Staff

Anna Levy

Housing Retention Specialist
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Antwain Lee

Kitchen Manager
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Colin Higgins

Development and Communications Manager
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Damien Turner

Cafe Kitchen Manager
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DeAndrea Cox

Housing Retention Specialist
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DeMico Davis

Workforce Development Manager
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Emma Kelley 

Marketing and Events Coordinator
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Emily Dehr

Housing Retention Specialist
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Evan Cauble-Johnson

Chief Development Officer
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Guy Merola

IT & Facilities Manager
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Hallie Witmer

Associate Director of Development
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Jake Newbart

Avodah Resource Specialist
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Jillian Wilner

IDHS Project Manager
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Jodie Jarcho

Development Associate
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Joy Bradford

Director of Housing Services
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Julio Gonzalez

General Manager
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Katrena Fielder

Finance and Administration Coordinator
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Kimberly Davis

Chief Financial Officer
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Lisa Brock

HR Generalist
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Marquell Jones

Housing Retention Specialist
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Mike Farrell

Senior Housing Retention Specialist
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Nancy Phillips

Chief Program Officer
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Raiki Adams

HUD Project Manager
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Rebecca Williams

Program Assistant
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Samantha Ruwe

Housing Retention Specialist
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Samara Hightower

Head Chef
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Sanchez Brown

Maintenance & Delivery Driver

Sarah Wagner

Jericho Fund Coordinator and Senior Case Manager
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Scott Wittkopf

Chef Trainer
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Shajuanta Johnson

Housing Retention Specialist
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Shannon Stewart

Executive Director & CEO
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Stephanie Levine

Employment Navigator
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Tesneem Elewa

Employment Specialist
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Yohan Cho

Accounting Manager
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Inspiration Cafe Staff

Isaiah Fontanet
Jeffrey Faust
Rodney Lewis
Thomas Hodson

Success Stories

After a traumatic past and struggles with addiction led her through our doors, Madeline was eager to begin a new chapter in our Foodservice Training program.

Despite fears about her background, she discovered a welcoming environment that provided the opportunity to pursue her passion for culinary arts and nutrition education. She’s now stably employed and continues to encourage others through her compassion and dedication.

Read Madeline’s Story

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