Providence House

Leadership & Staff


  • Natalie A. Leek

    President & CEO



    Natalie A. Leek 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, LISW, CTP-C

    Program Coordinator

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  • Emily Bango, MSW, LSW

    Community Services Coordinator

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External Relations

  • Kayla (Naticchioni) Webb

    External Relations Manager

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  • Kaylee Quanbeck

    Donor Engagement Coordinator

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  • Ashley Hawley

    Grants Coordinator

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  • Larisa DaSilva

    Digital Media Specialist

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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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  • Amanda Sipes, SHRM-CP

    Human Resources Manager

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  • Jessica Sirchen

    Human Resources Specialist

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  • Michelle Walsh

    Executive Project Manager

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  • Amy Mills

    Executive Assistant

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  • Bobby Richards

    Facilities Director

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  • Dave McJunkins

    Facilities Coordinator

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  • Richard Paul

    Maintenance Coordinator

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Board of Directors

Executive Officers

  • Gregory D. Rush, Chair & Executive Committee Chair

    Vice President, Finance and Administration, Cleveland Browns

  • Timothy K. Flanagan, Vice Chair

    Chief Financial Officer, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP

  • Paul T. Kostyack, Counsel & Business Innovation and Strategy Committee Chair

    Deputy General Counsel, University Hospitals Health System, Inc.

  • Jeffrey A. Robinson, Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair

    Audit Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

  • J. Chaz Weber, Secretary

    Partner, Tucker Ellis LLP

  • *Jane M. Cronin, Chair Emeritus & Governance Committee Chair

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

Committee Chairs

  • Charlene Coughlin, External Relations Committee Chair

    Managing Director, TWIST Creative

  • Karen R. Dolan, Giving Hope to the PHuture Campaign Chair

    Community Volunteer

  • *Gareth D. Vaughan, PHuture Project Committee Chair

    CEO & President, The Albert M. Higley Company


  • Meri Armour

    Former President and CEO, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital

  • Shelby Ball

    Business Management & Optimization Director, Executive Vice President, KeyBank

  • *Duane F. Bishop, Jr.

    Chief Operating Officer, EVP Real Estate

  • Warren Blazy

    Senior Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle

  • Chris Conti

    Partner/Founder, Lancor Partners, LLC

  • Rob DiGeronimo

    President, Independence Excavating, Inc.

  • John C. Evans

    Partner, Jones Day

  • Adam R. Jacobs

    Senior Director - Investments, The Hartzmark Group of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.

  • Anna Kanaris

    Director, Business Development, Retail, Fortune Brands, Moen

  • Joseph P. Lukac

    Partner, Ernst and Young

  • Ryan P. McKean

    Financial Advisor, Skylight Financial Group

  • Carol A. Moore

    Relationship Specialist, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

  • Tori Nook

    Principal, Anchor Cleveland

  • Eileen Schreiber Radis

    Partner, Deloitte

  • Angela K. Stojkov

    Senior Director, Global Tax, Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc.

  • Cristine Torek

    President, CMT Consulting LTD

  • Karla R. Wludyga

    Director of Organizational Development, PRADCO

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