Deanna Szyndrowski: CEO

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – SCAN, Inc. (Stop Child Abuse and Neglect) has appointed family and child services leader Deanna Szyndrowski as its new CEO. She will replace Rachel Tobin-Smith, who has been CEO since 1985.

Szyndrowski has over 15 years of experience serving Indiana families. Most recently, she was Administrator of Northern Indiana Preservation Services with SCAN. Prior to that, Szyndrowski was Area Director of the Institute for Family Centered Services/Indiana Mentor. She has also served as Associate Director and Mental Health Administrator at Geminus Head Start and Program Supervisor for Tri-City Community Health Center.

Szyndrowski holds an MBA and an MS in Education from Purdue University and a BS in Psychology and Criminology from Indiana University. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Indiana.

SCAN provides prevention and preservation services for children and families who are victims of or are at-risk for child abuse and neglect. The vast majority of services are provided at no cost to clients. In 2016, 5,927 families were served, representing 18,822 individuals throughout 34 northern Indiana counties.