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Jan 15, 2016

Paul Anderson Youth Home Announces Resignation of COO, Drew Read

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Paul Anderson Youth Home Announces Resignation of Chief Operating Officer, Drew Read
VIDALIA, Ga.—(January 15, 2016) Paul Anderson Youth Home (PAYH) Board of Directors is regretful to announce that Drew Read has resigned as Chief Operating Officer, effective March 1, 2016. Nick Greene, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Glenda Anderson, Co-founder and President, were surprised but respectfully accepted his resignation.
“We are beyond thankful for Drew’s hard work, leadership, and integrity as he has tirelessly led the PAYH as Administrator and COO for over 19 years.  We trust and respect his decision, knowing he is seeking God in obedience.  We have faith that God will continue to bless Drew and the Paul Anderson Youth Home.  We will miss him tremendously,” says PAYH President, Glenda Anderson.
“During his 21 plus year tenure, Read held almost every position at PAYH.  He has served the position of COO well, as he leaves the organization prepared for growth and success.  The board regretted to receive his resignation, but we have a well-designed succession plan in place.  The PAYH is blessed to have Co-founder and President, Glenda Anderson, who will continue leading just as she has for over 54 years.  Christ has honored this organization, and we will continue to build on our firm foundation, says Board of Directors Chairman, Nick Greene.
About the Ministry
Founded in 1961, we are a Christian non-profit located in Vidalia, Georgia. Our purpose is to instill hope, structure, and support in families through various transformative programs, all rooted in the powerful legacy of our founders, Paul and Glenda Anderson. At the core of our organization is the heart of what we do — the Youth Home. Based on this foundation of strength, love, and endurance, we heal hearts and homes across the country through counseling, parenting resources, events, and conferences.  Charity Navigator awarded the Paul Anderson Youth Home a 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency, the home’s third 4-star rating in four years.
 
For More Information, Contact:
Paul Anderson Youth Home
Director of Communications
Melissa Hightower
912.537.7237
mhightower@payh.org


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