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Our Leadership

United by our belief that human connection and compassionate care lead to recovery, our leadership creates an environment of innovation and authenticity.

Johanna R. Jones

Vice President of Development and Advancement

Johanna joined Places for People in March 2019 with more than 20 years experience with fundraising, marketing, communications, and leadership in non-profit organizations. Her expertise includes community development, fundraising, grant writing, program development, strategic partnerships, communication and marketing strategies.

Johanna has worked with a host of nonprofit organizations in the St. Louis Metro area including SIUE East Saint Louis Center, Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation, and Grace Hill Settlement House. She has served on the Board of Epworth, Centennial Plaza Apts., the Federal Reserve Bank Community Development Advisory Board, and is active in the Trinity Community Church, Jack and Jill of St. Clair County, and Jabberwock Rites of Passage Program.

She enjoys spending time with her husband and 7 children and among all of her many other accomplishments, has earned her Juris Doctorate from Saint Louis University School of Law.

Places for People provides the highest quality of care for people with mental illness and substance use issues. We specialize in hopefulness, excellence, collaboration and compassion. It's great to work at a place where my passion and purpose align.