Our dedicated staff is available to answer your questions and help you sign up for our programs, events, and opportunities to get involved. We look forward to meeting you and getting you involved in our work in the community.

If you need to reach any of our staff members below, please call us at 561-833-1461 and enter the appropriate extension.

Senior Staff​

Patrick Franklin
President & CEO

Ken Kaneski
Chief Operating Officer

Marie Sanches
Senior Vice President of Programs

Soulan Johnson
VP of Development & Marketing


Felice Harris
Sr. Accountant

Yash Patel
Executive Secretary to Patrick Franklin

Sydney Davis
Event and Marketing Coordinator

Valerie Westley

Eugene Kelly

Housing and Economics Department​

Amarae Blyden-Richards
Housing Manager

Antoinette McGrath
Housing Counselor (HUD Certified)

Pricilla Rodrigues
Housing Counselor (HUD Certified)

Jeff Rich
Housing Coordinator

Youth and Education Department

Lorraine Desravines
Director of Youth and Education Programs

Nerline Carnel
Program Coordinator

Thomas Evangelista
Sr. Director of Programs and Operations

Japricia Thicklin
TOP® Manager/Coordinator

Kamorris Brown
TOP® Facilitator

Sandy Salazar
TOP Coordinator

Le’Kerria Ford
TOP® Facilitator

LaTerrance Reed
Manager, CINS/FINS

Myiah White
Case Manager

Tamertia Hall
Case Manager, CINS/FINS

Workforce Development Department

J.R. Thicklin
Urban Youth Employment, Program Manager

Health and Wellness Department

Rachelle Avril
Sr. Healthcare Navigator

Joan Kennedy
ACA Administrator

Kethlie Charles
Healthcare Navigator

Administration Office Extension

Patrick Franklin, President & CEO,

Ext. 3003

Yash Patel, Executive Assistant ~ Patrick Franklin

Marie Sanches, Senior Vice President of Programs 

Ext. 3018

Ken Kaneski, CFO

Ext. 3008

Soulan Johnson, VP of Development & Marketing

Ext. 3002

Felice Harris, Sr. Accountant 

Ext. 3021

Valerie Westley, Receptionist

Ext. 3000

Eugene Kelly, Facilities

Sydney Davis, Event/Marketing Coordinator

Housing and Economic Development Office Extension

Amarae Blyden-Richards, Housing Manager


Antoinette McGrath, Housing Counselor (HUD Certified)

Ext. 3030

Priscilla Rodrigues, Housing Counselor (HUD Certified)

Ext. 3013

Jeff Rich, Housing Counselor (HUD Certified),

Youth and Education Office Extension

Tomas Evangelista, Sr. Director of Programs and Operations

Ext. 3025

Lorraine Desravines, Director of Youth and Education Programs


Japricia Thicklin, TOP® Manager/Coordinator

Ext. 3039

Le'Kerria Ford, TOP® Facilitator

Kamorris Brown, TOP® Facilitator

LaTerrance Reed, Manager, CINS/FINS 

Ext. 3029

Myiah White, Case Manager (CINS/FINS) 

Ext. 3016

Nerline Carnel, Program Coordinator

Sandy Salazar, TOP Facilitator

Tamertia Hall, Case Manager (CINS/FINS)

Urban Seniors Jobs Program Office Extension

Pablo Roger, Program Director

Ext. 3601

Josefina Eminy, Payroll

Daisy Rodrigues, Intake Specialist

Maria Restrepo, Receptionist

Workforce Development Office Extension

J.R. Thicklin, Urban Youth Employment, Program Manager

Ext. 3038
Google Urban Tech Jobs Office Extension

Daniella Orius, Coordinator

Health and Wellness Office Extension

Rachelle Avril, Senior Healthcare Navigator,

Ext 3024

Joan Kennedy, ACA Administrator,

Ext 3024

Kethlie Charles, Heath Care Navigator