MEET OUR TEAM

We are a team of passionate dreamers, doers, and changemakers. We pride ourselves on being a professional team who work together to bring healing, provide safety, and deliver hope to the people we serve!

Jim Womack

Jim Womack

Chief Executive Officer

Brandi Reed

Brandi Reed

Director of Education

Christy Bertolino

Christy Bertolino

Director of Donor Engagement

Joette Campbell

Joette Campbell

Chief Development Officer

Kathy Tortoreo

Kathy Tortoreo

Director of Behavioral Health & Wellness

Michelle Shields

Michelle Shields

Director of Advocacy Services

Terry Stroud

Terry Stroud

Chief Operating Officer

Verlene Dickson

Verlene Dickson

Veterans Resource Center Director

Veronica Villanueva

Veronica Villanueva

Director of Administrative Services

Veronica Villanueva

Veronica Villanueva

Director of Administrative Services

Angelique Cardoza

Angelique Cardoza

Accounts Payable Coordinator

 Dolorse Rollins

Dolorse Rollins

Professional Billing Coordinator

Kathy Tortoreo

Kathy Tortoreo

Director of Behavioral Health & Wellness

Amy Hord

Amy Hord

LCSW Behavioral Health Counselor

Ashli Andrews

Ashli Andrews

VRC Counselor

Barbara Hughes

Barbara Hughes

Clinical Intake Coordinator | Supervised Visitation

Cynthia Gable

Cynthia Gable

Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher

Gisel Caballero

Gisel Caballero

LMSW Behavioral Health Counselor

Jennifer Potter

Jennifer Potter

LOSS Team Coordinator

Jim Walton

Jim Walton

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Lauren Diestelkamp

Lauren Diestelkamp

Behavioral Health & Wellness Coordinator

Louva Hunt

Louva Hunt

Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor

Lupe A. Schneider

Lupe A. Schneider

Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor

Tricia Bradford

Tricia Bradford

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor

Rebecca Gonzales

Rebecca Gonzales

BIPP Coordinator

Education Team


Brandi Reed

Brandi Reed

Director of Education

Alicia Carrillo

Alicia Carrillo

Parent Educator

Ashley Jourdan

Ashley Jourdan

Anti Trafficking Services Coordinator

Autumn Barraza

Autumn Barraza

Project H.O.P.E.S Coordinator

Brea Berry

Brea Berry

Parent Educator

Cyntia Ramirez

Cyntia Ramirez

Rural Outreach Specialist

Germaine Padilla

Germaine Padilla

H.O.P.E.S Case Manager

 Halei Skinner

Halei Skinner

Assistant Director of Education

Hector "Teddy" Larios

Hector "Teddy" Larios

Prevention Specialist

Kaci Musick-Simmons

Kaci Musick-Simmons

Prevention Specialist

Kesley Landers

Kesley Landers

Parent Educator

Lus Chavez

Lus Chavez

R.I.S.E Program (Sembrando El Sueño) – Outreach Coordinator

Marlene Ramos

Marlene Ramos

Bilingual Parent Educator

Mary Silva Ortega

Mary Silva Ortega

Parent SFP Educator

Micah Bynum

Micah Bynum

Outreach and Parent Support Specialist

Monica Balderas

Monica Balderas

Prevention Educator Specialist

Nayeli Sanchez

Nayeli Sanchez

Parent Educator

Sabina Farmer

Sabina Farmer

Prevention Specialist

Advocacy Services Team


Michelle Shields

Michelle Shields

Director of Advocacy Services

Ashley Gonzales

Ashley Gonzales

Safe House Advocate

Benjamin Harrell

Benjamin Harrell

Safe House Advocate

Brenda Talamantes

Brenda Talamantes

Safe House Advocate

Brianna Garcia

Brianna Garcia

Case Manager

 Cynthia Valencia

Cynthia Valencia

Bilingual Advocate

Dekontee Goe

Dekontee Goe

Crisis Interventionist

Ginsberg

Ginsberg

The Advocat!

Hannah Finkenbinder

Hannah Finkenbinder

Safe House Manager

Jacki Welch

Jacki Welch

Housing Coordinator

Jacob Gillette

Jacob Gillette

Case Manager

Katelynn Smith

Katelynn Smith

Housing Program Case Manager

Kim Flanagan

Kim Flanagan

Safe House Advocate

Lisa McClelland

Lisa McClelland

Advocate Services Coordinator

McKabry Hollis

McKabry Hollis

Safe House Advocate

Rachel Velasquez

Rachel Velasquez

Hotline Interventionist

Susan Nottingham

Susan Nottingham

Legal Advocate

Tiffany Darnell

Tiffany Darnell

Safe House Advocate

Verlene Dickson

Verlene Dickson

Veteran Resource Center Director

Ashli Andrews

Ashli Andrews

VRC Counselor

Carol Broomes

Carol Broomes

VRC Customer Service Associate

Lynda Costley

Lynda Costley

Navigator Assistant

Nora Shirley

Nora Shirley

Navigator Assistant

Randy Willmon

Randy Willmon

Veteran Navigator

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