About UsKinship Care...It’s our purpose!

Introduction

Introduction

A Second Chance, Inc. (ASCI) is a non-profit corporation established in 1994. Its mission is to provide a safe, secure, and nurturing environment to children who are being cared for by their relatives or a close family friend - formally called "kinship care". ASCI became a subcontracting agency of Allegheny County Children and Youth Services (now called Allegheny County Children, Youth and Families [CYF]) in July, 1994.

 
Our Mission

Our Mission

To strengthen and preserve healthy kinship families for children.

Our Vision

Our Vision

A world where all youth are given an equal opportunity to grow into responsible adults; where abuse and addiction cycles are broken

Our Mantra

Our Mantra

Every Child Touched by A Second Chance, Inc. Has a Right to Be Safe and Must Thrive.

 

Executive Leaders

Dr. Sharon McDaniel Read Bio

Dr. Sharon McDaniel
MPA, Ed.D.

Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer

Bryan Ulishney Read Bio

Bryan Ulishney, MBA, CPA

Sr. Executive Vice President
Finance and Organizational Operations
Brace Lowe Read Bio

Brace Lowe, BSW

Sr. Executive Vice President 
Child and Family Services
Training, and Systems Improvement
Rebecca decomp Read Bio

Rebecca Gilchrist

Executive Vice President 
Child and Family Services, Pittsburgh Office and Systems Engagement
Caitlin Price Read Bio

Caitlin Price, MSW, LSW

Sr. Vice President 
Child and Family Services 
Philadelphia Regional Office
Howard Wright Read Bio

Howard Wright

Vice President
Facility Operations
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Jay Kadash, M.Ed., MA/Communications

Sr. Vice President
Communications and Content Development
Tara Skibiel Read Bio

Tara Skibiel, MSW, LCSW

Sr. Vice President
Child and Family Services
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Jason Miller, MSA

Chief Financial Officer
Finance
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Dr.Christine White-Taylor

Vice President
Systems and Communications

Directors

Richard L. Mast, Jr. Read Bio

Richard Mast Jr., BS

Director 
Business Technology Services
Jennifer Hodle Read Bio

Jennifer Hodle, BS

Director 
Operations 
Philadelphia Regional Office
Dr. Raymond Thomas Read Bio

Dr. Raymond Thomas 
MS, D.Sc.

Director 
Child and Family Services 
Program Quality Improvement
Willette Walker Read Bio

Willette Walker, MA, JD

Sr. Director III 
Organizational Development 
Transportation Services
Stacy Renee Glanton Read Bio

Stacy Glanton

Director 
Human Relations 
Policies, Practices and External Affairs
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Patricia Grgurich

Director
Child and Family Services and Intake
L'Tesha Gamble-Pettis Read Bio

L'Tesha Gamble-Pettis, MS

Sr. Director 
Compliance and Data Analysis
Misty Patterson Read Bio

Misty Patterson, MA

Director II 
Family Services and Transportation
Alexandria Thomas Read Bio

Alexandria Thomas 
MSW, LSW

Director II 
Permanency and Community Engagement
Ahmad Kamara Read Bio

Ahmad Kamara, M.Ed.

Director
Family Group Decison Making
Vonjana Knight Read Bio

Vonjana Knight

Director
Human Relations 
Employee Engagement and Internal Affairs
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Stacy Johnson, MSW, JD

Director
Child and Family Services 
Permanency and Community Engagement
Sarah L. Garase-Cuomo Read Bio

Sarah Garase-Cuomo, MSBA

Sr. Director III
Finance
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Glynis Gilliand, BS

Director 
Fiscal Operations
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David Brock

Sr. Director 
TECD

Executive Assistants

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Moriah Brock, BS

Executive Assistant 
Human Relations Department
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Lea Edmonds

Sr. Executive Assistant 
President & CEO
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Bonita Flanagan

Executive Assistant  
Vice President 
of Child and Family Services
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Tamia Mitchell

Executive Assistant  
Sr. Vice President 
Child Family Services, Training and Systems Improvement
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Ella Jones

Executive Assistant 
Vice President 
Child and Family Services and Systems Engagements