CRCC ( is excited to announce Mike Bird as its next president and CEO. Mike has spent the past year as the director of development at CRCC and brings a diverse background of work and life experiences to his new role. Prior to coming to CRCC, Mike served seven years as the vice president for advancement at the University of Nebraska Foundation where he led fundraising and alumni engagement for UNO.

“I am humbled and excited to have been selected as the next leader of CRCC! From the vision of our founders, Terri Fitzgerald and Christine Johnson, CRCC has provided meaningful programs and services for over 32 years to families and children whose needs could not be met in typical care environments,” said Mike. “I look forward to working with CRCC’s incredible team in ‘writing the next chapter’ in providing integrated care and resources to open a world of possibilities for children and young adults of all abilities.”

CRCC’s uniquely skilled team delivers comprehensive and compassionate services that help children with complex needs be all they can be and give their parents real hope for the future. They are staffed by highly trained nurses, therapists and teachers who work together to deliver a brighter future to kids and families who may have previously felt helpless or lost. For more information, go to