Judith Perry, Lionheart’s Chief Operating Officer, holds a M.S. in Management and Policy from The New School for Social Research, NY, 1997. She is the recipient of the Health Services Management Award from The New School for scholastic achievement and her research on nonprofit healthcare services throughout New York City. For the past tweny three years, Judith has worked in the nonprofit sector primarily in research and fundraising. At Lionheart for seventeen years, she has directed and coordinated daily operations, development activities, website and database functions, search engine optimization, budgeting, marketing and sales to support the prisoner and youth-at-risk initiatives. Now working part time, she provides financial oversight, continues to support development and marketing activities, and additional tasks as needed.