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Education

  • Virginia Wesleyan College, Bachelor’s in Psychology
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Master’s in Criminal Justice
  • Darden School of Business Management

Worked at SJV

  • 1986 – Present

Professional Memberships

  • United Way Education Action Council

Cindy Faison, COO

Cindy Faison
Chief Operations Officer
804-553-3249 • email

Cindy Faison is currently the Chief Operations Officer for St. Joseph’s Villa. She has more than 40 years of human service experience. Ms. Faison began her career as a residential counselor and went on to develop and direct numerous programs and services throughout the state of Virginia. Her expertise includes residential programming, education, community based, and homeless services. She has been serving in various leadership roles for more than 30 years and has expertise in strategic planning, organizational development, risk management, budgeting, and policy and program development. Ms. Faison has initiated and created leadership and management development programs, new service concepts, and organizational structure development.

Ms. Faison received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Virginia Wesleyan College and earned a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from Virginia Commonwealth University. She also completed the Darden School of Business Management Development Program. She is a current member of the United Way Education Action Council.

Recent News

CCS & SJV

In The News: Villa Fundraising in Uncertain Times

“We have applied the same strategies during this crisis that we always have. We simply buckle down and show everyone that we are the strength in the storm." CEO Kathleen

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mental health month

May Is Mental Health Month

At St. Joseph's Villa, we provide a variety of integrated, trauma-informed services and connections to community resources for individuals experiencing mental health crisis. Our goal is to help children be

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The Giving Wall

Lift up Villa families at The Giving Wall

There have been times in all of our lives when we've needed a hand up. Many of our clients are unable to lift themselves out of crisis because of recurring

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COVID-19 UPDATE: CAMPUS AND OFFICES CLOSED. ALL VILLA SCHOOLS CLOSED FOR REMAINDER OF 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR. READ HERE.