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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
Vice President of Facilities & Operations Management
Senior Director of Human Resources & Training
Program Director, Residential Treatment
Amber Lentz, LISW-S, RPT-S
Senior Director, Access & Engagement and Clinical Services
Jon Lucas, LISW-S
Program Director, Community Based Services
Megan Obermeyer, MS, LPCC-S
Program Director, St. Vincent Prep Academy
Becky Paull, MA, ECMHP, OIMHP-III
Program Director, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation and Prevention Services
Theresa Van Dootingh, MSW, LISW
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.
Theresa graduated from Capital University in 2016 with her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and received her Master of Social Work from The Ohio State University in 2018. Soon after, she obtained her LSW. Prior to her role with SVFS, Theresa worked at Franklin County Children Services for 3 years and Nationwide Children’s Hospital for a year and a half in the Primary Care department. Theresa has spent her past 5 years working with children, teens, and parents in crisis.
When not at work, Theresa enjoys spending time with her newlywed husband and playing with her 2 dogs, 2 cats and bearded dragon.
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.
Tameka is an accomplished Human Resource professional with 18 years’ experience in Human Resources and Talent Acquisition. As a results driven leader, she brings extensive knowledge in employee relations, compliance, full life cycle recruiting, talent acquisition and training and development.
Mrs. White is currently the Sr Director of Human Resources & Training for St Vincent Family Services, based in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to joining her current role, Tameka’s experience includes developing a talent acquisition department for a start-up HR consulting company and working in talent acquisition for Fortune 100 and 500 companies such as Nationwide Insurance and McGraw Hill. Her executive-level experiences include creating strategic HR policies and procedures, talent development, and streamlining operational efficiencies.
Tameka holds an MBA from New York Institute of Technology and completed a Bachelor of Business Communications from Ohio University. With a mindset of continuous improvement, Tameka has goals to pursue an SPHR in 2024.
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.
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.
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 Senior Director of Access & Engagement and Clinical 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.
Kris worked as a therapist and as a director with foster children in residential and in home settings for the first 6 years of his 22-year career in social work. In 2006, he became a therapist and then a clinical onsite supervisor for the BSFT™ model of family therapy. Kris worked as a model manager and then as the senior model manager until March 2019. While in that role, he became coordinator of New York programs and helped national and international agencies to implement and sustain BSFT™ teams. He also had the honor of starting teams working with children and families in Sweden and Hong Kong. Kris then used his experience working with families and in the child welfare system as the Director of Residential Services for D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s in Grand Rapids. Kris is currently proud to be serving as the Residential Program Director at St. Vincent Family Services. In his free time, Kris still works with children, but as a Karate instructor.