Since our agency was founded in 1999, Joan has been our executive director. She has over 18 years of experience in working in both domestic and international adoptions. In addition to this, Joan was also adopted herself, has an adopted sister as well as an adopted daughter. She has assembled a very professional, ethical and dedicated team of social workers to provide the highest quality of services to our Michigan families.
Sheri Schmidt, BA, LBSW, Social Work Supervisor
Sheri has worked with Adoption Advocates since 2005.She has two adopted children from Russia. She personally understands what families go through and the profound experiences of bringing their children home. She is committed to helping other families fulfill their dreams of adoption and helping them throughout the process.We also contract other highly qualified social workers throughout the state of Michigan to best serve our clients needs.