Meet the Executive Staff

Roy CraigRoy Craig, Executive Director

Roy Craig, who has worked in behavioral healthcare since 1981, has been the executive director at PLACES since 1998. His experience includes alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention and mental health services. For the last 20 years, Mr. Craig has worked in program evaluation, management and administration.

During his tenure as executive director, PLACES has:

  • Remained mission-focused
  • Strengthened its business functions and practices
  • Doubled its revenue and staff by expanding case management services and implementing a new service line, the Housing First Program
  • Diversified its revenue stream
  • Implemented an endowment program to help ensure the organization’s long-term viability
  • Continued to grow at a sustainable pace

For many years, Mr. Craig served as president of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Association of Ohio (ADAPAO) and helped position the organization to be a viable, statewide advocacy organization for alcohol and other drug abuse prevention.

Before joining PLACES, Mr. Craig was manager of quality improvement for the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board for Montgomery County; evaluation coordinator for the ADAMHS Board; intervention/prevention coordinator at Mad River Local Schools; and health educator for United Health Services.

Mr. Craig earned a master of arts in clinical psychology from the University of Dayton and a bachelor of science in psychology from Muskingum College.

Brian WlodarczykBrian Wlodarczyk, Director of Clinical Services

Brian Wlodarczyk is a Licensed Independent Social Worker-Supervisor (LISW-S) who earned his Master's Degree from the University of Kentucky in 2001. Since that time, he has worked in outpatient settings with children, adolescents, families and adults with a variety of issues, yet specializes in severe and persistent psychiatric disorders. He has served as an Executive Director of a local community mental health and chemical dependency treatment agency; conducted professional trainings; and remains a long-term associate of UC Health where he served as a member of the Mobile Crisis Team, Inpatient Psychiatry, Psychiatric Emergency Services, and currently serves with the Office of Decedent Affairs. His professional goal is to enhance behavioral healthcare delivery through respect, integrity, teamwork and excellence; and motto is to be the best part of someone's worst day.

Brian's areas of focus are Thought Disorders, Mood Disorders, Cluster B Personality Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, Vicarious Trauma, Grief and Bereavement, Crisis Management, and Diagnostics.

Jennifer Eck Jennifer Eck, Residential Services Coordinator

Stacy GrahamStacy Graham, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources

Stacy Graham, who joined PLACES in 1996, manages all facets of human resources for the 80-plus employees at PLACES. She handles compensation, health and welfare benefits, workplace safety, employee relations, recruitment and hiring, records management, training and development, and labor relations. She received certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) in 2012 and her SHRM-CP in 2015.

Before being named human resources specialist in 2005, Ms. Graham served as assistant coordinator and then coordinator for the Residential Adult Care Facilities program. Before joining PLACES, she was an investigative worker at Shelby County Children Services.

Ms. Graham holds a bachelor of arts from Wright State University with a major in social work and a minor in community-based corrections. She is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the Miami Valley Human Resource Association.

About working at PLACES, she says, “I like that PLACES is client- and employee-centered.”

Rebecca UrzuaRebecca Urzua, Office Manager

Kimberly Pack Kimberly Pack, Accounting Manager

Angie DrakeAngie Drake, Accounting Assistant/Grant Manager

Marlene WrightMarlene Wright, Billing Specialist