Hartford Business Journal: Alyssa Goduti Honored as Top 25 Women in Business

Alyssa Goduti, MPA, President and CEO of Ädelbrook Behavioral and Developmental Services Honored as one of the Hartford Business Journal’s Top 25 Women in Business for 2022


Alyssa Goduti, President and CEO of Cromwell-based Ädelbrook Behavioral and Developmental Services, was named one of the Top 25 Women in Business (Alyssa Goduti, Top 25 Women in Business 2022 Honoree | Hartford Business Journal) by the Hartford Business Journal. This award honors the region’s most talented women in leadership roles throughout central Connecticut.  Winners are nominated by readers and selected by a panel of judges.


Alyssa has been a nonprofit business leader and a respected advocate throughout her career. She has worked in a variety of leadership roles within the nonprofit human service system. Alyssa has worked with state agencies and the legislature to promote public policy that enhances resources for children and families. She believes strongly in the words of Mahatma Gandhi who said “The true measure of society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.”


Ädelbrook is one of the largest nonprofit human service organizations in Connecticut, with a $45M annual budget and 20 locations throughout Central CT. Ädelbrook serves hundreds of children, young adults, and families with behavioral and developmental challenges, with a specific expertise on Autism Spectrum Disorders. Ädelbrook’s programs include 4 special education schools, group homes, a Residential Treatment Center, and home and community-based services. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the organization has expanded to meet the increasing needs of children and families. Her vision for the organization has helped to facilitate the development and implementation of a 3 year strategic plan. She collaborates with her incredible leadership team, Ädelbrook’s dedicated Board of Directors, executive branch officials, legislators, staff, families, and individuals to help those with the most significant needs get the right services in a timely way. She inspires a shared vision of inclusion and belonging, promotes a collaborative and individualized approach to care, supports open and transparent communication, and demonstrates integrity and respect for others.


In addition to her work at Ädelbrook, Alyssa serves as the Vice Chair of the Children’s League of CT and is a member of the Board of Directors of the CT Nonprofit Alliance. She is also an Adjunct Professor in UConn’s Department of Public Policy. Alyssa lives in Cromwell, with her husband Phil and three children, Alex, Olivia, and Sam.


Ädelbrook is a non-profit multi-service agency dedicated to meeting the unique needs of families and individuals of all ages, as they relate to intellectual/developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders. From our individualized education services to residential and therapeutic supports, we aim to provide a quality continuum of care and meet the ever-changing needs of the amazing people we serve.