Lisa M. Davis Ph.D.


Lisa Davis has been working in the human service field since 1990, always specializing in children’s services. In 2000 she founded an agency specializing in sexually abusive youth. She also worked as the Executive Director of the Family Resources Manatee Programs before becoming the CEO. Lisa is passionate about working with youth and has made this a priority in career. She has a Master’s in Education, a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy and a Ph.D. in Clinical Sexology.

Craig Chamberlin

Chief Financial Officer

Craig Chamberlin graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, cum laude.  He began his career as an Internal Auditor with Fortune 500 companies then assumed increasing senior accounting management positions at three successful software start-up organizations in Boston. In 2005, Craig moved to Tampa and changed his career focus to human services in the nonprofit sector.  He was Chief Financial Officer for six years at The Spring of Tampa Bay – the certified Domestic Violence Center for Hillsborough County.  And, in 2012, he was recognized for his leadership by the Tampa Bay Business Journal as a ‘CFO of the Year Finalist’ in the nonprofit category.

Terri Buckley

Chief Operations Officer

Ms. Buckley has more than thirty years of experience providing leadership for private and public sector agencies creating program designs that include evidence-based practices and system reform that focus on achieving successful outcomes. She has received the Fellow designation from Georgetown University’s Center for Public Policy and Reform on Multisystem Integration; a Certificate from Florida State University’s Center for Public Management; MBA from Tampa College and a BA in Psychology from the University of South Florida.  Ms. Buckley is also a member of the Southeastern Employment and Training Association, American Correctional Association and the Florida Society of Certified Public Managers.

Cruz Melendez

Chief Human Resources Officer

Cruz Melendez began his professional career in the human resources field, specializing in employee relations. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Boston University. His experience includes training, investigations, performance management and Worker’s Compensation. During his career he has worked in both the profit and non-profit industries. He is passionate about working in the human resources field and sharing his knowledge with other professionals in the field. He currently chairs the Tampa Bay Human Resources Group of human resources professionals

Pat Gerard

Chief Grants Officer

Pat Gerard began her 31 year professional career in the mental health field, working with the chronically mentally ill in a community-based rehabilitation program. She has served as Victim Advocate for the Largo Police Department, Director of the Spouse Abuse Shelter of Religious Community Services. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of South Florida.