With over 30 years of experience, Tender Mercies remains a highly regarded agency with compassion for serving homeless adults with mental illness. Tender Mercies is the only organization in Southwest Ohio that solely serves homeless severely mentally ill adults with housing and a range of supportive services to prevent them from becoming homeless again. Through effective leadership, adaptability, diverse funding and program capacity, our sustainability model is responsive to changing economic climates and shifts in funding priorities. Our staff has years of experience and are fully qualified as shown by our continued success.

Executive Team

Russell Winters
Chief Executive Officer
Kelli Halter
Chief Operating Officer
Jackie Baumgartner
Development Director
Randy Damron
Finance Director
Josh Burgess
Property Management Director
Mary Grover
Support Services Director
Winsome Wilson
Human Resource Director

Management Team

Jessica Siderio
Development Coordinator
Rudy Frank
Volunteer Coordinator
John Drummonds - Compliance Coordinator
John Drummonds
Compliance Coordinator
Redonica Banks
Living Skills Coordinator
Tori Dixon
Income and Benefits Manager
Stacey Witherspoon
Service Coordinator - Haven and Harkavy
Taylor Rich
Special Events Coordinator
Jawanza Salih
Service Coordinator - Dana, Elm, and Race