Leadership Team

Nathan Gressel

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
As chief executive officer, 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
The chief financial officer oversees the design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of financial functions of the organization to ensure the stewardship of corporate assets. Michelle 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
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.

Brandy Stark

VICE PRESIDENT OF GEORGE JUNIOR REPUBLIC IN INDIANA
The vice president of Indiana is responsible for Indiana operations including oversight of the group home, older youth services, comprehensive services, family preservation, diagnostic evaluations, and all home-based services in 45 counties across Indiana.

Megan Grivas

DIRECTOR OF PREVENTATIVE AFTERCARE
The Director of Preventative Aftercare 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
The Risk Officer 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
The Human Resources Officer develops, evaluates and implements human resources policies and programs for George Junior Republic and Affiliates.
Brad Landfair

Brad Landfair

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
The Director of Development’s primary responsibility is creating and implementing a development plan to raise vital funds for George Junior Republic and Affiliates, in a cost effective and time efficient manner. The development team manages the identification and solicitation of funding sources such as grants, in-kind donations, charitable events, and marketing opportunities.

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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