Our Staff


Executive Leadership

Jerry Peterson, Executive Director
Matt Berg, Chief Financial Officer
Pamela Alexander, Deputy Director
Nick Davis-Piotrowski, Human Resources Director;
Mark Erwin-McCormick, Director of Development & Advancement
Jessie Fullenkamp, Director of Education & Evaluation
Dr. Staci Hirsch, Director of Residential Programs
Lilianna Reyes, Second Stories Director

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Administrative Staff

Martha Barrett-Erwin, Resource Coordinator
Dwayne Cole Jr., Development Associate
I’Sha Schultz, Development Associate
Laurel Blume, QA Manager
Kaitlyn Hirsch, QA/HR Coordinator
Renee Sturdivant, Accounting Specialist
Aasir Newton, Janitor

Second Stories Drop-In Center

Ryan Fielder, Manager on Duty
AJ Sims, Outreach Coordinator
Sterling Clemmons, Youth Services Manager
Brandi Smith, TransJustUs Coordinator
Luke Hassevoort, Housing Manager
Blair Keys, Peer Leader
Bria Brown, Peer Leader
Jaylenn Wright, Peer Leader
Kari Jones, Peer Leader
Remi Parker, Peer Leader

Ruth Ellis Center Institute

Kathryn Berringer, Data Manager
Angelika Lewis, Education and Evaluation Coordinator
Maya Thottakath, Education and Evaluation Coordinator

Ruth Ellis Health & Wellness Center

Yolanda Barner, Administrative Coordinator
Dr. Maureen Connolly, MD, Henry Ford Health System
Jennifer Miller-Allgeier, RN, Henry Ford Health System
Lashondra Cromatie, Medical Assistant, Henry Ford Health System
Tony Eljallad, Infectious Disease Specialist, Henry Ford Health System
Ruth Paster-Davis, Therapist, Henry Ford Health System
Brandon Alford, Juvenile Justice Services Manager
Rogelio Castro, Behavioral Health-Therapist
Ashley Denson, Customer Service Representative

Family Preservation

Ruby Lee, Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) Advocate
Brienne Hackett, Youth & Family Practitioner

Ruth’s House – Residential Care

Henry Walker, Residential Supervisor
Jamiesha Benson, Social Service Worker
Grace Zweng, Educational Planner
Monique Harris, Lead Youth Specialist
Peterice Fontana, Youth Specialist
Dominique Glenn, Youth Speciliast
Marsalis Jolley, Youth Specialist
Claire Kouassi, Youth Specialist
Demetrius Porter, Youth Specialist
Natalie McKinney, Youth Specialist
Celina Ortiz, Youth Specialist II / JA Coordinator
Courtnie Ramsey, Youth Specialist
Vonametre Sutton, Youth Specialist