Meet the GRACE Center Staff
We employ a great group of seasoned professionals, ready to support and counsel you to reach your goals.
Carol holds a B.A. in Office Administration from Central Michigan University. She has been employed with G.R.A.C.E. Center since 1995 in this same capacity. In April 2008, she was promoted to Administrative Director, sharing many of the administrative duties with the Clinical Director. Carol is responsible for all accounting and financial reporting. She is the agency’s Recipient Rights Advisor and grants/contracts writer. Carol has held positions of increasing responsibility in the management of office operations for a variety of businesses since graduating from CMU. She moved to the Grayling area in 1994 and has been active in the community since then.
Jody was recently promoted to Clinical Director. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Family Life Education from Spring Arbor University and an LPN Certificate in Nursing from Northern Michigan University. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Spring Arbor University. She has experience as a counselor for children and family therapy. She holds a License in Professional Counseling from the State of Michigan. She began her employment at G.R.A.C.E. Center in 2005 as Counselor providing Child/Family counseling under our contract with Department of Health and Human Services and Meridian Health Plan. Jody also provides counseling in addictions (both substance abuse and gambling), treatment for individuals, groups and families.
Kerry started here as an Intern in 2011. He was then hired as a Counselor in 2013. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Ferris State University, a Master's of Arts degree in Industrial Management from Central Michigan University and Masters of Arts degree in Counseling from Spring Arbor University. Kerry is certified in Domestic Violence counseling, running the Bravehart Program here at the agency. He also provides counseling for individuals and families. He is a member of the National Guard.
Allison has been with us since 2021. She is the face of G.R.A.C.E. Center, the first person that a client will encounter here. She is a resident of Grayling, graduating in 1999 from Grayling High School. She is currently working on her Associates Degree in Business at Kirtland Community College. Allison has a desire to serve the community. She is currently raising her family in Crawford County, encouraging their involvement in community projects through example.