Providence House

Leadership & Staff


  • Natalie Leek-Nelson

    CEO & President



    Natalie Leek-Nelson has 25 years of experience in non-profit and corporate environments. She has been a Teacher, PR/Marketing professional, Admissions, and Development Director in the non-profit sector as well as a Marketing, Business Development and E-Commerce Director in regional and national corporate technology companies. Natalie accepted the role of CEO and President for Providence House, a non-profit crisis nursery for infants and children in 2001. Since assuming that role at Ohio’s first licensed crisis nursery, Natalie has worked diligently to improve the organization’s operations, programming, development, and community outreach efforts and in 2012 successfully completed a $3 million capital campaign for expansion of the Crisis Nursery Campus.

Program Team

  • Ashley Stock, MSSA, LISW-S, ACTP

    Director of Programming and Clinical Operations

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  • Erin Tucker, MSSA, LISW

    Family Services Manager

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  • Nora Conway, MSW, LSW

    Family Services Coordinator

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  • Kim Hereford

    Nursery Operations Manager

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  • Samantha Guttman, MSSA, LSW, CTP-C

    Program Coordinator

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  • Emily Bango, MSW, LSW

    Community Services Coordinator

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  • Taylor Smith, MSW

    Intake Specialist

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External Relations

  • Kayla (Naticchioni) Webb

    External Relations Manager

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  • Kaylee Quanbeck

    Events and Marketing Coordinator

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  • Sarah Tuckowski

    Community Engagement Coordinator

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  • Ashley Hawley

    Grants Coordinator

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Consulting Services

  • Annette Iwamoto

    Strategic Initiatives Manager

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Finance / Operations / Administrative

  • Kristen Kollar

    Finance Director

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  • Cameron Walter

    Accounting Manager


  • Amanda Sipes, SHRM-CP

    Human Resources Manager

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  • Jessica Sirchen

    Human Resources Specialist

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  • Kelly Giegerich

    Compliance and Quality Manager

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  • Michelle Walsh

    Executive Project Manager

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  • Amy Mills

    Executive Assistant

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  • Iris Dahlke

    Administrative Assistant

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  • Bobby Richards

    Facilities Director

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  • Dave McJunkins

    Facilities Coordinator

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Board of Directors

Executive Officers

  • Jane M. Cronin, Chair and Executive Committee Chair

    Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, The Sherwin-Williams Company

  • *Duane F. Bishop, Jr., Chair Emeritus & Governance Committee Chair

  • Gregory D. Rush, Vice Chair & Business Innovation and Strategy Committee Chair

    Vice President, Finance and Administration, Cleveland Browns

  • Timothy K. Flanagan, Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair

  • Paul T. Kostyack, Counsel

    Deputy General Counsel, University Hospitals Health System, Inc.

  • J. Chaz Weber, Secretary

    Attorney, Tucker Ellis LLP

Committee Chairs

  • Karen R. Dolan, External Relations Committee Chair

    Community Volunteer

  • *Gareth D. Vaughan, PHuture Project Committee Chair

    CEO & President, The Albert M. Higley Company


  • Shelby Ball

    Business Management & Optimization Director, Executive Vice President, KeyBank

  • Brian Blouch

    Conversion Rate Optimization Manager, MTD Products

  • Chris Conti

    Partner/Founder, Lancor Partners, LLC

  • Charlene Coughlin

    Managing Director, TWIST Creative

  • Rob DiGeronimo

    President, Independence Excavating, Inc.

  • John C. Evans

    Partner, Jones Day

  • Adam R. Jacobs

    Financial Advisor, Oppenheimer & Co., Inc.

  • Anna Kanaris

    Director, Business Development, Retail, Fortune Brands, Moen

  • Joseph P. Lukac

    Partner, Ernst and Young

  • Tony Madalone

    CEO, Fresh Brewed Tees

  • Ryan P. McKean

    Financial Advisor, Skylight Financial Group

  • Carol A. Moore

    Relationship Specialist, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

  • Tori Nook

    Principal, Anchor Cleveland

  • Jeffrey A. Robinson

    Audit Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

  • Eileen Schreiber-Radis

    Partner, Deloitte

  • Michael D. Stovsky

    Partner, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan, and Aronoff, LLP

  • Cristine Torek

    President, CMT Consulting LTD

  • Karla R. Wludyga

    Director of Organizational Development, PRADCO

  • Tom Reddy

    Senior VP of Sales, MCPc

Legacy Council

  • William Aamoth

    President, Aamoth Capital Holdings, LLC

  • Joseph Bauer

    Founder, Bauer Advising, LLC

  • *Edward Bell

    President, Gries Financial

  • *William M. Denihan

    CEO, Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board

  • Terrance K. Donley

    Chairman, Donley’s Inc.

  • Evelyn Croft Faulkner

    Retired/Fundraising Consultant

  • Sally Gries

    Chairperson, Gries Financial, LLC

  • Thomas M. Laird

    Executive VP, Gilbane Building Company

  • Lolita McDavid, M.D.

    Medical Director, Child Advocacy & Protection, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

  • *Paul M. O’Connor

    President, Advanced Controls Incorporated

  • Rena Olshansky

    Consultant, Rainmaker/Reignmaker

  • *Jeffrey K. Orloff

    President/Managing Director, Consulting, ReCreation LLC

  • Susan M. Palmer

    Sr. Account Manager, Medtronic

  • *Dominic V. Perry

    Director of Wealth Transfer Planning, St. Clair Advisors LLC

  • Robert J. Roe

    Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc.

  • Russell Trusso, M.D.

    President, Russell Trusso Fine Jewelry

Honorary Lifetime Members

  • Suzanne Christ

  • William Christ

  • Sr. Nancy Conway, CSJ

  • *John Doherty

  • +Robert Dorfmeyer

  • Stanley Kerka

  • Sandy Kish Jordan

  • *Greg Klein

  • Bettie Perry

  • *Charles E. Taylor, PhD

* past president
+ deceased