Janis KupersmidtJanis Kupersmidt

Janis Kupersmidt

Alexandria BaxterAlexandria Baxter

Alexandria Baxter

Swati BhattSwati Bhatt

Swati Bhatt

Joel BlochJoel Bloch

Joel Bloch

Karen BurnsKaren Burns

Karen Burns

Kyle BurnsKyle Burns

Kyle Burns

Kim GosnellKim Gosnell

Kim Gosnell

Kelsey HallattKelsey Hallatt

Kelsey Hallatt

Cody HiattCody Hiatt

Cody Hiatt

Elyse KeefeElyse Keefe

Elyse Keefe

Bud LaveryBud Lavery

Bud Lavery

Yu MaYu Ma

Yu Ma

Christina V. MalikChristina V. Malik

Christina V. Malik

Abigail MorrisonAbigail Morrison

Abigail Morrison

Madison MorrowMadison Morrow

Madison Morrow

Madison Morrow Research Assistant Madison Morrow works on multiple projects in the area of youth mentoring. The majority of her time is spent assisting in efforts to evaluate a new set of practice enhancements for mentoring programs that are designed to serve the needs of youth whose parents are incarcerated. During her undergraduate work at North Carolina State University, Madison worked with the Teen Health Lab and Forensic Psychology of the Public Interest Lab as a research assistant. She re
Alison ParkerAlison Parker

Alison Parker

Sarah RabinerSarah Rabiner

Sarah Rabiner

Liz ReederLiz Reeder

Liz Reeder

Allison SchmidtAllison Schmidt

Allison Schmidt

Tracy M. ScullTracy M. Scull

Tracy M. Scull

Rebecca StelterRebecca Stelter

Rebecca Stelter

Katie StumpKatie Stump

Katie Stump

Richard Van HornRichard Van Horn

Richard Van Horn

Ashley WebbAshley Webb

Ashley Webb

Bud Lavery

Bud Lavery
Vice President of Operations and Communications
Master’s in Social Work,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Bud Lavery has thirty years of experience working with youth as a teacher, school counselor, program director and CEO of several nonprofits. Most of his work has been in the use and dissemination of school-based evidence-based prevention programs. At iRT, Bud oversees the business, programming, and design teams. He also consults on iRT‘s mindfulness programs for youth.

Bud earned a Master of Social Work degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor‘s degree from Duke University. In his personal time, he loves to hike, go white water rafting, and meditate.