Leadership and Board


Leadership Team


Jackie Jenks

Executive Director

Meet Jackie

Jackie came to Hospitality House in 1995 as an Employment Counselor. She has held many positions during her tenure at Hospitality House and was promoted to her current position in 2001 after a five-year post as Shelter Program Director. Jackie has over 20 years of experience working in the field and earned her Masters of Social Work degree from San Francisco State University in 2002. In 2011, Jackie completed a two-year Fellowship with LeaderSpring, a non-profit leadership development program for executives working with community-based organizations in the Bay Area. Jackie is the Board Secretary for Community Housing Partnership and sits on the Steering Committee for the San Francisco Human Services Network. She serves as Co-Chair for the Homeless Emergency Service Providers Association, the Homeless Employment Collaborative, and the Market Street for the Masses Coalition.

Troy Henry

Director of Programs

Meet Troy

Troy’s story coming soon.


Kenya Hatcher

Program Manager
Sixth Street Self-Help Center

Meet Kenya

Kenya has an educational background in Sociology and more than 20 years of experience in Program Management and Development. She has provided staff with superior leadership during critical transition periods, including hiring professional and services staff, implementing variety of new program services to empower and enhance the life of difficult-to-reach individuals in urban communities. As the Program Manager, she has overseen and implemented grants requirements and budget goals for the program services. In 2007 she worked with architects and contractors to develop the new Sixth Street Self-Help Center for community members and homeless people along the 6th Street Corridor in San Francisco. Kenya has served on the Board of the Coalition on Homelessness in San Francisco.


Allan S. Manalo

Director of Development

Meet Allan

Allan joined Hospitality House in 2013 to focus on institutional giving and support the Development Department’s strategic goals. He was promoted to the Development Director position in January 2015. Allan received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Management from San Francisco State University and is a theater artist, writer, community activist and comic who has performed throughout the U.S. and Asia. Allan was formerly the Artistic & Managing Director of Bindlestiff Studio, a black box theater venue located in San Francisco’s South-of-Market Area where he currently serves as a member of the SoMa Stabilization Fund Community Advisory Committee.


David McKinley

Program Manager
Tenderloin Self-Help Center

Meet David

David is a native of San Francisco and grew up in the Tenderloin neighborhood. He got his start at Hospitality House as an Employment Peer Advocate for both the Sixth Street and Tenderloin Self-Help Centers. In early 2013, he was promoted to Shelter Program Manager, and in 2014, he assumed leadership of the Tenderloin Self-Help Center. David was also selected to participate in the 2014 LeaderSpring Fellowship 2.0: Innovation Lab, a program that supports social sector leaders in creating radical change within their organizations.

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Mara Raider

Finance Manager

Meet Mara

Mara joined Hospitality House in 2012. She previously served as Finance Manager at the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center for five years. Mara’s administrative experience began at the Coalition on Homelessness where she worked as the Bookkeeper and Controller for two years. Previous to working in finance and administration, Mara was a Community Organizer at the Coalition on Homelessness for 14 years, leading the Civil Rights Project.


Paul Sedita

Operations Manager

Meet Paul

Paul came to Hospitality House in 2010 to support the human resources and facilities management areas of the organization. Paul has previously worked in administrative management for San Francisco Vocational Services and the Harm Reduction Coalition. He has extensive experience in facilities management, human resources, and working with marginalized communities.


Joe Wilson

Program Manager
Community Building Program

Meet Joe

Joe first came to Hospitality House in the early 1980s where he was a shelter resident, volunteer, and eventually the Shelter Manager. After leaving the organization and serving the community in various roles for almost three decades, Joe returned to the organization in 2012 to lead the newly-formed Community Building Program. Before returning to Hospitality House, Joe was the Assistant Organizing Director for the 1.6 million-member American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and the Director of the California Child Care Campaign to organize nearly 75,000 family child care providers. For eight years, Joe was Associate Director at Coleman Advocates for Children & Youth, where he oversaw a multi-year child campaign that secured nearly $120 million in local and state money for working families. He has been involved in the creation of numerous organizations, including the Coalition on Homelessness and the Coalition for Ethical Welfare Reform. In 1987, he co-wrote a study that lead to the formation of Community Housing Partnership. Over the years, Joe has served on numerous boards, and he is currently a Board member for the San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness.



Abigail Headrick

Employment Program Manager

Meet Abigail

Abigail is proud to be the (one of the) newest addition(s) to the leadership team at Hospitality House. Her social justice career began just around the corner at Hamilton Family Center about a decade ago. She worked as an on-call Residential Counselor and Children’s Program Assistant at Hamilton’s Emergency Shelter, while earning her undergraduate degree in International Relations. After graduation she moved into the bilingual Case Manager position with Hamilton’s transitional housing program. To fulfill a long-time goal and improve her Spanish, Abigail moved to Sacatepéquez, Guatemala, where she worked with Common Hope for two years. After completing her Masters of Public and Social Policy from Pompeu Fabra University in Spain, she worked as the Financial Empowerment Supervisor with Peninsula Family Service.


