Insight. Knowledge. Business acumen. Experience.

CCA’s multi-disciplinary team embodies the qualities that generate lasting results. CCA’s Leadership Team and our Senior Consulting Staff represent a breadth and depth of experience that sets us apart. Let’s meet them.

Robert Levy, LCSW

Founder and CEO, Bob Levy established CCA in 1984. Today, he presides over one of the most respected human capital risk management firms, with over 250 top tier clients worldwide.

Founder and CEO, Bob Levy established CCA in 1984. Today, he presides over one of the most respected human capital risk management firms, with over 250 top tier clients worldwide. Bob combines his clinical and business backgrounds to direct CCA’s operations and provide the firm’s strategic direction.

A licensed clinical social worker, Bob’s expertise includes mental health/chemical dependency and employee assistance programs. His previous experience includes: EAP Consultant and Counselor for Human Resources Group, Inc.; Director of the Adolescent Day Hospital of New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center; New York City Probation Officer; New York State Narcotics Parole Officer; and Field Instructor for the Hunter College School of Social Work.

As the Founder and Publisher of two newsletters: The Human Resources Helpline and The Robert Levy Report on Employee Assistance, Bob helped raise the profile of EAP issues nationwide.

Bob holds a M.S. in Social Work from New York University and a B.S. in Accounting from Queens College, City University of New York. He did his psychoanalytic training at the NPAP Psychoanalytic Training Institute.

Bob serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention. He is a member of the National Association for Social Workers, the Employee Assistance Professionals Association, and the Society for Human Resource Management.

John Levy, Esq.

As President of CCA, John Levy leads the firm in ensuring that clients receive optimal value from our partnership.

John Levy is the President of CCA, leading the firm in ensuring that clients receive optimal value from our partnership. John works with clients and HR leaders to identify and analyze workforce challenges at both the individual and organizational levels. John uses CCA’s expertise and our strategic alliances with outside experts to marshal the appropriate resources to resolve these issues, Based on our understanding of client needs and today’s HR environment, John also leads the CCA team in developing innovative new products to target the challenges facing our clients.

John works with a wide range of clients from media to public sector. His clients include WPP, Time Warner, the City of New York, and the Unified Court System of New York State. This broad scope of experience gives him insight into a multitude of workforce challenges.

John is an attorney with expertise in employment law and risk mitigation. He works with CCA’s risk mitigation team to assess and reduce clients’ risk with respect to employee claims of discrimination or harassment, and violence in the workplace.

Prior to joining CCA in 2006, John worked as an attorney for Sullivan & Cromwell LLP on a variety of employment law cases. He also worked in the Civil Rights Clinic at New York University’s School of Law on hostile work environment and employment discrimination cases.

John received his J.D. from New York University School of Law and his B.A. from Wesleyan University.

Thomas Diamante, PhD

Executive Vice President
EVP and Consulting Practice Leader, Dr. Tom Diamante brings 25 years of top-tier, cross-industry, cross-cultural business and HR experience.

As CCA’s Consulting Practice Leader, Dr. Diamante leverages his years of experience to direct the firm’s strategic offerings and develop multi-faceted solutions to address complex HR issues. Tom offers expertise in change management, culture improvement, learning and development, HR compliance, talent management, C-level executive coaching, HR Strategy-Business alignment, and leadership development.

Tom has worked with leading organizations in the corporate, public, and non-profit sectors, including: Time Warner, the City of New York, the MTA, East West Bank, Trusted Media Brands, Lincoln Center, Whitney Museum, MoMA, Lexis Nexis, and the U.S. Department of Defense.

Prior to joining CCA, Tom was the Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Organizational Development in Global Securities Research & Economics at Merrill Lynch. Before that, he was Senior Manager and Lead Change Consultant for KPMG Consulting. Earlier in his career, he was National Manager, Human Resources & Professional Development at Philip Morris Companies, Inc.

Extensively published in the fields of organizational effectiveness, development, and human capital management, Tom has contributed to top tier academic and practitioner journals such as Oxford University Press, Jossey-Bass, Wiley, and Erlbaum. He also presents regularly for organizations including the Risk Management Association. Tom’s Best Practice Contributions inform and enhance all of CCA’s services.

Tom holds a Ph.D. in Psychology with an industrial & organizational specialization from The Graduate Center, CUNY. He is a New York State certified psychologist and certified executive coach, with post-doctoral training in cognitive behavior change management at the Institute for Behavior Therapy.

Professional Recognition and Contributions

Tom was recently elected President, Consulting Division of the New York State Psychological Association, overseeing the profession’s focus on executive assessment and coaching, culture change assessment, work-life enhancements, and performance management.

