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Christine began her official duties as CEO of OPEN M, on July 20, 2020.   Prior to joining OPEN M, Curry served the Northeast Ohio Medical University as special assistant to the president and as stewardship and development program coordinator within the University’s Division of Advancement. She previously spent two years as a member of […]

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Sal joined OPEN M May 2019. After graduating from Indiana University Bloomington with a B.S. in Accounting in 1988, he worked in public and private accounting as an auditor and accounting manager for several years before entering the seminary at St. Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology.  Sal was ordained a priest in 1999 […]

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Julie joined OPEN M in January 2014 as Food and Building Manager after 15 years of volunteer service to the ministry. Prior to joining OPEN M, Julie worked as a lithographer, waitress and cook and has experience with the health care industry and management. In addition to her work, Julie is a proud wife, mom, […]

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Jess joined OPEN M as the Events, Volunteer + Development Manager in May of 2019. A graduate of Kent State University’s sports administration program, Jess dove into the sports industry with the Akron RubberDucks, Cleveland Browns, and Cleveland Cavaliers. In these roles she found her passion in community outreach so took her talents to the […]

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After 23 years of youth and community development, I joined OPEN M in August of 2019 to return to a passion of my early career…assisting motivated individuals who are ready to change with economic success through learning, overcoming challenges, sustained employment with fun but firm support. As a kid in poverty, I relied on God, […]

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Angel joined OPEN M as Health Services manager in February 2019. Prior to joining OPEN M, she worked as an LPN for seven years in long-term care before deciding to attend school to become a Registered Nurse. After obtaining her nursing degree from Kent State University, Angel joined the Cleveland Clinic as an RN. Angel’s […]

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LaDonna Paul is an Employment Support Specialist at OPEN M who works with Employment Services participants to find and secure lasting employment. LaDonna specializes in helping those participants with children in the home under the age of 18. Prior to joining OPEN M, LaDonna worked for Northwestern Mutual, East Akron YMCA, Catholic Charities, Pathway Caring […]

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Carmen partnered with OPEN M October 2018 as the Program Coordinator for the UP Program. Now, Carmen serves as the Employment Services Program Coordinator. Carmen is a Master Life Coach and Social Worker. She graduated from the University of Akron and has her B.A. in social work with a minor in Women’s Studies. Carmen believes […]

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