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

  • Martha Ryan, Founder and Executive Director
  • Yelena Nedelko, Interim Deputy Director/Evaluations Director
  • Beverly Ashworth, Finance Director
  • Kristin Hatch, Development Director
  • Lilli Milton, Director of Programs
  • Rachel Stoltzfus, Director of Housing
  • Laura Springer, Human Resources Director
  • Eden Woldemariam, Director of Clinical Services & Capacity Building
  • Monica Steptoe, Jelani House Director

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


  • Jadma Noronha

Jelani House

  • Holly Hsu

Mental Health

  • Jeannette Eisen

New Beginnings

  • Vanessa Funes

Triage Services

  • Brande Brown

Wellness Center

  • Guadalupe Valenzuela