Real Estate 101 for Nonprofits Alumni

Class of 2023

Joshua Arce, Partnership With Native Americans

Chris Anderson, The Meadows Foundation

Kelvin Brown, Housing Crisis Center

Cecilyn Bryan, Forest Forward

Sarah Causey, Association for Independent Living (AFIL)

Charnella Derry, Beacon Hill Preparatory Institute

Bill Garza, North Texas Food Bank

Dale Holdman, Aids Arms, Inc. DBA Prism Health North Texas

David Jackson, Team Take Action

Ashleigh Jones, Metrocare

Tricey Love, Vickery Meadow Learning Center dba Literay Achieves

Dominique McCain, Educational First Steps

Stephanie R. Melchert, Arlington Life Shelter

Marissa Castro Mikoy, Jubilee Park & Community Center

Mark Mullaney, Jubilee Park & Community Center

Christina O’Brien, The Meadows Foundation

Kay Brown Patrick, The EntrepreneurHER Network/We the Village, Inc.

Kellie Rea, Team Take Action

Shatavia Reese, New Lane Community of Hope

Edwin Rogers, Educational First Steps

Ha Ross, North Texas Food Bank

Adam Rivers, Beacon Hill Preparatory Institute

Angela Stephens, It’s a Sensory World!

Rekha Suryanarayana, It’s a Sensory World!

Brenda Villarreal, Bachman Lake Together

Class of 2022

Renika Atkins, Resources Inspiring Success and Empowering (RISE)

Jennifer Austin, Visiting Nurse Association of Texas

Harrison Blair, Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce

Dominique Bryant-Howell, Chris Howell Foundation

Delanius Calhoun, Collective Activism

Jordan Castilla, Deaf Action Center

Stephanie Champion, Builders of Hope CDC

Francis Cortese, Punch Buggy Productions, Inc.

Celeste Haiduk Cox, Habitat for Humanity of Collin County, Inc.

Chris Culak, Visiting Nurse Association of Texas

Christina De Jesus, Visiting Nurse Association of Texas

Dr. Pamela Grayson, Collective Activism

Baldwin Hamilton, It’s About the Kids, Inc.

Crystal Hamilton, It’s About the Kids, Inc.

Jenny Harper, Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star, Greater Dallas Market

Chris Howell, Chris Howell Foundation

Sarah Hughes, Parks for Downtown Dallas

Heather Hughes, Deaf Action Center

Paige Jackson, Abide Women’s Health Services

Antoine Joyce, All Stars Project of Dallas

Andrew Kimbril, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

Russ Pate, White Rock Center of Hope, Inc.

Scott Price, Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star, Greater Dallas Market

Olivia Rogers, Visiting Nurse Association of Texas

Natalie Sandifer, All Stars Project of Dallas

Alicia Serrato, Primos Dallas

Ashley Sharp, Dwell With Dignity

Cessilye Smith, Abide Women’s Health Services

Greg Smith, White Rock Center of Hope, Inc.

Amy Spawn, The Warren Center

Jenny Stonemeier, Reach, Inc.

Laura Tovar, Deaf Action Center

Derrick Walker, Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce


Class of 2021

Tracy Anderson, The Movie Institute, Inc.

Christy Austin, Creative Art Center of Dallas

Cathy Bryan, Prism Health North Texas

Noriko Danh, Dallas Japanese Career Women

Gerald Davis, Cornerstone Community Development Corporation

Keith Duncan, The Movie Institute, Inc.

Althea Harrington, Builders of Hope

Ella Johnson, The Heads Up! Foundation

Jabari Johnson, The Heads Up! Foundation

Tammy Johnson, Empowering the Masses

James Kirby, Southfair CDC

AJ Micheletto, Community Lifeline Center

Linda Kordek Milton, Best Buddies International

Steve Noviello, Turtle Creek Recovery Center

Nichole Raphiel, St. Philip’s School and Community Center

Tate Ringer, Metrocare

Diana Romagnoli, Turtle Creek Recovery Center

Alexis Semach, Turtle Creek Recovery Center

Keri Stitt, Youth180

Ivana Topalovic, Metrocare

Dee Velvin, St. Philip’s School and Community Center

Matthew Vines, The Reformation Project

Akemi Yamashita, Dallas Japanese Career Women

Class of 2020

Tina Breckenfeld, Catholic Charities of Dallas, Inc

Tiffany Dent, Changing A Legacy Inc.

