Hyannis, Mass., November 23, 2021 — Cape Abilities, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving adults with disabilities on Cape Cod, has announced the appointment of Kim McElholm as its new President & CEO. McElholm has been serving as Interim President & CEO of the organization since September. With over 20 years of experience in human services agencies, and a key member of the Cape Abilities leadership team for over six years, McElholm is poised to take on the role.
“It is clear that Kim McElholm is the best choice for this position,” said Marion Broidrick, Chairperson of the Cape Abilities Board of Directors. “Kim has been an invaluable member of the Cape Abilities team for many years, and has led with compassion, enthusiasm, and a person-centered vision. The Board is confident in her leadership, and we are excited for the organization’s next chapter.”
Before her most recent role as Interim President and CEO, McElholm served as Cape Abilities’ Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations, jointly overseeing the implementation of the organization’s strategic vision. McElholm is motivated by opportunities to provide the highest quality programs and services for individuals with disabilities, and charting a sustainable course for the future of the Cape Abilities organization.
“I am proud of the Cape Abilities mission and the human impact that we make every day,” said McElholm. “As we move forward, I am hopeful that we will be able to expand that impact even further, creating meaningful opportunities that are tailored to every individual’s goals, while continuing to invest in our workforce. Cape Abilities is synonymous with community inclusion, support, and connection – I have been honored to be part of a strong team that has helped develop this vision, and I am proud to lead the organization as we enter its next phase.”