Founder and Executive Director
Gena Mitchell’s mission, as the founder and executive director of Devenio, Inc., is to create enduring opportunities for people with disabilities to be recognized as contributing members of the community.
The nonprofit hosts a wide variety of programs and events, including its “jOURney to inspire” gala for teens creating change, the Race4Respect 5k and 1k children’s run, a soccer league for people with disabilities and a dance company for teens and adults.
A graduate of the University of Maryland, Mitchell is a partner/owner with executive search firm GM Ryan International. She’s also an active volunteer, with various organizations.