Executive Team


Matt Harrington
President and Chief Executive Officer

Stephanie Gherardi
Executive Assistant

Adam Schwelnus
Vice President/Chief Financial Officer

Jill Langford
Chief Development Officer

Joshua John Diehl, Ph.D.
Chief Strategy Officer, Autism Services

Cheryl Schade
Vice President/Chief Program Officer

Leadership Team

Deb Beach
Director, Family & Community Supports

Jack Daly
Director, Protective Services

Pat Dolbee
Director, Maintenance

Angie Goens
Director, Human Resources

Allison James
Director, Finance

Holly Lederer
Director, Employment Services

Britany Melton
Clinical Site Director
Sonya Ansari Center for Autism

Barbie Pickut
Director, Adult Day Services

Reecie Verslype
Director, Therapy Services

Kristin Wier
Clinical Director,
Autism Learning Center – SW Michigan

Cynthia Zook
Director, Quality Assurance

Development Team

Nancy Miller
Director, Marketing and Communications

Patrick Roemer
Director, Development – Michigan

Kristin D. Schwerha
Grants & Foundations Manager