Jeffrey Holland is a finance analyst at BRHP. His responsibilities include assisting clients, property partners, and vendors with payment inquiries, processing security deposit requests, and managing property owner and agent contacts. Jeff has over 15 years of accounting experience from manufacturing and sales industries. He earned a certificate in automotive technology from Lincoln Technical Institute and continued his education at the University of Maryland. In his free time, he enjoys watching car shows.
Jequira Smith is the rental assistance supervisor at BRHP. Her responsibilities include determining and documenting applicant or participant eligibility, income, and rent for the Housing Choice Voucher, managing leasing services, and supervising the recertification’s and interim processing teams. Prior to BRHP, Jequira worked to provide housing to homeless individuals and families through a combination of rental subsidy and supportive services with the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless. Jequira earned her bachelor’s degree in criminal Justice from Radford University. She received her master’s degree in Human Services Administration from the University of Baltimore. Jequira enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and meditation.
Julianne Walker is a leasing team lead at BRHP. Her responsibilities include leasing new admission participants and movers, monitoring the flow of leasing, and quality control. She also works with participants and property partners in addressing their concerns during the leasing process. Prior to BRHP, Julie worked as a community development assistant at Park Central Development. She also served in Americorps as a case manager at the McKinleyville Family Resource Center. Julie earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She received her master’s degree in social work from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. Julie comes from a military family, and still enjoys traveling and exploring new places often.
Kierra Riley is a rental assistance associate at BRHP. Her responsibilities include processing recertification, interim changes, and rent increases for Housing Choice Vouchers. She is also responsible for analyzing data and computing figures to determine income and program eligibility. Prior to BRHP, Kierra worked at the Department of Social Services as a family investment specialist, where she processed food supplement, cash assistance, and medical assistance applications. Kierra earned her bachelor’s degree in liberal arts with concentrations in English, communications, and psychology from Wesley College. In her free time, Kierra enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Lashia Wilson works at BRHP as the pre-move counseling supervisor and has been with the organization since 2016. Lashia’s responsibilities include managing the pre-move counselors and landlord relationship specialist. She and her team work diligently at supporting families in their tenant readiness and locating housing in healthy communities. Lashia brings to BRHP a wealth of knowledge in managing large teams and efforts to maximize productivity. Prior to BRHP, Lashia spent over six years working in the areas of mental health, care coordination, juvenile justice, and case management. She earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from Coppin State University. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in social work at the University of Maryland. In her free time, Lashia enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with family.
Latisha James is a customer care representative at BRHP. Her responsibilities include managing the front office operations and other administrative responsibilities. Prior to BRHP, Latisha worked as a supervisor at a hotel where she trained the front desk staff. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies and spending time with her child.
Latoya Mckay is a post-move counselor at BRHP. Her responsibilities include conducting post-move home visits, assisting with mover workshops, and administering abatement vouchers. Latoya previously worked as a Housing Choice Voucher specialist and a workshop coordinator. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and family studies from Towson University. In her free time, she enjoys baking and participating in the creative arts.
Lisa Wright is the inspections supervisor at BRHP. Her responsibilities include overseeing daily inspection assignments and property partner and program participant meditations, reviewing inspection reports, and performing inspections to ensure units are in decent, safe, and sanitary conditions for program participants. Prior to BRHP, Lisa worked as a housing coordinator at the Housing Authority of Anne Arundel County. She also worked at Metropolitan Baltimore Quadel as a housing specialist and inspector. Lisa is a graduate of Laurel High School. She continued her studies at Frostburg State University and Prince George’s Community College. She earned her certifications in Housing Quality Standards and the Housing Choice Voucher Program from Nan McKay & Associates and Quadel Consulting & Training. In her free time, she enjoys traveling.
Megan Wessels is the counseling director at BRHP. Her responsibilities include overseeing the housing mobility counseling services for BRHP applicants and participants. This includes the pre-move department, post-move department, and landlord relationship specialist. Her team works diligently to prepare program participants for tenancy and to ensure they get stably housed in healthy communities by coupling non-profit and social service resources with counseling. Megan served as housing services and counseling professional for over 15 years of experience and brings a wealth of knowledge in managing and developing programs to BRHP. Her experience also includes providing effective management and supervision to individuals in the areas of youth development, workforce development, mental illness, financial literacy, and case management. Megan earned a dual master’s degree in business administration and nonprofit management from the University of Maryland. In her downtime, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and cruising vintage consignment shops.
Natasha Brannum is a post-move counselor at BRHP. Her responsibilities include processing Request to Move applications, good standing letters, and withdrawal letters. She is also responsible for organizing leases, assisting with the scheduling of movers workshops and voucher issuance briefings, and assisting participants through the abatement process. Prior to BRHP, Natasha worked as a case manager for the Weinberg Housing Resource Center. She earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Morgan State University. In her free time, Natasha enjoys listening to music.
Nikesha Harrison is a pre-move counselor at BRHP, where she helps clients with housing search, vouchers, security deposit assistance, and one-on-one counseling. She is also responsible for facilitating mediation with property partners. Prior to BRHP, Nikesha worked at the Baltimore Crisis Response Inc. as a case manager. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University Global. She is a graduate of Patterson High School. Nikesha is currently working on pursuing her master’s degree in counseling at Grand Canyon University. In her free time, Nikesha works with women at the Marion House, an organization that offers rehabilitative services and housing to homeless women and their children. She also enjoys shopping, spending time with family, and traveling.
Ny’Kerra is a pre-move counselor at BRHP. Her responsibilities includes assisting tenants with their housing search by providing housing unit referrals, providing one-on-one counseling to program members, and assisting with screenings for security deposit assistance. She also conducts affordability checks on units. Prior to BRHP, Ny’Kerra worked as a case manager at Health Care for the Homeless and Mosaic Community Services. She earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from Coppin State University. A few of her hobbies include shopping, playing with her daughter, and eating at different restaurants.
Patricia Carter is a customer care representative at BRHP. Her responsibilities include preparing materials for initial movers and movers workshops, opening and sorting all incoming mail for the organization, and logging and preparing all incoming checks for deposits. She is also responsible for filing all voucher paper work for the Housing Choice Voucher Administration. In her free time, Patricia enjoys dancing.
Pete Cimbolic is the managing director of operations and program evaluation at BRHP. His responsibilities include the oversight of organizational operations and developing new lines of business. He is also responsible for evaluating and enhancing core programs. Previously, Pete worked at the ACLU of Maryland assisting with the Thompson v. HUD lawsuit, and supporting other fair housing work. Pete holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Catholic University. In his free time, Pete enjoys walking his dog and enjoying all that Baltimore has to offer.
Renita Dorsey is a program training specialist at BRHP. Her responsibilities include developing and delivering programmatic course curriculum to clients, staff, and other stakeholders. She is also responsible for educating public housing agencies and mission driven nonprofit organizations on successful mobility counseling practices. Prior to BRHP, she worked at Metropolitan Baltimore Quadel (MBQ) as the agency’s receptionist. Renita earned her bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in management science and social work from Coppin State University. She is also a graduate of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. In her free time, she enjoys writing poetry and creating arts and crafts.
Robert Lighty is an inspector at BRHP. His responsibilities include performing Housing Quality Standard inspections to ensure units are in decent, safe, and sanitary conditions for program participants. Prior to BRHP, Robert worked as a real estate agent. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Lincoln University.