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Senior Leadership

Gwendolyn B. Skinner
Executive Director

GwenSkinner.jpgOn October 1, 2009, Gwendolyn B. Skinner became the Executive Director of Devereux Georgia Treatment Network after retiring as the Director of the Georgia Department of Human Resources' Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases. It was her ambition to take what she had learned in her 30+ year career in working with troubled youth and individuals with disabilities, build a team of the most respected professionals in Georgia and create an innovative therapeutic environment that nurtures potential and changes lives. She holds multiple degrees from Georgia colleges in Education and Counseling Psychology and is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She is a respected presenter at the state and national levels with expertise in the areas of juvenile justice, mental illness, developmental disabilities and addictive diseases. Most importantly, she is a parent, and prior to beginning her career with Devereux, she and her husband served as foster parents to more than 40 children.

Mary Esposito
Assistant Executive Director

MaryEsposito.pngMary H. Esposito is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Social Work and Georgia Southern University. She is a licensed clinical social worker and a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers. Ms. Esposito served as a Captain in the United States Air Force as a psychiatric social worker. She retired from the State of Georgia with thirty-four years of service in mental health, state corrections and juvenile justice. Since retirement from the state, Ms. Esposito has continued serving children and families in the private, non-profit community. She brings a unique combination of clinical and operations experience to residential and community programs within Devereux.

Yolanda P. Graham
Medical Director

DrGraham.pngDr. Graham is a board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist and an Associate Clinical Professor at Emory University and Morehouse School of Medicine. She is a graduate of Cornell University and SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine. Dr. Graham has specialized in providing residential treatment to children and adolescents for 15 years. She has a unique specialty in treating children who have been sexually exploited.