To contact staff via email, click on their name below.


Alene Heider  – Admin
Deborah Holcombe –  Work Team Director
George Howard – Assets Manager
Lori McClain Operations Director, Church Relations
Dekontee Rayburn -HR
Rob Ruzanic – Development Coordinator
Simone Rayfield – Events Manager

Larissa Smith – Communications/Finance Manager
Salima Watson – Intern Director

Rob Prestowitz – Executive Director


James Russell – Programming Director
Emily Kennedy – Children’s Programming Director
Aaron Orr – StreetLeader Director
Luke Orr – Sports Ministry Director

Josh Gregor  Camp Victory Director (East Side)
Emily Kennedy – Interim Camp Hope Director (South Bridge)
Lyn Myers
– Camp Promise Director (West Side)
Drake Armstrong – Camp Freedom Director (North Side

Grace Lyn – Site Coordinator (South Bridge)
Miayrra Neal
– Site Coordinator (Ease Side)
Adam Cessna – StreetLeader Assistant Director (Education)

URBANPROMISE ACADEMY – 8th-12th grades:

Joel Orr – Director of the Academy
Melissa Davis
Earl MacFarlane

Christina Choe – Math
Lawrence Bain Manley – English
Luke Orr – History
Vanessa Russell – Spanish

Nora Wurmbach – Science/Math


URBANPROMISE SCHOOL – Pre-K to 6th grade

Rhonda Raines – Principal
Denise McMillan – Admin

Theresa CameronKindergarten
Tonia Koehler
– 1st Grade
D’aja Christopher – 2nd Grade
Meloney Burris – 3rd Grade
Anna Werley – 4th Grade
Shannon Roberson – 5th Grade
Faith Watts – 6th Grade


UrbanPromise offers its programs to students regardless of race, gender, color, creed national or ethnic origin