Leadership Team

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Scott Benjamin

Chief Executive Officer

Phone: 585.327.7200 x112

Email: sbenjamin@communityplace.org

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Garfield Grant

Chief Operating Officer

Phone: 585.327.7200 x110

Email: ggrant@communityplace.org

Garfield Grant has over sixteen years of extensive finance, administration and accounting experience in diverse industries, including financial services and the not-for-profit sectors. He joined CPGR in 2003, and has served in various leadership and management roles.

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Carmen Carrasquillo

Chief Program Officer

Phone: 585.327.7200 x179

Email: ccarrasquillo@communityplace.org

Carmen A. Carrasquillo has over eighteen years of experience in the human services field.  In 2017, she was named Chief Program Officer.

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Tarlon Gibson

Director of Early Childhood & Youth Services

Phone: 585.327.7200 x210

Email: tgibson@communityplace.org

Tarlon Gibson has over fifteen years of experience in education, human services, employment readiness and youth advocacy.  He was named the Director of Early Childhood and Youth Services in 2016.

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Dr. Keith R. McGriff, RCYCP

Director, Disability Services

Phone: 585-336-4688

Email: kmcgriff@communityplace.org

Dr. Keith R. McGriff joined The Community Place of Greater Rochester in 2017 bringing his 27 years of human services experience working with OMH, DOH, OCFS, OASIS, and OPWDD.

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Diana Simpatico

Director of Aging Services

Phone: 585.288.0021 x170

Email: dsimpatico@communityplace.org

Diana is an Organizational Development & Human Resource professional with seventeen years of management, human resources, training, employment, consulting and supervisory experience.

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