Meet Our Staff

Michael J. Readinger

President & Chief Executive Officer

Headshot of Michael Readinger

Michael J. Readinger was called to the role of President & CEO in November of 2014. He previously served as CHHSM’s vice president from February 2005 to November 2014, after working at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Cleveland, where he was an associate vice president/financial advisor for 12 years.

Prior to his work in financial services, Mike was involved in a number of entrepreneurial endeavors in the restaurant and club industry, specializing in management accounting systems. Continue reading »

Mary A. Paxton

Associate for Engagement and Executive Administration

Mary PaxtonMary A. Paxton has over 20 years of experience in non-profit fiscal management and operations, revenue generation, strategic planning, program development and outcome analysis. Her experience ranges from working with a variety of ecumenical institutions, at-risk youth, homelessness, workforce development and basic needs programming to secondary education. Mary is a graduate of Laurel School, received her B.A. in Economics from Allegheny College and her Master’s in Non-Profit Administration from John Carroll University.

The Rev. Danielle K. Bartz

Associate for Leadership and Advocacy

Headshot of Danielle BartzDanielle Bartz joined the CHHSM staff in 2013 after spending three years as lead chaplain at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Waterville, Maine.

Originally from Rochester, Minn., Danielle received a bachelor's degree in psychology and religious studies from the University of Iowa in Iowa City in 2005. She then received a master of divinity degree from Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis in 2008 and completed her clinical pastoral education residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., in 2009. She was ordained in the United Church of Christ in 2012.

Catherine Kane

Associate for Business Operations

Catherine KaneCatherine Kane joined the CHHSM staff in 2014 after spending 17 years in curriculum planning and web development at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.

A native Clevelander, Catherine holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Brigham Young University.

Paula Barker

Administrative Assistant

Paula Barker Paula Barker joined the CHHSM staff in 2017 and comes to us with a great deal of experience in community organizing and political campaign work.

A native of Shaker Heights, Paula is a graduate of Kansas University with a bachelor’s degree in economics.