adriel school ohio

Providing quality care for children in the spirit of Christian love

Our Leadership: Foster Care Staff & Board

todd hanes

Todd Hanes, President & Chief Executive Officer

Todd is a graduate of Bluffton University and has a Master of Educational Administration from the University of Dayton. He began his career in the school system and was a Superintendent from 1995 until 2005. He was Executive Director of the Ohio Department of Education in Columbus and Associate Superintendent of the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio.  He was awarded Executive Certificates in Conflict Management and Negotiations from the University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business.  His most recent endeavor was serving as principal of Adriel School.


Phone: 937-465-0010 ext 1110

jaquie linville

Jacquie Linville, LSW, MSW, Vice President of Family Support Services

Jacquie Linville is a graduate of The Ohio State University. She has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Social Work and a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work. Jacquie began her professional career at Adriel in July of 2002 as a Foster Care Consultant. In May of 2004 Jacquie was promoted to the Regional Foster Care and Adoptions Manager for the West Central Region. Shortly thereafter she began working on the establishment of Adriel's Central Region which opened in June of 2007, where she then transfered as the Regional Manager. Jacquie was named Adriel's Director of Foster Care and Adoptions in June of 2011. In December of 2015 Jacquie was promoted to Deputy Director. 


Phone: 614-761-0010 ext 2210

rhonda peterson

Rhonda Peterson, LSW, MA, Director of Foster Care Placement and Compliance

Rhonda K. Peterson is a graduate of Lee University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and then went on to receive her Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling from Vision Bible College and Seminary. Rhonda began working at Berea Children's Home as a direct worker in 1990. She sat for the LSW test during that time and became a licensed social worker. Once she had her LSW, Rhonda began her career working with foster children. She came to Adriel in 2004 as a consultant. In 2007, Rhonda became the West Central Regional Manager where she remained until her promotion to Southern Regional Director in 2019. Rhonda currently acts as Adriel's Director of Foster Care Placement and Compliance.


Phone: (937) 465-0010 ext 1102

courtney coyle

Cortney Coyle, Vice President of Human Resources and Training

Cortney Coyle serves as the Vice President of Human Resources and Training for Adriel. She received her Bachelor's degree in Business Management and her Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Wheeling Jesuit University. Cortney is a human resources professional with over 15 years of diverse experience in roles primarily within the healthcare and human services domains. She is responsible for all Human Resources functions at Adriel and provides oversight to the agency's Training team.


Phone: 937-465-0010 ext 1122

lynette zody

Lynnette Zody, Chief Financial Officer

Lynnette has more than 30 years experience with superior analytical abilities to develop and apply innovative solutions to complex problems and achieve desired business results. Lynnette has extensive knowledge of financial analysis and reporting, cash management, inventory planning and control, systems implementation, and business planning. 


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Heidi Bowling, MSW, LISW-S, Director of Foster Care Licensing and Compliance

Heidi Bowling is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervision Designation with over a decade of experience in nonprofit management, social work, foster care, and adoption. Heidi is a graduate of Otterbein University and obtained her Master’s in Social Work from The Ohio State University with a focus on administrative social work. Heidi is a tier-two certified adoption assessor. Heidi has experience directly consulting foster youth and foster families, as well as with compliance and quality improvement, managing and developing foster care programs and services, foster care advocacy, increasing foster care awareness, and building community partnerships. Heidi is dedicated to guiding and supporting foster families, caring for the unique needs of foster youth, and advocating for the needs of foster youth and families. Heidi first joined Adriel in 2013 as the Dublin Regional Manager, then in 2021 was named Director of Foster Care Licensing and Compliance. 


Phone: 614-761-0010 ext 2205

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Jeff Sloat, MSW, LISW-S, Vice President of Clinical Services

Jeff is a graduate of The University of South Carolina, where he earned a Masters degree in Social Work. He is independently licensed, holding a LISW-S in the state of Ohio. Over his 22 years in behavioral healthcare management, he has served a variety of populations, including foster children and their families, individuals with intellectual disabilities, and those who are experiencing housing and food insecurity. Jeff is honored to lead the clinical team at Adriel.


Phone: 614-761-0010 ext 2204

Adriel Governance Board 

Our leadership team and foster care staff are deeply committed to the communities we serve across Ohio. Our team combines expertise and credentials across disciplines from education, psychology, and social work, to business administration, finance, and seminary.  

Adriel’s Board of Trustees is committed to upholding the mission of the organization; ensuring that Adriel meets best practices and standards of care; and being responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to them.

Adriel Board Members

  • Board Chair: James Leonard - Columbus, Ohio
  • Vice Chair: Doug Steiner - West Liberty, Ohio
  • Treasurer: Robert Aschliman - Archbold, Ohio
  • Secretary: Ginny Cress - Lima, Ohio
  • Jeff Yoder - West Liberty, Ohio
  • Carl Newcomer - West Liberty, Ohio
  • Chelsea Waidelich - Wauseon, Ohio
  • Scott Basinger - Pandora, Ohio
  • Jennie Gilroy - Archbold, Ohio
  • Ann Valentine - Columbus, Ohio
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