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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
Affordable Housing Property Management
Jeanette Hernandez
Affordable Housing Director
801-284-4422
Whitney Brickey
Compliance Officer
801-284-4494
Errin Eskelson
Property Manager
801-284-4488
Patty Smith
Property Manager
801-270-1333
Bob Tuttle
Assistant Property Manager
801-270-1330
Shelly Peterson
Property Manager
801-270-1337
Sunney Lynch
Property Manager
801-270-1322
Todd Andrews
Property Manager
801-270-1326
J.R. Roark
Property Manager
801-270-4475
Grace Mary Manor Receptionist
Receptionist
801-284-4490
Development
Jeremy Runia
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
Stephanie Brown
HCV Supervisor
801-284-4481
Brittany Chatterton
HCV Specialist
801-284-4433
Carissa Batista
Eligibility Specialist
801-284-4428
Cecily Saraken
HCV Specialist
801-284-4414
Elaine May
HCV Lead Specialist
801-284-4451
Giselle Vickery
Eligibility Supervisor
801-284-4410
Kristin Lindsey
HCV Specialist
801-284-4424
Kristine Paul
HCV Specialist
801-284-4485
Laura Wixom
HCV Specialist
801-284-4483
Lena Gallegos
Eligibility Specialist
801-284-4418
Linda Tapia
HCV Specialist
801-284-4415
Lisa Symanski-Johnson
HCV Specialist
801-284-4431
Patti Vance
HCV HQS Inspector
801-284-4427
Phil Cooper
HCV HQS Inspector
801-284-4421
Tammy Radford
HCV Specialist - Annual Recertification
801-284-4498
Van Nguyen
HCV Specialist - Annual Recertification
801-284-4498
Victor Pacheco
HCV HQS Inspector
801-284-4411
Human Resources (HR)
Paul Rooker
HR Director
801-284-4403
Mischele Hillman
HR Administrator
801-284-4443
Information Technology (IT)
Jarin Blackham
Information Technology Director
801-284-4447
Public Housing Property Management
Lori Pacheco
Public Housing Director
801-284-4472
Kristin Lindsey
Public Housing Supervisor
801-284-4453
Corrine Miller
Property Manager
801-284-4449
Jill Glover
Property Manager
801-284-4417
Mandy Hortin
Property Manager
801-284-4469
Nikki Gansauge
Property Manager
801-284-4487
Resident Services
Russell Opatz
Resident Services Director
801-284-4405
Ashley Larson
Parent Educator
801-284-4463
Braidee Kolendrianos
Family Services Development Coordinator
801-500-2059
Carly Bowles
Family Self-Sufficiency Case Manager
801-284-4467
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