Jose Bernal

Shelter Program Manager

Meet Jose

Jose Bernal is the newest addition to our leadership team. Jose grew up in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. He joined Hospitality House in October of 2014 as a peer advocate. In April of 2016, after serving as the shelter case manager, Jose was promoted to the shelter program manager position.  Jose has an educational background in the criminal justice field, including police academy training from the Napa Valley Criminal Justice Training Center. In 2015, Jose participated and completed an extensive business and entrepreneurship course sponsored by Stanford Law School’s project Remade.  Jose has been an active force in advocating for criminal justice reform and serves on the San Francisco Reentry Council.

Board of Directors

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Jeanie Bunker


Meet Jeanie

Jeanie joined the Board in 2013 and serves on the Executive Committee and the Development and Audit Committees. In 2012, she was the Taproot Account Director on the Hospitality House Visual Identity service grant. She has over 20 years of experience in executive management, e-commerce, branding, and marketing from her roles as General Management at Alibris, and Monsoon Commerce and VP of Global Marketing at Yahoo!. She has a B.A. in History & Philosophy from Colorado College and a Master of Science degree of Foreign Service from Georgetown University. She is part of the Bay Area LGBT community and she and her partner have 3 children. Jeanie grew up on a ranch in Colorado but has also lived and worked in Liberia, Greece, and Britain. As a former Peace Corp Volunteer working with a women and children preventive health team, Jeanie understands the value of community building, health outreach, training programs and advocacy.

Leslie Rabine

Vice President

Meet Leslie

Leslie joined the Board in 2007. With a Ph.D. in French literature from Stanford, Leslie is Professor Emerita at UC Davis, where she was Director of Women and Gender Studies. She writes and does photography about African graffiti art, fashion and digital media (see www.leslierabine.net). From 1973 to 2002, Leslie taught at UC Irvine, where she served as Chair of the French Department and Associate Dean of Humanities. While there, she lived in the Latino immigrant community of Santa Ana and participated in community organizing. She served on the Executive Board of the Santa Ana Neighborhood Organization, the Public Library Board, and the Community Cable Board. She currently serves on the Board of Resolution, a non-profit organization dedicated to photography and photographic collections in Africa. Leslie currently serves on the Executive and Development Committees.


Nella Goncalves


Meet Nella

Nella joined the Board in 2010 and has worked for Catholic Charities SF for 14 years. Her current position is Division Director for the Housing Support Services Division. Nella has worked with homeless and disadvantaged families for over 25 years. She received her degree in Human Development from U.C. Davis and Certification as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor from the U.C. Berkeley Extension Program. She has worked as a Health and Services Coordinator and a Youth Program Director for Hospitality House, as well as a drug and alcohol assessment counselor and aftercare counselor for Thunder Road Adolescent Treatment Centers. Nella currently serves on the Executive Committee.


Jason Rodriques


Meet Jason

Jason joined the Board in May 2013 and Chairs the Finance Committee.  He brings over 15 years of accounting & finance experience to the Board, having spent most of that time in leadership positions at Clarium, Palantir, and Yammer.  Currently he is the co-founder and CEO of Officengine.  He has lived in the Bay Area most of his life with the exception of a 5 year period living in Portugal, and now after 10 years in San Francisco considers “the city” his home. He has a B.S. in Business Administration, Finance from San Jose State University.

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Alice Fong


Meet Alice Fong

Alice started serving on the Board in March 2016.  Currently a Senior Consultant with the Dilan Consulting Group, Alice has expertise in leading organization development and talent management projects requiring cost-effective and innovative solutions.  Prior to consulting, Alice was a Federal executive with the Office of Personnel Management.  In that role, she ensured Federal human resources programs were effective and complied with Federal requirements. She alsomade substantial contributions to the Government’s efforts to improve human health through human nutrition research and environmental protection in the United States.  Alice has a doctorate degree in Education on Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco, a Master of Arts in Dietetics from the State University of San Francisco, and a Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics from University of California, Berkeley.

Braden Cerutti


Meet Braden

Brad started serving on the Board in 2013 after supporting Hospitality House for a number of years, and currently serves as the Development Committee chair. He came to the board with over 15 years experience in marketing and advertising in San Francisco, including some top consumer and business-to-business brands. Brad received his degree from the University of California, Davis in English, Creative Writing and has experience volunteering with Hospice by the Bay and Friends of the Urban Forest.


Daniel Hlad


Meet Daniel

Daniel has more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit management, marketing, communications, and mission-driven fundraising. He has worked for grassroots organizations, community-based nonprofits, advocacy organizations, and community development financial institutions. Daniel is also active in his community, volunteering for a number of San Francisco nonprofits that focus on equity and community wellness. In 2010, he joined the Mid Market Community Advisory Committee, serving a one-year term. He is the current Director of Development and Communications with the Northern California Community Loan Fund.

