Our Team

Our 800 employees do more than keep our 16 sites and 36 programs running smoothly, they are entrepreneurial change agents working to end homelessness in the lives of the 16,000 clients Project Renewal helps each year.

Senior Staff


Mitchell Netburn
President & CEO

Kiltie Bedford
Director, Geffner House

Stephanie Cowles
Deputy Director

Susan Dan
Deputy Director

Brenda Bantados, MD
Interim Medical Director, Primary Care Services

Allison Grolnick, MD
Medical Director, Psychiatric Services

Aaron Felder
Director of Healthcare Operations and Planning

Steven Jones, CPA
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Administrative Officer

R. Aaron La Mar
Chief Information Officer

Allison Messina
Director, Next Step Employment Program

Charles Mulham
Director of Security

Nicole Scanlin
Development Director

Doug Warn
Director of Training & Clinical Development

Program and Site Contact



Area Maintenance and Graffiti Removal
Giovanni Tafa

Ana's Place
Wanda Rijo

Clinton Residence
Stephen Kosmicki

Crisis Service
Luis Abreu

City Beat Kitchens & Culinary Arts Training Program
Barbara Hughes

East Williamsburg Men's Shelter
Elizabeth Fasanya

En Casa for Families
Katie Bower

Alek Twardowski

Fletcher ResidenceAndrea Reinhardt

Forensic Services
Robert Blocker

Fort Washington Men's Shelter
Etta Graham

In Homes Now
Katie Bower

Kenton Hall Men's Shelter
Damara Walser 

Leona Blanche House
Monica Diaz

New Providence Women's Shelter
Shatina Chamberlain

Property Management
Suzanne Kaiser 

Real Estate Development
Sam Wells

Recovery Center
Stephanie Cowles

Renewal Farm
Stephanie Cowles

Renewal House
Dewett Wilson

Safe Haven
Belinda Bernard

ScanVan Mobile Radiology Clinic
Mary Solomon

St. Nicholas Residence
Vanessa Glover

The Detox
Luis Abreu

Third Street Men's Shelter
Shannon Potts

The Villa
Raquel Garcia