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Meet our Staff
Meet the Open Arms Adoptions Team

At Open Arms Adoptions, we believe the journey to build a family is unique and deserves personalized support.

Our dedicated team is comprised of passionate individuals with extensive experience and unwavering commitment to guiding both adoptive and birth families through their adoption journey. Meet the compassionate professionals who are dedicated to making a positive impact on your life.

Meet Our Staff

Open Arms Adoptions Executive Director
Jackie Smigel
Executive Director
Open Arms Adoptions Adoption Assessor
Amanda Bosart
Adoption Assessor / Infant Program Supervisor
Open Arms Adoptions Administrative Assistant
Annette Balis
Administrative Assistant
Open Arms Adoptions Licensing Specialist
Athena Cramer
Licensing Specialist
Open Arms Adoptions Adoption Assessor
Cassie Notturniano
Adoption Assessor
Open Arms Adoptions Adoption Assessor
Christine Wickline
Adoption Assessor / Infant Program Supervisor
Open Arms Adoptions Office Manager
Dawn Scherma
Office Manager
Open Arms Adoptions Adoption Assessor
Deb Ward
Adoption Assessor
Open Arms Adoptions Adoption Assessor
Hannah Springer
Adoption Assessor
Open Arms Adoptions Training Coordinator
Kayla Bosworth
Training Coordinator
Open Arms Adoptions Adoption Assessor
Kelsie Vrable
Adoption Assessor
Open Arms Adoptions Adoption Assessor
Kristin Guld
Adoption Assessor
Open Arms Adoptions Administrative Assistant
Lisa Poor
Administrative Assistant
Open Arms Adoptions Adoption Supervisor
Marcella Reese
Adoption Supervisor / Adoption Assessor
Open Arms Adoptions Adoption Assessor
Mary Jo Caouette
Adoption Assessor
Open Arms Adoptions Development Specialist
Michelle Lambert
Development Specialist
Open Arms Adoptions Marketing Events Specialist
Renee Blake
Marketing and Events Specialist
Open Arms Adoptions Adoption Navigator
Samantha Goodenow
Adoption Navigator
Open Arms Adoptions Social Media Specialist
Sam Reilly
Social Media Specialist
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Join Our Mission:
Available Careers

Open Arms Adoptions is always looking for compassionate and dedicated individuals to join our team. We offer a fulfilling work environment and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of others. Explore our available careers and consider joining our mission to build forever families.
OPEN ARMS ADOPTIONS
Creating Forever Families Through Adoption
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Open Arms Adoptions is 501(c)3 non-profit agency licensed by the State of Ohio.

Our mission is to provide a loving, stable home to every child in need. We work tirelessly to create an environment that embraces the unique set of circumstances each of our birth parents, prospective adoptive parents and children bring to us. 
Locations
Main Office
11 River St., Ste. B
Kent, OH 44240
Central Ohio Office:*
11 N High St.
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
Delaware Office:*
18 E. William St.
Delaware, OH 43015
*by appointment only. All correspondence should be mailed to the Kent address
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