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Office of Violence Prevention


Shondell Revell
Executive Director

With a background in social work and social services, Shondell Revell had dedicated his life to serving youth, young adults, and families in Philadelphia.

As the executive director of OVP, he is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the City’s investments in anti-violence programs across multiple departments.

For 10 years, Shondell served as the executive director of the Youth Violence Reduction Partnership (YVRP), an initiative to reduce homicides that focuses on high-risk young people.

Name Job title Phone #
Kiana Brown Program Specialist
(215) 686-3648
Pamela Chase GVI Case Manager
Joseph Danella Director of Strategic Planning and Analysis
(215) 686-4581
Chelsea Gillette Executive Assistant
(215) 686-7840
Kirshna Hillyard Director of Operations
(215) 686-4594
David Irizarry Deputy Director
(215) 686-0789
Keith Scott Director of Programs and Community Outreach
(215) 686-0790
Deion Sumpter Program Specialist
(215) 686-0792
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