Life Exchange Center Interim Executive Director

Dr. Potts left a career at the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority to pursue a doctorate in organizational behavior at Case Western Reserve University. Her research focus is human systems transformation. Her passion is specific in regards to how individuals, groups, organizations, communities and nations achieve positive growth and sustainable transformation in the midst of adversity. Her research explored the social complexities faced by the various groups of the Rwandan nation in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide.

Dr. Potts has worked as an International Development Consultant advising nonprofits on the development and enhancement of processes of positive transformation and change. She is a Gestalt trained leadership coach, has taught leadership at Ursuline College and is an executive leadership coach in the Diversity Management Program at Cleveland State University. She has a high degree of emotional intelligence, a strong collaborative nature and a thirst for continuous learning.

Dr. Potts is passionate about empowering underserved and marginalized people. Her work and relationships with the Life Exchange Center ‘Family’ has taught her to deeply appreciate and respect the people that she serves.

Advisory Board

James Poole, BA

Susan Goodwyn, LISW-S
Vice President

Omar Brown

Susan Bilyeu, MHA

Stefan Budz, BSW

Elbert W. Clark Jr., BS 
Yelletta Coulter
Gertrude McBeath, BS
Debora McDonald

Johnny Randle
Quita L. Thompson
Cheryl Ann Williams, BA
Catherine Wright, AA, CDCA

Emeritus Board
Alforniece Chamblis

Dr. Martha (Bibi) Potts
Executive Director

Life Exchange Center and The Transitional Youth House Staff

Chann Payton 
Ohio Certified Peer Supporter
Program Coordinator

Brianna C. Anderson
Peer Support Specialist

Michael Thomas
Peer Support Specialist
Ohio Certified Peer Supporter

Charles Jackson

Deborah Willoughby
Executive Assistant

Joan Leeb
Peer Support Specialist

Lee Wells
Environmental Services

Ovetta Joi Dixion
Peer Support Specialist

Ohio Certified Peer Supporter
Clients Rights Advocate

Donnamarie Randolph 
Ohio Certified Peer Supporter

Program Manager  

Anthony Stephens
Peer Support Specialist
Ohio Certified Peer Supporter

Dana Clark
Peer Support Specialist

Aaron Hughes
Peer Support Specialist

Ebony Roberts
Peer Support Specialist

Teresa Rouster
Peer Support Specialist

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