What Drives Us?

Homeward Bound creates pathways out of poverty for homeless families.

Our Values

Our values support our mission, shape our culture, and reflect the essence of Homeward Bound’s operations. 

Community

• Foster a nurturing environment
• Involve stakeholders in innovative ways
• Always embrace collaboration

Integrity

• Be good stewards of our financial, tangible, and human resources
• Be upfront and honest in a respectful, direct manner
• Lead by example

Compassion

• Seek first to understand before being understood
• Create opportunities for all
• Leverage our differences to achieve breakthroughs

 

Empowerment

• Emphasize strengths to instill confidence
• Foster an environment that supports growth and improvement
• Promote self-care, set healthy boundaries, and know when to ask for help

Communication

• Listen without judgment to build trust
• Have the courage to speak openly
• Question fearlessly

 

OUR STAFF

EXECUTIVE TEAM

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Becky Jackson

President & CEO


Whitney Silence

Chief Operating Officer


Joan Johnson

Chief Finance Officer


DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Jordan Moreno

Director of Events & Marketing


Tracey Lane

Director of Giving


Chris Stage

Director of Performance


Sam Naser

Marketing & Communications Manager


Sherry Roueche

Community Outreach Manager


Alissa Robinson

Grant & Contract Manager


FAMILY PROGRAMS TEAM

Trina Jenkins Curry

Director of Family Programs


Esmeralda Peterson

Associate Director of Client Services


Liz Avila

Senior Case Manager


Roxanne Zaad

Case Manager


Amber Gurule

Intake Coordinator


Karen Lynch

Workforce Development Manager


Courtney Gutierrez

Case Manager


Jennifer Schafer

Case Manager


Phyllis Curtis

Case Aide/Receptionist


YOUTH PROGRAMS TEAM

Dr. Nuha Amireh

Assoc. Director of Early Education


KateLynn Dean

Assoc, Director of Community & Youth Programs


Megan Ferral

Teen Program Coordinator


Rachel Wallach

Youth Program Coordinator


Vanessa Rodriguez

Early Education Manager


Yesenia Saucedo Real

Early Childhood Specialist


Stacy Spangler

Early Childhood Specialist


Shae Adams

Early Childhood Specialist


Michelle Lee

Early Childhood Specialist


Lisa Murphy

Early Childhood Specialist


Guadalupe Felix

Early Childhood Specialist


Esclendy Lopez

Early Childhood Specialist


Daphne Chase

Early Childhood Specialist


Asianae Murphy

Early Childhood Specialist


Shannon Stewart

Early Childhood Specialist


FINANCE & OPERATIONS TEAM

Kelly Hilding

Accounting & Housing Manager


Mariah Kempf

Accounting Specialist


David Gonzales

Director of Facilities


Gregg Faith

Property Technician


Phil Conti

Property Technician


 

ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Heather Josowitz Allen

VP of Administration


Linda Kanya

Community Resources Lead Officer


Steve Brunton

IT Manager


FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

We appreciate transparency and know you do too. Here are our financial statements below: