Our Staff

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Executive Director

Terry Burnside

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Chief Program Officer

Corine Jamison

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Social Media Manager & Brand Developer

Alexandra Green

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Intervention Specialist

Dr. Kametta Clark

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Workforce Development Director

Casey Jones

Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Ashley Stewart

Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Sharda
Wright 

Victims Support Director

Quinetta
Johnson

Finance Director

Deidra Harwell

Reentry Coach

Candido Ublies

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Board Member
President

Terry Burnside

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Board Member
Vice President

Corine Jamison

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Board Member
Secretary

Jannise Bush

Our Board

 
 
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Board Member

Bernice Gordon-Young

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Board Member

Dr. Timothy Drew

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Board Member

Benny Lee

Sarah
Green

Medical Education
Advisor

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Team Bio's

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Terry Burnside

President & Executive Director of AA Auto Body,  Owner of Burnside Bros Construction and Collision. Certified in Nonviolence Training.

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Alexandra Green

Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Minor in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Marketing Specialist, Graphic Designer, Web-Designer, and Brand Developer with over 5 years of experience in the social media industry. Youth mentor and teacher. 

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Corine Jamison

Vice President & Chief Program Officer BS, MS Ph.D. Candidate Healthcare Administration with a Specialization in Leadership. Certificates in Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, and Partner (PAIP). Over 7 years of Nonprofit Management, Inpatient Hospital Counseling, individual & group counseling (Adults/ youth), and  Curriculum and Program Development. 

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Dr. Kametta Clark

BA Applied Behavior Science, MS Mental Health, Doctorates in Counsel Education and Supervision. She has over ten years of experience with youth and adults and a passion for seeing people succeed.  

 
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Ashley Stewart

BA Legal Studies and Criminal Judice, Masters of Education and Community Counseling, LCPC with over 5 years of youth, adults, private practice, and inpatient hospital experience. 

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Sharda Wright (LCPC)

BA Psychology, Master in Community Counseling, LCPC, Owner of the "Try the Wright Way Mental Health Services, LLC with over 5 years experience working with youth and private practice. 

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Quinetta Johnson

Certified in Domestic Violence and Partner Abuse Prevention Program (PAIP), BA Psychology, Masters In Applied Behavior Analysis with
over 17 years of Mental Health counseling within Behavioral Health Hospital. She has also developed and ADL and Verbal De-escalation Training.  

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Jannise Bush

Experienced Independent Contractor with a demonstrated history working in the information services industry. Skilled in Customer Service, Business Planning, Critical Thinking, Implementation, Training, Adobe Professional, and Administrative Organization. Strong professional with a Bachelor focused in Business and Information Systems from the University of Phoenix. 

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Deidra Harwell

Deidra Harwell - Finance Director 

21 years experience with Account Payable, Account Receivable, Payroll and Cost Accounting, Grants Management. She is also the owner of HCS Consultanting. LLC.

She has been featured at the Black Women's Expo "Chicago"

And she has a passion for helping African Americans achieve their financial literacy goals.

She is certified in the Institute of Finance & Management. 

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Bernice Gordon-Young

Masters LCPC Ph.D. Candidate, Counseling Education & Supervision. She has over 30 years working with youth, adults, and individual
incarcerated is the Founder & President of It Takes a Village, a Psychotherapist at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, SMART Recover Intervention Clinic, Coordinator, and Walden University Teaching Assistant Better Help Online Counselor. 

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Dr. Timothy Drew (LCPC)

BS, MA Human Development & Community Counseling and Doctorates In Education Psychology & Counseling. Dr. Drew has over 30 years
working with youth and adults including OSF ST. Francis Medical Center, Behavioral Health, Child & Adolescent Programs. 

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Benny Lee

Master's Degree in Inner City Studies, Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor, Founder and President of NAFIE (Re-Entry Program). He was also one of the youngest Chief of The Vice Loads in Chicago which is now giving back through his Nonprofit Organization Nafie as the founder
and owner. 

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Sarah Green

Fourth year Medical Student, 2023 Residency Match Applicant, and STOP THE BLEED® instructor completing her MD degree in a major Chicago hospital. As House of Hope Peoria’s Medical Education Advisor, she strives to bring basic lifesaving skills to the community along with education on the importance of health awareness and management.

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Candido Ublies

Certified Associate Addiction professional & Career Technologies. Mr. Ublies has over 5 years of experience as an Outreach,  Reentry Specialist, and mentor.  He is also trained as a facilitator to know your rights by (FDLA)  First Defense Legal Aid through (NAEFI) National Alliance for the Formerly Incarcerated. I have also conducted mock job interviews, resume building, and how to conduct job searches on the web for those who are re-entering back into society.

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Casey Jones

With a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology,

Mr. Jones has over 20 years of Management experience including being a Process Manager of multiple years at the Community Economic Development Association (CEDA).