HPP has a diverse, bi-lingual staff of over 100, half of 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, Interim Executive Director
  • Martha Ryan, Founder
  • Beverly Ashworth, Finance Director
  • Kristin Hatch, Development Director
  • Lilli Milton, Director of Programs & Community Services
  • Yelena Nedelko, Director of Impact & Strategic Initiatives
  • Laura Springer, Director of Human Resources & Operations
  • Monica Steptoe, Director of Jelani House
  • Rachel Stoltzfus, Director of Housing
  • Eden Woldemariam, Director of Case Management Services and Capacity Building

Program Staff Team Managers

Child Welfare Services & Family Treatment Court

  • Alicia McCrary

Child Welfare Services – Supportive Housing

  • Randell Jackson

Community Health Worker Apprenticeship Program

  • Randi Tanksley

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 Valenzuela