Staff & Board of Directors

Staff

Anna

Anna Quinn – Executive Director

Anna graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, SD with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, and a double minor in Sociology and Human Services. She received her Master of Science degree in Psychology from Walden University in Minneapolis, MN and is completing her Doctorate degree in Forensic Psychology from Walden University (anticipated graduation date of August 2018). Anna grew up primarily in South Dakota and has always had a passion for helping others no matter the situation. Anna believes that positive relationships and open-mindedness is the key to crossing any barrier and making true change in the world. Outside of her work, Anna enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, kayaking, fishing, camping, exploring the Black Hills, thrift store and antique store shopping, and spoiling her dog, Murphy.

 

Roxanne

Roxanne Andre’ – Client Advocate/Day Center Coordinator

Roxanne has a diploma in Paralegal Education and worked as a Paralegal for 6 years. She is a former Box Elder City Planner and Community Development Coordinator for NeighborWorks America. Roxanne has lived in Rapid City her whole life. Her passion for helping those experiencing homelessness began when she visited Skid Row in Los Angeles four years ago. As someone who grew up in generational poverty, Roxanne possesses a unique insight into the lives of our guests and what they experience on a daily basis. This helps her to build meaningful relationships as she is often the first person to greet our guests. In her spare time, Roxanne enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, as well as gardening.

 

Adam Rennick – Client Advocate/Programming Coordinator

Adam graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, with a Bachelor of Arts degree concentrating in the fields of Psychology and Sociology. He commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force, and among other accomplishments, enjoyed an extended assignment in Okinawa, Japan. Toward the end of his military career, he began working on a Master’s program which he plans to complete in South Dakota. While Adam grew up primarily in Wyoming, he traveled all over the world during his military career. He has a passion for servant-leadership and is blessed to do so with The HOPE Center. Adam believes that treating others as he would want to be treated can create change, not just in Rapid City, but all over the Earth. While not at work, Adam maximizes time with his family and friends, enjoys being outdoors (whatever the activity), exploring South Dakota, creating and appreciating art, making and enjoying music, and travelling.

 

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Susie DeHart – Executive Assistant

Susie is currently completing her Bachelor’s degree in General Studies with a minor in English from Northwestern State University of Louisiana (anticipated graduation date August 2018). She relocated to Rapid City in January 2015 from Shreveport, Louisiana where she worked for 33 years at Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana as both the Executive Assistant to the President & CEO and as Resource Development Specialist. Susie has a passion for helping the homeless, and as a member of the Citizens Advisory Committee of the Rapid City Police Department, she hopes to help our community overcome barriers and promote unity among our citizens.  Susie has 2 children and 3 grandchildren. She enjoys wood carving, reading, writing, and needlework.

 

Board of Directors

Doug Diehl – Retired Pastor

April Foster – Senior Administrative Assistant, Rapid City Chamber of Commerce

Leslie Magnusson Hildyard – Retired, Proctor & Gamble

Perry Kudrna – Tax Manager, Ketel Thorstenson, LLP

Brian Mueller, Community Liaison – Chief Deputy, Pennington County Sheriff’s Office

Kasondra Muhm – Realtor, The Kahler Team

Jim Nelson – Attorney/Partner, Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore

John Vetsch – Vice President, Revenue Cycle, Rapid City Regional Hospital

Bridget Zuvela – Owner, Grounded Touch Massage