About Us

Our Mission

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Vision

A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Values (BUILD)

Belief – We believe in the power of bringing people together to positively impact our community.

Unity – We are united in our Christian mission of service to others with dignity and respect and as a working family we choose to have some fun along the way.

Integrity – Our vision, mission, and values guide our actions and we operate on a daily basis with the highest level of reliability, honesty, and honor.

Love – We demonstrate love, compassion, and caring for everyone we serve.

Dedication – We are unwavering in our dedication to helping those in need find decent, affordable housing

Our Team

Jason Barlow
President & CEO

Debra L. Fabry Bradley, CPA
Chief Operating Officer

Lisa Weide
Chief Program Officer

Julie White, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Todd Rogers
Chief Strategy Officer

Tina Burgoz
Chief Development Officer

Development

Dusty Parsons

Director of Marketing & Media

Liz Pabst-Wanless

Director Central Development

Andrea Northup

Sponsor Relations Manager

Levi Quentin Myers

Faith Relations Coordinator

Wendy Cholfin

Senior Proposal Writer/Researcher

Jessica Sepulveda

Sponsor Relations Coordinator

Elena Carmen

Resource Development Coordinator

Kristen Folsom

Data Entry/ Development Coordinator

Amanda Hoffman

Data Entry/ Strategy Specialist

 

Habitat ReStores

Lane Stumme

Director of ReStore Operations

Sharyn Logue

ReStore Procurement Manager

Aurora Andrus

ReStore Marketing Coordinator

 

Construction

Steve Horst

Director of Construction

Pat Veit

Construction Operations Manager

Todd Buckner

Assistant Director of Construction

Tana Nichols

Director of Land Acquisition and Development

Evelyn Ochoa

Pre-Construction Operations Manager

Volunteer Services

Luz Aguilar-Johnson

Director of Volunteer Services

Gretchen Sandoval

Volunteer Services Manager

Jahayra Rios

Volunteer Coordinator

Ryan Spillers

Volunteer Services Administrative Assistant

 

Family Services

Maribel Saucedo

Director of Family Services

Leti Armendariz

Assistant Director of Family Services

Rosie Dominguez

Senior Case Manager / Loan Processor

Gabriel Jaramillo

Director of Community Development

Shavonne Diaz

Senior Neighborhood Revitalization Case Manager

Daniela Cardenas

Neighborhood Revitalization Case Manager

Karina Ortega

Case Manager

Mary Lopez

Administrative Assistant

Veronica Flores Marmolejo

Administrative Assistant

History

“A house is to a family what soil is to a plant,” Millard Fuller once said. “A plant needs to be rooted. A family is like that. If a family is not rooted, it will not flourish. But once a family is well-rooted, all kinds of wonderful things will begin to happen.” Decent shelter is something we all need to thrive, and the years have shown us again and again what a strong foundation a Habitat house can be for an Arizona family.

Like a seedling, the idea that became Habitat for Humanity first grew from the fertile soil of a community in Georgia. It was on the farm that Jordan and Millard and Linda Fuller developed the concept of “partnership housing.” The concept centered on those in need of adequate shelter working side by side with volunteers to build decent, affordable houses.

Since then, the Habitat model of community building and reinvestment has reached into other areas as well, including Arizona.  Since 1985, with the help of generous donors and volunteers, Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona has been privileged to build more than 1,170 homes, affect more than 2,500 repairs and improve a place called home for more than 3,800 Arizona families. Along the way, we’ve probably become best known for two things that turn out not to be true.

First, many people think we simply build houses and give them away when that is not, in fact, the case.  We partner with Arizona families who put in hundreds of hours of sweat equity helping build their homes and their neighbor’s homes and then they pay back an affordable mortgage.  We then direct those funds back into the community.  Second, that President Carter started Habitat, which is also not true, though he certainly is our most notable and hardest working volunteer.

Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona does not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must (i) adhere to or convert to a particular faith or (ii) listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.

Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona is an independent organization that is overseen by a board of directors and governed by its own policies. If you have a complaint about Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona, please contact us at 602-268-9022 to discuss the issue or concern.

If you believe your concern cannot be adequately addressed or resolved by the affiliate, or if your concern relates to Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona leadership (board president or executive director), notify Habitat for Humanity International by following the process outlined on Habitat.org.