Meet our Team

Four offices. Over thirty team members. One mission.

Our Leadership

Marla Cautilli

Executive Director

Tandee Ogburn

Director of Development

Allison Ridenour

Director of Immersion Trips

Susan Gerstle

Accounting Manager

Chandra Stroud

Office Manager


Hannah Schuster

Director of Engagement

Luke Chase

Louisville Program Coordinator

Daniel Dunaway

Louisville Project Manager


Naoma Gail Goble

Auxier Center Director

Jerry Jones

Construction Site Leader

Ricky Crum II

Construction Site Leader

Gloria Powers

Housekeeping/Food Service

Tracey Sloane

Administrative Assistant


Abel Vargas

Director of Operations

Nadia Armstrong

Outreach Director

Rashida Bethran

Director of the Building for Change Program

James Muschamp

Immersion Trip Coordinator

Maggie Vargas

Development Director

Beto Coc

Construction Supervisor

Luis Cho

Assistant Construction Supervisor

Shannon Stuart

Intake Social Worker

Kenisha Ferguson

Preschool Teacher

Jamila Melendrez

Receptionist and Scholarship Coordinator

Cherry Santiago

Cook and Nutritionist

Prudence Lenarez

Daycare Caregiver

Maxine Garnett

Custodial Staff


Edward T. Dunsworth

Nicaragua Co-Director

Barbara J. Dunsworth

Nicaragua Co-Director

Dalieska Benavides

Assistant Director / Legal Representative

Juan Avendaño

Student Support Director

Conny Sanchez

Program Coordinator

Leonor Castaneda

Program Administrator

Luvy Martinez

Reading Specialist

Darling Zambrana

Social Worker - Managua

Anielka Pineda

Social Worker - León

Yury Sanchez

Support Staff

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