Our Staff

Senior Staff

John Fierro, MBA, MPA 
President/CEO
Direct: 816-581-5612 |
Biography

Alisha Gambino
Director of Youth & Young Adult Services
Direct: 816-581-5685

Susan Garrett
Director of Community Services
Direct: 816-581-5663

Jenny Mendez
Director of Cultural Arts
Direct: 816-581-5635

Andrea Perdomo-Morales, LCSW, LSCSW
Director of Family Services & Support
Direct: 816-581-5603

David Stadler, LPC, LCPC, NCC
Director of Administration
Direct: 816-581-5684

Jaclyn Steiner
Senior Fundraising Director
Direct: 816-581-5622


Administrative Staff

Irene Aguilera
Clinical Administrative Assistant

Leslie Caplan
Organizational Development Specialist

Kathleen Kane
Financial Controller

Miriam Suarez
Administrative Assistant

Lucy Vasquez 
Administrative Assistant

Jenna Wilcox
Lead Grant Writer



Program Staff


Cristina Anderson
Clinical Therapist

Carolyn Bruner
Clinical Therapist

Anna Bazan
Community Services Specialist

Diego Chi
Youth Advocate

John Daniels
Youth Advocate

Angela Florez
School Service Coordinator

Jessica Garcia
Clinical Therapist

Paul Gutierrez
Community Outreach Advocate/Organizer

Daniel Guzman
Independent Living Specialist

Viannella Halsall
Community Services Specialist 

Sabrina Harris

Lead Art Instructor

Chris Hermesch
Clinical Therapist

Emily Hernandez
School Social Worker

Jhessika Jordan-Mena
Intake Coordinator

Monica Lang
Community Outreach Educator

Lydia Madruga
Clinical Therapist

Jessica Manco
Gallery & Art Education Curator

Sonia Medellin
Case Manager

Carmen Moreno
Cultural Arts Explorations Instructor

Charlie Mylie
Cultural Arts Explorations Instructor

Yolanda Navarrete
Independent Living Specialist

Tony Navarro
Community Services Specialist

Kiera Norton
Art Instructor

Aida Parra de Young
Family Behavioral Analyst 

Priscilla Petralie
Art Instructor

Lindsey Rife
Cultural Arts Explorations Instructor

Carolina Uribe
Batterers Intervention Program Facilitator