Deborah Howard joined Crossroad’s team in 2021 as the Chief Compliance Officer. In this role she will be responsible for working with accreditation agencies, leading organizational audits, and actively ensuring Crossroad continues to provide quality services. Before coming to Crossroad, she gained valuable experience working with adults and youth as Director of Adolescent Residential Services at Park Center. Deborah has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice through Indiana University, a Master’s in Business Management through the University of Phoenix, and a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership through the University of Phoenix. She has also been certified as a Credentialed Sexually Abusive Youth Professional (CSAYP) through IN-AJSOP since 2012.