Meet the Staff at the Center

Executive Director

A. Maria Nanos, LCSW, Ph.D.

Associate Director

Ruth McMahon

Adoption Listing Service Team

Sandra Casillas

Katie Friend, MA

Mercedes Lovett, MSW

Rachel Meyer, MSW

Felicia Stratten, MSW

Administrative Team

Niki Escobar

Ale Carrera

Development and Outreach

Patti Fell

Lizzy Springer

Legal Services Team

Karin Carli, JD

Michelle Johnson

Ashley Reed, JD

Porchlight Counseling Services

Tera Gurney, LCSW

Social Work Team

Danielle Sanders, LCSW

Candice Stevens, MSW

Crystal DeBerry, MSW

Abelia Perez, MSW

Warren Taylor, BA

Sarah Thompson, MSW

Nsenga Wilson, MBA


Caroline Mahieu, MBA

Jemyra Ingram, MAFM