Our Team

Administrative Staff

Meredith switzer,M. ED

Executive Director

828-774-9032

ELeanor Ashton

Senior Resource Development Director

828-793-0072

Jill Jones

Interim Chief Financial Officer

 

Santiago Cely

Facilities and Housing Development Director

828-767-0423

Jim Lowder

Strategic and Major Gifts Officer

828-337-4623

Jenny Simmons

Grants Management Director

828-774-6954

Madeline Wadley

Volunteer and Business Engagement Specialist 

828-772-1820

Nicole Brown

Deputy Director of Programs and Strategy

828-777-5165

Leigh Hackney

Operations & Technology Specialist 

828-337-1050

Peiyin chen

Finance Assistant

828-424-0578

amber adams

Communications Manager

828-785-9840

Claire NAPOLETANO

Admin & Donor Relations Manager

828-417-4657

Leigh Anne Miller

HR Specialist

828-785-9909

Directors & Program Managers

KATE C.

Homeless Services Director
828-768-2670

Jenny M.

Permanent Supportive Housing Director 

828-782-1492

Jerry K

Rapid Rehousing / Prevention Program Director 

828-772-9144

Alanna

Woodfin Program Manager

828-747-2599

Robert

Outreach Program Manager

828-768-3435

William

HACA Program Manager

828-777-4754

Molly S

Rapid Rehousing Program Manager

828-772-2848

WES

Emergency Housing Program Manager

828-772-2847

Kate B.

Back at Home Program Manager

828-776-9741

 

PIP

AHOPE Program Manager

828-620-0135

jon

Woodfin Safety Manager

828-777-9702

Jessie F

Housing Placement Manager

828-778-0361

Rachel

COVID-19 Hotel Program Manager 

828-778-0016

SSVF & Rapid Rehousing

Allison

Homelessness Prevention Case Manager

828-772-7497

LIZ

Housing Services Case Manager

828-772-2849

Catherine

Housing Services Case Manager

828-772-2845

melanee

Housing Services Case Manager

828-772-2846

Angelique

Housing Services Case Manager

828-747-8583

Mariah

Homelessness Prevention Case Manager

828-707-1726

Ashleigh

Housing Services Case Manager

828-777-8262

Flint

Housing Services Case Manager

828-620-0056

elizabeth

Back at Home & Housing Services Case Manager

828-447-9529

Justin

COVID-19 SSVF Motel Outreach Specialist

828-707-2491

Kristi

SSVF Health Care Navigator

828-707-2991

Brandon

Housing Services Case Manager

828-767-9207

AHOPE & Outreach Case Managers

Sam

Homeless Services Case Manager

828-774-9139

Hillary

Outreach Case Manager

828-772-6600

Knowledge

Crisis Intervention Specialist

828-412-1874

Erin

Outreach Specialist

828-774-9212

Christian

Benefits Specialist

828-782-0016

Jennifer

Homeless Services Case Manager (PRN)

828-747-8583

Mike

Homeless Services Case Manager

828-337-5672

SEVERIN

AHOPE PRN

 

REY

AHOPE PRN

828-337-2310

frank

COVID-19 Hotel Staff

828-772-2845

Kay

PRN

828-707-2491

kimberly

Homeless Services Intake Case Manager

828-778-0421

 

TARA

COVID-19 Hotel Staff

ALICE

COVID-19 Hotel Staff

 

Scattered-Site & HACA Staff

Anne

Scattered Site Program Manager

828-273-4810

Amy

Housing Services Case Manager

828-772-0276

Caroline P.

Housing Services Case Manager

828-772-5773

Will

Housing Services Case Manager

828-777-9809

Caroline K.

HACA Housing Services Case Manager

828-774-9191

Sally

HACA Housing Services Case Manager

828-768-2662

Amanda T.

HACA Housing Services Case Manager

828-776-1840

phyllis

Women for Women Case Manager

828-747-9276

James

Housing Services Case Manager

828-772-7072

Woodfin Staff

Matt

Woodfin & Resident Safety Advisor

Ryan

Woodfin Case Manager

828-775-4199

Chelsea

Woodfin & Resident Safety Advisor

Jerome

Woodfin & Resident Safety Advisor

 

Linda

Woodfin & Resident Safety Advisor

 

Sabrina

Woodfin & Resident Safety Advisor

 

Housing Specialists

Alexa

Permanent Supportive Housing Specialist 

828-768-2458

Miranda

Rapid Rehousing Specialist

828-777-5342

Welcome Home Donation Center Staff

Terry

Welcome Home Donation Center Coordinator

828-777-1886

Angel

Mover & Donation Center Associate

 

Board Members

Vann vogel

Board Chair

Emeritus Attorney, Pisgah Legal Services

 

Angie Cullen

Vice President

Owner and Managing Broker, Nest Realty Asheville

Chris Youngblood

Treasurer 

Vice President/Business Development Officer Commercial Banking, FirstBank 

Mae creadick

Secretary 

Real Estate Developer, Volunteer Attorney

Greg angelo

Broker in Charge, The Blackburn Group

 

donna ball

Peer Support Team Member, Liberty Corners

Clark Duncan

Executive Director, Economic Development Coalition for AshevilleBuncombe County 

Melissa duong

Vice President, Community Development, First Horizon Bank

Rusty edwards

 Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank

 

Jo ikelheimer

VicePresidentCompliance, National Center for Housing Management

Ryan Mccullough

Real Estate Agent, Nest Realty

Heather norton

Director of Accounting, Biltmore Company 

Kelly pierce

 

 

isaac rowles

Certified Public Accountant, Johnson Price Sprinkle

jorge redmond

Assistant District Attorney, Buncombe County Government

arthur salido

Executive Director, Community and Economic Engagement and Innovation, Western Carolina University 

Barbara wright

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