04 – Staff & Board

Our staff and board represent the communities we serve. We are always striving for equity, inclusion, and diversity in every way, at all levels at EMERGE. 

Muna Yassin Afballi

DWP Employment Counselor

Mohamed Ali

Senior Director of Workforce Programs
Meet Mohamed

Aaron Ash

Director of Youth Programs
Meet Aaron

Akiyah Ash

Workforce Coach

Britani Baker

Coordinator of Workforce Programs

Omar Bashir

Employment Counselor

Jaxon Bonsack

Development Coordinator

Michael Breazile

Retail Sales, Furnish Office and Home

William Breazile

Lead Warehouse, Furnish Office and Home

Richard Bushway

Production Lead, Second Chance Recycling

Anthony Cain

Job Developer

Marvin Clark

Sr. Workforce Coach

Bessie Mae Clark


Alfontain Coker

MFIP Case Aide

Nina Coleman

Financial Wellness Program Coordinator

Casey Cordell

Production Lead, Second Chance Recycling

Kersten Dehler

Training Program Coordinator

Shawn Dolan

General Manager, Second Chance Recycling

Ed Donoghue

Facilities Lead, Second Chance Recycling

Kevin Engdahl

Executive Vice President of EMERGE Enterprise & Operations
Meet Kevin

Hannah Friel

Outreach and Intake Coordinator

Sherry Glanton

Director of MFIP
Meet Sherry

Danci Greene

Manager of Data, Reporting, and Evaluation
Meet Danci

JaTuan Griffin

MFIP Manager

Hussain Haidari

Oureach and Intake Coordinator

Aisha Haji-Mumin

MFIP Education Navigator

Safiyah Hashi

Workforce Coach

Archie Haynes


Lita Hermann

Senior Financial Analyst

Sumayo Hirsi


Tracy Jackson

Re-entry Workforce Coach

Tasha Jennrich

Data Reporting & Evaluation Specialist

Nasha Jordan

Re-Entry Workforce Coach

Kathleen Kitchen

Financial Engagement & Volunteer Coach

Jonathan Lee

Youth Program Coordinator

JP Liesenfeld

Store Manager, Furnish Office and Home

Larcell Mack

Re-Entry Program Manager

Terra Mayfield

Vice President of Programs
Meet Terra

Vincent Millender Jr.


Vanessa Moore

Employment Counselor

Sean Neeser

Career Advancement Counselor

Ahmed Nur

MFIP Manager

Nur Nur

MFIP Education Navigator

Scott Nystrom

Facilities Lead, Second Chance Recycling

Elijah O’Neal

Youth Lead

Sherron Parnell

Employment Counselor

Jill Pearson-Wood

Vice President of Advancement
Meet Jill

Gervaise Ramsey

Production Lead, Second Chance Recycling

Orrin RIddley

Marketing & Outreach Coordinator

Jordynne Rogers

Finance & Benefits Coach

Lalise Sai

Workforce Coach

Laila Said

MFIP Case Aide

Katherine Shane

Senior Officer of Grants & Contracts

Kenrick Shell

Operations Manager, Second Chance Recycling

Sue Simmons

Payroll and Benefits Coordinator

Amal Siyad

Employment Counselor

Warren Sladky

Production Lead- City& Billing, A/P Admin

Kris Solz

Director of Human Resources
Meet Kris

Anne Stamos

Senior Accountant – AR

Tayler Stokes

Training Coach

Alan Stovall

Program Manager

Randy Taylor

Youth Lead

Khao Thao

Accountant II

Daniel Ursin

Vice President of Finance

Kira Wagner

Employment Counselor

Amaal Warfa

Employment Counselor

Mike Widhalm

Operations Manager at Nielsen Metal
Meet Mike

Markess Wilkins

Youth Peer Mentor

Joe Williams

Employment Counselor

Anthony Williams

MFIP Education Navigator

Kelly Woods

Re-Entry Training Coach

Mike Wynne

President & CEO, Emerge Community Development
Meet Mike

D’Angelo York

Employment Counselor

Sara Yueill

Administrative and Facilities Manager