Cape Abilities Names New President/CEO

New hire is a native Cape Codder, currently works in Boston Public Schools...
Cape Abilities taps a native Cape Codder and Barnstable High School grad as its next President/CEO (Cape Abilities photo)

From Cape Abilities...

The Cape Abilities Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Jonathan Sproul (right) has been hired as the new President /CEO of Cape Abilities. He replaces Larry R. Thayer, who has been acting as the interim President/CEO.

"We are excited to have Jon join our team", said Marion Broidrick, Chairman of the Cape Abilities Board of Directors. " As a native Cape Codder who graduated from Barnstable High School, Jon has first-hand knowledge of the Cape community and brings extensive experience in programs, fundraising and strategic management to Cape Abilities."

Mr. Sproul, comes to Cape Abilities from the Boston Public Schools where he was the Director of School-Community Partnerships . He has a Bachelor's Degree from Columbia University and a Master's Degree from Harvard University. His experience in strategic planning and management as well as Development will provide Cape Abilities with the leadership needed to continue their commitment to providing high quality, community-based services for people with disabilities.

Jonathan, his wife and three children currently live in Charlestown. He is expected to start his new position as President/CEO of Cape Abilities on December 4, 2018.

Cape Abilities is a nonprofit organization that has been serving individuals with disabilities on Cape Cod for 50 years by educating, counseling and providing residential, therapeutic, social and employment supports that empower them to achieve meaningful and valued roles in the community. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on