Who We Are


Kay Hoffman, PhD,
Chief Executive Officer

Kay Hoffman, PhD, CEO

Kay Hoffman, PhD, CEO


Dr. Hoffman is a professor and former dean of the College of Social Work, University of Kentucky. She has been principal investigator or co-principal investigator of fourteen state grants resulting in five million dollars in training and evaluation awarded through the College of Social Work Training Resource Center. In addition Dr. Hoffman has served as a curriculum consultant with more than 25 colleges and universities throughout the country all of which require an assessment component. Dr. Hoffman has written two books and is the author or co/author of numerous peer reviewed articles. She has presented nationally and internationally on social work education, building research infrastructures and curriculum development. Earlier in her career she was an evaluator for community based programs, a mental health social worker and a child welfare worker.

Contact Dr. Hoffman: kay.hoffman@uky.edu or 859.608.0918


Rashmi Adi-Brown, M.S.
Chief Operating Officer

Rashmi Adi-Brown, M.S.

Rashmi Adi-Brown, M.S.

Ms. Adi-Brown has worked in the field of child welfare/ family issues for over 21 years. She has worked in a variety of settings including direct service, state level administrator and in the non- profit private arena. She has been a contributor, co-author/producer and participant in many initiatives at the federal, state and community levels. She has presented at state, national and international conferences on the topics of child abuse and neglect and family violence.

Contact Ms. Adi-Brown: radibrown@gmail.com or 859.229.6845

Kellie Kozee Warren, BSW
Project Coordinator
p: 859.699.3654
e: kozeewarren@gmail.com

Karen Cinnamond, Ph.D.
p: 859.509.7295
e: karencinnamondphd@gmail.com

Grant Victor, MSW
p: 937.416.1882 e: grant.victor7@uky.edu


Board Members:

Kay Hoffman, Ph. D.
CHES Solutions Group, CEO
Professor University of Kentucky

Chris Groeber, MSW
Gro and Co, CEO

Angela Baldridge, Executive Director
The Plantory

Greg Coulson, Attorney at Law