John Valverde

Associate Executive Director for Program Operations

Osborne Association

John Valverde is the Associate Executive Director for Program Operations, overseeing Osborne’s Family Services, Treatment and Prevention and Workforce Development units. John first joined the Osborne staff in 2009. Prior to assuming the position of Associate Executive Director, John led Osborne’s Workforce Development services, and was instrumental in the establishment of the Green Career Center.

His work with individuals with criminal records began in 1992 and includes a full spectrum of services, ranging from peer counseling for HIV/AIDS programs and GED instruction to alternatives to violence facilitation and teaching college level courses in the correctional setting. He is the co-founder of Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison, Inc. John holds a Masters Degree in Urban Ministry from New York Theological Seminary.