Deanna Finch-Smith

Deanna Finch-Smith is Executive Director of the Salvation Army Lawson Ministries in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The Lawson Ministries, which she’s been with for 16 years, supports adults with developmental disabilities in residential, day, and employment opportunities. Her 25 years of work in the social-service sector has given her a wide base of knowledge and experiences which she draws on to support individuals with developmental disabilities of many types. She and her husband Steve and their 2 boys live in Brantford, Ontario, where they are active in the sports world. The Lawson Ministries web site is