Our Team

Our wonderful team of staff members, AmeriCorps members, Young Professionals, and Board of Directors commits their time, talents, and energy toward building a region where everyone has a safe, healthy, and affordable place to live.


Susanne Slater
President & CEO

Ivy Johnson
Vice President of Operations

Andrew Modley
Vice President of Construction

Kat Shaub
Vice President of Development


Dan Hines
Director of Construction – Washington, D.C.

Kelly Renaud
Director of Construction – Northern Virginia

Michael Spotts
Director of Real Estate Development

Dennis Monaghan
Construction Superintendent – Washington, D.C.

John Hare
Construction Superintendent – Washington, D.C.

Salvador Banda
Assistant Construction Superintendent – Northern Virginia

Jake Padon
Construction Project Manager – Home Repair

Bernard Jefferson Jr.
Home Repair Project Manager


Liz Salter
Director of Donor Relations & Communications

Rachel Jones
Volunteer & Community Engagement Senior Manager

Claudia Brown
Database & Development Operations Manager

Mahnoor Zafar
Volunteer & Community Engagement Manager

Family Services

Mandy Jansen
Director of Housing Programs

Kamilla Scott
Family Services Coordinator

finance & Administration

Andeana M Gaither
Assistant Controller

Joy Hornung
Office Manager

Marquez Mitchell
Accounts Payable Specialist

Ryan Skitteral
Staff Accountant


Chaz Brown
ReStore E-Commerce Specialist

Melanie Hillelsohn
ReStore Procurement Specialist – AmeriCorps

Dustin Miller
Interim Manager, Alexandria ReStore

Hocine Hadj-Ali
Part-time Assistant Manager – Alexandria ReStore

Brandi Ennis
Cashier Sales Associate – Alexandria ReStore

Samuel Gyamfi
Driver, Alexandria ReStore

Rashiek Harvard
Warehouse Associate – Alexandria ReStore

Lisa Mobley 
Product Support Supervisor

Alpha Sowe
Part-Time Warehouse Associate – Alexandria ReStore

Patricia Washington
Donation Coordinator – Alexandria ReStore

James Snowden
Chantilly ReStore Manager

 Behrouz Ahvazi
Assistant Manager, Chantilly ReStore

April Brown
Customer Service & Cashier Associate – Chantilly ReStore

Lucas Hedeen
Driver/Warehouse Associate – Chantilly ReStore

Mustafa Sayyad
Warehouse / Sales Associate – Chantilly ReStore

Nikita Owens
Product Support Supervisor

Tyler Howard
Warehouse Associate/ Driver – Chantilly ReStore

Paul Scherer
Herndon ReStore Manager

Cory Tennyson
Warehouse / Sales Associate – Herndon ReStore

Derrick Conner
Sales Associate – Herndon Restore.


Melanie Hillelsohn
ReStore Procurement Specialist – AmeriCorps

Tori Steele
Construction Crew Leader – AmeriCorps

Timara Broadnax 
Volunteer Services Coordinator

Board of Directors

Don Stack
Chair, Board of Directors and Manager, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

Lindsey Johnson
Vice Chair, Board of Directors

Corinne McIntosh Douglas
Treasurer, Board of Directors

Sara Collins
Secretary, Board of Directors

George Chopivsky III
Principal, The FORTIS Companies

Melissa Duenas
SVP and Director of Corporate Communications and Marketing, Leidos

Gulu Gambhir
Director of Worldwide Public Sector National Security and Aerospace and Satellite Professional Services, Amazon Web Services

Madi Ford
Managing Partner, Audeo Partners

Mary Heitman
Principal, Tour de Force Group

John Kevill
Principal, Solitude Cove Capital

Bruce Leonard
Managing Principal, Streetsense

Stephanie Liotta-Atkinson
EVP and COO, MidCity

Bob Murphy
Managing Principal, MRP Realty

Lysa Ratliff

Charles Schilke
Corporate, real estate, and environmental Attorney

Ernest Stern
Culhane Meadows PLLC