Charnella Derry, Beacon Hill Preparatory Institute

Danielle Fork, Youth180

Cynthia Gipson, United Universe Inc.

Adan Gonzalez, Puede Network

Margertree Holmes, St. Philip’s School and Community Center

Tammy Johnson, Empowering the Masses

Marlo Jones, Walking in the Spirit of Excellence Foundation


Libbie Lee, Golden S.E.E.D.S.

Rickey Lyons, The Racehouse of Hope

Robert T-Ray Manley, The Way Back House

John Nitardy, YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Derrick Nutall, Southfair

Coy Poitier, FAWC Conservatory of Arts and Sciences

Mark Porter, Harmony Community Development Corporation

Michelle Ramirez, Bryan’s House

Cobbie Ransom, Dallas City Homes

Tearod Robertson, St. Philip’s School and Community Center

Loretta Sheppard, Dallas Evangelist Temple Church of God In Christ

Trina Terrell, Heroes Foundation

Stephanie Trevino, Lone Star Justice Alliance

Thea Walker, CTCDC/DCT LiveWell

Aelicia Watson, Redeemed Women

Alice Zaccarello, The Well Community

Class of 2019

Bruce Begor, The Kessler School

Virginia Brooks, Montessori Institute of North Texas

Sarah Causey, Association for Independent Living (AFIL) Storey Lane Independent Living, Inc. (SLIL)

Kathy Chamberlain, Chamberlain Ballet

Mike Cluff, Theatre Three

Saadia Cooks, Transformance, Inc.

Karen Davis, Chamberlain Ballet

Ron Foster, Prism Health North Texas

Emily Hargrove, Social Venture Partners Dallas

Jacqueline Lee, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority – Alpha xi Omega chapter


Brandy Lindsey, TexProtects

Roy Pendergrass, Fairhill School

Alex Perez, Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas

Kim Robinson, New Friends New Life

Suzanne Smith, Social Impact Architects

Carla Stanford, Fairhill School

Jacob Taylor, Sharing Life Community Outreach

Chris Turman, AIDS Services of Dallas

Vanessa Ullmann, The Kessler School

Ashlee Verner, Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas

David Walkington, KNON/Agape Broadcasting Foundation

Steve Weatherford, Act – Advocates for Community Transformation

Class of 2018

James Armstrong, Builders of Hope CDC

Merri Brewer, Theater Three, Inc.

Rich Buquet, Garland Area Habitat for Humanity

David Dinoff, Business & Community Lenders of Texas

Brian Doyle, Communities Foundation of Texas

Kathleen Edwards, The Novus Academy

Wendy Hanna, The Turning Point

Rose Jones, Children & Family Institute

Becky Madole, St. Philip’s School and Community Center

Ellen Magnis, Family Gateway

Cara Mendelsohn, Rebuilding Together Greater Dallas

Beth Myers, Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas

Alice Robinson, Positive Reflection Ministries

Marcia Page, Education is Freedom

Alecia Peters, Healing Hearts Center

Christopher Smith, Helping Others Overcome Disparities, Inc.

Susan Stephens, Exodus Ministries

Deidre Taylor, Interfaith Family Services

Class of 2017

Justin Banta, Ability Connection

Nathan Beckey, Children’s Health System of Texas

Kevin J. Boyd, Metrocare Services

Leonard Brannon, Cityscape Schools

Rich Buquet, Garland Area Habitat for Humanity

Bret Camp, AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Dania Carter, Heart of Courage

Courtney Clemmons, North Texas Behavioral Health Authority

Dustin Do, Dance Council of Nroth Texas

Terrell Falk, The Cedars Union

Stephanie Franco, Women Entrepreneur Resource and Educational Community

Frank Garcia, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

Teri Isaacs, Salesmanship Club of Dallas

Kristen Kelley, YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Marissa Leach, Just Say Yes

Steve Lewis, Temple Shalom

Diana Marquis, Friends of Wednesday’s Child

Patricia Melton, Prevent Blindness of Texas

Carla Moss, Cornerstone Crossroads Academy

Doug Reed, Phoenix House of Texas

Sarah Squires, Wesley-Rankin Community Center

Shelly Turner, Unbridled Horse Therapy

Joyce White, Family & Leadership Empowerment Network


Class of 2016

Larry Bisno, Health Services of North Texas

Abigail Erickson, Bryan’s House

Debbie Gill, The Arc Collin, Dallas and Rockwall Counties

Cathy Hernandez, Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra

Elicia E. Hernandez, Dallas Bar Association Community Service Fund

Kavita Khandekar, Human Rights Initiative of North Texas

Dr. Margo McClinton Stoglin, IGNITE

Mark Porter, Harmony Community Development Corporation

Belinda Ressler, Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County

Daniel Roby, Austin Street Center

Julie Saqueton, St. Philip’s School and Community Center

Rekha Suryanarayana, It’s A Sensory World!

