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Our team of more than 150 pediatric behavioral health specialists includes registered nurses, therapists, counselors, social workers and board-certified pediatric psychiatrists who are all dedicated to the social-emotional health of the families we serve.
Susan Lewis Kaylor
President & CEO
Rejeana Haynes, LISW-S
Chief Clinical Officer
Paul Cornett, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
Jacqueline Carey, MBA
Vice President of Human Resources
Dr. Kelly Conn, DBH, MSW, MBA
Vice President of Children’s Residential Treatment Program & Foster Care
Vice President of Facilities & Operations Management
Amber Lentz, LISW-S, RPT-S
Program Director, Community Family Intervention, Hispanic/Latino Services, Intensive Family Stabilization & Outpatient Family Services
Program Director, Children’s Residential Treatment Program
Megan Obermeyer, MS, LPCC-S
Program Director, St. Vincent Prep Academy
Principal, St. Vincent Prep Academy
Becky Paull, MA, ECMHP, OIMHP-III
Program Director, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation and Prevention Services
Sarah Slabaugh, BSW, LSW
Program Director, Foster Care
Susan Lewis Kaylor serves as the President and CEO at St. Vincent Family Services. A skilled and experienced leader in the mental and behavioral healthcare community, Susan is passionate about serving Ohio families and has aligned her life’s work to reflect her desire to serve those in need. Susan first established her roots in the service community by championing the needs of older adults as the Communications Director at the Ohio Department of Aging. She then expanded her expertise in strategy and government relations as a senior leader at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, followed by her time as a Director at the Children’s Defense Fund where she advocated for policy change and for the safety and success of all children. Susan then deepened her community reach to support those impacted by addiction and mental health challenges, serving as both a Vice President and the Chief Administrative Officer at the ADAMH Board of Franklin County for 19 years. The knowledge and skills Susan acquired in this field of community mental health prepared her for her most recent role as President and CEO of St. Vincent Family Services, where she leads a team of more than 150 pediatric behavioral health professionals serving the critical needs of families across Ohio.
Paul Cornett began his career at St. Vincent Family Services in 2006 as a Controller and moved into the role of Chief Financial Officer in 2019. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics from Bowling Green State University and earned his master’s degree in business administration from Capital University. He is married with three children.
Sarah Slabaugh is the Foster Care Program Director at St. Vincent Family Services. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in social work from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in 2011 and received her LSW in 2017. Sarah has specialized in different areas within social work for the past 10 years, ranging from drug and alcohol to foster care. She has specialized in foster care for nearly four years.
Sarah began her work at St. Vincent Family Services in September of 2019, treating youth in SVFS’s Residential Children’s Program as a Group Counselor. She then joined SVFS’s Foster Care team, serving foster youth and families as a Licensing Coordinator before transitioning to her current role as Program Director. Outside of her time at SVFS, Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, playing soccer, skiing and spending time outdoors.
Dr. Kelly Conn serves as Vice President of St. Vincent Family Services’ Residential and Foster Care programs. Prior to her current role as Vice President, Dr. Conn provided therapy to children and families in SVFS’ Outpatient Family Services program. She has over 25 years’ experience leading programs and operations in the business setting. She is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Doctors of Integrated Behavioral Health degree and has worked on the clinical side of treatment since 2015. In her previous work, she provided services to The Veterans Administration, inpatient hospital facilities, community health centers and homeless family programs. Dr. Conn is passionate about providing continued services and care to the children of SVFS in both the Residential and Foster Care settings.
Megan Obermeyer, MS, LPCC-S, serves as Program Director for St. Vincent Prep Academy, SVFS’s Day Treatment program. Prior to her time at SVFS, Megan pursued her master’s degree from Wright State University with a specific focus on working with children in school-based settings. In Megan’s five years at SVFS, she has specialized in helping elementary-aged youth and their families heal from trauma and succeed at school and in life. Megan is also trained in EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy.
Angela Summers has worked in the nonprofit behavioral health field for over 20 years, with the majority of that experience at St. Vincent Family Services. Angela is an experienced leader, with strong attention to detail, who takes a proactive and inclusive approach to leadership. She serves as the Vice President of Facilities & Operations Management through her dedication to supporting SVFS’s mission and commitment to continuous professional development. In her role, she is responsible for oversight of facility operations that includes functions such as facility maintenance, housekeeping and student transportation.
Angela is an active member of the International Facility Management Association. Her time away from SVFS is often spent with family and friends, traveling or completing gardening and DIY home improvement projects.
