Keystone Human Services Announces New President and CEO of Keystone Autism Services


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January 25, 2023

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Keystone Human Services Announces New President and CEO of Keystone Autism Services

(Harrisburg, PA, January 25, 2023) — Keystone Autism Services (KAS), a subsidiary of Keystone Human Services, announced today that Julie Rizzo has been named the new President/CEO and Executive Director of Keystone Autism Services.

Julie RizzoJulie came to KAS with 21 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She started her career with Keystone in 2017 as the Chief Operating Officer for KAS, later becoming the Executive Director in 2019.

Jay Simmons, Chair of the Board of KAS, said, “Under Julie’s leadership, KAS has sharpened its focus on employment, and integrative and comprehensive supports and services. We’re excited to have her continued leadership as we move the KAS mission forward.”

Charles S. Sweeder, President-Elect of KHS, said, “Congratulations to Julie on her new role within KAS. We look forward to continued innovations through this unique model of providing services for adults with autism.”


About Keystone Human Services

KHS is a multi-national human services organization based in Harrisburg, PA. KHS operates in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, the Republic of Moldova, and India, providing advocacy, services, and supports in early childhood education and family support, mental health, autism, and intellectual, developmental, cognitive, and physical disability. We build communities where everyone can thrive, direct their own lives, establish homes, find meaningful work, pursue education alongside their peers, and fill valued roles in the community. In addition to operating as KHS, KHS provides services through Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD), Capital Area Head Start (CAHS), Partnerships for People, Key Human Services, Keystone Autism Services, Keystone Moldova, and Keystone Institute India.

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