Community Service Team

AdCare Community Services Team

Georgie Koppermann AdCare

Vice President of Marketing & Community Services


Georganna “Georgie” brings over 30 years of extensive experience in healthcare marketing, advertising and branding to her role as leader of community services. Georgie contributes a uniquely approachable style of leadership and patient advocacy that are essential to AdCare’s formula for success. She is known for the pride that she takes in building strong relationships with clients, colleagues and vendors – attributes that help expand AdCare’s reputation of being a quality employer and provider.

Mary Cheicko Headshot

Community Services Representative for Western MA



Mary has over seven years of marketing experience, with a specialized focus in customer service and relationship building. Mary has worked with addiction treatment providers, residential and outpatient treatment centers, and sober living facilities before joining AdCare, and thus brings industry-specific expertise to AdCare’s clients.

Karen MacDonald Headshot

LADC-II, Arise Interventionist, Community Service Representative for Quincy and Southeastern MA


Karen’s diverse experience includes positions as counselor within the correctional system at MASAC-Bridgewater, supervisor of Steppingstone Men’s Halfway House in Fall River, and marketing representative for New England treatment providers. She is co-chair of the Advisory Council for Independence Academy in Brockton, MA. She received the 2014 Community Heroes Award from the Substance Abuse Prevention Team of Weymouth, MA.

Dan O Connor Headshot

LADC, CEAP, Community Services Representative for Greater Boston, North Shore, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine


Dan has given many years of service to labor programs and to others seeking recovery from substance use disorders. As AdCare Community Services Representative, he continues to help referring professionals, families and patients seeking treatment. Dan is a past president of the Labor Assistance Professionals of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts-Rhode Island Employee Assistance Professionals Association.

Sue Shaw Headshot

Community Services Representative for Rhode Island and Connecticut


Sue serves on the Board of Directors for the newly formed Substance Use Mental Health Leadership Committee in Rhode Island (SUMHLC); the Board of Directors for the Rhode Island Rally for Recovery as Director of Marketing and Advertising, and as a member of the National Rally for Recovery committee, representing Rhode Island. Prior to coming to AdCare, she was Director of Community Services in the Assisted Living industry for several years.

Kate Toomey Headshot

Community Services Representative for Central MA


Kate, of Worcester, MA, has nearly a decade of experience in the healthcare industry and almost three decades of experience in community and external affairs. Kate is a member of District Attorney Early’s Opioid Task force for Central MA. She also has been a teacher in the Boston Public Schools, and an Art Therapist. She is serving her sixth two-year term as a Worcester City Councilor and previously served three two-year terms on the Worcester School Committee.

Kristi Falamino Headshot

Executive Assistant
800.345.3552, ext. 3068


Kristi handles the many responsibilities associated with our busy department such as correspondence to referral sources, budgets and invoicing, promotional items, reporting, and technical support for our Customer Relations Management system.

Mary Beth Papcsy Headshot

Public Relations Specialist
508.799.9000, ext. 4058


Mary Beth joined AdCare nearly a decade ago with a combination of public relations, marketing, and teaching experience. Her varied responsibilities encompass media and alumni relations, marketing communications, and special events. She especially enjoys her role promoting AdCare services because treatment saves lives every day.