Leadership

Reneé Palacios, M.A.

Executive Director

Renee was born in Toledo and attended the University of Toledo after high school. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences from University College and a Master’s degree in Liberal Studies, while focusing in the areas of psychology, political science and criminal justice.

Renee has been employed with agencies with a Mission focus around domestic violence and child abuse advocacy, poverty, homelessness and community supports. Working with diverse populations, assisting in the movement from crisis to self-sufficiency is her passion. She especially enjoys working with families with children and believes children are entitled to the best life possible.

Renee still lives in Toledo, has been married for more than 12 years and lives with her husband and two young boys.

Board Members

Board Officers

NamePositionAssociation
Dino Peluso President TST Appearance Center
Carty Finkbeiner Vice President Retired Politician
Mariana Shahinyan Treasurer Assurance Manager, PwC
Matt Zaleski Secretary AB&B Ergonomics & AB&B Marketing

Board Members

NameAssociation
Kattie Bond Hancock LMHA
Katie Bibish Moline Weber O'Brien
Jo Hines Promedica
Reverend Dr. Willie L. Perryman JR Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church
Denise Wixey Coulter Wixey Bakery
Amanda Backus AP Emission Technology
Elizabeth Fedynich Student
Tanika Greer Former resident

Advisory Board Members (non-voting)

NameAssociation
Rev. Dr. Robert A. Culp First Church of God

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