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Janet M. Schneider named Vice President of Human Resources of Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

By Jeanne Hoban | | October 2019

(Cleveland, OH) Janet M. Schneider has been named Vice President of Human Resources at Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging. The appointment is effective October 14, 2019.

Before coming to Benjamin Rose, Schneider served as Vice President of Human Resources at the Neighborhood Family Practice in Cleveland. There, she identified organizational development needs and designed employee training, recruitment and retention programs. She also created policies and strategies to support all segments of the organization. Additionally, she served as the agency’s Corporate Compliance Officer.

Schneider began her career at the YMCA of Greater Cleveland in 2002 and served in four different roles. She quickly advanced from Business Operations Director of Childcare Services to the Executive Director of the program in 2003, overseeing daily operations of licensed child care programs at more than 20 centers in four separate counties. She then transitioned to a business development role before assuming her last position at the YMCA, as Director of Operations at Y-Haven. There she was instrumental in evaluating key performance metrics for compliance and fiscal operations.

“Janet comes to Benjamin Rose with extensive human resources experience with community-based social service and health agencies,” Orion Bell, President and CEO of Benjamin Rose, said. “We know her leadership in team building, budget planning and project management will strengthen our ability to optimize our human resource capabilities.”

Schneider earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from The University of Akron. She received her master’s degree in labor relations and human resources from Cleveland State University. She holds an organizational leader certification from the YMCA.


About Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging: Founded in 1908, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging ( is a nationally recognized Cleveland-based nonprofit whose mission is to advance support for older adults and caregivers. This work is accomplished by deepening the understanding of their evolving needs in a changing society; promoting effective public policies; and developing and delivering innovative, high-quality solutions, including the evidence-based programs that are tested and proven by research to achieve beneficial outcomes for consumers.