Terry Davis was first introduced to Our Lady of the Wayside in 1991 as a consultant to assist the agency in obtaining Medicaid Certification and began serving as the President & CEO in 1993. When Terry began working with the agency, Wayside consisted of three homes and 87 residents. Today, the agency operates nearly 100 homes throughout northeast Ohio, provides supports and services to nearly 1,000 individuals, and has a staff of 950 dedicated employees. Terry works very closely with the children and adults The Wayside serves and their families.
Terry collaborates with area County Boards of Developmental Disabilities, has served on the Boards of Clear Channel and CenturyTel, was named among Crain’s Cleveland Business’ Healthcare Heroes in 2013, was a Member of the 2015 Smart50 Class and Winner of the Smart50 Impact Award, received the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and has many other professional affiliations and relationships.
Terry Davis grew up in Cleveland and attended Cleveland Public Schools. He received an Associate in Arts Degree from Miami-Dade South College, and received a Bachelors Degree in Urban Studies from Cleveland State University.Professionally, Terry has held multiple positions working closely with children and adults with developmental disabilities. Positions held throughout his career include:Medicaid Consultant, Youth Counselor, Behavior Specialist, Habilitation Manager, Habilitation Director and Group Home Administrator.
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