Herbert J. Hoelter
CEO & Co-Founder
Mr. Hoelter is recognized as one of the country’s leading experts in sentencing and the federal prison system and in developing alternative programs to incarceration.
Dr. Jerome G. Miller
Co-Founder & Board Member
Dr. Jerome G. Miller is Co-Founder and member of the Board of NCIA. He holds a doctorate in psychiatric social work and is recognized as one of the nation’s leading authorities on corrections and clinical work with violent juvenile and adult sex offenders. Dr. Miller remains an active voice calling for reforms in intuitions in the US.
Director of Jail Suicide Prevention and Liability Reduction
Lindsay Hayes began his employment as a research assistant with NCIA in 1978. He has been the Jail Suicide Prevention and Liability Reduction Program Director since 1980, and currently operates from NCIA’s office in Mansfield, Massachusetts.
Christine Pahigian has worked for over 25 years in the field of criminal and juvenile justice, in sentencing advocacy and the development of alternatives to incarceration at direct service, policy and government levels practitioners. Ms. Pahigian currently serves as Executive Director of Friends of Island Academy, a youth development center which breaks the cycle of incarceration by building the capacity of young people to become contributing citizens.
Vince Wesley is Senior Vice President and Manager of the Not-For-Profit Division of SunTrust Bank and has spent over 20 years working with Not-For-Profit organizations.
Frances Wright has been in banking for 30 years. Since Joining M&T in 1999 she has specialized in working with Not-For-Profit organizations. Her clients range from community-based organizations to educational institutions including colleges and universities, charter schools and independent schools.