We are driven by the opportunity to make an impact in the lives of the children, parents, and families that we serve throughout the greater St. Louis region. By helping children and families transition to a new way of life through counseling, education, and support, we are creating healthier futures for all involved.

Meet OUR CEO Katy Walter, BSW
Meet OUR CEO Katy Walter, BSW

Katy Walter, BSW

Katy Walter is Kids In The Middle’s Chief Executive Officer. Katy holds a Bachelor of Social Work and is currently pursuing a Masters in Non-profit Management through Washington University. She holds an Advanced Certificate of Non-profit Management.

Katy has over 15 years of both clinical operations and leadership experience. Before serving as CEO, she held multiple positions at Kids In The Middle for over eight years, including Director of Clinical Operations and Chief Program Officer, in which she provided oversight of agency programs and managed all aspects of clinical operations. Walter is passionate about the agency’s mission and appreciates the impact that our services have on the children and families that we serve throughout the greater St. Louis region.

In her free time, Katy loves spending time with her four children, cheering on her son’s hockey team, enjoying the outdoors, and gardening.

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Jobs + Internships

We are looking for motivated individuals who are passionate about empowering children and their families experiencing traumatic family transitions and want to be a part of creating healthier futures for those we serve. Check out our employment and internship opportunities.

Executive Team

Katy Walter

BSW, AC-NPMChief Executive Officer

Tony Naughton

CPAChief Financial Officer

Brittni Snidle

MADirector of Development and Marketing

Heather Barnett

MA, LPCDirector of Clinical Programs

Clinical Staff

Jackie Dewald

MA, LPCClinical Supervisor & Therapist

Olivia Haupt

MA, PLPCTherapist

Keith Haar

MA, PLPC, NCCTherapist

McCoy Edmonds

MSW, LMSWTherapist

Chelsea Ballard

MA, LPCTherapist

Diamond Gordon

Clinical Care Coordinator

Marketing & Development Team

Alexa Lomantini

Development Coordinator

Business Team

Tia Hughes

Operations Manager

Dana Swope

Business Manager