As executive director of Youth Villages Oregon, Andrew Grover focuses on community-based programs, including Intercept® intensive in-home services, YVLifeSet and the ER Diversion program.
Grover began his career in social services working directly with troubled youth and families. Later, he directed his attention to nonprofit management with a particular emphasis on strategic planning, program development, advocacy and information management. He is a recognized leader in system design and evaluation and played a key role in supporting the merger between Youth Villages and ChristieCare, one of the largest nonprofit mergers in Oregon’s history. Grover helped lead the successful implementation of the nationally recognized Intercept® intensive in-home program in Oregon and recently completed a three-year strategic business plan for Youth Villages Oregon.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and a master’s degree in public health administration from Portland State University. Grover, his wife and two daughters reside in the Portland, Oregon, area.