Supported in part by the City of Gainesville, Alachua County, and your donations.

3055 NE 28th Drive, Gainesville, FL 32609

Our Team

The GRACE team is on the frontlines of ending homelessness in Gainesville, and what we're doing is working! Here are the faces behind our organization, and a little bit of information on why we do what we do.

Administrative

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Jon DeCarmine
Executive Director

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Michele Gutierrez-Rohan
Facilities and People Manager

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Julie Brannan
Finance Manager

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Advancement & Community Engagement

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John Thomas
Director of Advancement

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Karen Slevin
Director of Grants

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Abigail Perret-Gentil
Community Engagement Manager

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Amy Abuqawod
Advancement Coordinator

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Housing Services

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Jennifer Moises
Director of Housing Services

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Alfredo Piñate
Case Manager

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Rebecca Algero
Case Manager

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Jared Folds
Follow Up Care Coordinator

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Jerry Giardina
Outreach Specialist 

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Mariette Yellen
Outreach Specialist

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Shelter Services

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Jeff Gruver
Director of Shelter Services

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Leon Scott
Guest Safety Manager

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Pete Monte
Animal Welfar Coordinator

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Marnie Shaeffer
Housing Specialist

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Rachael Ryan
Housing Specialist 

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Tracey Brown
Housing Specialist

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Eric Davis
Housing Locator & Diversion Specialist

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Jason Strum
Safety Ambassador

Devonte Johnson
Safety Ambassador 

Matt Zovak
Safety Ambassador
 

Hilda Corri
Operations Advocate

Patrick Kelly
Operations Advocate

Veronica James
Operations Advocate

Shantayvia Searcy
Operations Advocate

Natalie Nandelstadt
Operations Advocate

Michael McLeod
Operations Advocate

Christopher Deane
Operations Advocate

Marcus Mackey
Operations Advocate

Bethel Spears
Operations Advocate

Denise McLeod
Operations Advocate

Andrea Sexton
Operations Advocate

Paul Forrestel
Operations Advocate
     

Café 131

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Lavern Battles
Director of Café 131

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Cedric Mee
Chef
 

Facilities & Maintenance

Dimarkis Robinson
Maintenance Specialist 

Chris Tanton
Maintenance Specialist 
 

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

Lauren Poe
Mayor, Gainesville, FL
"They're doing remarkable work and changing the lives of hundreds and hundreds of people."
Dr. Bernie Machen
President Emeritus, UF
"GRACE's early success represents a truly remarkable launch of a much-needed community resource."

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