Janis KupersmidtJanis Kupersmidt

Janis Kupersmidt

Karen BurnsKaren Burns

Karen Burns

Kim GosnellKim Gosnell

Kim Gosnell

Kelsey HallattKelsey Hallatt

Kelsey Hallatt

Cody HiattCody Hiatt

Cody Hiatt

Bud LaveryBud Lavery

Bud Lavery

Elyse KeefeElyse Keefe

Elyse Keefe

Christina V. MalikChristina V. Malik

Christina V. Malik

Alison ParkerAlison Parker

Alison Parker

Sarah RabinerSarah Rabiner

Sarah Rabiner

Tracy M. ScullTracy M. Scull

Tracy M. Scull

Rebecca StelterRebecca Stelter

Rebecca Stelter

Katie StumpKatie Stump

Katie Stump

Richard Van HornRichard Van Horn

Richard Van Horn

Ashley WebbAshley Webb

Ashley Webb

Bud Lavery

Bud Lavery
Vice President of Operations and Communications
Master’s in Social Work,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Bud Lavery has thirty years of experience working with youth as a teacher, school counselor, program director and CEO of several nonprofits. Most of his work has been in the use and dissemination of school-based evidence-based prevention programs. At iRT, Bud oversees the business, programming, and design teams. He also consults on iRT‘s mindfulness programs for youth.

Bud earned a Master of Social Work degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor‘s degree from Duke University. In his personal time, he loves to hike, go white water rafting, and meditate.