Allied Services Honors Jim Paddock for 40 Years of Service in Vocational Division

Allied Services Integrated Health System employees recently threw a surprise party for Jim Paddock, Scranton Vocational Center Director, to celebrate and honor his 40 years of service to Allied. Since 1959, the Vocational Services Division has existed to give individuals with disabilities the opportunity to achieve their full social, vocational, and economic potential. Through specialized training and supervision, individuals learn key work-related skills, allowing them to earn a real wage, benefit from being part of a trained and eager work force capable of producing consistently high quality work, and gain a sense of pride and accomplishment. Allied’s Vocational Division currently provide services to over 500 individuals with disabilities. For more information, visit

Pictured, from left: Bill Conaboy, Esq., President, CEO; Jackie Brozena, Senior Vice President, COO; James Paddock, Director, Scranton Vocational Center; Mike Avvisato, Senior Vice President, CFO; and Bob Ames, Vice President, Vocational Training Center.