About Gene Klein
Gene Klein, LCSW, is the Executive Director of Project Harmony, a non-profit Child Advocacy Center in Omaha, Nebraska providing services to enhance the quality of child abuse investigations. Under his leadership, Project Harmony has become one of the largest CACs in the nation – serving more than 8,000 children and families with more than 375 co-located partners in a shared facility/campus with all professionals working together to respond to the outcry of child maltreatment and also delivering high quality innovative prevention services.
Mr. Klein has over 35 years of leadership experience in agencies serving children and families. He has served on the board of directors for the National Children’s Alliance in Washington, D.C., the Nebraska Foster Care Review Board, the Governor’s Commission for the Protection of Children, and the Omaha Archdiocese Review Board for the Protection of Children. Mr. Klein has served as a peer reviewer for the Department of Justice (OJJDP) as well as for the National Children’s Alliance (NCA) for more than 15 years. Mr. Klein holds a bachelor’s degree from Creighton University and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He is also a licensed Mental Health Practitioner.