Our People

Board Officers

Theresa Anderson Board President

President: Theresa Anderson
Director, Retail Operations Division

Vice President: Laurie Miyauchi
HR Manager, Corporate Functions and Azure

Secretary: Ashica Demira
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Private Practice

Treasurer: Brenda Puls
VP Senior Business Relationship Manager
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Grant Yerke

Member at Large: Grant Yerke
Principal Partner
Broderick Group

Past President 2022: Rebecca Houghton
Program Manager Microsoft Customer Service & Support

Board Members:

Carissa Allen
Global CX & Modern Digital Retail Leader

   Carla Becvar
US Area Learning Lead

Norm Escover
President and CEO
NAES Corporation

Monique Gablehouse

Monique Gablehouse
Chief Operating Officer, Post-Acute Care
Evergreen Health

Christopher Henderson MD
Kaiser Permanente

Crissy House
Senior Audience Marketing Manager

Karen Melanson
Business Development Leader

Jessica Sullivan
Security Specialist

Trey Williamson
Product Manager, Web Platform

LifeWire Executive Team

  • Janeira Bencosme-Gil| Co-Executive Director of Organizational Operations
  • Karlah Ramírez-Tánori | Co-Executive Director of Survivor Driven Services
  • E. Jeannette Biffle | Controller
  • Amy FitzGerald | Operations Director
  • Alexis Harden | Housing Director
  • Olivia Montgomery| Services Director

LifeWire Managers

  • Valarie Bufford | Grants & Compliance Manager
  • Sukai Gaye | Communications and Events Manager
  • Karen Martinez | Homelessness Services Manager
  • Sharon Monje Gomez | Bilingual Survivor Advocacy Services Manager
  • Stacy Stanaway | Legal Advocacy Services Manager
  • Kevin Tomlin | Housing Stability Program Manager