Westbrook, ME – ITNPortland (www.ITPortland.org) announced today that Bob Dunfey has been hired as Executive Director. Bob Dunfey comes with a wealth of experience, having served as a senior federal executive in the Clinton/Gore administration and on numerous nonprofit boards. . Bob has owned and operated hotels, real estate development projects and a property management company. He started his career in his family’s company, Dunfey Hotels, now known as Omni Hotels.
Bob is also an endurance runner having completed over 100 marathons including 20 consecutive Boston Marathons as well as many ultra trail marathons with distances up to 100 miles.
ITNPortland Board Chair, Andy Bernstein, said “We are excited to have a new Executive Director who brings a broad range of skills to educate the community about our services and grow the organization to its full potential.”
Katherine Freund, founder and Executive Director of ITNAmerica, commented “I believe Bob can create a model ITN affiliate that will be a valuable resource to developing new ITN’s throughout the nation and the world.”
ITNPortland is a local non-profit that provides safe, affordable personal transportation to seniors and the visually impaired. ITNPortland provides arm-through-arm, door-through-door service, anytime for any purpose to 18 towns in the greater Portland area. ITNPortland enables its customers to maintain healthy, independent lives, and provides families with a solution to a complex and growing social problem. Access to personal transportation allows seniors to stay connected to family, friends and the business community.
ITNAmerica is the first and only national non-profit transportation system for America’s aging population. Its mission is to create an efficient and financially sustainable solution to the transportation needs of seniors and their families throughout the world.ITNAmerica imagines a day when all seniors and adults with visual impairment will have access to transportation when they want it.