Chief Executive Officer


Chief Executive Officer

Patrick W. Lawler is CEO of Youth Villages, a national leader in children’s mental and behavioral health, committed to building strong families, delivering effective services and significantly improving outcomes for children in child welfare systems across the country.

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Board of Directors

Senior Leadership

Patrick Lawler
Chief Executive Officer

Jessica Foster
Chief Strategy Officer

Greg Gregory
Chief Financial Officer

Charmaine Kromer
Chief Operating Officer for Community Based Programs

Jody Paine
Chief Operating Officer for Residential Services
Scott Palmer
Chief Information Officer

LaTonya Pendleton
Chief Human Resources Officer

Cliff Reyle
Chief of Staff

Richard Shaw
Chief Development Officer

Fred Thomason
Chief Medical Officer

Deneen Aceto
Managing Director – Financial Services

Tanya Anderson
Executive Director of Georgia

Anne Cannon
Program Director – Educational Services

Kate Cantrell
Regional Network Director

Stephanie Cole-Farris
Campus Director – Bill’s Place®

Lisa Copeland
Managing Director – Placement Services

George Edmonds
Regional Program Director

Paul Enderson
Executive Director of North Carolina

Nicole Fannin
Executive Director of Residential Services

Brittany Farrar
Middle Tennessee – Regional Director

Amanda Futral
Executive Director – Alabama, Mississippi and Oklahoma

Andrew Grover
Executive Director of Oregon

Rebecca Hancock
Executive Director of Residential Services

Caroline Hannah
Managing Director of Community Based Programs

Adeyinka Hansen
Campus Director – Bartlett

Rosalyn Hare
Program Director – Bill’s Place®

Sarah Hurley
Managing Director – Data Science

Hughes Johnson
Managing Director – Compliance and Performance Improvement

Colby Jonas
Campus Director – Dogwood

Paula Jordan
Managing Director – Support Services

Ken Kimble
Managing Director of Development – Regional Growth

Rebekah Lemmons
Managing Director of Clinical Services

John Norris
Managing Director – General Counsel

Jan Palmer
Campus Director – Rose Center for Girls

Raymond Primes
Program Director – Bill’s Place®

Stephanie Pugh
Program Director – West Tennessee

Katja Russell
Managing Director of Partner Operations

Luke Self
Managing Director – Recruiting

Rhonda Stempkovski
State Director of Community Based Programs – Mississippi

Annie Smith
State Director of Community Based Programs – North Carolina

Catherine Smith
Managing Director – Business Planning and Policy

Lori Sustek
State Director – Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Matt Stone
Executive Director Massachusetts & New Hampshire

Nikki Swann
Program Director of Middle Tennessee

Amanda Tillman
Regional Program Director – East Tennessee

Melissa Jackson-Wade
Program Director for East Tennessee

Advisory Committees