our staff family

Habitat Greater Fresno Area includes a diverse family of individuals of all ages and experiences. We have come together for one reason: to love people. For more information on our dynamic team, see below. To find out how you can join our team, click here!


Ashley Hedemann

Interim CEO

Ashley Hedemann came to Habitat over ten years ago as a construction site volunteer. Through the course of...


Torin Blount

ReStore Director

Torin A. Blount is a results-driven executive with a twenty-plus-year track record of success in the retail sales...


Jorge Vargas

Site Supervisor

Jorge Vargas has worked at Habitat Greater Fresno Area for twelve years. After two years of...


Mary Ayala

Family Services Coordinator

Mary Ayala, Family Services Coordinator for Habitat for Humanity Greater Fresno Area. Born and raised in...


Nou Thao

ReStore Back-Office Lead

Nou J. Thao is a preserving worker who truly believes that all of her potential have come by...


Chris Boone

ReStore Warehouse Leader


Matthew Nacoste

NR Repair Tech


Marina Harutyunyan

Director of Community Programs & Compliance

Marina Harutyunyan is a proud member of Habitat for Humanity with years of experience in...


Rick O'Daniel

Construction Director

Rick O’Daniel brings over 37 years of construction experience to his role as Construction Director for Habitat...


Brad Stevens

Director of Strategic Giving

Brad Stevens joins Habitat Greater Fresno Area with over 20 years of experience in development...


Megan Scholl

Digital Engagement & Fundraising Manager

Megan Scholl is a Fresno native with 11 years of experience in the nonprofit industry. Her excitement and passion...


Ramiro Lara

Assistant Site Supervisor

Ramiro Lara, a skilled carpenter, joined our team in 2020 as a construction site worker! He has lived...


Justin Burd

Neighborhood Revitalization Construction Manager

Justin Burd began his construction journey when he fell in love with carpentry and...


Cary Catalano

Development Director

Born and raised in Fresno County, Cary Catalano’s passion is providing families with the tools they need...


Danielle Rowland

Volunteer Engagement Manager

Born and raised in Fresno, Danielle Rowland has an immense passion to help individuals and families...


Stacey Simpson


Stacey Simpson is the Controller for Habitat for Humanity Greater Fresno Area. Stacey was born and raised...


Juling Teters

Executive Administrator

Juling Teters is the Executive Administrator for Habitat for Humanity Greater Fresno Area. Juling has over...


Daniel Mendoza

ReStore Warehouse Leader

Daniel Mendoza brings expertise in management for over 13 years, warehouse driver, chef and...


Juan Gonzales

NR Repair Tech

Juan Gonzales has been working in the renovation field for over 17 years. He grew up in San Jose...