Meet Our Staff

Michael J. Readinger

President & Chief Executive Officer

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 »

Rev. George R. Graham

Vice President

George R. Graham joined the CHHSM staff as vice president in November, 2018.

George came to CHHSM from the Seidman Cancer Center of University Hospitals in Cleveland, where he served as development officer from 2014-2018. From 2007 to 2014, he was the director of development and external relations for Adoption Network Cleveland.

George also has worked for the national setting of the United Church of Christ, as editorial director for professional and academic resources, The Pilgrim Press, from 2000 to 2002; and as associate for leadership gifts from 2002 to 2007. Prior to working for the United Church of Christ, he served as editor of Alive Now magazine, published by the Upper Room.

Ordained into Christian ministry in the United Church of Christ in 2003, George earned his M.Div. degree from Vanderbilt University in 1990 and holds a B.A. degree from Hiram College with majors in religion and German (1986).

Paula Barker

Executive Assistant for Events and Administration

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