Our Staff

Our hardworking and dedicated staff members provide high-quality programs to improve outcomes for children in Southeast Washington DC.
The Horton’s Kids staff includes members of the community and former volunteers

Executive Team

 

Erica Ahdoot
Executive Director

Julie Lonardo
Chief Program Officer

Leigh Player
Chief Development Officer

Andrew Hullinger
Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Shandell Richards
Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships

Development & Communications Team

Leigh Player
Chief Development Officer

Ellica Church
Senior Director of Individual Giving

Brad Sickels
Director of Communications & Events

Caroline Malone
Senior Development Coordinator

Finance and Administration Team

Andrew Hullinger
Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Amanda Gaebelein
Senior Manager, Operations & Human Resources

Nelson Suero Nin
Accounting & Administrative Manager

Strategic Initiatives Team

Shandell Richards
Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships

Kiana Lee
Volunteer & Partnerships Coordinator

Programs Team

Julie Lonardo
Chief Program Officer

Melanie Holland-Orr
Director of Youth Development

Rahaman Kilpatrick
Director of Family Engagement & Advocacy

Meghan McCamis
Director of Health & Wellness

Joh’nita Johnson
Senior Manager of College & Career Readiness

Claire Levy
Data & Evaluation Specialist

Najuma Louison
Manager of Older Youth Development

Kaamilah Mitchell
Senior Coordinator of Health & Wellness

Ramona Plummer
Senior Coordinator of Family Engagement

AJ Topps
Elementary Youth Development Coordinator

Antwain Franklin
Community Center Facilities Coordinator

LaToya Hackett
Health & Wellness Program Assistant

Kevin Franklin
Youth Development Program Assistant