National Leaders

To support ALL children and families becoming stable and thriving, a team of dedicated, educated professionals is needed to help move the needle forward in the lives of the families from Sacramento, California to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; in communities from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Miami, Florida; and every inspiring neighborhood in between.


– Alexander Stephens | Operations Director
– Rodney Flakes | Project Manager of Sacramento

Corporate Office

– Reinhard Baumgaertel | LEARN and Data Project Manager
– Deborah Bryson | Human Resources Manager
– Ebonie Reed, ESQ. | Vice President of Compliance and Legal
– Brendan Shurilla | IT Manager
– Rachel Webb | Interim Comptroller
– Erika Wilson | Director of Marketing and Communications
– Julian Wyatt | CDFI Loan Fund Manager


– Rachel Walker | Operations Director and Project Manager of Miami
– Vivian Watkins | Project Manager of Fort Myers


– Timetria Murphy-Watson | Operations Director


– Ta’Londa Holland | Project Manager of Louisville


– LaTracey Mason | Project Manager of New Orleans


– Subira Brown | Project Manager of Baltimore
– Anita Donaldson | Assistant Project Manager of Baltimore


– Elana Dahlberg | Senior Project Manager of Minneapolis
– Melanie Heckt | Project Manager of Minneapolis


– Timetria Murphy-Watson | Operations Director
– Marlene Hodges | Assistant Project Manager of St. Louis
– Syerra Meadows-Haynes | Assistant Project Manager of St. Louis

North Carolina

– Tonya Atkins | Senior Project Manager of Winston-Salem


– Tifani Kendrick | Family Support Specialist of Columbus


– Haley Buzzard | Senior Project Manager of Tulsa


– Roshia Furnace | Community Liason of Pittsburgh
– Tamika Hicks-Henderson | Family Support Specialist of Pittsburgh

Policy and Influence

– Ta’Londa Holland | Director of Operations for Policy and Influence
– Lawren Dolland | Project Manager of Policy and Influence
– Shaecole Leonard | Assistant Project Manager for Policy and Influence
– Bryant Zwayer | Senior Data Analyst
– Cheryll Hill | PERC Project Manager
– Juleian Curtis | PERC Project Manager
– Rashaan Cargile-Gregory | PERC Assistant Project Manager
– Ebony Moore | PERC Assistant Project Manager

Puerto Rico

– Elizabeth Arevalo | Project Manager of the Puerto Rico Region
– Natalie Riveria Negron | Community Liaison of San Juan
– Iliali Rivera Lugo | Community Liaison of San Juan


– Kameke Payne | Senior Project Manager of Memphis
– Lorelei Davis | Family Support Manager of Memphis
– Kenya Merrell | Workforce Project Manager of Memphis


– Alexander Stephens | Operations Director of Galveston
– Dr. David Fuller | Project Manager of Galveston
– Elizabeth Arevalo | Project Manager of San Antonio

U.S. Virgin Islands

– Rachel Walker | Operations Director of St. Croix
– Juliseea Thomas | Community Liason of St. Croix


– Lorelei Davis | Interim Project Manager of Newport News
– Anita Donaldson | Interim Project Manager of Newport News
– Felicia Turner | Interim Project Manager of Newport News
– Alexander Stephens | Operations Director of Norfolk
– Nicole Brown | Senior Project Manager of Norfolk
– Alton Howard | Assistant Project Manager of Norfolk
– Thomasine Norfleet | Assistant Project Manager of Norfolk

Our leaders believe in an equitable opportunity where all children and families are stable and thriving. As a staff member of USI, you directly contribute to the pursuit of all families becoming stable and thriving.