Rebecca Paull, MA; ECMHP; OIMHP-III, is the Early Childhood Mental Health (ECMH) Consultation and Prevention Services Program Director at St. Vincent Family Services. In this role, she supports a team of ECMH consultants and Prevention providers to provide trauma-informed intervention and prevention services for staff, families and children in partnership with Early Learning Centers, schools and community partner organizations.
With over 20 years of experience working with children and families across the mental health and public service sectors, Rebecca has grown in her passion to serve families and help them achieve brighter futures through education and building social/emotional skills in early childhood.
Previously, Rebecca has worked in domestic violence prevention, mental health treatment and case management. She has held the Ohio Early Childhood Mental Health Professional credential since its inception in 2012.
Jacqueline J. Carey, MBA, is the Vice President of Human Resources at St. Vincent Family Services and is responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resources function. She joined SVFS in spring 2019 and has more than 25 years of experience in human resources. She has broad experience in multiple industries leading organizational development and human resource initiatives. Jacqueline received her bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and earned her master’s degree in business administration from Franklin University.
Rejeana Haynes is the Chief Clinical Officer at St. Vincent Family Services. She has worked in the behavioral health care field for the last 30 years, during which time she has dedicated her career to advocacy and providing services to children and families. Rejeana has provided direct clinical services, facilitated various trainings for parents, teachers and other professionals, and has been a leader within the professional community providing her expertise regarding policy and service delivery.
In her current role, Rejeana is responsible for monitoring and expanding the continuum of services at St. Vincent Family Services, ensuring that trauma informed care is a foundation of all service provision. She is also committed to and values that all services are delivered from a trauma informed perspective. In addition, Rejeana dedicates her time to assisting community partners in understanding the impact that community trauma has on children and families.
Rejeana has dedicated her services to several nonprofit boards and community organizations; in her most recent role she is a member of the Coalition of 100 Black Women Central Ohio Chapter. This organization’s mission is to advocate on behalf of black women and girls to promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment.
Hattie Grills is the Vice President of Quality Improvement and Training at St. Vincent Family Services. Her responsibilities include: evaluating and conducting all training across the agency, conducting internal investigations, training staff and assuring that policies, procedures, rules and regulations are in line with State requirements. In this role, she serves as the HIPPA Privacy Officer, Clients Rights, and Grievance Officer. Hattie joined SVFS in May of 2021 and has over 10 years of experience Directing Hospital administration and 5 years in Human Services with an emphasis on Mental Health and Substance Use. Hattie is passionate and dedicated to her mission of ensuring the care, safety, and wellbeing of children in our care. Hattie received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Franklin University in Healthcare Administration.
Maurice graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Business in 2015. Maurice has worked in the mental health field with both youth and adults since 2010 and has served in management roles since 2011. Prior to his role as Residential Program Director, Maurice served as Director for SVFS’ Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program, delivering critical prevention services to youth across central Ohio. Maurice also serves as Co-Chairman for SVFS’ Diversity, Racial Equity and Inclusion Committee. Outside of his time at SVFS, Maurice enjoys working with his community to build stronger relationships and positive changes. He is an activist for the homeless community and matters of social justice. Maurice also mentors local youth around the Columbus area. Maurice is a college football fanatic and a self-proclaimed techie who enjoys filmography in his free time.
Amber Lentz, LISW-S; RPT-S, serves as Program Director for Outpatient Family Services and Community Based Treatment Services. Amber has worked in the community mental health field since 1995, beginning her work as a community-based treatment provider for 10 years while living in Kansas. She joined SVFS in 2006 as a therapist in the Outpatient Program, before moving into her current role in 2010. As a Program Director, she supports community-based treatment providers who provide social and emotional skill building services to children and families in their homes, schools and other community settings. Additionally, she provides clinical supervision and support to therapists in the Outpatient Family Services program, specializing in Play Therapy and trauma treatment approaches. Amber is one of only three Registered Play Therapist Supervisors in Columbus, Ohio. She is also trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Expressive Arts treatment intervention, Solution Focused therapy and various other trauma informed treatment approaches. Amber is passionate about helping other treatment providers learn, grow, and develop their skills to provide the best therapeutic services possible to children and families.
Leah Mejia serves as the Principal for St. Vincent Prep Academy. She has worked in education for the past 6 years. Prior to being in administration, she taught 5th grade math and science and was an instructional coach. She is passionate about working with the population of students at St. Vincent Family Services and prides herself in being an expert in trauma-informed educational practices. Leah holds a Master of Arts in Educational Administration from The Ohio State University and grew up on the west coast near Portland, Oregon. Her dedication to social justice is apparent both within and outside of St. Vincent Family Services, as she serves on the board of the New Leaders Council and is a CASA volunteer.