Our Board

Marylou Tortorello – Founder & President

Marylou founded 13 Hands Equine Rescue in November 2015. She runs a bookkeeping and accounting service in Bedford Hills, NY.


Glenn Albright – Board Member

Glenn is a is a licensed psychologist who received his PhD from City University of New York in the area of Experimental Cognition and Applied Psychophysiology.  Glenn is a professor at Baruch College. 


Ryan Daley – Board Member

Ryan is a CPA and CFP® with offices in Bedford Hills and West Nyack, NY.  He has been working with individuals and small business for their tax, investment, and financial planning needs since 2008.


Ron Harris – Board Member

Ron is an attorney with an office in Mount Kisco, New York. He has practiced law in the public and private sectors since graduating from Georgetown University Law Center in 1980.

Sara Vanecek – Board Member 

Sara manages Centerline Stables in Ossining, NY.  She is a professional Sport Horse Handler with many championships and teaches natural horsemanship.

Kim Zimmerman – Board Member

Kim is a special needs teacher in our area works who also with Mohawk Day Camp and runs their farm/nature program.  Kim met us when she had to re-home the Day Camp pony and we haven’t looked back since!  


David Tortorello – Honorary Board Member

David works with a large global professional services firm where he is the segment leader in Disputes, Forensics & Legal Technology.