Executive Team

Ann Leinfelder Grove, President and CEO
(414) 465-1323
  • SaintA employee since 1990
  • Master’s degree in business management, Cardinal Stritch University
  • Bachelor’s degree, journalism, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ann Leinfelder Grove has 28 years of experience in human services leadership including program development and program oversight, strategic planning, organizational development of SaintA’s trauma informed care model, quality improvement, advocacy, human resources, staff development, community relations, fund development, and communications.


Bridget Fassett, Vice President of Finance
(414) 465-1308
  • SaintA employee since 2002
  • Oversees: Accounting, Information Technology, Environmental Services
  • Master of Science in taxation, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Bachelor’s degree, accounting, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Bridget Fassett is a certified public accountant and the vice president of finance. She has 28 years of experience in finance and accounting and currently oversees finance, information technology and environmental services for SaintA. Bridget played a key role in bringing on the Child Welfare contract in 2009.


Tim Grove, Chief Clinical Officer
(414) 465-5775
  • SaintA employee since 1999
  • Oversees: Clinical Services and Staff Development
  • Master’s degree in social work, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, Wartburg College

Tim Grove is the chief clinical officer. He has nearly 20 years of experience in direct care and administration. He spearheaded SaintA’s trauma informed care philosophy and practices, including implementing Dr. Bruce Perry’s Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics™. He also developed the training curriculum for trauma informed care, which centers on the Seven Essential Ingredients for understanding and implementing it.


Kenyatta Sinclair, Chief Equity and Human Capital Officer
(414) 604-5722
  • SaintA employee since 2016
  • Master of Science in Management, Cardinal Stritch University
  • Doctoral Studies in Leadership, Learning and Service
  • Leadership development, crucial conversations trainer

Kenyatta Sinclair oversees SaintA’s diversity and inclusion and equity initiatives. She has a plethora of human services program management and experience. Most recently, she was the Director of Leadership Development at SaintA. Prior to that, she was Director of Learning and Professional Development at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee.


Cyrus Behroozi, Chief Program Officer of Child Welfare
(414) 604-5715
  • SaintA employee since 2017
  • Marquette University Law School
  • Previous experience as an attorney for Legal Action of Wisconsin and an advocate for domestic violence survivors

Cyrus Behroozi is responsible for oversight of, and continuity across, all functions of child welfare, including case management, foster care and family services. He previously served as the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families Administrator of Safety and Permanence. Most recently, he was Co-Executive Director of the Milwaukee Center for Children and Youth.


Jody Pahlavan, Chief Program Officer of Community Services
(414) 745-3117
  • SaintA employee since 2018
  • Master’s in Clinical Psychology, Marquette University
  • Doctor of Psychology Degree, Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology
  • Experience in talk therapy; comprehensive care for children, youth and adults; and clinical program oversight

Jody Pahlavan oversees all community programs, such as Treatment Foster Care, Integrated Community Services, Care Coordination, Functional Family Therapy, and Youth Transitioning to Adulthood Services. Her role is to provide program oversight and drive innovation alongside SaintA’s experienced community services staff and leaders.


Donna Niccolai-Weber, Capitol West Academy Executive Director
(414) 465-1355
  • SaintA employee since 1987
  • Principal license, administrative leadership, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Master of Science, education/emotional disturbance, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • Bachelor of Arts, psychology/special education, Cardinal Stritch College

Donna-Niccolai Weber, executive director of Capitol West Academy, has worked with SaintA for more than 29 years in areas of leadership, education, program development and implementation and has played a key role in developing the charter school.

Directors & Administrative Managers 

Denise Buchanan, Director of Human Resources
(414) 465-1311
Becky Connell, Statewide Director of Treatment Foster Care
(715) 468-2729
Sara Daniel, Director of Clinical Services and Staff Development
(414) 465-5711
Leslie Hayes, Director of Finance
(414) 465-5744
Carey Jacobsen, Director of Community Services
(262) 844-6310
Pam Latherow, Director of Information Technology
(414) 465-5754
Josh Lorenz, Director of Quality Improvement
(414) 465-1315
Alison McMorrow, Director of Child Welfare Services
(414) 604-5616
Michelle Sieg, Director of Marketing and Communications
(414) 465-5715
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