Mark Melson Headshot


President & Chief Executive Officer

Heidi Bruegel Cox Headshot

Heidi , JD

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Heather Beasley Headshot


Vice President – Human Resources

Jennifer Lanter Headshot

Jennifer , BA Communications

Vice President, Communications – Communications, Education & Marketing

Gongzhan Wu Headshot

Gongzhan , PHM

Vice President & Executive Director - Asia

Bill Porter Headshot

Bill , M.Ed.

Director Post Adoption & Client Services

Heather Rogers Headshot

Heather , LPC

Supervisor, Residential Services – Gladney Home

Jessica Tibbets Headshot

Jessica , LMSW

Post Adoption Logistical Specialist – Post Adoption and Client Services

Kerry Tobar Headshot


Lead Adoption Educator – Education and Communication

Natalie Bowen Headshot

Natalie , LMSW

Director of Foundation Relations & Donor Communications – Donor Relations

Emily Byford Headshot

Emily , BMA

Adoptive Parent Caseworker and Intake Specialist – Domestic Adoption

Amanda Herron Headshot

Amanda , LMSW

Lead Options Counselor – Admissions

Angie Gamez Headshot


Receptionist – Human Resources

Ann Spriggs Headshot

Ann , MAFP

Gladney Home Caseworker – Gladney Home

Ashley Johnson Headshot

Ashley , LMSW

Adoptive Parent Caseworker – Domestic Adoption

Ashley Whiteside Headshot

Ashley , LMSW, LCPAA

Director of Domestic Adoption – Domestic Adoption

Courtney Kearney Headshot

Courtney , LMSW

Adoptive Parent Caseworker – Domestic Adoption

Ella Smith Headshot


Colombia Program – Waiting Child

Glynna WIlson Headshot


Insurance Coordinator – Business Services

Haleigh Shaeffer Headshot

Haleigh , LMSW

Lead Birth Parent Caseworker – Birth Parent Services

Hannah Stone Headshot

Hannah , LMSW

Birth Parent Caseworker – Birth Parent Services

Ivy Byun Headshot

Ivy , PhD, LPC

Adoptive Parent Caseworker – Domestic Infant

Jackie Teixeira Headshot


Program Assistant – New Beginnings

Jacob Strittmatter Headshot


Staff Accountant – Accounting

Jane Bessolo Headshot

Jane , CPA

Controller – Accounting

Jennifer Hart Headshot

Jennifer , LCSW

Supervisor of Domestic Infant Adoption – Domestic

Kathy Suchon Headshot

Kathy , MS

Lead Regional Adoption Caseworker – Birth Parent Services

Lauren Dillon Headshot

Lauren , MSW

Adoptive Parent Caseworker – Domestic Infant

Lindsay Garrett Headshot

Lindsay , LCSW-S

Post Adoption Specialist – Post Adoption and Client Services

Macie Meadows Headshot

Macie , LMSW

Birth Parent Caseworker – BPS

Mary Chapman Headshot


Lead Asia Program Caseworker – International

Mary Ownbey Headshot


Human Resources Assistant/Volunteer and Intern Coordinator – Human Resources

Nancy Robbins Headshot


Director, Digital Media – Marketing

Noah Rodgers Headshot


Creative and Content Supervisor – Education & Communication

Ryan Doty Headshot


IT Supervisor – IT

Sue Turner Headshot


Program Assistant – Domestic Infant

Susanne Smith Headshot


Donor Relations Project Manager – Donor Relations

Tanya Houk Headshot


Director of Child Advocacy – Transitional Care/New Beginnings

Vicki Carter Headshot


Program Assistant – Domestic Adoption

Yvonne Munoz Headshot

Yvonne , BSW

Options Counselor – Admissions

Lisa Schuessler Headshot


Vice President, Donor Relations – Development

Wendy Stanley Headshot

Wendy , LMSW, JD

Director - Asia Program Social Services – International Adoption

Amy Smith Headshot


Adoption Education Specialist – Education and Communication

Erica Andres Headshot

Erica , BSW

Adoption Social Worker – Birth Parent Services

Lindsay Hatcher Headshot

Lindsay , LMSW

Asia Program Caseworker – International Adoption

Amanda Mills Headshot


Director of Birth Parent Services, Admissions, Gladney Home

Anna Abraham Headshot

Anna , LMSW

Post Adoption Specialist – Post Adoption and Client Services

Judy Hayes Headshot


Adoption Adviser – New Beginnings

Victoria Azocar Headshot

Victoria , MSW

Program Assistant – New Beginnings

Rebeca Ciavarino Headshot


Executive Administrative Assistant – Administration

Luke Byford Headshot


Donor Relations Associate – Development

Lisa Pruemer Headshot


Regional Birth Parent Caseworker - Austin – Birth Parent Services

Shelly Kalina Headshot

Shelly , LMSW

Post Adoption Logistical Coordinator – Post Adoption and Client Services

Jess Alvarez Headshot

Jess , B.A. RTVF

Videographer & Editor – Marketing

Kelley Benton Headshot

Kelley , BS, Criminal Justice

Regulatory Compliance Specialist – Human Resources

Hayden Brooks Headshot


Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Karen Hillis Headshot


Donor Database Administrator – Development

Sonia Leal Headshot


Grant Writing & Donor Communications Specialist – Development

Brittany Wertz Headshot

Brittany , LMSW

Matching Caseworker – New Beginnings

Daniel Olivas Headshot


IT Support Specialist – IT Department

Natasha Coleman Headshot


Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Misty Salas Headshot


Regional Birth Parent Caseworker – Birth Parent Services

Tiffany Anderson Headshot

Tiffany , MBA

Director of Major Gifts – Development

Reagen LaBarr Headshot


Legal Assistant – Legal

Jennifer Word-Dominguez Headshot

Jennifer , BS

On-Call Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Nathan Gwilliam Headshot


Vice President & Executive Director

Christa Butler Headshot

Christa , LMSW

Night Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Joe Smith Headshot


Maintenance Coordinator

Megan Pleshek Headshot

Megan , LMSW

New Beginnings Caseworker – New Beginnings

Margaret Wallace Headshot


Asia Programs Assistant – International Adoption

Anne Powell Headshot


Night Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Ashley Ellington Headshot


Education Specialist – Education

Mary Ann Stephens Headshot

Mary Ann

On Call Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Quetta Holly Headshot


On Call Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Alex Miller Headshot


Birth Parent Caseworker – Birth Parent Services

Kiante Lemons Headshot

Kiante , MSW

Post Adoption Specialist – Post Adoption

Kimberly Hale Headshot


Graphic & Digital Design Coordinator – Marketing

Holly Lozano Headshot

Holly , BSW

Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Raymond Best Headshot

Raymond , BBA, MBA, CPA

Senior Vice President of Finance – Finance

Hope Feuling Headshot

Hope , BSW

On-call Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Sydney Melville Headshot

Sydney , BSW

Night Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Stephanie Juarez Headshot

Stephanie , BSW

Program Assistant – Post Adoption/Client Services

Kara Leon Headshot

Kara , LMSW

New Beginnings Caseworker – Domestic

Claire Rodgers Headshot


Graphic & Digital Design Coordinator – Marketing

Stephanie Salazar Headshot


Night Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Tiffany Ngeny Headshot

Tiffany , BSW

On-call Residential Coordinator. – Gladney Home

Shonette Greer Headshot


On-call Residential Coordinator – Gladney Home

Elizabeth C. Garza Headshot

Elizabeth C. \

Regional Caseworker – Domestic Adoptions

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