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

Tim Goldsmith
Chief Clinical Officer
1989 – 2020

Greg Gregory
Chief Financial Officer

Caroline Hannah
Chief Operations Officer – Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Indiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma and Oregon

Jennifer Jones
Chief Communications Officer

Jody Paine
Chief Operations Officer – Georgia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Tennessee
Scott Palmer
Chief Information Officer

Cliff Reyle
Chief Human Resource Officer

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

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

Charmaine Kromer
Executive Director of Tennessee

John Norris
Managing Director – General Counsel

Jan Palmer
Campus Director – Rose Center for Girls

LaTonya Pendleton
Managing Director of Human Resources

Raymond Primes
Program Director – Bill’s PlaceBill’s Place®

Stephanie Pugh
Program Director – West Tennessee

Katja Russell
Managing Director of Partner Operations
Senior Director – Grants and Development Research

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 of Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Nikki Swann
Program Director of Middle Tennessee

Jill Terry
Managing Director – Information Technology

Amanda Tillman
Regional Program Director – East Tennessee

Melissa Jackson-Wade
Program Director for East Tennessee

Advisory Committees