Erica Andres Headshot

Erica A, BSW

Adoption Social Worker – Birth Parent Services

Melanie Aguilar Headshot

Melanie A, MSW

Birth Parent Caseworker – Birth Parent Services

Cole Atkins Headshot

Cole A

Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Emily Byford Headshot

Emily B, BMA

Adoptive Parent Caseworker – Domestic Adoption

Natalie Bowen Headshot

Natalie B, LMSW

Director of Development – Donor Relations

Ivy Byun Headshot

Ivy B, PhD, LPC

Therapist – Gladney Counseling

Luke Byford Headshot

Luke B

Digital Philanthropy & Donor Communications Manager – Development

Natalie Bowman Headshot

Natalie B, MSW

Options Counselor – Birth Parent Services

Heidi Bruegel Cox Headshot

Heidi C, JD

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Mary Chapman Headshot

Mary C

Lead Asia Program Caseworker – International

Vicki Carter Headshot

Vicki C

Program Assistant – Domestic Adoption

Kiante Lemons Conger Headshot

Kiante C, LMSW

Post Adoption Specialist – Post Adoption and Client Services

Abi Calzada Headshot

Abi C, BSW

Adoptive Parent Caseworker – Domestic Adoption

Denise Creacy Headshot

Denise C, MSW

Caseworker – New Beginnings

Andrea Connolly Headshot

Andrea C

Chief Human Resources Officer – HR

Ryan Doty Headshot

Ryan D

IT Supervisor – IT

Makenna Dunn Headshot

Makenna D

Gladney Home

Ayana Demming Headshot

Ayana D

Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Ashley Ellington Headshot

Ashley E

Education & Outreach Specialist – Education & Outreach

Lexie Frazier Headshot

Lexie F, BSW, MSW

New Beginnings Caseworker – New Beginnings

Diretha Flemming Headshot

Diretha F

Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Angie Gamez Headshot

Angie G

Receptionist – Human Resources

Lindsay Garrett Headshot

Lindsay G, LCSW-S

Home Study Supervisor – Post Adoption

Jennifer Hart Headshot

Jennifer H, LCSW

Manager, New Beginnings – New Beginnings

Tanya Houk Headshot

Tanya H

Director of Child Advocacy – Transitional Care/New Beginnings

Lindsay Hatcher Headshot

Lindsay H, LMSW

Asia Program Caseworker – International Adoption

Emma Humphrey Headshot

Emma H

Digital Media & Creative Design Coordinator – Communications

Karen Hall Headshot

Karen H

Night Janitorial – Facilities

Stephanie Juarez Headshot

Stephanie J, LBSW

Post Adoption Logistical Specialist – Post Adoption

Oakley Jones Headshot

Oakley J


Jessica Johnston Headshot

Jessica J

Intake Coordinator – Domestic

Kaytlin Jensen Headshot

Kaytlin J

Birth Parent Caseworker – Birth Parent Services

Shelly Kalina Headshot

Shelly K, LMSW

Post Adoption Specialist – Post Adoption

Virginia King Headshot

Virginia K

Accounts Payable/Receivables Clerk – Accounting

Stephanie Kiser Headshot

Stephanie K

HR Business Partner – Human Resources

Kara Leon Headshot

Kara L, LMSW

Therapist – Counseling Services

Priscilla Louis Headshot

Priscilla L

Caseworker – Birth Parent Services

Brenda Lund Headshot

Brenda L, LBSW-IPR

Home Study Specialist – Domestic Adoption

Maliah LaCour Headshot

Maliah L

Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Mark Melson Headshot

Mark M

President & Chief Executive Officer

Katie McCoy Headshot

Katie M, BBA

Grants Specialist – Events Specialist

Malea Mikeworth Headshot

Malea M, MSW

Options Counselor – Birth Parent Services

Consuela Miller Headshot

Consuela M

Residential Caseworker – Gladney Home

Janna McDonald Headshot

Janna M

Birth Parent Caseworker – Birth Parent Services

Jasmine McDonald Headshot

Jasmine M

Adoptive Parent Caseworker – Domestic Infant

David Maxwell Headshot


Chief Financial Officer – Finance

Elizabeth Mock Headshot

Elizabeth M

Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Mary Ownbey Headshot

Mary O

Human Resources Assistant/Volunteer and Intern Coordinator – Human Resources

Bill Porter Headshot

Bill P, M.Ed.

Director Post Adoption & Client Services

Kristin Porter Headshot

Kristin P, LCSW-S

Director of Counseling and Residential Services – Counseling & Gladney Home

Cynthia Polman Headshot

Cynthia P, B.Ed.

Program Assistant – New Beginnings

Nancy Robbins Headshot

Nancy R

Director, Digital Media – Marketing

Gilbert Rodriguez Headshot

Gilbert R

IT Support Specialist – IT

Asiana Rippentrop Headshot

Asiana R, BS

Legal Assistant – Legal

Ann Spriggs Headshot


Gladney Home Supervisor – Gladney Home

Ella Smith Headshot

Ella S

Waiting Child Specialist – International - Colombia

Kathy Suchon Headshot

Kathy S, MS

Lead Regional Adoption Caseworker – Birth Parent Services

Susanne Smith Headshot

Susanne S

Donor & Family Engagement Manager – Donor Relations

Lisa Schuessler Headshot

Lisa S

Chief Development Officer – Development

Wendy Stanley Headshot

Wendy S, LMSW, JD

Director - Asia Program Social Services – International Adoption

Joe Smith Headshot

Joe S

Maintenance Coordinator

Elizabeth Saldana Headshot

Elizabeth S

AdoptED Coordinator – Education

Hannah Sigmon Headshot

Hannah S

Donor Database Coordinator – Donor Relations

Jenny Schaefer Headshot

Jenny S, MBA

Controller – Accounting

Krystin Scott Headshot

Kristin S

Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Zoe Stankowski Headshot

Zoe S

Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Kylie Skinner Headshot

Kylie S

Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Kati Silcox Headshot

Kati Silcox, MA

Licensed Therapist – Gladney Counseling

Jessica Tibbets Headshot

Jessica T, MSW

Post Adoption Logistical Specialist – Post Adoption and Client Services

Kerry Tobar Headshot

Kerry T

Lead Adoption Educator – Education and Communication

Jackie Teixeira Headshot

Jackie T

Program Assistant – New Beginnings

Sue Turner Headshot

Sue T

Program Assistant – Domestic Infant

Ismael Teron Headshot

Ismael T

Video/Production Supervisor – Communications

Rose Tucker Headshot

Rose T, BSW

Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Amanda Turner Headshot

Amanda T

Compliance Manager – Human Resources

Caitlyn Ussery Headshot

Caitlyn U, LCSW

Licensed Therapist – Gladney Counseling

Hillary Villanueva Headshot

Hillary V, QMHP-CS, M.A

Birth Parent Caseworker – Birth Parent Services

La’Naiya Vessel Headshot

La’Naiya V

Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Ellen Wilson Headshot

Ellen W, CPA


Gongzhan Wu Headshot

Gongzhan W, PHM

Vice President & Executive Director - Asia

Ashley Whiteside Headshot


Director of Domestic Adoption – Domestic Adoption

Glynna WIlson Headshot

Glynna W

Insurance Coordinator – Business Services

Leta White Headshot

Leta W, MSW

Asia Program Assistant – International

Isabel Yates Headshot

Isabel Y

New Beginnings Caseworker – New Beginnings

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