OUR STAFF

GRACE AKERS

(502) 893-0241 ext. 261
gracea@sjkids.org

Ms. Grace Akers

Executive Director

Grace came to St. Joe’s after retiring from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, where she administered foster care, adoptions, and family support programs. She was the regional director in the Southern Bluegrass Region for the Department for Community based services since 2007 where she oversaw a 10 county region. She holds distinguished honors and awards throughout the state, including her work with CASA.

JULIE GREENWELL

(502) 893-0241 ext. 317
juliegreenwell@sjkids.org

Ms. Julie Greenwell, LPP

Treatment Director
Director of Foster Care & Adoption

Julie Greenwell received her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Spalding University and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Louisville. She is Licensed as a Psychological Associate by the Kentucky Board of Examiner’s in Psychology and has worked in the field of residential treatment, child welfare, and social services for 20+ years. She has ensured the provision of quality services to children and adolescents by managing the clinical and administrative aspects of residential treatment and pre-independent living programs for the last 10 years. She has extensive experience in working with children who have experienced trauma, abuse and instability and is committed to helping these children grow into positive and competent individuals.

ANDREA SAYLOR

(502) 893-0241 ext. 313
andreap@sjkids.org

Ms. Andrea Saylor

Development Director

Andrea Saylor received her B.A. from Hanover College in Art History, and her M.A. in Art History (Mexican 20th century) from the University of Louisville. She has been working in the non-profit sector for over twelve years. She has a background in non-profit administration and management and extensive experience in fundraising and development.

JIM GRATTON

(502) 893-0241 ext. 274
jimg@sjkids.org

Jim Gratton

Operations Manager

DEBBIE TURNER

(502) 893-024 ext. 205
debbiet@sjkids.org

Debbie Turner

Director of Finance and Benefits

APRIL MANNING

(502)893-0241 ext. 247
aprilm@sjkids.org

April Manning

Director of CDC

CONTACT

St. Joseph Children’s Home
2823 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 893-0241
(877) 893-0241