He is a SHRM Special Expert in Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility and a member of the McKinsey Executive Panel, the National Association for Corporate Directors, and the Advisory Board at Stony Brook University (Business). Tom served as Chair, Board of Directors (Emeritus) for enACT, an education-based nonprofit.

Georgia Critsimilios, LCSW

Senior Vice President
Georgia Critsimilios is responsible for sales and marketing at CCA and is a member of the firm's management team.

Georgia Critsimilios is responsible for sales and marketing at CCA and is a member of the firm’s management team. A licensed clinical social worker, with 20 years of EAP & work/life experience, Georgia has been instrumental in transforming CCA from a small, regional EAP firm to a global HR consulting organization.

At CCA, Georgia consults with HR executives of leading organizations in many industries. She draws upon her broad experience to surface clients’ needs, resourcefully addresses their concerns, and develops customized solutions.

Georgia’s extensive EAP and work/life expertise includes business development, account management, and service delivery. She works with prospective clients to creatively package and position EAP and work/life services to help meet their goals. To meet the changing needs of her clients, Georgia leads CCA’s efforts to develop new EAP and work/life products and services.

Georgia’s service delivery roles are extensive and include prior positions in EAP and work/life firms as an Account Manager, Assistant Director of Clinical Services, and EAP counselor. She has also provided training for client organizations and consultations on workplace issues including performance management, crisis management, workplace violence, substance abuse, and stress management.

Georgia is a member of WorldatWork, Association of Work/Life Professionals, Employee Assistance Professionals Association, Human Resources Association of New York, Society of Human Resources Management, and The Human Resource Planning Society.

Georgia holds a M. S. in Social Work from Columbia University and a B.A. in Psychology from the State University of New York.

Jay Sandys, PhD

Vice President
Jay Sandys is the Vice President EAP Operations and Clinical Services at CCA and is a member of the firm's management team.

Jay Sandys is the Vice President of EAP Operations and Clinical Services at CCA. In that capacity, he manages CCA’s technology, administration, and facilities as well as the delivery of counseling and clinical services. Jay also provides counseling services, supervises CCA’s clinical staff, and oversees CCA’s quality assurance program. Jay is a member of the CCA leadership team, assisting with the execution of strategic initiatives and policy formulation.

As a member of the CCA Management Consult Team, Jay consults with managers and human resources at client organizations on workplace issues. He is also responsible for account services for some of CCA’s largest clients, including NYU Langone Medical Center and National Grid.

Jay has considerable expertise addressing personal and organizational issues, developed through 19 years of clinical and management experience in a wide range of settings. Prior to joining CCA, Jay was the Manager of Pediatrics and Women’s Health for the Department of Social Work at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center where he managed a large professional staff and coordinated a variety of support and advocacy programs.

Jay received his Ph.D. in Clinical Social Work from New York University. His dissertation on EAP Evolution traces the ways in which the advent of managed behavioral health care has impacted external EAPs. He received his Master of Social Work from Tulane University and his B.A. in English Literature from McGill University. Jay is a certified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) authorized to provide and manage services required under the U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

Jay is a member of the National Association for Social Workers, the Employee Assistance Professionals Association, and the Employee Assistance Society of North America.

Russell Correa, EdM

Vice President
Russell is Vice President of Business Development for CCA's Southeastern Region, a senior Account Executive, and a member of the firm's management team.

Russell Correa is the Vice President of Business Development at CCA. In that capacity, Russell provides guidance to senior level Human Resources and management staff on a host of organizational and behavioral health issues in the workplace. He works closely with both local and national organizations, addressing issues that impact employee and company performance. Russell is an experienced speaker and facilitator who has presented on a broad range of topics at organizations from Fortune 500s to local non-profit organizations.

In his role as an Account Executive, Russell manages large national and international accounts, including the direction of large training initiatives, coordinating all CCA services from development to delivery. Russell’s clients include Reed Elsevier, SONY Music Entertainment, and Mercedes-Benz.

Russell is an experienced clinician and training professional. He is a member of CCA’s Management Consult Team, providing guidance to clients on organizational and behavioral health issues. Russell is an expert on a broad range of workforce issues, developing and delivering training programs to improve both performance and the work environment. He has been the featured speaker on cultural competency to HR professional associations such as the Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management and HRNY.

Prior to joining CCA in 2004, Russell ran the New York office of Archeus, Inc., a Chicago-based EAP. In this role, Russell was responsible for client relations and manager consultations. He also worked as a Senior EAP Counselor for Archeus and developed training and wellness strategies for his client companies.

Russell holds both a Master of Education in Counseling Psychology and an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, as well as a B.A. in Sociology from the University of California at Berkeley. He also holds a Certificate in Organizational and Leadership Development from New York University. Russell is affiliated with the American Society for Training and Development, the American Psychological Association, the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.