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The Central Services Team consists of senior and executive staff members responsible for all CooperRiis Administrative Services, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Operations, IT, and Facilities Management. CooperRiis operates three distinct yet connected communities in Western North Carolina: The “CooperRiis at Asheville” Program, “The Farm in Mill Spring”, the “Asheville Community Program” comprising well over 100,000 square feet of buildings and more than 100 acres of land, which includes a fully functioning farm, greenhouses, and art barn, an animal barn, a four-acre lake, and over 200 animals.

Dr. Eric A. Levine
Eric Levine, Ed.D.
President and CEO

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Lisa Schrader Schactman
Lisa Schrader Schactman, Ph.D.
Chief Program Director

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Cathy Merrill
Cathy Merrill, CPA
Finance Director

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Kim Nelson
Kim Nelson, MA
National Outreach Coordinator

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Laurie Rovan
Laurie Rovin, MSW, MA
Chief Development Officer

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Emma Lovejoy
Emma Lovejoy, BA
Operations Director, Farm Campus

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Amanda Mastroianni
Amanda Mastroianni, BS
Human Resources Manager

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Lisbeth Riis-Cooper
Lisbeth Riis Cooper
Design Director

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Melissa Patterson
Melissa Patterson
Executive Assistant
Lisa Murphy
Lisa Murphy, MS
Training & Special Project Coordinator

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Colette Featherston
Colette Featherston, BA
Training & Special Project Coordinator

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Kat Black
Kat Black
Resource Development Associate

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RaeAnn Turner
RaeAnn Turner, BS
Payroll Specialist
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Brandi Owens
Insurance Liaison

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Nancy Skipper
Nancy Skipper
Accounting Coordinator
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Diane Koehler, MA
Systems Analyst

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Tracey Kelly
Tracey Kelly
IT Director
Kelly Looney
Kelly D. Looney, MCSE
Network Administrator
Jim Hanson
Jim Hanson
Facilities and Design Manager
Mike Kanelos
Mike Kanelos
Facilities Manager, Asheville
Craig Leitnaker
Craig Leitnaker
Facilities
Tyler Hanson
Facilities
Tara Kuykendall
Facilities
Tyrese Miller
Facilities
Dalen Roberson
Dalen Roberson
Facilities
Candace Jenkins
Candace Jenkins
Facilities
Mary Ann Twitty
Maryann Twitty
Transportation Services
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Mathew Flack
Office Manager
Farm

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