Dean K. Emerson is currently the CEO of SVRC Industries, Inc., Westlund Guidance Clinic, SVRC Foundation and the SVRC Marketplace, LLC. Dean has worked at SVRC for over 20 years and has held a variety of positions, Director of Rehabilitation Service, Vice President of Operations, and President. Dean’s current role at SVRC has him involved in Board Activities, Internal Administration, Program Development, Quality Management (Accreditation) and Community Relations.
Dean has a Master’s of Science in Administration from CMU with a concentration in Health Services and his undergraduate degree is from SVSU in Psychology.
Donna joined the SVRC leadership team in July of 2019, with a previous background in healthcare accounting and operational analytics. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business communications, and her Master of Business Administration from Northwood University in 2012.
Donna provides oversight of financial activities, budgets, funding allocations, and is the lead for annual financial and fiduciary compliance audits. She is looking forward to helping SVRC grow both financially and through community inclusion.
Yolanda is the Chief Clinical Officer of SVRC & Westlund. She earned her Bachelors of Family Life Education from Spring Arbor University and her Master of Social Work Degree from Michigan State University.
Yolanda has experience in the treatment of numerous mental health diagnoses and treatment such as individual sex offender treatment, marriage counseling, individual therapy with children and adults with severe mental illness and co-occurring disorders.
Yolanda is state certified in Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).