Stanley A. Holbrook graduated from the Heinz School of Public Policy and Management of Carnegie Mellon University with a Master’s degree in Public Management. In addition, he has an MBA in International Business and Strategic Planning from Point Park University and earned a Master’s Degree in Theological Studies from the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Mr. Holbrook also graduated from Geneva College with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management.
With over twenty years of experience, Mr. Holbrook has added valuable support to the field of Human Services. Some of his accomplishments at in his current position as President and CEO of Three Rivers Center for Independent Living (TRCIL), he worked as the Director of Special Projects at the Community College of Allegheny County (CACC) in Braddock, focusing on the recruitment, enrollment and retention of students. He also served as the Director of the Braddock Regional Service Center, managing the CCAC Host Agency in tasks such as job placement and training, and skill building.
Inspired by an ad in 2001 for the Assistant Director’s position at TRCIL, Mr. Holbrook decided he wanted to expand his passion for the Human Services field and hone his skills in providing an equal opportunity to people with disabilities. In September of 2004, Mr. Holbrook became President and CEO of Three Rivers Center for Independent Living. With the help of his staff, he has made TRCIL a valuable resource for people with disabilities and has nearly tripled the organization’s annual operating budget.
Mr. Holbrook is also extremely active in the community, serving on committees and boards such as the American Society of Aging and the National Council for Independent Living (NCIL). He was instrumental in developing NCIL’s Diversity Initiative. He is Vice-Chair of the Governor-appointed Statewide Independent Living Council. Mr. Holbrook also served as a delegate to the White House Commission on Aging in 2005
Mr. Holbrook enjoys spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. He is an Associate Minister at First Baptist Church of Penn Hills and is actively involved in various ministries. He is the Founder of the Workplace Ministry which has been developed to advance social change through the development of the world’s largest network of trained and appointed believers dedicated to transforming the world of work and business through the installation of Christian leaders and the promotion of Christian values within God’s framework.