ABOUT US

HOPE FOR PRISONERS
FOUNDER & CEO

Jon D. Ponder

Founder & CEO

HOPE FOR PRISONERS
NATIONAL REENTRY ADVISORY COUNCIL

Ja'Ron K. Smith

Executive Director, Center for Advancing Opportunity

Deb Alderson

Chief Executive Officer, GTL

Derrick D. Schofield, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President, GEO Continuum of Care & GEO Reentry Services

Mary Beth Sewald

President & CEO, Vegas Chamber

Mark R. Smith

President - The Da Vinci Group

Kelly Wright

Host of The Kelly Wright Show

Hamilton Baiden

President of Heritage

Dr. Ron Webb

Pastor - Mt. Calvary Powerhouse Church

James E. Dzurenda

Sheriff Nassau County

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jim Hawkins

Chairman of the Board

CEO Natus Medical, Inc (RET)

Robert L. Woodson Sr.

Director

Founder and President of the Woodson Center

Jeffrey Cooper

Treasurer

Trustee - Engelstad Foundation

LEADERS

Pastor Tony Lowden

Chief Strategy Officer

Jay Barbeau

Accounting / Grants Manager

Paula Lawrence

Chief Development Officer

Art Green

Executive Management Assistant

Courtney Lund

Operations Specialist

Carolyn Willis

Program Manager

Shawonda Nance

Program Manager WIOA

Sheila Carver

Reentry Supervisor

Cynthia Karlow

Reentry Supervisor

Adam Clausen

Reentry Training Specialist

Alexander Jariv

Webmaster

Yesenia Lopez CADC

Counselor / Case Manager

Nicole Meyer

Workforce Development

Joseph Small

Workforce Development

Nathaniel Waugh

Dislocated Worker Grant Supervisor

Darby Buckley

Case Manager

Marshay Patterson

Case Manager

Geetha Green

Case Manager

Zuzuki Carlson

Case Manager

Dezi Koster

Mentor Coordinator

Taylor Cole

Program Support Specialist

Adam Almosawy

Career Coach WIOA

Sergio Bustos

Career Coach WIOA

Davion Phillips

Career Coach NEG

Kianna Shlemon

Career Coach NEG

OUR TEAM

Gregg Ketter

Trainer

Tim Schneider

Trainer

Sergeant Ashe Packe

Mentor and Trainer

Barbara Loupe

Trainer

Stacy Burrell

Trainer

Officer Darryl Mcdonald

Mentor and Trainer

Teresa Lowry

Trainer

Tiger Todd

Trainer

Captain Nichole Splinter

Mentor and Trainer

Officer Eric Richard

Trainer

Robyn Garcia

Trainer

Kelley Reynolds

Trainer

Wesley “2 Scoops” Berry

Trainer

Officer Arnold Parker

Mentor and Trainer

Sergeant Steve Riback

Mentor and Trainer

Captain Sasha Larkin

Mentor and Trainer

Captain Roxanne Burke

Mentor and Trainer

Detective BJ Plaskett

Mentor and Trainer

Kimberly Malloy

Trainer

Officer Mike Martin

Mentor and Trainer

Steve Beason

Trainer