John Aliperti is Director, Strategic Partnerships. John holds a Master’s degree from the University of Missouri and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. John also holds an advanced counselor certification from the Missouri Credentialing Board. John has been at Harris House for 18 years and has worked as a Counselor, Program Director and interim Executive Director. John is responsible for writing and managing grants. John also has worked on special projects including CARF accreditation, NAP projects and contract negotiations leading to panel membership with major health insurance providers. John is a key member of the team responsible for United Way compliance and reporting. John also directs the Employment Skills training program as both presenter and manager.