Executive Leadership Team

Executive Leadership Team

Charles A. Montorio-Archer, PhD, Esq., MPA

President & Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Montorio-Archer is a nonprofit entrepreneur, child and family advocate, attorney and author. He co-founded The THRIVE Network in 1996 and served as its CEO for another 11 years before successfully merging the organization with The New York Foundling. THRIVE assists individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout New York City.

Dr. Montorio-Archer 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 holds a bachelor of science from Lincoln University, a master’s degree in public administration from CUNY Baruch College, a JD from Brooklyn Law School and a PhD in public policy from Walden University. From 2001 to 2004, he served as Assistant District Attorney in Kings County, Brooklyn, NY. Then from 2004 to 2007, he served as the Associate Executive Director for the InterAgency Council of Mental Retardation & Developmental Disability Agencies, where he advocated at the city, state, and federal levels for program development, business sustainability, and policy and regulatory reform.

In addition, Dr. Montorio-Archer has served on numerous boards, presented two TEDxTalks (“The Friendship Clause” and “IDENTITYphobia”), contributes to Forbes and Huffington Post, and has been featured on television, radio, print, and other media outlets.

Chris Nordloh

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.

Margaret Vimont

Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Margaret Vimont brings over 25 years of experience to provide leadership across OHU’s lines of service. She joined OHU in 2017 from Jewish Child and Family Services, where she began her career as a residential clinical and served as COO/Executive VP since 2005. Vimont served on the board of directors for the Association of Children’s Residential Centers for many years and as their Board President from 2009 to 2011. She also has represented JCFS and the private sector on Illinois’ Child Welfare Advisory Committee and on subcommittees for over 10 years. She holds an MSW from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in humanities from the University of Chicago.

Anthony Ruth

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications

As Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications, Anthony Ruth leads internal and external marketing and communications for the organization and, with the marketing team, collaborates with other members of the ELT and their teams to support their marketing needs. Ruth spent 13 years at the University of Chicago, most recently as Executive Director of the university’s in-house marketing and creative agency. There, he oversaw writing, design, photography, and video, and contributed to projects including the Webby-winning University of Chicago website, the CASE award-winning launch campaign for the Logan Center of the Arts, and the university and city’s successful bid for the Obama Presidential Center. An Illinois native, Ruth holds a BA in English and an MA in the humanities, with an emphasis on creative writing, from the University of Chicago.

Timothy Snowden

Executive Director, Community Based Family Services

Timothy Snowden is currently the Executive Director for the Community Based Family Services line of service and has been involved in child welfare services for the past 29 years. He spent 17 years with the Department of Children and Family Services in a variety of titles, starting as an intern and ended his tenure as the Regional Administrator in Chicago. Snowden is responsible for community based Youth Services, Behavioral Health and Intact Family stabilizations services. Since arriving at OHU, Snowden has served as a Senior Vice President in Chicago/Lake County and most recently as Deputy Director of the CBFS line of service. He was the recipient of a Graduate Fellowship and subsequently received his MSW from the University of Illinois after graduating from Hampton University, in Virginia.

Sarah Tunning

Senior Vice President, Continuous Quality Improvement

Sarah R. Tunning, LMHC, is currently the Senior Vice President of Continuous Quality Improvement at One Hope United. She has 20 years of experience working as a social worker and therapist. With experience working for Florida Department of Children and Families in foster care and investigations and a decade of directing mental health programs, she returned to child welfare to utilize her years of experience in the mental health and substance abuse fields in the quality department. Throughout her career she has led several quality initiatives, provided training, developed curriculum, instructed college courses, and revamped systems to make them more effective and profitable. She holds a Master’s Degree in Mental Health from University of South Florida and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Malone University in Canton Ohio.

Melissa Webster

Executive Director, Residential & Day Treatment Services

Melissa Webster is the Executive Director of Residential and Day Treatment Services. She began her 20-year tenure at One Hope United as a therapist in our residential program. Webster’s focus has always been to develop her teams of professionals and paraprofessionals as skilled and compassionate teachers and treatment providers of trauma-informed services. In additional to residential care, Webster has experience in community mental health, LGBTQ issues, and the relationship of mental health service to chronic health maladies. She serves on numerous provider committees throughout the state, speaking on One Hope United and the youth we serve. She earned her MS in counseling and BS in communication, both at Indiana State University. Webster is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois.