I’ve worked in other organizations that were striving to become trauma informed, but the emphasis and ownership at Grafton is different...it changes the whole perspective."

— Grafton employee

Our Team

Grafton’s multidisciplinary team — its greatest asset — is comprised of caring, compassionate individuals with a broad base of knowledge in mental health care. Our physicians, nurses, teachers, therapists, and direct service professionals have specialized training in many areas including:

  • Applied behavioral analysis
  • Attachment specialists
  • Certified sex offender treatment
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • High fidelity wraparound services
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Trauma-informed cognitive behavioral therapy
Executive Team

James H. Stewart

CEO/President

James (Jamie) was appointed CEO in June 2016. He joined Grafton in August 2008 as Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice-President. As a successful financial and administrative leader he has over twenty years’ progressive experience in a healthcare environment.

Kent Houchins

Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Clinical Operations

Kent joined Grafton in September 2010. He brought a wealth of experience to the organization, having worked in the behavioral health services field for over sixteen years prior to his arrival here.

Kimberly Sanders

Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Staffing & Training and President Ukeru Systems

Kim has worked with children and adults with Autism and other developmental disabilities for nearly 20 years. During her tenure at Grafton, Kim has served as Program Supervisor, Case Manager, Adult Services Administrator, Residential Administrator and Executive Director of the Winchester facility.

Scott Zeiter

Executive Vice President/Chief Operation Officer, Development

Scott has previously served as Chief Executive Officer of a residential treatment center for children with mental health and sexual offending behaviors. He has a Masters in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania and has practiced as a clinical social worker in a variety of settings including a children’s outpatient mental health clinic, a partial hospital program, and a large inpatient psychiatric treatment center.

Our Board
  • Jerry Partlow, Board Chair, CEO, Partlow Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Dennis Morrison, Former Vice Chair, PhD, CCO, NetSmart Technologies
  • Brian Hester, Treasurer, Business Service Officer, BB&T
  • Osborne Abbey, Jr., Secretary
  • Demetrius Carmichael, CPA, Assistant Vice President for Budget & Planning, Bradley University
  • Bernadine Dykes, PhD, Associate Professor of Management at Shenandoah University
  • James Gaynor II, former Chief Executive Officer, Grafton Integrated Health Network
  • Marc Jaccard, Executive Director, Henry and William Evans Home for Children
  • Sue Jones, Trustee at Shenandoah University, Vice Chair of the Clarke County Education Fund, Chair of Our Health
  • Janice LeBel, PhD, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Mental Health
  • John Markwood, PhD, Vice President, Association Services at Partlow Insurance Agency
  • Harry S. Smith, Senior Vice President/Winchester Market Executive, Union First Market Bank