Kirk Ries has been involved with St. Herman House since before it came under the FOCUS umbrella. He served as part of the transition team and has served on the Advisory Board. Kirk has been the Chairperson of the St. Herman House Golf Classic since its inception.
Kirk holds a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Administration and is a licensed Social Worker. He brings nearly 30 years of experience as a program director and direct care. He has worked in mental health residential programs and business development.
As a St. Innocent Orthodox Church member in Olmsted Falls, Ohio, Kirk has served in various ministry roles. He has filled several capacities of the Parish Council, including a couple of stints as president. He was also part of a team that developed their monthly community meal and mobile pantry.