Mr. Annunziato has a Master’s Degree in Special Education from the State University of New York College at Buffalo.
He began his professional career in 1974 after receiving his BS Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Gannon College in Erie Pennsylvania.
His early employment experience included Inpatient Mental Health and Senior Services. He was hired at SASi in 1978 as a Personal Adjustment Trainer/Team Leader and has held various administrative positions over the years.
In 1999, he was promoted to Associate Executive Director and took over the President and CEO position in 2012. During the past 30+ years, he has been involved to a great extent in program development and has played a leading role in sasi's growth.
In addition to his role at sasi, Mr. Annunziato also serves on the Board of Directors of Person Center Services of WNY (PCSWNY), the Board of Directors of Developmental Disabilities Alliance of WNY (DDAWNY) and the Genesee Community College Arcade Campus Advisory Board.
He is past Chairperson of the NYSRA Clinic Services Committee and Adult Day Program Subcommittee of DDAWNY.