Leadership Team

Doc Wayne’s leadership team possesses an excellent combination of experience and skills to develop and manage an efficient method of enhancing the curriculum and expanding the reach of the operation on a larger scale.  All members of the management team bring years of operational experience, entrepreneurial spirit, the ability to wear many hats and their passion in the non-profit world, impacting and supporting countless youth. 

David S. Cohen - Chief Executive Officer 

David is managing and overseeing the Doc Wayne operation while exploring ways to broaden the organizations reach to more youth on a national and global scale. In his career of over 20 years in the business and non-profit sectors, he has specialized in developing new business, building partner relationships, while sharpening organizational outreach.  David is a former college soccer player that has been deeply involved in sports-based youth development since 2008. He is also the founder of Playing It Forward, Inc., a non-profit that provides sports equipment to thousands of disadvantaged children around the world.  Under David's leadership, Doc Wayne was named the 2015 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award winner as an Influential Leader and Model For Others Making Communities Healthier Through Sport.  In 2014, he was selected as a Social Innovator by Root Cause's Social Innovation Forum in the category of Breaking Down Barriers To Effective Mental Health Services.  The organization was also selected as the 2014 Innovator of the Year for the Providers' Council. In 2015 he was selected as a Carmax 'Bright Side of Game Day' Community Hero and in 2012 he was the Major League Soccer (MLS W.O.R.K.S.) New England Community MVP.  David has a BS from Babson College and an MBA from the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley University.

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Rebekah Conway Roulier, LMHC - Chief Operating Officer

Rebekah, a former college athlete, is responsible for day-to-day operations and supervision of staff and programs. She comes to Doc Wayne with extensive experience in coaching and work in youth services. Rebekah has a BA, Ed.M. and CAGS in Counseling with a Sub Concentration in Sport Psychology from Boston University and is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC). She is an alum of the Massachusetts' Council of Human Service Providers Leadership Initiative (2014), Boston University's Questrom School of Business' Institute for Nonprofit Management and Leadership (2015), and the MetroWest Health Foundation's Heath Leadership program (2016). Watch Rebekah's video

Jonathan Baum, LICSW - VP, Clinical Services 

Since 2003, Jonathan has worked with children and adolescents in a variety of settings as a Big Brother, coach, mentor and therapist. He is currently a clinical social worker specializing in the treatment of trauma and traumatic stress. Jonathan came to Doc Wayne from work in a residential treatment facility where he provided individual, family and group therapy to adolescents who struggle with emotional and behavioral issues. He also facilitated Doc Wayne’s Chalk Talk group therapy curriculum. Jonathan holds a BA in Psychology from UMASS Amherst, an MA in Psychology from New York University and an MSW from Boston University. 

Doc Wayne Board of Directors

  • Christopher S. Ernest, Director, BlumShapiro (Chair)
  • Carol Clark, Vice President of Marketing, Cybric
  • David S. Cohen, Executive Director, Doc Wayne Youth Services
  • Avi Dines, VP, MSLGROUP
  • Brian Fetky, Major Gifts Officer, Stonehill College
  • Craig Gordon, COO, Communities for People
  • Travis Hall, CTFA, Relationship Banking Officer, Admirals Bespoke Banking
  • Kayla Harrison, U.S. Olympic Judo Gold Medalist
  • Joseph Leavey, President, Communities for People
  • Eric Reddy, BiddingForGood Sales Leader, Frontstream
  • Sandee Tisdale, PhD, Faculty, Boston College School of Social Work
  • Susan Wayne, Consultant
  • Katrina D. Weiss, Lead Sourcing Analyst, New Balance Athletics, Inc.