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Staff Directory

Housing Connect’s Staff are dedicated to the agency’s mission to connect people and communities to quality affordable housing opportunities while promoting self-sufficiency and neighborhood revitalization.

For your convenience, you may contact staff members directly. If you are unsure who to contact, please click here for details to contact us by phone or general email.

Administration
Andre Bartlome
Chief Financial Officer
801-284-4440
Mike Kienast
Chief Operating Officer
801-284-4434
Zach Bale
Chief Program Officer
801-284-4401
Dan Pincock
Executive Administrator
801-284-4445
Accounting
Tom Biesinger
Controller
801-284-4455
Kathy Havens
Staff Accountant
801-284-4459
Christi Elegante
Senior Accountant
801-284-4444
DeDawn Deegan
Accounting Specialist
801-284-4484
Emily Whittle
Purchasing Agent
801-284-4446
Steve Mitchell
Inventory Specialist
801-284-4464
Property Management
Jeanette Hernandez
Director of Property Management / Compliance
801-284-4422
Whitney Brickey
Regional Property Manager / Compliance
801-284-4494
Meridian Garcia
Regional Property Manager
801-284-4472
Errin Eskelson
Property Manager
801-284-4488
J.R. Roark
Property Manager
801-270-4475
Michelle Valdez
Property Manager
801-270-1322
Shelly Peterson
Property Manager
801-270-1337
Todd Andrews
Property Manager
801-270-1326
Sinya Chua
Property Manager
801-270-1333
Jeff Webb
Property Manager
801-270-1341
Corrine Miller
Property Manager
801-284-4449
Jill Glover
Property Manager
801-284-4417
Mandy Hortin
Property Manager
801-284-4469
Kay Schow
Property Manager
801-284-4487
Bob Tuttle
Assistant Property Manager
801-270-1330
Jon Jackman
Assistant Property Manager
801-270-1338
Grace Mary Manor Receptionist
Receptionist
801-284-4490
Development
*Pending*
Director of Real Estate Development
801-284-4437
Troy Hart
Real Estate Development Manager
801-284-4448
Grants Programs
Krysta Niemczyk
Grant Programs Director
801-284-4432
Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Ilez Brady
HCV Director
801-284-4425
Kristin Lindsey
Eligibility Supervisor
801-284-4410
Carissa Batista
Eligibility Specialist
801-284-4428
Lena Gallegos
Eligibility Specialist
801-284-4418
Stephanie Earl
HCV Supervisor
801-284-4481
Elaine May
HCV Lead Specialist
801-284-4451
Brittany Chatterton
HCV Specialist
801-284-4433
Cecily Saraken
HCV Specialist
801-284-4414
Kristine Paul
HCV Specialist
801-284-4485
Laura Wixom
HCV Specialist
801-284-4483
Linda Tapia
HCV Specialist
801-284-4415
Lisa Symanski
HCV Specialist
801-284-4431
Tammy Radford
HCV Specialist
801-284-4498
Van Nguyen
HCV Specialist
801-284-4498
Nikki Gansauge
HCV HQS Inspector
801-284-4427
Phil Cooper
HCV HQS Inspector
801-284-4421
Victor Pacheco
HCV HQS Inspector
801-284-4411
Human Resources (HR)
Paul Rooker
HR Director
801-284-4403
Jan Oles-Diaz
HR Generalist
801-284-4443
Information Technology (IT)
Jarin Blackham
Information Technology Director
801-284-4447
Resident Services
Russell Opatz
Resident Services Director
801-284-4405
Braidee Kolendrianos
Family Services Development Coordinator
801-284-4416
Ashley Larson
Parent Educator
801-284-4463
Carol Nielson
SAIL Service Coordinator
801-284-4460
Cassandra Meyers
Youth and Family Services Coordinator
801-284-4474
Cody Egan
SAIL Case Manager
801-284-4496
Emily Boman
Lead Case Manager
801-284-4480
Felisha Hernandez
Family Self-Sufficiency Case Manager
801-284-4438
Gire Pilipu
Service Coordinator
801-270-1331
Helen Sawyers
Lead Case Manager
801-270-1324
Jaga Adhikari
Case Manager
801-270-1332
Kalo Palei
Case Manager
801-270-1325
Kay Luther
Clinical Services Coordinator
801-284-4476
Kelsie Winegar
Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator
801-284-4461
Kimberly Miller
SAIL Case Manager
801-284-4456
Kitenge Kasongo
Family Resource Advocate
801-270-1334
Maya Reyna
SAIL Case Manager
801-284-4402
Natalie Bushman
Service Coordinator
801-270-1321
Nyandeng Aleu
Case Manager
801-270-1335
Raquel Alejandre
Family Self-Sufficiency Case Manager
801-284-4461
Tammy Pett
Service Coordinator
801-284-4489
Special Projects & 504
Marni Timmerman
Special Projects & 504 Coordinator
801-284-4439
Supportive Housing
Liz Slusser
Program Support and Development
801-284-4454
Danielle Castillo
Supportive Housing Coordinator
801-284-4457
Jan Evanoff
Supportive Housing Specialist
801-284-4450
Jeremy Pitts
Supportive Housing Specialist
801-284-4452