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


Lyn Doyle
Alene Heider  – Admin
Deborah Holcombe –  Work Team Director
George Howard – Assets Manager
Lori McClain Operations Director, Church Relations
Rhonda Raines –
Dekontee Rayburn -HR
Simone Rayfield – Events Manager, Volunteer Director
Larissa Smith – Communications/Finance Manager
Salima Watson – Intern Director

Rob Prestowitz – Executive Director


James Russell – Programming Director, StreetLeader Director
Emily Kennedy – Children’s Programming Director

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

Tommia Broomer – Site Coordinator
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

Lawrence Bain Manley – English
Vanessa Russell – Spanish
Nora Wurmbach – Science/Math


URBANPROMISE SCHOOL – Pre-K to 6th grade

Dionne Xavier– Principal
Denise McMillan Administrative Assistant
Shannon Roberson – Assistant Principal of Instruction

Ophelia Ashiabor – Pre-K
Theresa CameronKindergarten
Tonia Koehler
– 1st Grade
Andrea Powell – 2nd Grade
Meloney Burris – 3rd Grade
Shaquan Dixon – 4th Grade
Shannon Roberson – 5th Grade
Faith Watts – 6th Grade


UrbanPromise is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate in hiring, recruitment, training, or promotion of staff, administration of personnel policies, or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, sex, genetic information, age, national origin, disability or marital status. However, due to the religious nature of the agency, UPW reserves the right to decline employment to or terminate the employment of any individual whose own demonstrated religious beliefs are in conflict with the beliefs espoused by the ministry.
UrbanPromise is an equal opportunity employer and as such, prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to staff and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.