential and opportunity by providing person-centered vocational services and ​innovative supports. We strive to foster an inclusive employment environment that values neurodiversity and aligns with the ​unique skills and interests of the people we serve. Our goal is to empower individuals to achieve meaningful careers, thereby ​enriching their lives and contributing to the diversity and strength of our community.

Our Team

The leadership team of Lincoln Square Coaching has more than 40 years of combined experience in human ​resources, higher education administration, workplace mentoring, and services for people with disabilities.

Joseph Amodeo, MPA, MS, MA, CRC, CVE

Chief Executive Officer

Joseph's passion for supporting people in pursuing their educational and career goals led to the founding of Lincoln ​Square Coaching LLC. With 15+ years in development and program management, including 12+ years in disability ​and vocational rehabilitation services, Joseph has led the development and implementation of several innovative ​programs aimed at fostering post-secondary success for youth with autism and other intellectual and ​developmental disabilities, as well as initiatives focused on improving employment outcomes for adults with ​disabilities.

Joseph holds a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University at Buffalo, a Master of Public ​Administration from Marist College, and a Master of Arts in Political Science and Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, ​from the State University of New York at Albany. Currently, Joseph is pursuing doctoral studies in educational policy, ​organization, and leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

He holds several national certifications directly relevant to his work in vocational rehabilitation. His Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) certification demonstrates his expertise in aiding individuals with disabilities in achieving their personal, social, and vocational goals. As a Certified Vocational Evaluation Specialist (CVE), he has honed his skills in assessing an individual's vocational aptitudes, abilities, and interests to support career planning. In addition to his CRC and CVE credentials, Joseph is also a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD), SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP), Certified Case Manager (CCM), and a Certified Career Counselor (CCC).

He is a member of several professional associations, such as the Association for Talent Development (ATD), the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD), the Vocational Evaluation & Career Assessment Professionals (VECAP), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Joseph has presented on vocational rehabilitation at regional and international conferences.

Annie Dewey, M.Ed.

Chief Program Officer

Annie Dewey has more than a decade of professional experience across several industries. She has experience as ​the director of client management at a leading data, insights, and consulting company. She has led complex ​projects and engagements for various clients across different industries. In this capacity, she was responsible for ​ensuring project success, profitability, scope, and client satisfaction. She has an established background in coaching ​and mentoring junior staff. Previously, Annie held several positions in higher education at Fairfield University in ​Connecticut and Boston College in Massachusetts.

She holds a bachelor's degree in secondary education and a master's degree in higher education from Boston ​College. She has completed advanced graduate-level training in employment services for people with disabilities ​through the Institute for Community Integration (ICI) at the University of Massachusetts at Boston.

Fran Nunziata, M.A.

Director of Career Counseling

Fran Nunziata is a human resources professional with over 19 years of experience at Calvary Hospital. Most recently, ​Fran served as the Senior Director of Human Resources, responsible for compliance, benefits, recruitment, relations, ​orientation, policy, and management for over 1,000 employees. She is also an experienced public speaker on ​employee development topics and HR best practices.

She has a master’s degree in communications from Fordham University and a bachelor’s degree in communications ​from Boston College. She is skilled in various areas of HR, such as employee benefits, recruiting, regulatory ​compliance, and management. She is also interested in youth development, college counseling, and career services. ​Prior to her tenure at Calvary, Fran served as the Director of the College and Career Information Center at Pelham ​Memorial High School and the Director of Youth Employment Services for the Town of Pelham (Westchester County). ​She is based in the New York City Metropolitan Area.

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Lincoln Square Coaching LLC strictly adheres to the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) Code of Ethics for Certified Rehabilitation Counselors (CRC) and Certified Vocational Evaluation Specialists (CVE). The CRC and CVE credentials are internationally recognized standards of excellence in the field of vocational rehabilitation and reflect our commitment to ethical, competent, and quality services. To learn more about the CRCC, the CRC, and the CVE, please visit https://crccertification.com/crc-certification/.