Kirk Zeppi, LMHC
Our founder and Executive Director, has over 20 years experience in working with children and families in private practice and in the human services field. Kirk has been actively involved with children and adolescents in residential settings, foster care and shelter care.
His strong desire to see children and families succeed, coupled with his vast experience, makes Kirk a strong advocate for the children and families we serve.
Cheryl Eisen Yeary
Our attorney has been an adoption lawyer for more than 20 years. A graduate of the University of Florida School of Law, she is a fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Adoption Attorneys and a member of the Florida Adoption Council.
Cheryl has broad adoption experience, both domestic and international, and is a certified adoption mediator. She has twice been awarded for her pro bono work on behalf of abused and neglected children.
She is an adoptee herself, and the adoptive parent of two grown sons.
Adoption Care Coordinator
Kiah Staib joined Family Creations Adoptions, Inc. as an Office Assistant in January 2010 and was later promoted to Adoption Care Coordinator. She assists with birth mothers and adoptive families handling their day-to-day needs, building their adoption plan, offering support and peace throughout, communication and overall well-being. Kiah assists in all aspects of the adoption process and offers a hand to hold throughout. Kiah builds long lasting relationships with all of our clients and is a true asset in various ways.
In addition to Kiah’s Adoption experience, she has personal experience with the Foster Care system, Community outreach programs, has hosted Groups for troubled youth, Addiction recovery for loved ones and more. Kiah’s heart is worn on her sleeve, she is truly passionate about helping others and naturally acts as a caretaker to all who cross her path.
Kathryn Carr became a part of the Family Creations team in September of 2016 as a Case Manager. She enjoys working closely with birth mothers handling their day to day needs and monitoring their care. She enjoys connecting with Adoptive Families and guiding them through their adoption journey and has over 5 years of experience working with children and families. Prior to joining Family Creations, Kathryn was a Parenting Educator where she worked closely with families to maintain their well-being and permanency. She graduated magma cum lade and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services. Kathryn has a passion for helping others and a desire to serve women, children, and families in our community.
Board of Directors
Family Creations is governed by an active Board of Directors, who are devoted to helping and strengthening families through the services we provide. Our board consists of a dedicated group of professionals and child advocates..