Achievement Center Announces New Executive Director


Erie – The Achievement Center Board of Directors has announced that Charlotte Renko has been named the organization’s new executive director, effective April 2017.

Renko comes to Erie from Lakewood, Ohio, where she currently serves as chief operating officer of the Northeast Ohio division of American Red Cross, a role she has held since 2013.

Renko has a variety of experience in the field of behavioral health and has served in progressive leadership roles for more than 17 years, including director of behavioral health, chief clinical officer and chief operating officer.

Renko is an alumna of St. Alexis School of Nursing, Ursuline College and Kaplan University. She also is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, National Alliance on Mental Illness, and the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves in a state-appointed position on the Cuyahoga County Alcohol and Mental Health Board.

For more than 90 years, the Achievement Center has provided quality therapeutic services to children and families across the Erie region. See for more information.