As medical director at NewBridge Services for the past 12 years, Dr. Talbo brings nearly 40 years of psychiatry experience to the agency.
Prior to joining NewBridge, Dr. Talbo was staff psychiatrist at the Essex County Guidance Center/Community Mental Health, Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital, Jersey City Medical Center and Mount Carmel Guild/Catholic Community Services. She also previously served as the medical director of the Clifton MHS/Serv Centers.
Dr. Talbo is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, New Jersey Psychiatric Association, Tri-County Psychiatric Association, Philippine-American Society of New Jersey and the Association of Philippine Physicians in America. She is a life member of the University of Santo Tomas Medical Alumni Association of America.
Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Talbo is past president of the Essex County Hospital Center medical staff. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines.
Walter Dudzinski, Chief Financial Officer
Walter Dudzinski earned an MBA at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and has held several chief financial positions during this 30-year career. Mr. Dudzinski received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in biology and psychology and worked three years in a residential addiction services setting.
Mr. Dudzinski is a board member of NAMI Hunterdon, the Hunterdon County Mental Health Board, Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, NJPRA and the Tri-County Care Management Organization. Mr. Dudzinski was appointed by former New Jersey Gov. Corzine as a trustee of Senator Garrett W. Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital, where he served until its closure. He is also an accomplished public speaker for NAMI New Jersey’s In Our Own Voice program, addressing the stigma of living with a mental illness.
David R. Lacouture, MSW, LSW, Chief Administration Officer
Mr. Lacouture started his career at NewBridge in 1985 as a van driver and pre-employment training instructor for NewBridge Jobs Plus — becoming program manager within a year. Following a stint as director of Homeless Outreach Service at the Mental Health Association of Morris County, he returned to NewBridge in 1993, as director of Administration.
Mr. Lacouture oversees state and county contract management, regulatory compliance, human resources, and information technology.
Mr. Lacouture earned an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from the County College of Morris, a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from Montclair State College, and a Master of Social Work from Rutgers University.
David Moore, Chief Real Estate Officer
David Moore joined NewBridge Services in January 2019, and oversees the nonprofit’s properties — 84 units of affordable housing and five group homes. He also plans for new development.
Mr. Moore is a proponent for creating affordable, accessible housing with support services, especially for people diagnosed with a mental illness and seniors, many of whom struggle financially.
NewBridge’s housing clients with mental illness — many in their 50s — will require accessible housing to accommodate disabilities as they age.
Mr. Moore began his career providing care to people with severe head injuries. He segued into working with individuals with mental illness and developmental disabilities and ensuring they have a place to call home.
He became the residential director of Alliance Against Homelessness of Bergen County in 2008. Three years later, he was promoted to executive director, a post he held for eight years before joining NewBridge.
Moore earned a Master of Administrative Science degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a bachelor’s degree in English from Florida Atlantic University. In 2020, he earned Low Income Housing Tax Credit certification from the National Center for Housing Management.