and Executive Leadership
Charles A. Montorio-Archer, PhD, Esq., MPA
President & Chief Executive Officer
Charles A. Montorio-Archer is an attorney, author, speaker, entrepreneur, and the President and CEO of One Hope United. The multi-state nonprofit creates opportunities for children and families to live life without limits by providing early education, foster care, adoption, counseling, residential, and other support services. With a staff of nearly 800, One Hope United directly serves over 9,000 children, youth and families each year in Illinois, Florida, Missouri, and Wisconsin.
Before joining One Hope United in 2019, Dr. Montorio-Archer co-founded The THRIVE Network, which assists individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in New York City. After serving as CEO for over a decade, he successfully merged the organization with The New York Foundling in 2018. He also worked as Assistant District Attorney in Kings County, Brooklyn, New York, and Associate Executive Director for the InterAgency Council of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disability Agencies, where he advocated at the city, state, and federal levels for program development, business sustainability, and policy and regulatory reform.
Throughout all his work, Dr. Montorio-Archer has balanced a strong dedication to mission, the need for bold entrepreneurial initiatives, and the application of sound business management. He has written three books, most recently Everybody Paddles: A Leader’s Blueprint for Creating a Unified Team, which provides a management model for reaching strategic alignment and accelerating organizational change through respect, collaboration, and leadership. He has served on numerous boards and advisory boards including NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, and Metropolitan College of New York.
Named a “Notable LGBTQ Executive” by Crain’s Chicago Business, Dr. Montorio-Archer contributes to Forbes and Huffington Post and has been featured on television, radio, print, and other media outlets, including WGN Radio, WVON, and the Takeaway interview in Crain’s. He is a sought-after speaker on leadership, policy, advocacy, and diversity whose engagements include two TEDx Talks, The Friendship Clause and IDENTITYphobia.
Dr. Montorio-Archer grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He holds a BS in business from Lincoln University, an MPA in public administration from CUNY Baruch College, a JD from Brooklyn Law School, and a PhD in public policy from Walden University.
Chief Operating Officer
Antwan Turpeau is a dedicated professional and servant to the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. His resiliency and perseverance are by products of his lived experience in dual systems. As a result, he has beat the odds and emerged out of the Englewood Community and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Master’s of Social Work. Antwan began his career as a Program Coordinator at Maryville Academy’s Psychiatric Hospital for Children and Adolescents and then transitioned to community organizing and violence prevention work with Chicago Area Project. He founded the nonprofit Struggling Youth Equals Successful Adults, an organization that focused on keeping older foster youth connected to support and resources through the age of 25. In preparation to earn his LCSW, Antwan completed 3,000 clinical supervision hours providing individual and group therapy for convicted adult sex-offenders on parole. In his most recent role, he created the Office of Delinquency Prevention within the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and served as the Associate Deputy Director. He was responsible for overseeing the Shelter System, Human Trafficking Unit, and Dually Involved Youth Unit. In 2014, Antwan was honored by Loyola University of Chicago with the Damen Award as social worker of the year. He is most proud of being a father of two successful students. Antwan joined One Hope United in March 2020, as Chief Operating Officer, where he leads Residential/Day Treatment Services, Early Learning and Child Development programs, Counseling, Community Based Family Services, and operations in Florida.
Chief Financial Officer
Chris Nordloh brings 15 years of experience promoting and instilling strong business practices in the health and human services sector. In his 8 years at Chicago Commons, 5 as CFO, he helped change Commons’ trajectory from bankruptcy to thriving. As CFO and later Chief Strategy Officer at Aunt Martha’s, he oversaw traditional finance areas, mergers, marketing, and the construction of two new health care centers. Chris joined One Hope United in 2015 to help manage projects, including the management of the Conscience Community Network. Chris has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MA from the Graduate Institute at St. John’s College, and a BA from New York University.
Chief Human Resources and Compliance Officer
Candra Reid-Marshall is an HR professional with over 15 years of experience in human resources with expertise in change management, executive coaching, employee relations, talent acquisition and employee engagement.
Prior to joining OHU, Candra was Head of HR at the Weil Foot, Ankle and Orthopedic Institute for the 2.5 years. With over 15 years of experience, Candra is a proven collaborator and strategic partner able to translate business objectives to effective HR strategies.
She brings a broad knowledge of human resources in a diverse multi-site, multi-state workforce and a variety of sectors including health and home care, private and public organizations, and Fortune 100 companies. Candra holds an MBA and BA in Business Administration from Roosevelt University.