SaintA welcomes Cyrus Behroozi as Chief Program Officer for Child Welfare. This newly developed position is responsible for oversight of, and continuity across, all functions of child welfare, including case management, foster care and family services.
Behroozi previously served as the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families Administrator of Safety and Permanence, where he oversaw statewide child welfare. Most recently, he was Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of the Milwaukee Center for Children and Youth.
Behroozi is a graduate of Marquette University Law School. Earlier in his career, he worked as an attorney at Legal Action of Wisconsin and was Director of Children’s Advocacy at the Task Force on Family Violence, now Sojourner Family Peace Center.
“Cyrus’s experience developing and overseeing child, youth and family services fortifies our already-strong child welfare capabilities,” says Ann Leinfelder Grove, Executive Vice President. “We have many seasoned, as well as up-and-coming, social care leaders who will excel under his direction.”
SaintA CEO, Teri Zywicki adds, “We have a long history of responding to the needs of children and families. As the agency’s strategic vision moves from responsive to preventive, with a focus on healing childhood adversity and mitigating future crises, we are pleased to add Cyrus to the team.”