Meet Our Dedicated Team of Proven Leaders
President and CEO
LEVON STONE, SR.,MA
LeVon Stone, Sr. is the Chief Executive Officer of Acclivus, Inc. a community health organization focused employing grassroots leaders from Chicago to support safety, well-being, and growth in vulnerable communities. LeVon has been an example of growth and development for individuals from communities across the social landscape.
In his violence prevention work, LeVon has risen through the ranks of the Cure Violence / CeaseFire program, beginning as a volunteer, then consistently promoted from Violence Interrupter to Hospital Responder to Case Manager to Hospital Program Director, and finally holding the highest title possible, Program Director for the state of Illinois. Read More
Chief Operating Officer
Sheila Regan is a certified health data analyst with expertise in public health interventions, specifically around violence prevention and with vulnerable populations. She has 10 years of direct experience analyzing population level health data for underserved populations in Chicago, Illinois and the nation.
Ms. Regan also worked with various government and medical institutions to improve understanding & analysis of inter-institutional trends, with the long-term goal of building cross-institutional data systems with trauma hospitals and healthcare systems on initiatives to improve care provider capacity and patient outcomes. Read More
Tomas oversees training and program operations for close to 40 staff who provide violence prevention services to 5 level-one trauma centers and 7 high risk communities. Prior to this role, Tomas served as Senior Program Manager for CeaseFire/Cure Violence Chicago, providing comparable programmatic oversight for program operations across 18 communities and 5 level-one trauma centers. Mr. Ortiz began his violence prevention career as a violence interrupter for the Latino team at CeaseFire. Recommended by the Latino team supervisor for Hospital response work, Tomas then served as bilingual case manager for patients injured by violence and treated at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago, following 5 years as Hospital Responder for John H Stroger Hospital, Cook County’s public trauma center.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
DR. RICHARD GARDNER, SR.
Licensed Social Worker,
United State Bowling Congress
Licensed ESL Instructor Rogers Park
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DR. ASHLEY WOLF
Pro Wedding Planner, Network
After Work Member,
Jane Addams College Alumni Board