While our main office is closed to the public in light of Covid-19, we are still working to create safe, affordable homeownership opportunities in Greater Charlottesville. 
You can learn more about Habitat's interim work during Covid-19 here and visit the Store's website to find their adjusted hours and procedures here.


Who We Are

Our Staff

Senior Leadership Team

  • Dan Rosensweig

    President & CEO

  • John Desmond

    Vice President of Operations & CFO

  • Andrew Baxter

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Ruth Stone

    Chief Advancement Officer

  • Janette Kawachi

    Chief Partnership Officer

  • Andrew Vinisky

    Chief Construction Officer

  • Taylor Fowler

    Director of Home Building

  • Caitlin Riopel

    Director of Regional Housing

Finance & Administration Staff

  • Shelley Cole

    Compliance Officer

  • Lynne Runkle

    Accounting Manager

  • Kathleen Baines

    Human Resources and Administration Coordinator

Advancement Staff

  • Kelly Eplee

    Director of Donor Relations

  • Abigail Greene

    Advancement Data Coordinator

  • Kellen Renner-Thomas

    Advancement Marketing & Operations Manager

  • Erica Johnson

    Grants Writer & Compliance Manager

Program Staff

  • Garrett Trent

    Associate Director of Community Partnerships

  • Amy Allamong

    Volunteer Program Manager

  • Kim Purdy

    Community Engagement Program Manager

  • Larry Scott

    Community Engagement Associate

  • Mikayla Woodley

    Homeowner Services Manager

  • Anne Borgeson

    Financial Empowerment Coach

Construction Staff

  • Ken Jollofsky

    Construction Supervisor

  • Terry Bennett

    Construction Support Specialist

  • Ehren Siebert

    Construction Rebuild Supervisor

  • Heather Lumb

    Associate Director of Design, Procurement & Contract Management

  • Mark Rausch

    Contracts Administrator

  • Bill Thiessen

    Land Development Manager

  • Melissa Symmes

    Land Development Coordinator

  • Cole Webster

    Crew Leader

  • Samantha Anderson

    Crew Leader

  • Aaron Levinson-Banks

    Crew Leader

  • Jeff Dillenbeck

    Crew Leader

Habitat Store Staff

  • David Winder

    Operations Manager

  • Sheron Sinclair

    Customer Service Associate

  • Betsy Martin

    Retail Associate

  • Albert Bettinger

    Donation Specialist

  • Jeff Hunter

    Pickup Driver

  • JK Figueroa

    Retail Associate

  • Rick Hazekamp

    Retail Associate

  • Aubrey Harris

    Donation Transport Assistant

Southwood Mobile Home Park Staff

  • Kelly Molina

    Property Manager

  • Marcelino Arroyo

    Assistant Property Manager

  • Michelle Crawford

    Maintenance Manager

  • Christina Sparks

    Maintenance Assistant

  • Jo Olson

    Associate Director of Community Partnerships

  • Martha Trujillo

    Microenterprise Community Engagement Specialist

  • Jordan Lindbeck

    Community Engagement Specialist

  • Selena Espindola

    Community Engagement Coordinator