The Newman Institute for Skillbuilding was founded by Sherman and Paula Newman. Paula serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Sherman serves as the Chief Operations Officer. They have over 25 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Pittsboro, and Roxboro, North Carolina communities. They are committed to helping people in their communities build the skills needed to become productive and successful citizens.
Paula is an Educational Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor. Sherman is a former high school educator, residential counselor, and Desert Storm U.S. Army Veteran. He currently works in retail management and has a passion for customer service.
The Newmans enjoy leading a marriage ministry, traveling, attending concerts and art-focused events, and spending time with their two adult children.