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Meet Our Team

Trish & Mike Albanese

Trish Albanese


Trish Albanese is a graduate of Miami University with a Bachelor of Science in Business, and has a Master's degree is Business Administration from the University of Rochester's Simon School of Business as well as her CPA.   Trish has worked in the support services industry in several management capacities during her 15-year tenure encompassing finance and services, including leading support brokers and fiscal intermediaries. 

Trish is the proud mom of two sons, Dan and Mike.  Mike lives with Trish and her long time partner, Sean.  Mike has taught her so many life lessons, but the greatest has been about presuming competence by showing her the depths of his capacity.

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Marilyn and Brett Jeffery

Marilyn Jeffery

Vice President

Marilyn Jeffery has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from SUNY Geneseo.  With a professional background in sales, writing, and the disability field, and experience as a community volunteer, Marilyn has spent much of her adult life working with others to achieve diverse and ambitious goals.


Along with her husband, Marilyn is the parent of two adult sons.  Their younger son, Brett, has autism. Brett has many talents and interests, and strives to live independently, just as his brother and peers do.


Marilyn is dedicated to finding the best living environment for Brett; a place where he can live in close proximity to his friends, have choice in his staff and activities; continue to engage in the greater community, and have a safe and permanent home.

Liz Goldenberg

Liz Goldenberg


Liz Goldenberg has a BA from Denison University and JD from Syracuse University.  She worked as an attorney in private practice from 1984 through 1993.  In 1993, she was hired as an Assistant Visiting Professor of Law at Syracuse University Law School and as the supervising attorney of the College of Law's Public Interest Firm.   While there, she wrote a grant to establish the Children's Rights Law Clinic.

Liz is the mom of Marlee and Quin Delia.  Liz is now retired and focuses the majority of her time assisting the dream of Smokey Hollow to become a reality.  In her spare time, you can find Liz, traveling with her husband, Doug or in her pottery studio.  

Joanne Sold

Board Member and Advisor

Joanne Sold has a BA from Brooklyn College and a JD from Brooklyn Law School.  She was Chief of Staff to a New York State Assemblyman from 2011 through 2022.  She worked closely with the Smokey Hollow Community advocates on the legislation to help address the housing crisis for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, especially those with 24/7 support needs.

She is honored to have been asked by the three parent advocates to join the Board to continue this incredibly important project and the overall mission of safe, affordable and appropriate housing for this adult population.

Hayley Schultz

Hayley Schultz holds a BS in Human Resources Management from Syracuse University and earned her MBA with a marketing concentration from The Sage Colleges. Her background spans 13 years in HR across diverse industries such as advertising, membership organizations, and public broadcasting. For the past 15 years she has focused her skills in the field of marketing, notably in the travel and education sectors.

Proud to contribute her knowledge and passion to the Smokey Hollow initiative, Hayley is committed to leveraging her experience to help the organization address the pressing housing challenges faced by a vulnerable population. 

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