Meet the Team

To reach our staff, call 626-304-9130 or email

Administrative and Development Staff

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Megan Katerjian

Executive Director

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Regina Dupree

Regina Dupree

Program Director

Griffin Hatlestad

Operations Director

Larry Battin

Facilities & In-Kind Manager

Laura Pope

Associate Director, Development

Melissa Yee

Manager of Human Resources

Carmella France

Development Director

Erika Johnson

Assistant to Executive Director

Talar Afsharian

Development Associate


Leadership Staff

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Francisco Guerrero

Program Manager
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Natalie Smith

Program Manager

Kathy Park

Housing Retention Program Manager

Almaz Negusu

Spiritual Director

Board Members

Carl Clauson

Controller, J.H. Snyder Co.

Charlie Plowman

Publisher, Outlook Newspapers

David Bunn

Attorney, Bunn & Bunn Attorneys at Law

Daniel Fong

Teacher, Million Dollar Baby

Dick Kleinert

Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP (Retired)

Joseph Montes

Attorney, Burke, Williams, & Sorensen, LLP

Kay Wolking

Managing Director for Pasadena Private Banking, Wells Fargo

Kimberly Kirui

Community Engagement Associate, Imagine LA

Lisa Sommers

Adjunct Professor, Azusa Pacific University

Marc Henderson

Financial Advisor, Thrivent Financial

Michele Prince

Principal, The Errand Club

Robert Lagace

Managing Director for Los Angeles Middle Market Banking (Retired), JPMorgan Chase

Tony Lancaster

Owner, Hope Cafe and Catering

Tyler Lazarian

Field Superintendent, Electric Service & Supply Co.

Advisory Board

Rev. Andy Bales

CEO, Union Rescue Mission

Bob Joe

Councilmember, City of South Pasadena

Jeff Snodgrass

Lead Pastor, Unite Church

Keith Jespersen

Russ Reid Company (Retired)

Kerwin L. Manning

Senior Pastor & Head Coach, Pasadena Church

Stephen Lazarian Jr.

CEO, CityWorks Management LLC
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