Big Brothers Big Sisters Announces Promotions and Reorganization

Officials of Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Ohio (BBBS ECO) said they are proud to announce the promotion of Beverly J. Pearch to President and CEO of the non-profit organization based in New Philadelphia. Pearch attended Newcomerstown High School.

"I am honored and excited to take on my new role within the agency," Pearch said. "Big Brothers Big Sisters has given me the opportunity to impact children every day in a meaningful and life changing way. I look forward to furthering the amazing work of Big Brothers Big Sisters and helping to meet the needs of the children in our community. Remember, they are our future."

With long-standing tenure, Beverly began her career with BBBS in 2009, and has fulfilled many roles throughout the organization throughout the past nine years. Most recently Beverly served as Programs Manager where she served as the overseer of community-based and site-based mentoring matches between "Bigs" and "Littles" enrolled in the service. She has also served as Mentoring Specialist, Event Coordinator, and School-Based Specialist.

A graduate of Kent State University, Beverly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Justice Studies. She attended Newcomerstown High School, and lives in Gnadenhutten with her husband and their children.

BBBS also announced the promotion of Olivia Scally to Development Director. In this role Olivia will be responsible for the development of relationships between the organization and community partners.

Oliva joined BBBS in 2017, previously serving as Mentoring Specialist. She holds Bachelor of Arts Degrees in both Non-Profit Administration and Sociology. She resides in Dover with her husband.

"We are very proud of the accomplishments of Beverly, Olivia, and the rest of the staff," stated Todd Dennison, President of the Board. "They continuously demonstrate their dedication to helping children in their service area of Tuscarawas, Carroll, Holmes, and surrounding communities. Our communities are lucky to have them."

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a youth mentoring program that matches caring volunteers, as mentors, with children. They currently do this through Community Based Mentoring and School Based Mentoring. Visit to learn more.