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Our Management Team

Kimberly McKinney – Chief Executive Officer
314-371-0400 x601
Kimberly is responsible for the overall operation of Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis. Kimberly’s primary duties include board recruitment and development, strategic planning, fundraising, community relations, and advocacy.

Construction Department

Josh Smith – Director of Construction
314-371-0400 x615
Oversees all aspects of the construction of new homes or rehabs, including home design/planning, cost estimation, acquiring permits, subcontractor partnerships, and procurement and storage of construction materials.

Michael Powers – Real Estate Development Manager 
314-371-0400 x630
Researches and identifies possible sites for future builds, facilitates site acquisition, maintains relationships with elected officials, and neighborhood groups. Prepares grants for government funding and ensures required compliance.

Brenda Pierce – Construction Administrator
314-371-0400 x 614
Oversees construction’s In-Kind donation program, manages construction grant/ loan payment requests, acquires construction bids/contracts, permits and construction materials, preparation of budgets and other financial reports.

Family Services Department

Avis Laden – Director of Family Services
314-371-0400 x612
Manages ongoing promotion of Habitat Saint Louis homebuyer program within the community, homebuyer application and bank approval processes, and facilitates family support services during the build, and after the purchase of a home.

Operations and ReStore Departments

Ben Robinson – Office Manager
314-371-0400 x623 
Manages daily maintenance of Habitat Saint Louis office, scheduling/logistics of committee meetings, and responding to inquiries from the community at large.

Irena Dimitrova – Financial Manager
314-371-0400  ext 618
Manages the ongoing finance department daily activities and long term organizational financial policy and procedures; including payroll management, account payables and receivables, and oversee homebuyer escrow accounts. 

Damon Guthrie – ReStore General Manager
314-371-0400 x626
Oversees the operations and donation acquisition for both ReStore locations. Provides leadership to store staff, and ensures excellent and consistent customer service in the ReStore program..

Matt Hardy – Donations Acquisition Manager
314-371-0400 x493
Solicits and manages incoming donations to be sold at both ReStore locations.

Resource Development Department

Harper Zielonko – Director of Resource Development
314-371-0400 x629
Oversees the direction of the Resource Development Department. Primary responsibilities include major gifts and build partnership programs, including the Keystone Community Partnership, Builders’ Club Team, and Special Projects solicitation and cultivation.

Ella Hungerford – Volunteer Services Manager
314-371-0400 x620
Directs all aspects of the volunteer program including recruitment, orientation, scheduling, retaining, and recognition for all Habitat Saint Louis volunteers (i.e. ReStore, construction, and non-construction). Serves as the site manager and administrator for the AmeriCorps, internship, and community service programs.

Deirdre Schaneman – Development Operations Manager
314-371-0400 x619
Develops and executes all direct mail, appeals, newsletters, e-appeals, and individual donor communications. Writes grant proposals and reports. Oversees management of donor records and acknowledgment.

Amy Tompkins – Marketing and Community Outreach Manager
314-371-0400 x617
Develops and executes Habitat Saint Louis’ strategic outreach, events, marketing and communication initiatives; manages Habitat Saint Louis’ website and social media channels; facilitates third-party benefit events and fundraisers.