HPP has a diverse, bi-lingual staff of over 100, many whom are former clients, or from the community we serve. HPP credits its unique staffing model for its success in serving families in need.

Executive Leadership

  • Shellena Eskridge, Executive Director
  • Yelena Nedelko, Deputy Director
  • Biniam Haile, Finance Director
  • Kristin Hatch, Development Director
  • Laura Springer, Director of Human Resources & Operations
  • Monica Steptoe, Director of Housing
  • Lilli Milton, Director of Programs – Community & Clinical Services
  • Rachel Stoltzfus, Director of Advocacy & Strategic Housing Partnerships
  • Eden Woldemariam, Director of Programs – Wellness & Family
  • Martha Ryan, Founder

Program Staff Team Managers

Child Welfare Services & Family Treatment Court

  • Alicia McCrary

Child Welfare Services – Supportive Housing

  • Randell Jackson

Community Health Worker Apprenticeship Program

  • Betty Espinoza

Domestic Violence Services

  • Sonia Batres


  • Monica Hollins

Jelani House

  • Holly Hsu

Mental Health

  • Jeannette Eisen

New Beginnings

  • Vanessa Funes

Triage Services

  • Brande Brown

Wellness Center

  • Guadalupe Booze