Aileen has led nonprofits for over 25 years, including serving as executive director of The Maryland SPCA and Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia. Under her leadership in Baltimore, the SPCA became no-kill, conducted a capital campaign to build a new center, and opened businesses for pet wellness, spay/neuter, and adoption. Aileen also formed and chaired an alliance of fellow organizations and served on other local Boards in Maryland before moving to Savannah. In the South, Aileen served as executive director of Susan G. Komen for seven years and volunteers at SCORE and the United Way of the Coastal Empire. She currently advises nonprofits in the areas of Board governance and organizational strategy.
Alieen and her husband live in Ardsley Park with their adopted street cat Gus.