Ohio Special Initiatives by Brothers and Sisters (Ohio SIBS) has recently announced that Roberta “Bobbi” Montenegro has joined the organization as their new executive director. Bobbi began her service with Ohio SIBS in May.
Bobbi brings a wealth of experience to the position as a skilled administrator having worked in the developmental disabilities (DD) field for the past 18 years. She was the executive director for The Arc of Stark County for eight years. Most recently, she retired from Stark County Board of DD as a department director. Before becoming professionally involved with the DD system, she held a variety of leadership positions in the private and nonprofit sectors. Ms. Montenegro holds a Master of Science degree from The Ohio State University with a major in community mental health nursing.
“I have spent my entire professional life being challenged by a diverse repertoire of environments and responsibilities,” Montenegro said. “I realize what a huge benefit that divers