Staff & Leadership

Hope Partnership

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Rev. Mary Downey

CEO and Founder

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Will Cooper

Chief Operating Officer

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Angie Rench

Chief Development Officer

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Lynda Rosado

Director of Legal Services-IDignity Osceola

Jessica Suarez

Legal Assistant- IDignity Osceola

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Kristy Lukaszewski Pinney, M.P.P.

Director of Public Policy and Grantmaking

Rev. Esther Rodriguez

Director of Equity and Community Justice

Drew Pinney

Marketing and Events Coordinator

Fabiana Serat

Development Associate

Jackie Flores

Facilities Manager

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Tom Banks

Chief of Staff

Joan Loy

Administrative Assistant

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Abbi Young

Operations Assistant

Hope Cares

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Rev. Cathy Thacker

St. Cloud Care Coordinator

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Rev. Daniel Martinez

Pastoral Care

Randi Ayala

Outreach Advocate

Jacob Smith

Outreach Advocate

Hope Center

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Jill Poffenbaugh


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Alma Pagan

Family Advocate

Jaque Tewes

Lead  Case Manager

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Rebecca Joly

Housing Stability Case Manager

Lauren Elijah

Housing Stability Case Manager

Michael Palmateer, MSW, LCSW

Housing Stability Case Manager

Danielle Henry

Housing Stability Case Manager

Alliah James

Housing Stability Case Manager

Tony Marrero

Housing Support Specialist

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Benny Santos

Healthcare Navigator

Libby Nieves


Hope Works

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Erika Soto

Program Director