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Youth Villages Officers and Directors

Staff bios (presented in alphabetical order)

Deneen Aceto
Managing Director - Financial Services

Amy Adams
State Director of Community Based Programs - Mississippi

Francis Agunenye
Campus Director - Bartlett

Tanya Anderson
Executive Director of Georgia

Anne Cannon
Program Director - Educational Services

Kate Cantrell
Regional Network Director of Strategic Partnerships - West Coast

Stephanie Cole-Farris
Campus Director - BCIRT

Lisa Copeland
Managing Director - Placement Services

Leo Coughlin
Residential Program Director - Tennessee

Paul Enderson
Executive Director of North Carolina

Nicole Fannin
Campus Director - Dogwood

Brittany Farrar
Program Director - Specialized Crisis Services

Jessica Foster
Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships

Amanda Futral
Executive Director - Alabama, Mississippi and Oklahoma

Nicole Gebke
Executive Director of Residential Services

Tim Goldsmith
Chief Clinical Officer

Greg Gregory
Chief Financial Officer

Stephanie Grissom
Program Director - Rural Middle Tennessee

Andrew Grover
Executive Director - Oregon

Rebecca Hancock
Director of Residential Projects

Caroline Hannah
Chief Operations Officer - Alabama, Florida, Indiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon and Washington, D.C.

Carlos Hawkins
Campus Director - Deer Valley

Sarah Hurley
Managing Director - Data Science

Hughes Johnson
Managing Director - Compliance and Performance Improvement

Jennifer Jones
Chief Marketing Officer

Paula Jordan
Managing Director - Support Services

Charmaine Kromer
Executive Director of Tennessee

Patrick Lawler
Chief Executive Officer

Ann Meeks
Senior Director - Grants and Development Research

James Mulroy
General Counsel

Jody Paine
Chief Operations Officer - Georgia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Tennessee

Jan Palmer
Campus Director - GCIRT

LaTonya Pendleton
Managing Director - Human Resources

Stephanie Pugh
Program Director - West Tennessee

Dawn Puster
Program Director - Clinical Program Consultant

Cliff Reyle
Chief Human Resource & Information Officer

Jannelle Roberts
Campus Director - Germaine Lawrence

Katja Russell
Managing Director of Partner Operations

Richard Shaw
Chief Development Officer

Annie Smith
State Director of Community Based Programs - North Carolina

Catherine Smith
Managing Director - Business Planning and Policy

Matt Stone
Executive Director of Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Lori Sustek
State Director of Community Based Programs -  Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Jill Terry
Managing Director - Information Technology

Shelby Terry
Senior Director of Development - West Tennessee

Fred Thomason
Chief Medical Officer

Amanda Tillman
Program Director - East Tennessee

About Us
Youth Villages is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully. We help more than 22,000 children and families each year from across the country. Our Evidentiary Family Restoration® approach involves intensive work with the child and family, a focus on measuring outcomes, keeping children in the community whenever safely possible, and providing accountability to families and funders. The EFR approach produces lasting success for children with success rates twice that of traditional services at one-third the cost of traditional care.
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