Staff & Interns

United Way of Denton County Staff:

 

Gary Henderson

Gary Henderson

President & Chief Executive Officer

E-mail: Gary@UnitedWayDenton.org
Phone: 940-566-5851 Ext. 104
Twitter: @garyhenderson
LinkedIn: uwdcceo

Vicki Smith

Vicki Smith

Chief Financial Officer

E-mail: Vicki@UnitedWayDenton.org
Phone: 940-566-5851 Ext. 103

DIRECTORS


Kristin Jones

Kristin Jones, MBA

Director of Development

 

Leah Jordan

Director of Community Impact

 

Elena Lusk

 

Elena Lusk

Director of Housing Initiatives

Olivia Mata-Williams

Olivia Mata-Williams, LMSW

Director of Education & Workforce Initiatives

Marci Pritts

Marci Pritts

Director of Marketing & Communications

Shanan Spencer

 

Shanan Spencer, MS, LPC

Director of Health & Mental Health Initiatives

Teddy Yan

 

Teddy Yan

Director of Financial Initiatives

 


Melanie Bolling

Melanie Bolling

Development Coordinator


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Grace Currie

Development Manager

Amanda Adams

Amanda Adams

Housing Initiatives Coordinator

Leia Atkinson

Leia Atkinson

Homelessness Data Management Specialist

Haley Ernhart

Haley Ernhart, LMSW

Housing Navigator

Keaton Hare

Keaton Hare

Housing Navigator


Michell Johnson

Michell Johnson, LMSW

Homelessness Prevention Case Manager

Sharon Lee

Sharon Lee, MSW

Homelessness Prevention Case Manager

Andy Richardson

Andy Richardson

Coordinated Entry Specialist

Marina Viele

Marina Viele

Rapid Re-Housing Navigator

 

RAPID RE-HOUSING CASE MANAGERS


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Zack Gentry

Rapid Re-Housing Case Aide

 

 

EVICTION PREVENTION SPECIALISTS

Katie Good

Katie Good

Kayla Jackson

Kayla Jackson

Payton Mathis

 

Payton Mathis

Angel Rocha

Angel Rocha

Additional Eviction Prevention Specialists:
Josue Ayala
Hollisia Breedon
Jasmine Bueno
Devin Burgoon
Martha Buwa
Monica Cañizares
Esca Koegelenberg
Casey McCollum
Melisa Olivas

 

 
Alejandro Orduna
Anna Paredes
Ayzza Plescha
Cinthia Rocha
Priya Singh
Kindra Taylor
Haley Williams
Charles Woods
Christie Woods

Elishia Baxter

Elishia Baxter, LMSW

Veteran Center Coordinator

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Devin Burgoon

Financial Coaching Coordinator

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Gloria Lewis

Engagement Facilitator

Beinda Orduna

Belinda Orduna

Bilingual Family Child Care Coordinator

Shelby Redondo

Shelby Redondo

Family Child Care Coordinator

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program Staff

Thao Nguyen - Program Coordinator
Jalizza Camacho - Site Coordinator
Janina Camacho - Site Coordinator
Feven Menberu - Site Coordinator
Mackenzie Smith - Site Coordinator


Damasia Ferra

Damasia Ferra

Finance Assistant

Guadalupe Muniz

 

Guadalupe Muniz

Controller Eviction Prevention

Courtney Myers

 

Courtney Knighten

Finance & Administration Eviction Prevention Coordinator

Samantha Sullivan

 

Samantha Sullivan

Finance & Administration Eviction Prevention Coordinator

2021 Interns 

 
Olivia Mata-Williams, Education & Workforce Initiatives, Texas Woman's University/University of  North Texas
Maya GaylerMarketing & Communications, University of North Texas
Kelsey Crawford, Social Media/Communications, University of North Texas
Deborah John, Needs Assessment - Mental Health & Veterans, University of North Texas
Anna Lacey, Needs Assessment - Homelessness, Texas Woman's University
James Putnam, Needs Assessment - Children & Families/Workforce Success - ALICE, Texas Woman's University/University of  North Texas
Haley White, Workforce Success - Pathways Case Manager, Texas Woman's University/University of  North Texas
Erin DaggsWorkforce Success - Pathways Case Manager, Texas Woman's University/University of  North Texas
Sophia Brockman, Workforce Success - Racial Equity, North Colorado
Rita Skillern, Financial Empowerment - Financial Coaching, West New Mexico University
Wendy Elizondo, Financial Empowerment - Financial Coaching, University of Texas Arlington
Ginny Brundeen, Mental Health & Veterans, Texas Woman's University/University of  North Texas
Rebecca Champion, Behavioral Health/Resource Directory, University of North Texas
Karina GarciaBehavioral Health/Okay to Say, University of North Texas
Isabella Zeitz, Homelessness - Barriers Fund/Advocacy, University of North Texas
Anna Lacey, Homelessness - Coordinated Entry, Texas Woman's University
Hannah Walker, Homelessness - Housing Navigator, Texas Woman's University/University of  North Texas
Leia Atkinson, Homelessness - Point in Time/Data Report, University of North Texas
Mackenzie Smith, Financial Empowerment - VITA, University of Texas Arlington
Jacob Chamberlain, Health & Mental Health, University of Oklahoma
Kayla Kovach, Social Media/Communications, University of North Texas
Danae Denoyer, Video Productions/Marketing, University of North Texas
Shy Mimmitt, Board Leadership Institute/Housing Navigator, Texas Woman's University/University of  North Texas
Casey McCollum, Needs Assessment, Texas Woman's University/University of  North Texas
Jessica Elliason, Workforce Success Leadership Team, Pathways Case Manager/Financial Coaching, Widener
Elizabeth Blessing, Family Child Care Network, Tulane
Micah McDaniel, Family Child Care Network/Financial Coaching, University of  North Texas
Kerrigan Hightower, Workforce Navigator/Behavioral Health Leadership Team, Texas Woman's University
Erika Collins, Racial Equity, Texas Woman's University
Zack Gentry, Barriers Fund/Development, Texas Woman's University/University of  North Texas
Emma Washburn, Coordinated Entry, University of Texas Arlington
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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