For 20 years, Darrell Gordon has spearheaded growth and development opportunities for youth at Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center. Now, Darrell brings his passion for helping young people to Lutheran Services in America as chairman of our board of directors.
Through our Results Innovation Lab, Lutheran Services in America is finding new, innovative ways to dramatically improve the lives of 20,000 children in America by 2024. Join Darrell and Lutheran Services in America in carrying out the important mission of achieving equitable outcomes for children and youth across the country.
Darrell Gordon is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Wernle Youth & Treatment Center in Richmond, Indiana. Wernle is a nationally recognized residential treatment facility serving severely neglected and abused youth primarily in Indiana and Ohio. Under his leadership, Wernle was chosen as 1 of 3 national finalists for the 2014 Performance-based Standards Barbara Allen-Hagen award for extraordinary improvement to facility quality of life and operations. Wernle also received the 2005 Achievement of Excellence Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award.
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