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OHIO RECOVERY HOUSING STAFF

Danielle Gray, a white woman with long, light brown hair and small oval-shaped glasses. She is wearing a black, button-down shirt.
Danielle Gray 
Executive Director

Danielle Gray became the Executive Director of Ohio Recovery Housing in 2017.  As Executive Director, Danielle Gray is responsible for leading the organizations efforts to increase access to quality recovery housing in Ohio.  Danielle received her Master’s in Public Health from The Ohio State University in 2009 and is certified in Public Health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.  Prior to joining ORH, Danielle held a variety of roles in non-profit organizations and state government, focusing on program development, public policy and operations. 

Kelly Manns, a white woman with long white hair and silver metal-framed glasses. She is wearing a blue and white patterned top with white decorative stitching on it, a white cardigan and gold earrings and a necklace.
Kelly Manns
Quality Assurance Manager

Kelly Manns has worked in the social services field for over 30 years, primarily in the non-profit world including all facets of vocational rehabilitation, grant writing, contract negotiations and implementation, program development and management.  As part of her duties, she reviewed proposed Ohio State rules and policies, provided feedback and testimony, and worked with State Agencies to advocate for individuals’ rights and appropriate reimbursement rates for providers.  Kelly has a BA in Special Education and has the privilege of being a CARF surveyor.  She has two stepdaughters, one son and eight grandchildren which keep her busy when not working. 

Stacy Brannan-Smith, a white woman with shoulder-length curly brown hair. She is wearing a pink, sleeveless floral dress and a necklace.
Stacy Brannan-Smith
Director of External Communications

Stacy Brannan-Smith has worked as a nonprofit communicator for more than two decades. The last 11+ years of her career was spent at disability organizations, where she had the opportunity to develop an expertise in accessibility and accommodations. As Director of External Communications, she oversees ORH’s website, publications, social media, branding and media relations work, and she supports the organization’s training efforts. Stacy has B.A. degrees in English/Creative Writing and Religion from Otterbein University and lives in Worthington with her husband, son and daughter.

Sarah Lorei, a white woman with long brown hair. She is wearing a black and white patterned top with a black jacket.
Sarah Lorei
Certification Review Coordinator

Sarah Lorei joined Ohio Recovery Housing in 2022. She has a passion for human services and has worked in healthcare for over 15 years prior to starting with ORH. Sarah received her associate degree in Social and Human Services which provided a great foundation for learning how to support the vulnerable populations served by ORH and their affiliates. Sarah is a long-time resident of Columbus, Ohio but enjoys traveling around the country. Her favorite self-care activities include reading, cooking, and spending time with her 10 nieces and nephews.

Susan Davis, a white woman with short brown hair. She is wearing a gray and black patterned button-down shirt, silver earrings and a silver necklace.
Susan Davis
Certification Review Coordinator

Susan Davis comes to ORH as the Certification Coordinator with a background in recovery housing, having previously served as an Executive Director at an Ohio organization. She has nearly 32 years in Alanon and has represented her home group at the state level several times.  Her degree is in education with a major in English and minor in speech. She is a Pittsburgh native and avid Steeler fan, and now resides in Cleveland, Ohio. Susan enjoys needlepoint and gardening in her spare time.

Jessica King, a white woman with long brown hair and freckles. She is wearing a white shirt.
Jessica King
Certification Review Coordinator

Jessica King has an extensive background in a variety of social service roles including case management, SUD recovery, homelessness, early intervention services along with SUD treatment services.  Jessica has an associate in human resources and has obtained her CDCA. She is a Florida native but currently a resident of Sidney, Ohio. She has three sons and runs a non-profit organization which keeps her busy when not working. Her favorite self-care activities include reading, traveling, and spending time with family.

Sam Frisone, a bald white man. He is wearing a black shirt.
Sam Frisone
Certification Review Coordinator

Sam Frisone is a person in long-term recovery. He has a license from the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board as a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant, and is a certified Peer Supporter from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Sam also has an Associate degree of Applied Business from Stark State College and is retired from a career in law enforcement. He resides in Massillon, Ohio with his dog, Buster.

Beth Pratt, a white woman with short gray hair and black, metal-framed glasses. She is wearing a long-sleeved light blue top with a medium blue shirt underneath it.
Beth Pratt
Certification Review Coordinator

Prior to joining ORH, Beth held a variety of roles in non-profit organizations many of which were in the recovery and supportive housing field. Beth received her Master's degree in psychology and is credentialed in substance use disorders. Beth's interest include traveling, history, cooking, gardening, photography, and spending time with family.

Antony Albert
Certification Review Coordinator

Antony Albert has a background in mental health and addiction services, and most recently functioned as a workforce case manager for those who face major barriers to employment. Prior to joining ORH, he served several nonprofit agencies where he specialized in recovery housing, including policy formulation/review. He has been licensed as a CDCA and Peer Recovery Supporter while at these agencies. He holds an associate degree and is finishing the Bachelor of Social Work in 2024. Antony’s motivation to serve vulnerable populations comes from his personal experiences. His passions include being a father to his two daughters, small-scale farming, and seasonal foraging.

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