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Hope For Youth Appoints Anthony Cummings and Francis McVeigh, Jr. as Newest Board Members

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Hope For Youth (HFY), a leading provider of counseling and support services for children and families on Long Island headquartered in Amityville, NY, has named two new members to its Board of Directors, which is ...

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Amityville, New York - Hope For Youth (HFY), a leading provider of counseling and support services for children and families on Long Island headquartered in Amityville, NY, has named two new members to its Board of Directors, which is responsible for developing the organization's overall strategic direction including finance, programs and services. Anthony Cummings of Bayshore, NY, an associate at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, and Francis McVeigh, Jr. of Rockville Centre, NY, founder and CEO of McVeigh & Associates.

As an associate in the Litigation Practice Group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, Cummings brings a unique perspective to the board from his experience as an attorney, businessman and accomplished professor. He has extensive litigation experience, which has spanned over 20 years, and has taught forensic examination and business law as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Forensic Examination at Touro College School of Health Sciences and as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law at Hofstra University Zarb School of Business.

Under McVeigh, Jr.'s leadership as founder and CEO of McVeigh & Associates, the company has seen significant growth that has garnered it recognition as one of one of the top 25 strategic meeting and incentive management companies in the country. He holds a B.B.A. in Professional Management from Pace University, and M.B.A. in Economics from Long Island University.

"In Anthony and Francis we bring two uniquely qualified members to the Hope For Youth Board of Directors," said David J. Hegarty, Ph.D., LMFT and Executive Director of Hope For Youth. "With their appointments, HFY grows stronger and more capable of providing assistance to children and families that seek help."

For more information about Hope For Youth, please visit www.hfyny.com

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About Hope For Youth (HFY)
For over 40 years, Hope For Youth has been providing services for children, youth and families, which span a continuum of care from out-patient, clinical and preventive services to foster care, diagnostic and emergency services and other residential programs that include its original therapeutic group home program. The organization works with children as young as six months of age through age 21 across the Long Island region. With seven residential facilities, over 50 foster homes, and 130 members of staff, Hope For Youth has grown into one of Long Island's preeminent providers of children and family services.