Yolanda Warner, Association for Independent Living

Elizabeth Wattley, Central Dallas Community Development Corporation

Class of 2015

Tabatha Allen/George Battle, Frazier Revitalization, Inc.

Tim Allen, Citizens Development Center

Chris Collins, Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas

Renaldo Cordova, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Dallas

John Critch, Metrocare Services

Michael Darrouzet, Dallas County Medical Society

Carol Demlow, Montessori Institute of North Texas

Annie Evans/Roy Andy, Southfair CDC

Christina Hanger, Dallas Afterschool

Aliah Henry, Dallas Furniture Bank

Janel Holt, Arlington Life Shelter

Teresa Jackson, Sharing Life Community Outreach

Michelle Louis, Cancer Support Community North Texas

Sharon McGowan, Friends of Wednesday’s Child

Amanda Medina, Good Shepherd Episcopal School

Janetta Michaels, Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County

Albert Richard, The Way Back Home

Shannon Martin Roberts, Dallas Historical Society

Chris Simmons/Andra Johnson, Cornerstone CDC

Jeff Upperman, Salvation Army

Carla Weiland, Camp Summit

Danny White, Family Getaway

Class of 2014

Brandon Baker, Kids-U

Jennifer Bartkowski, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

Nancy Manion Blinn, Dental Health Arlington

Rachel Branaman, Ally’s House

Joe Brogdon, Catholic Charities of Texas

Jodi Campbell, Lumin Education

Douglas Denton, Homeward Bound, Inc

Michele Derrington, The Magdalen House

Regen Fearon, Zero & Five Funders Collaborative

Joe Flowers, Guardianship Services

Mary Jayne Fogerty, Thrive Women’s Clinic

Vance Gilmore, Camp John Marc

Luann Golden, Association for Independent Living (AFIL)

Robin Leo Grande, Community for Permanent Supported Housing

Greg Hill, The ALS Association Texas Chapter

Bonnie Juergens, Amigos Library Services

Sherry Mercer, Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas

Kyle Munson, Metrocare Services

Mark Obeso, Central Dallas CDC

Mary Caroline Parker, Montessori Institute of North Texas

Cheryl Prelow, AIDS Arms

Lisa Robison, Dwell With Dignity

Connie Sanford, Interfaith Housing Coalition

Scott Solomon, American Cancer Society

Amy Spawn, The Warren Center

Kelly Thomas, Baylor Health Care System Foundation

Dr. Tom Turnage, Dallas Services

Tarik Ward, Commit!

Ernst Williams, Oak Cliff United Methodist Church

Marsha Williamson, Dallas 24 Hour Club

Stacey Wood, American Red Cross, North Texas Region

Class of 2013

Parin Ahmadi, UEB Builders

Laurie Applebaum, Da Vinci School

Lew Blackman, Texas Can Academics

Michael Bryan, Texas Strategic Housing

Neil Bubel, Rebuilding Together Greater Dallas

John Castaneda, Turtle Creek Manor

Tim Chapman, Reconciliation Outreach

William Dawkins, H.I.S. BridgeBuilders

Stephanie Evans, Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas

Nell Gaither, Trans Pride Initiative

Hind Jarrah, Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation

Michael Jones, Cornerstone Community Development Corp.

