MEET OUR TEAM

Administration

Bob Lybarger

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Bob is a frequent flyer to Nicaragua, caring for that community near and afar, visiting and supporting a community with 30 trips for over 10 years.  He brings a wealth of organizational wisdom and experience, creating and selling 2 businesses in his career.  He's translating his skills into the child welfare arena to help provide more than enough love and care for kids in foster care. 

Foster Care

Todja ​Stirtmire, LISW-S

CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Todja is a strong mama bear advocate and nurturer of kids from hard places. Todja loves family time, good food, hard work, rest, and reading. She's an open book - any questions? Ask away. 

Kristen Brubaker, LSW

Licensing Specialist

Kristen loves to travel! She's visited 13 countries, including Israel, Egypt, and Switzerland, and has summited 6 mountains over 14,000 feet!  She brings her skills of adventuring into her care for kids and families through effective problem-solving, close support, and follow through. 

Breanna is from Xenia and graduated from Wright State with a bachelors in Social Work. Breanna is passionate about children and families.  She is a music enthusiast and enjoys friends, family, and being active.  We look forward to Breanna growing with our agency and serving you well. 

Breanna Spillman

Case Specialist

Paul Hemminger​, MSW/LSW

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Paul works to build the movement. He enjoys speaking, networking, and listening to people's stories. Also an open book, ask him anything and you could chat forever. He loves being with family and friends and playing at any opportunity. 

Lauren Smith, LSW

CASE SPECIALIST

Lauren likes taking long walks with her two adorable pups, attempting DIY projects with her husband and plotting pranks against her co-workers! She's really good at it.  Lauren is also extremely organized, efficient, and kind.

Taylor serves Highland County area as of Aug '19.  She's a beloved & talented volleyball coach, future counselor, and experienced advocate. She's worked for Children Service's, Residential Treatment Center, and Community Mental Health Agency. We are blessed to have her. 

Taylor Alsop

Case Specialist

Molly Snow

PLACEMENTS, CASE

SPECIALIST & FINANCIALS

Molly is an avid Cleveland Browns fan who has been waiting 35 years for a Super Bowl win and continues to wait... She's served with Isaiah's Place over 10 years and is kind and helpful to all veterans and newcomers.

Kim Eller

 

CASE SPECIALIST

Kim is a veteran foster parent of 25 years having adopted three. She's an encourager, jazz lover, coffee snob, sushi connoisseur, OSU Fan, and Jesus Girl. Kim frequents the speaking stage and is open to gigs. She loves hyping up kids in foster care and giving them a voice. 

Dr. Jarhal "JD" Duncan

Therapist

You can learn about JD's, experience by clicking here.  JD is an experienced mental health clinician and teacher artist of fine arts. JD enjoys teaching positive psychology & growth/strengths-based mindset through art forms of hip-hop dance, graphic arts, music production, and many others. JD is a valuable asset to our clinical team. 

Trainers

Elisha is a child development college educator. She has been a teacher, administrator, and trainer in child development for the past 26 years. Elisha now administers our ever excelling training program and also providers training. She has 7 kids, 3 biological and 4 adopted. She praises TBRI for helping her get through it.  

Elisha Hicks

Training Coordinator

Tommy Henderson

TRAINER

Tommy is an experienced foster parent himself, having fostered more than 25 kids! Not only does he bring his experience to the table, but also his famous barbecue sauce called T-man's bar-b-cue sauce.

Denise Trimbach

TRAINER

Denise is an experienced mom of eight, with 4 being adopted. Denise began learning TBRI alongside her family and implementing practices into their home for the past 10 years. Recently she has led TBRI groups and now trains foster parents for us in the applicability of TBRI in their homes. 

Board of Directors

Mike Cargill

PRESIDENT

John Jung

BOARD MEMBER

Kay Kaebnick

VICE PRESIDENT

Steve Ackley

BOARD MEMBER

Darla York

SECRETARY

Bob Parker

BOARD MEMBER

ABOUT US

Isaiah’s Place is a non-profit and faith based therapeutic foster care agency located in Troy, OH. We currently provide services for children and families in 15 counties across the Southwest Ohio region.  We believe every child deserves the opportunity to receive trust-based healing opportunities, so to best increase chances for thriving.

CONTACT

Phone: (937) 335-3701

Fax: (937) 335-7291

61 Stanfield

Troy, OH, 45373

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

We strive to be a helpful guide to our foster parents, kids in care, and the community. We are working to re-establish the village it requires to care for kids, especially those from hard places.  Reach out to us and let us know how we can be of service to you and yours. 

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Isaiah's Place is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) Organization

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