Our Staff

Melissa Spicer

Co-Founder & Executive Director

F. William (Bill) Smullen

Chief Executive Officer for Advancement & Strategy

Alex Behm

Alex Behm

Chief Operations Officer

Terry Finley

National Outreach Manager

Sue Virgil

Development Manager

Lynn Fox

Outreach Coordinator

Lizzette Donigan

Human Resources Manager

Christopher Griffin

Culinary Director / Executive Chef

Kate Hannon

Internal Programs Director

Ryan Woodruff

Director of Canine Programming

Bob Schug

Warriors Working Manager

Maggie Benedict

Events & Volunteer Manager

Cory Farragher-Gnadt

Peer Support Manager

Rob Solano

Peer Support Manager

Lance Stenfeldt

External Programs Director

Venecia DeRoose

Peer Support Manager

Justin Muir

Program Assistant

Jonathan Wanglund

Peer Support Coordinator, Southern Tier

Katina Sinclair

Community Outreach Coordinator

Bethany Frank

Executive Assistant

Susan Goodfellow

Accounting Assistant

Casey Eberhardt

Puppy Development Coordinator

Stephanie Venezia


Hannah Luiz

Director of Public Relations, Marketing & Brand Management

Barbara Williams

Sous Chef

Kellie Hatton

Canine Program Trainer

TJ Plummer

Canine Program Trainer