President & CEO
is known as a community leader, and was previously President of the West Virginia chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. His background is in mental health treatment and working with at-risk youth and families in crisis. He specializes in community relations and financial sustainability of non-profits.
Vice President & CFO
is a highly experienced and creative executive who has demonstrated success in a variety challenging economic environments. Prior to working with FCHS, Scott was the WV Region Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross. He has more than 24 years of hands-on experience in fund-raising, public relations, lobbying, strategic planning, volunteer management and board development.
Director of Communications and Marketing
has used her marketing expertise to promote several of the current grants held by FCHS. Her current focus is promoting the 1-800-GAMBLER program through a strategy that combines social media and technology with traditional forms of advertising. She has given presentations on this topic at local and national conferences. She specializes in producing measurable results from marketing campaigns.
Director of Helpline Services
Heather’s background in nursing and psychology make her the ideal program director for our Help4WV program. She travels the state doing outreach and manages our helpline staff. Prior to coming to First Choice, she worked as a nurse and a wellness coach and was a program manager for the WV Tobacco Quitline.
Program Director – 1-800-GAMBLER
has been a clinical coordinator for 1-800-Gambler for eight years, and is now leading the program. She has also previously worked as a therapist for problem gamblers. She holds an MA in Psychology from Marshall University. She is a Nationally Certified Gambling Counselor and has a certificate in Distance Counseling. She has done more than 2000 clinical interventions with problem gamblers and their loved ones.