Habeebah Rasheed Grimes

Habeebah Rasheed Grimes is a three-time alumna with a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1999, a master’s in clinical psychology/counseling in 2001 and a master’s/specialist in school psychology in 2002.

Ms. Grimes has made serving our community’s most vulnerable children her life’s work. As chief executive officer of the Positive Education Program (PEP), a nonprofit that provides services for youngsters with severe mental health and behavioral challenges and their families, she leads a staff of 500 professionals committed to helping children learn and grow.

She is a graduate of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Ladder to Leadership: Developing the Next Generation of Community Health Leaders program and a member of the 2020 class of Leadership Cleveland. She lives in Cleveland with her husband and two young sons.