Leadership Team

Nathan Gressel

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
As CEO, Nate oversees the day-to-day operations and business activities of George Junior Republic and the five affiliate companies to ensure the organization is results driven and consistent with the overall strategy and mission.

Michelle Gerwick

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Michelle oversees the design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of financial functions of the organization to ensure the stewardship of corporate assets. Michelle also coordinates the financial reporting to management, boards of directors, and outside agencies as needed. All financial functions align with the organization’s mission and strategies, as well as licensing, accreditation and other regulatory requirements and guidelines.

John Horgan

VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS
John is responsible for oversight of all George Junior Republic in Pennsylvania operations, including all treatment homes and units, direct care staff, transition care team, Adventure Based Counseling facility, program department and clinical staff. Additional responsibilities include liaising with the Grove City Area School District, local law enforcement and the Office of Children, Youth and Families.

Brandy Stark

VICE PRESIDENT OF GEORGE JUNIOR REPUBLIC IN INDIANA
Brandy is responsible for all George Junior Republic in Indiana operations including oversight of Comprehensive Services, Drug and Alcohol programming, Family Preservation, Diagnostic Evaluations, Older Youth Services, and all community-based services in 46 counties across Indiana.

Megan Grivas

DIRECTOR OF PREVENTATIVE AFTERCARE
Megan oversees the operations of comprehensive, family focused, and community-based programs in counties across Pennsylvania and Ohio including Intensive, Family Based Mental Health, Truancy Prevention, Prison Visitation, Diversion, Balanced & Restorative Justice, Drug and Alcohol, and Independent Living.

Sandy Dillon-Dick

RISK OFFICER
Sandy oversees compliance and risk mitigation within the operating companies of George Junior Republic. This includes quality and outcomes measurement and management.

Susan Boland

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
As Human Resources Officer, Susan develops, evaluates and implements human resources policies and programs for George Junior Republic. She also oversees the fundraising efforts for the organization. Please contact Susan if you have questions about fundraising or development.

Sandy Dillon-Dick

VICE PRESIDENT OF
COMPLIANCE AND
TREATMENT SERVICES
The vice president of operations is responsible for oversight of all George Junior Republic in Pennsylvania operations, including all treatment homes and units, direct care staff, transition care team, Adventure Based Counseling facility, program department and clinical staff. Additional responsibilities include liaising with the Grove City Area School District, local law enforcement and the Office of Children, Youth and Families.

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