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Deborah Schneider

Program Director

Debi brings a wealth of experience in Program Management and Early Childhood Development. Debi is a native to the Cincinnati region. She is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati. She comes to us after working in the nonprofit sector since 1999, starting with the YWCA Greater Cincinnati. There, she spent 20 years in various programs focusing on youth working with preschoolers, first time parents and helping families with open cases with Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services. In her most recent role, Debi was employed as a Social Services Team Manager. She managed a team that coordinated resources for under-served families. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering within the local community. Debi truly embodies our mission, vision, and values!

My Team Members

Founder & President

Dan Heit
JusticeWorks’ Founder & President

Senior Management

Dipesh Chauhan, MA
Director of Program Development
Matt Davin, CPA, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
Renee Kresge
Regional Director of Northeast Pennsylvania
Matt Kurowsky
Regional Director of Southwest Counties
Nadine Lewandowski, Ph.D., LPC
Executive Director of JusticeWorks BehavioralCare
Ian Nutt
Regional Director of Northwest Counties and Ohio
Jeff Ralph, MS, EdD
Regional Director of Southeast Pennsylvania
Rebekah Smith
Director of Human Resources
Annette Trunzo, PhD, LCSW
Director of Evaluation and Quality Assurance

JusticeWorks Youthcare Management

Alicia Basinger
Alicia Basinger
Program Director of Washington and Greene County
Rebecca Bieber, LSW
Program Director of Berks County, Pennsylvania
Jaclyn Conklin
Program Director of Chester, Lancaster and Lebanon Counties, Pennsylvania and Maryland
Doug Conroy
Program Director of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Laura Daumit
Director of Fayette and Somerset Counties
Theresa Fonalledas
Program Director of Pike and Wayne Counties, Pennsylvania
Samantha Gerdeman
Program Director of Schuylkill, Northumberland, Snyder, Union and Montour Counties, Pennsylvania
Samantha-Goss
Samantha Goss
Program Director of Cambria County and Blair County
Danielle Haines
Program Director of Clarion County
Nicole Hall, LCSW
Program Director of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Bob Herrod
Director of Finance
Kristen Irizarry
Program Director of Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon Counties, Pennsylvania
Emily Knauer
Program Director of Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry Counties, Pennsylvania
Sean Lazarus
Program Director of Adams and Franklin Counties, Pennsylvania
Kieshia Martin, LSW, PhD
Program Director of Philadelphia and Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania
Tony Ross, M Ed
Program Director of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Becky Skone
Director of Corporate Systems
Steve Snow
Program Director of Butler County, Pennsylvania
Lisa Snyder
Program Director of Armstrong and Indiana Counties, Pennsylvania
Amber Stewart
Director of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Justine Stewart
Program Director of Erie County

JusticeWorks BehavioralCare Management

Adele Arnette
Admissions and Referral Coordinator
Terry Pitts
Regional Program Director of Greenville, South Carolina
Sara Wise
Regional Program Director

JusticeWorks Colorado Management

Christopher Williams
Program Director of Weld County

Justice Works OH Management

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