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Elaine Go


Meet Elain

Elaine joined Hospitality House in early 2016 and is involved in the Development Committee. She has over 10 years of marketing experience, working primarily with high-tech companies and has a B.S. from Cal Poly SLO in Business Administration with concentrations in Marketing Management and International Management. Elaine is a proud Bay Area native and a resident of San Francisco.  She is an avid learner and is always looking for a way to engage in and learn from the community.


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Kelley Cutler


Meet Kelley

Information on Kelley Cutler coming soon.

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Michael Hampton


Meet Michael

Michael came to Hospitality House in 2010 specifically to participate in the Community Building Program’s HOLD Internship. The course allowed him to address his own trauma through group discussions, personal counseling, and strategies for moving forward. Over the course of those weeks, he felt empowered and reconnected to the community. Following the internship, Michael joined the program’s Community Organizing Workgroup and volunteered there for several months. In 2013 he was nominated to be seated as a participant representative to Hospitality House’s Board of Directors. In addition to his work on the Board, Michael continues to work with the CBP and other programs at Hospitality House to educate the community and support the organization’s goals.

Tess Davis


Meet Tess

Tess joined Hospitality House’s Board of Directors in Spring 2016 and serves on the Program and Policy Committee. Prior to joining the board, Tess worked at Hospitality House for three years in multiple capacities: as volunteer, substitute staff, peer advocate and case manager. Tess combines in-depth understanding of the agency’s various programs and close relationships with her peers at Hospitality House with deep relationships with community colleagues and allied organizations.
Tess was actively involved with a number of community partners and coalitions, including Coalition on Homelessness (COH), the San Francisco Anti Displacement Coalition (ADC), and Market Street for the Masses Coalition (MSMC). Tess co-chaired the Resident Organizing Committee of the MSMC, co-facilitated discussion groups hosted by the agency’s Community Building Program (CBP). Tess also facilitated skills training sessions, provided ongoing mentoring support for the participant cohort in the Healing Organizing & Leadership Development (HOLD) program, an 18-week trauma-informed healing series for local residents.
Prior to Hospitality House, Tess spent four years working with youth at the highly-acclaimed Tenderloin Community Elementary School, developing individualized lesson plans, assessing students learning needs/aptitude, and working alongside teachers to help students improve literacy skills and nurture their creative gifts. At a relatively young age,Tess discovered her deep love for the Tenderloin community and has been actively engaged in community building work.

Tess received her B.A. in Sociology from the University of San Francisco, and plans to pursue her postgraduate degree in the near future 


Matt Hilton


Meet Matt

Matt joined the board in early 2014, chairs the Audit Committee and is also on the Finance Committee. He has over 5 years of finance industry experience, working primarily with green and high tech companies. Currently, he is Co-founder of Officengine, a firm specializing in finance and operations services for tech startups.  Prior to Officengine, he worked for a public accounting firm and was also head of finance for an SF-based startup, where he developed its Mid-Market Community Benefits Agreement. Matt received a B.A. in Economics at U.C. Santa Barbara and is also a licensed C.P.A.

Jesse James Johnson


Meet Jesse

Jesse James Johnson, poet and Tenderloin resident, was invited to join the Hospitality House board spring of 2014. His is one of four seats designated for program constituents. As such he sits on the Policy and Programs Committee. He has felt a part of Hospitality House since 2001 when he chanced upon the
Community Arts Program at its original location on Leavenworth Street. His involvement with the Creative Writing Group helped illuminate his journey out of the wilderness and toward re-engagement with the world. Today, he is facilitates a weekly writing workshop, is a member of the Community Building Program, and enjoys his work on the Board.

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Maria Rocchio


Meet Maria

Maria joined the Board in 2011, chairs the Program and Policy Committee, and is also member of the Development Committee. She has over 14 years of securities industry compliance experience including broker-dealer, bank, investment advisory and investment company activities and over 25 years experience in the finance industry as a whole. Currently, she is Vice President in Legal and Compliance at BlackRock. Prior to joining BlackRock she worked at Charles Schwab, Great Western Financial Services, and Griffin Financial Services. Maria received a B.A. from St. Mary’s College of California.

Monique Zmuda


Meet Monique

Monique Zmuda is the former Deputy Controller for the City and County of San Francisco, where, for twelve years, she managed and directed accounting, budget, audit and payroll functions in the City. As Deputy Controller, Monique participated in and led citywide information technology, human resources, payroll, and financial planning functions. She advised policy makers and the public on financial and operational impacts of policies, legislation and budget proposals.  As Chief Financial Officer for the San Francisco Department of Public Health for 17 years, Monique managed the financial operations of San Francisco General Hospital, Laguna Honda Hospital, and Community Public Health Programs. In addition, Monique managed the Department’s contracting function, where she established contract policies, guidelines and performance objectives for service providers. In this capacity, Monique worked closely with community based agencies insure they receive adequate funding to provide high quality services to San Francisco clients.  Monique has a masters’ in business administration from University of San Francisco, and a undergraduate degree in Sociology from the State University of New York at Buffalo