Brian Hancock serves as the Chief Program Officer, providing oversight and innovative leadership to ensure all Bancroft programs are providing the highest level of care to those we support.
He has committed to improving the safety, well-being and outcomes of vulnerable and marginalized children, adults, families and communities throughout his career. He previously served as the Executive Director of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey, as Chief Operating Officer at Robins’ Nest, Inc., now known as Acenda Integrated Health, and as Deputy Division Director for the New Jersey Division of Children’s System of Care. He serves on several non-profit boards and is the President of the Board of Directors for the New Jersey Association of Community Providers. Hancock has done humanitarian and advocacy work with at-risk and incarcerated youth across the United States, as well as internationally. He has received several awards for his work, including the Embracing the Legacy award from Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps. and the Spirit of Crazy Horse award from Reclaiming Youth International. Hancock received a B.A., cum laude, from Wheaton College, and a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law.