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 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. 

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, and she also works 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.