Bios of Denise and Brian Skrzypek

The Skrzypek Family

Meet Brian and Denise Skrzypek from Josh’s Journey: A Foundation of Hope


Denise and Brian Skrzypek, President and Vice President of Josh’s Journey, live in Wheatfield, New York.  Denise is a full-time teacher of special education in the Western New York region. Brian is a manager at a local ceramics company.  Their one surviving son, Jaimie, lives at home with them.  Together they run the foundation’s operations from their home.  Denise and Brian conduct presentations for community audiences, including public schools and colleges. They arrange suicide prevention workshops in their nearby communities, raise funds for suicide prevention research and outreach, and participate in mental health events in the area.