A born entrepreneur, Jon Botten owned, operated, and sold two popular sub sandwich restaurants before the age of 23. During the decade that followed, he exercised his creative and social service muscles as the owner of a video production and multi-media consulting company. Jon’s company enabled dozens of nonprofits, schools, and churches to effectively communicate their impact and raise millions of dollars to expand their missions.
In 2016 Jon joined Childhaven as the interim CEO, and four months later was offered the position permanently. Since joining Childhaven Jon has been a compassionate and innovated leader, driving Childhaven to strengthen, expand, and lead – in pursuit of better serving more children and families.
Megan Beers is passionate about building early childhood systems of care, as well as supporting the state’s early childhood workforce, and improving quality of care through reflective supervision and consultation. Megan is a licensed clinical psychologist. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in early childhood mental health at Brown Medical School, has a rich background leading program design and implementation, as well as training staff in both early learning and mental health contexts.
Megan came to Childhaven from Wellspring Family Services, where she was the Senior Director of Early Childhood Services and led the integration of infant/early childhood mental health and trauma-informed care across Wellspring programs. Megan is the Director of Programs at Childhaven, and in the 10 months she has been with the organization she has implemented new programs such as Flourish, which specializes in intensive wrap around care, as well as leading the efforts to bring relational health models to all of Childhaven’s programs.
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