Chief Operating Officer
Deanna Dishman is the Chief Operating Officer, responsible for the management and supervision of the daily operations for the programs provided by Parker Psychiatric Services, Inc. Ms. Dishman is an administrator and manager with more than 25 years of experience providing services to the mentally ill, intellectually challenged, and neglected. A child advocate with more than 20 years of experiences working with “at-risk” children and underserved families delivering educational, clinical, and therapeutic community-based services. Deanna is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work. Ms. Dishman has extensive experience with therapeutic foster care; is a certified Pride trainer and has conducted training and recruitment of therapeutic foster parents for the most difficult population. When not working, Ms. Dishman travels internationally and is an active member of her religious organization.
"My personal and professional mission is to provide innovative life-changing solutions for vulnerable populations who face significant challenges.”
Favorite Inspiration Quote
“I had fainted unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.”
- Psalm 27:13-14