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Providing quality care for children in the spirit of Christian love

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


Amy Bennett

Amy Bennett, LSW, MSW, Director of Program Development

Amy Bennett is an LSW who received her B.A. in Social Work from Manchester College in Manchester, IN and her MSW from Eastern Michigan University. Amy started her professional career as a Foster Care Consultant for Adriel. Prior to returning to Adriel, she served as Director of Clinical Services for an HIV/AIDS service organization and spent over six years serving adults with developmental disabilities in Northwest Ohio. Now at Adriel, Amy works to develop new programs for the agency and to improve and streamline current services.


Jacquie Linville

Jacquie Linville, LSW, MSW, Deputy Director 

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: (937) 465-0010 ext 1112

jessica smith

 Jessica Smith, LSW, MOL, Director Foster Care, Adoption and Family Preservation

Jessica Smith graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science in Social work and later earned a Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership at Lourdes University. She began her professional career working in emergency metal health services which also offered experience in school social work and dual diagnostic services at an adult correction center. Jessica began her career at Adriel in 2005 as a Licensing Specialist in the Northwest Ohio regional office. In 2011, Jessica became the Licensing and Training Manager and in 2012 was promoted to the North Central Regional Manager. In 2016, Jessica was named the Director of Foster Care and Adoption.


Phone: (419) 724-0276 ext 2301

 Paul Forrey

Rev. Paul Forrey, MDiv, Director of Development

Paul Forrey graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. degree in Fine Arts and worked in art galleries in NJ and NY for several years before he discerned a call from God to professional ministry. He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Lancaster Theological Seminary and since 1991 has pastored United Church of Christ congregations in PA, FL, and most recently in West Liberty, OH where Paul and his spouse Patricia serve Adriel as volunteers. In 2017 Paul elected to shift his ministry to sharing the good news about what God is doing in the lives of children and families whom Adriel serves. 


Phone: 937-465-0010 ext. 1118

 GLenn Richards

Glenn Richard, Chief Financial Officer

Glenn Richard serves as Chief Financial Officer for Adriel, Inc. and recieved his bachelor's degree from Bliss College. He said that his role as a CFO for Adriel gives him the opportunity to help "ensure the continued ministries of Adriel by providing quality care in the spirit of Christian Love." As a member of the executive team, Glenn is responsible for the agency's finances, operations, and relationships with lending institutions and external auditors. 


Phone: 937-465-0010 ext. 1133

Adriel Governance Board

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

Adriel Board Members

  • Board Chair: James Leonard, Columbus, Ohio
  • Vice Chair: Ginny Cress, Lima, Ohio
  • Treasurer: Robert Aschliman, Archbold, Ohio
  • Secretary: Louise Matthews, Bluffton, Ohio
  • Jeff Yoder, West Liberty, Ohio
  • Calvin Britsch, Archbold, Ohio
  • Linda Sparks, West Liberty, Ohio
  • Carl Newcomer, West Liberty, Ohio
  • Doug Steiner, West Liberty, Ohio
  • Teresa Grigsby, Sylvania, Ohio
  • Daryl Dowdy, Van Wert, Ohio
  • Craig Cisco, St. Marys, Ohio


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