Our Leadership

Jody Levison-Johnson

Jody Levison-Johnson, PhD, LCSW

President and CEO

Jim Carr

Jim Carr, MBA, CPA, CTP, CMA

Chief Financial Officer

Ruby Goyal-Carkeek

Ruby Goyal-Carkeek, MBA

Senior Vice President, Programs and Services


Undraye Howard, PhD

Vice President of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement

Lenore Schell

Lenore Schell, BS

Senior Vice President of Organizational Growth and Network Engagement

Samuel Sanders, CSM, MBA, SHRM-CP

Vice President of People and Culture

Michael De Cicco

Michael De Cicco, MS, MPhil

Senior Director of Marketing, Communications, and PR

Karen Johnson

Karen Johnson, MSW

Director of Change in Mind

Blair Kiser

Blair Kiser, PhD

Senior Director of Government Affairs

Tim Kobussen

Tim Kobussen, BS

Senior Director of Business Development and Network Growth

Tobi Murch

Tobi Murch, MS

Senior Director of Accreditation Operations

Stephanie Pacinella

Stephanie Pacinella, MA

Senior Director of Strategy and Business Operations

Sherry Peng

Sherry Peng, BBA


Dan Schultz

Daniel Schultz, BBA, CPA

Director of Finance

Joseph Seoane

Joseph Seoane, BA

Senior Director of Network Retention and Relations

John Sidoti

John Sidoti, BA

Senior Director of Information Technology

Board of Directors


Chair of the Board

Annette Rodriguez

Around the Corner Consulting


Gary Blau

Executive Director
The Hackett Center for Mental Health


Debora Matthews

President and CEO
The Children’s Center of Wayne County


Nancy Droesch

WILLO LLC — Women in Leadership Launching


Ralph Bayard

Senior Director, Systems Improvement & Strategic Consultation
Casey Family Programs

Father Steven Boes, MS

National Executive Director
Father Flanagan’s Boys Home

Alexandra L. Cawthorne-Gaines

Executive Director, Global Public Policy
JP Morgan Chase Policy Center

Richard J. Cohen, PhD

President and CEO
Public Health Management Corporation

Melissa Devlin

Assistant Director
National Technical Assistance Center on Grandfamilies and Kinship Families

Adria Johnson

President and CEO
Metro United Way

Donald W. Layden, Jr.

Head of Strategy & Corporate Development

Charles Montorio-Archer

President and CEO
One Hope United

Arabella Perez, LCSW

Associate Clinical Professor
University of New England

Edgar Ramirez

President and CEO
Chicago Commons

Reuben Rotman

President and CEO
Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies

Michelle Sanborn

Children’s Alliance

Cortney Stapleton

Managing Partner
The Bliss Group

Tracy Wareing Evans

President and CEO
American Public Human Services Association