Mark Schlater

Mark Schlater

Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer, he is responsible for the overall administration and operation of the agency on a daily basis. Mark holds a B.S. in Social Services from Urbana University and has over 30 years of experience in services for children and programs for people with developmental disabilities. His background includes operation of ICFs, waiver services, and day habilitation services; generation of agency policy and procedures; and production of operational budgets. Mark has a known track record for success in agency growth and development.
Joseph Harmon

Joseph Harmon

Chief Operations Officer

As Chief Operations Officer, Joe oversees the Fiscal, HR, Marketing, Quality Assurance, and operational initiatives of Toward Independence. He brings expertise to the fields of strategic processes, finance, technology, creating efficiencies, and people management. Joe graduated with a BA from IBC in Indianapolis. Joe is passionate about making a meaningful impact on the lives of both the employees and the individuals we assist. When he isn’t glued to spreadsheets or working with our teams, he spends his time kayaking, camping, woodworking, reading, and playing Legos and dinosaurs with his kids.

 

 

 

 

Renee Harris

Director of HR and Compliance 

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BILLY CALDWELL

Program Director – Darke, Miami, Montgomery County

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LAURAN LABELLE

MARKETING AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

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CASSIE LUCAS

Director of Nursing

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CINDY SEABOLT

Program Director – Greene County

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CINDY DEAN

Program Director – Intermediate Care Facilities

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MARY DOUGLAS

Director of QUALITY ASSURANCE and Solutions Management

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ELIZABETH MANGOLD

Program Director – Hamilton and Butler County

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CHRISTY ADAMSON

Program Director – Montgomery County

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CHRIS WILKIN

Finance Director