Vice President, Residential & Day Services
Sally Russell oversees ADEC’s supported living services, five day service sites and 14 group homes spread throughout Elkhart and St. Joseph counties. She came to ADEC in April 2001 from Benchmark Human Services in Fort Wayne. During her 16 years at Benchmark, she served as Social Services Director. In this capacity, she developed new programs and new areas of business for the agency. Prior to this, Sally held positions at similar agencies in Denver, CO and Chicago, IL. She holds a BA in sociology from Hanover College. When asked why she enjoys working at ADEC, Sally cites the people – whether it’s the staff or clients we serve – and ADEC’s deep ties to the community.