Staff and Board


Our dedicated staff and board of directors are deeply committed to the preservation of quality affordable housing options in our community. 

Jim Clements Executive Director
Chris Johnson Director of Operations
Hailey Ghumm Program Coordinator
Shane Murphy Senior Construction Manager
Lee Lassek Construction Specialist
Steven Gomez Construction Specialist
Joe Pridie Construction Specialist
Elias Orozco Construction Specialist
Connie Watson Home Affordability Program Project Manager

Project Houseworks makes me believe in my fellow man. I can get help when I am down.

Betty, Homeowner
Board of Directors
  • President Dawn DeGeorge — Director of Corporate Risk Management, First National Bank of Omaha
  • Vice President Nancy Stessman — Senior Director of Human Resources, Interpublic Group
  • Secretary Kelli Cavey — Vice President of Donor Services, Omaha Community Foundation
  • Treasurer Zach Reinhardt — President of Real Estate, Evergreen Enterprises
  • Immediate Past President Dennis Ross — Community Volunteer
  • Victor Baez — Construction Manager, Noddle Companies
  • Leigh Campbell-Joyce — General Counsel, DuckDuckGo
  • Mike Chapman — Partner & CPA, RG & Associates
  • Eric Crawford — Advancement Director, St. Patrick's Church and School
  • Rod Hill — Community Volunteer
  • Brad Jones — President, My Staff, Inc.
  • Davielle Phillips — Associate Architect, Holland Basham
  • Kelly Souder — Legal Assistant & Compliance Specialist, Tenaska
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