Ben Leal, Jubilee Park

Heather Lourcey, Westwood School

Janet Massey, Arthritis Foundation of South Central Region

Mendy McEntee, Family Place

Amy Meadows, Belo Foundation

Gayle Nave, Mi Escuelita Preschool

David Patterson, Citizen’s Development Center

Marty Rogers, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Garland

Melody Timinsky, Volunteers of America Texas

Nikki Walker, Operation Kindness

Shelly White, Trinity Stands Trail

Class of 2012

Lela Aderinboye, The Family Place

Wayne Albrecht, Pastoral Counseling Center

Dr. Harriet Boorhem, Promise House

Patrick Bricker, Equest

Maggie Brodnax, Rebuilding Together Greater Dallas

Philip Cohen, Reconciliation Outreach

Cece Cox, Resource Center Dallas

Beverly Davis, Society for Arts, Music, Architecture & Science

Paul Harrison, Lunchability

Dorothy Hoel, St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store of Dallas

Kay Hopper, The Warren Center

Ronna Huckaby, Recovery Resource Council

Erin Johnson, Habitat for Humanity of South Collin County

Susan Lee, Behind Every Door Ministries

Laura Manning, Rise School of Dallas

Patricia Melton, Human Rights Initiative

Lisa Mesa-Rogers, Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico

Ikenna Mogbo, LifeNet

Chuck Moore, Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra

Kathleen Muirhead, The Montessori Institute of North Texas

Bob Plogue, Planned Living Assistance Network of Norh Texas (PLAN)

Craig Price, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Dallas

Larry Robbins, PediPlace

James Stokes, Alliance Lending Corporation

Richard Tuck, La Academia de Estrellas

Dr. Thomas Turnage, Dallas Services

Adam Vanek, MADD

Donna VanNess, Tarrant County Housing Partnership

Jennifer Ware, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Class of 2011

Stephen Birch, Sky King Foundation

Janie Bordner, Low Birth Weight Development Center

Cindy Briggs, Richardson Adult Literacy Center

Cathy Neece Brown, Arts Council of Fort Worth & Tarrant County

Kris Davis, Gospel for Asia

Mark Ernst, Wilkinson Center

Annie Evans, SouthFair Community Development Corporation

Kitty Goddard, Arts Incubator of Richardson (AIR)

Linda Gray, R.L. Gray Community Development Outreach, Inc.

Charles Gulley, Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance

Margie Hatcher, Recovery Resource Council

Catherine Horsey, La Reunion TX

Kelley Jakelis, A Circle of Love

Dr. Ethene Jones, Humanitarian World Foundation

Gwendolyn Jones, Urban League of Greater Dallas North Central Texas

Mary Fae Kamm, International Museum of Cultures

Traswell Livingston, Lifenet Behavioral Healthcare

Don Maison, PWA Coalition of Dallas Inc, dba AIDS Services of Dallas

Deborah Masterson, CitySquare

Kay Maxwell, Drug Prevention Resources Inc

Cynthia D. Mickens, Cynthia Mickens Ministries Inc

Lee Ann Millender, CASA of Trinity Valley

Sandra Minnick, House of Prayer for All Nations

Melinda Polk, Kaufman Christian Help Center

Blane Pound, North Collin County Habitat for Humanity

Dorris Prescott, Services of Hope

Jim Rindelaub, Choristers Guild

Corey J. Savage, Tom Joyner Foundation

Betty Kay Schlesinger, Victims Outreach

Jeff Upperman, Hopeful Solutions Inc

Anna L Urban, Oak Hill Academy

Anesia M Watson, Dreams Do Come True Inc

Class of 2010

Jesse Banda, East Dallas Community Organization

Jana Barker, Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center

Miranda Bond, Smart Choice Consulting

Alemeta Bradley, R.E.A.C.H. Impowering Life Skills

Mark Browder, ChildCareGroup

Linda Collins, Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange

Jill Cumnock, Frisco Family Services Center

L.D. Dabney, Johnson Chapel Community Church

Elizabeth Dry, Promise of Peace Community Garden

Keith Randal Duncan, The Movie Institute, Inc.

David Heaton, Cornerstone Ranch

Janel Holt, Arlington Life Shelter

Nesytal Howard-Jones, Brighter Tomorrows, Inc.

Lee Hutchens, First Presbyterian Church

Jerome Kirklin, Builders of Hope CDC

R D Lewis, Fordham Road Outreach

Rosa E. Lopez, Vecinos Unidos, Inc.

Vicki Niedermayer, Helping Restore Ability

Jean O’Neal, The Palace of Performing & Visual Arts

Lori Peniche, Wildcare, Inc

Betty G. Ragan, Irving Community Development Corporation

JoAnn Reyes, The HOPE Center

Chris Schaefer, Lunchability

Esther Stoker, Be Informed Ministries

Dr. Doug Tiffin, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL)

David Timoth, SoupMobile Inc.

Rosalinda Trevino-Ortega, Operation Relief Community Development Corporation

Malcolm Wentworth, Texans Can!