As Executive Director, Brad establishes and executes Habitat SHR’s strategic plan to ensure programs, services and initiatives align with the organization’s mission. A long-time supporter and volunteer of the affiliate, Kirkpatrick joined Habitat as the Director of Finance after previously serving as the Treasurer of the Board of Directors. His long history of executive leadership includes his roles as the Chief Operating Officer of the Virginia Symphony and Vice President of Corporate Finance for AmeriGroup Corporation. Brad is also a leader in the Virginia Beach business community where he owns two for-profit companies. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Houston.
Christine is Habitat SHR’s Chief Operating Officer. Leveraging more than 20 years of experience in real estate development and project management in the public and private sectors, Christine manages Habitat’s project development pipeline; land acquisition; home sales; grant manager for HUD projects, and local, state and federal compliance. She oversees the creation and coordination of project schedules and budgets, as well as the construction process. In addition Christine oversees Family services and Volunteer schedules and coordination. Christine also holds a Virginia Real Estate License and Earth Craft certification.
Lydia has always been a supporter of Habitat for Humanity. In her career and personal life she has volunteered, donated and referred applicants. As an employee, she brings 10 years of grants and housing experience to what she believes is an extremely worthy cause. Lydia has received housing training from Neighborworks America and The Virginia department of Housing and Community Development. Additionally she has several HUD certifications for housing and grant writing. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management from St. Paul’s College.
Mike is Habitat SHR’s Construction Manager. An all around outdoorsman—who doesn’t mind getting his hands dirty—Mike oversees the construction team, volunteers and family partners on all construction sites and directs all building activities for the affiliate. As the former Director of Training for the Tidewater Builders Association, he is an expert in plumbing, electrical and mechanical work, and wood and metal installations. Mike completed his apprenticeship with the Journeyman Carpenter Apprenticeship in 2003.
With over 15 years of experience in both residential and commercial renovations and maintenance, Zach brings a vast knowledge of carpentry skills, door and window installation and service, interior and exterior home renovations, metal fabrication, as well as up keep and maintenance on our properties and our facilities.
The job description for Construction Superintendent was written just for Rainham’s experience in the home renovation and property management business. With more than 7 years of experience “flipping houses” for a local company, Rainham has done it all from assisting with the full rewire of a house, framing, and plumbing to trim work, painting, laying tile, shopping for materials and even book keeping. Rainham has a BA in Art History from Old Dominion University and studied Architectural CAD/Drafting at TCC.
After serving for six years on the Habitat SHR Board of Directors (two as Board President), Dan joined the staff in November 2016 as the Director of Development and Communications. Dan manages all corporate & individual donations, event sponsorships and non-government grants. Additionally, he oversees all marketing, advertising and external communications. Prior to joining the staff at Habitat, Dan was President of Omega Systems, a personnel recruiting and consultation company. He has a BS Engineering degree from the US Naval Academy and a Masters Communication Management degree from the US Naval Post Graduate School.
Habitat SHR Donor Engagement Coordinator Rachel is a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia and a thriving entrepreneur who owns her own housecleaning company. She holds a strong passion for the community and is dedicated to Habitat’s mission of rebuilding South Hampton Roads. Rachel is a graduate of Regent University, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing.
As the Director of ReStore Operations, Joshua oversees donations procurement, logistics and daily strategies aimed at helping our Habitat SHR ReStores thrive. As the former store manager of RadioShack Corporation, he brings a strong retail background and a commitment to customer service. Joshua received his B.S. in Sports Management from Hampton University.
Christina is our ReStore Donations Manager—in other words, our Manager of “Getting Stuff.” She brings a wealth of knowledge related to marketing and business development. Though her career has taken her to New York, California, Montreal and Ukraine, Christina is happy to return home to share her talents and service with Habitat. She holds an M.B.A in Entrepreneurship from Regent University, where she participated in the Regent Center for Entrepreneurship (RCE) Business Symposium in Ternopil.
Sally brought her talents to Habitat SHR in 2006, and serves as our ReStore scheduling “guru.” With a keen attention to detail, she schedules and dispatches drivers to collect donations for Habitat SHR’s four ReStores.
Denise is a familiar face at Habitat SHR! She joined the affiliate in 2007 as a ReStore Key Holder and later worked as an Assistant Manager. Denise currently supports the Norfolk ReStore – assisting customers and collecting donations to fund our building program.
Teunsha L. Vick is our Regional Family Services Director. She is responsible for managing the home buyer program of both the Habitat Peninsula affiliate, as well as here at the Habitat South Hampton Roads affiliate. She is from Newport News, VA but spent most of her childhood in New Orleans, LA. Teunsha has worked several years with non-profit organizations helping people achieve their goal of home ownership. She believes in investing in her community and is a resident of the great City of Newport News.
Emily is our Family Services Coordinator. She began her journey with Habitat SHR as an intern and now works as a liaison between families and the organization to ensure clear communication and support. Emily’s background in social work combined with her teaching experience – not to mention her welcoming smile – make her the perfect “go-to” for all new Habitat homeowner applicants. She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in Social Work.
LaToya began her service journey as an AmeriCorps National Preparedness and Response Corps member in 2004. She graduated with a BA in Communications from Temple University, obtained her Certification in Volunteer Administration and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Public Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management. LaToya believes volunteers are the backbone of nonprofits and enjoys matching volunteer compassion with mission focused work. She was raised overseas as a military brat, lived in Philadelphia and Chicago managing volunteer programs for the American Red Cross (Southeastern PA and Greater Chicago Region) and the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
Gloria came to Habitat for Humanity South Hampton Roads in the summer of 2015 through the Robert Half Staffing Service. Gloria quickly became an asset to our staff with her strong work ethic and warm personality, and was hired as an employee of Habitat SHR in February. As a volunteer assistant, Gloria’s knack for organization shines in the various tasks she performs, not the least of which include scheduling volunteers for construction sites and our three ReStores, and maintaining records for over 2000 volunteer contacts including military, corporations, churches, other non-profits, and our Habitat families. In her own words, she loves to see all the good the world has to offer by way of our Habitat volunteers!
Ayesha joined Habitat SHR with eight years of community outreach experience, and coordinates our financial and human resources affairs. In addition to supporting Habitat’s mission, Ayesha is pursuing her a bachelor’s degree specializing in human resources.