MISSION AND HISTORY

Homeward Bound is a nonprofit based in Arizona that serves the needs of families going through homelessness. We serve over 130 homeless families every year, providing them with not just housing but an in-depth program that helps them get back their own two feet. Our mission is to create pathways out of poverty for homeless families ready to make a change.

Homeward Bound is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

TIMELINE
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MEET THE TEAM

Becky Jackson
President & CEO

Becky Jackson joined Homeward Bound in 2016. She joins us with more than 10 years of experience in non-profit leadership, most recently serving as President & Chief Executive Officer of ICAN of Chandler. A passionate advocate for youth and families, Jackson has previously served on many community and professional organizations boards including; Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of Scottsdale, Cops ‘n Kids, East Valley Hospitals Community Board, Chandler Education Foundation and Valley of the Sun United Way. Most recently, Becky was named one of Phoenix Business Journal’s Outstanding Women in Business.

DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Whitney Silence

Director of Development

Tracey Lane

Senior Development Manager

Sam Naser

Marketing & Communications Manager

Jess Stemm

Events Manager

Debbie Bacorn

Community Outreach Manager

 

Ally Ruiz

Events Manager

Chris Stage

Development Performance Manager

 
 
 
 

CLIENT SERVICES TEAM

Suzie Martin

Director of Client Services

Liz Avila

Lead Case Manager

Susan Crawford

Case Manager

Nikia Kirkendoll

Case Manager

Amanda Nevitt

Receptionist/Case Aide

 

Esmeralda Rios

Case Manager

Judy Wilder

Case Manager

Roxanne Zaad

Case Manager

 

YOUTH SERVICES

Patsy Rethore-Larson

Director of Youth Programs & Services

Marsha Johnson-Phillips

Youth Programs Manager

Trisha Cornell

Youth Programs Manager

Alissa Robinson

Early Childhood Senior Manager

Geo Tanori

Early Childhood Coordinator

FINANCE

Debra Malis

Controller

Danielle Menor

Financial Operations Manager

Stephanie Viviano

Director of Finance & Operations

 
 

ADMINISTRATIVE

Heather Allen

Director of Administrative Services

Amy Funes

Administrative Coordinator

Barbara Ralston

Director of Strategic Initiatives

 
 

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS


We appreciate transparency and know you do too. Here are our financial statements below:

  • You can find a copy of our Signed 990 Form here: 2015 Form
  • Our Audited Financials are available here: 2015 Form