Staff Directory2018-12-17T15:21:42+00:00

Housing Catalyst’s greatest asset is its team of professionals; they are passionate, dedicated and committed to helping create strong communities. But all this takes more than dedication. Each staff person shares a passion for quality and possesses the expertise to get the job done. Our goal is to elevate the standard for affordable housing by being the very best at what we do.

Staff contact information below is organized by department. If you do not know which staff member you should direct your question or comment to, you may use the form on our contact page and your message will be routed to the appropriate person or please call (970) 416-2910.

Executive Office

Julie Brewen
Chief Executive Officer

(970) 416-2917
jbrewen@housingcatalyst.com

Katie Beberniss
HR Generalist/Administrative Assistant

(970) 416-2939

Kim Iwanski
Manager of Communications and Organizational Excellence

(970) 416-2444
kiwanski@housingcatalyst.com

Finance and Accounting

Duane Hopkins
Chief Financial Officer/ Deputy Director

(970) 416-2993

Carol McGrath
Senior Accountant – Operations

(970) 416-2927

Sam Seitz
Senior Financial Analyst

(970) 416-2999

Diane Smedra
Accounts Receivable Clerk

(970) 416-2597

Esther Born
Accounts Payable Clerk

(970) 416-2930

Olivia DeHerrera
S
taff Accountant

(970) 416-2143

Paula Hachemeister
Accounts Receivable Clerk

(970) 416-2912

Zack Lang
Senior Accountant – Federal Programs

(970) 416-2929

Housing Programs

Traci McGraw
Housing Choice Voucher Program Manager

(970) 416-2919

Bill Mayer
Housing Inspector

(970) 416-2926

Debra Williams
Housing Choice Voucher Specialist

(970) 416-2916

Laura Lopez-Arana
Housing Choice Voucher Specialist

(970) 416-2149

Nancy Camacho
Administrative Assistant

(970) 416-2910

Patty Candelario
Housing Choice Voucher Specialist

(970) 416-2163

Taneika Stewart
Housing Choice Voucher Specialist

(970) 416-2918

Vicki Mesa
Administrative Assistant

(970) 416-2910

Real Estate Development

Kristin Fritz
Director of Real Estate Development

(970) 416-2938

Barbara King
Project Assistant

(970) 416-2169

Jeff Valloric
Construction Project Manager

(970) 416-2093

Nick D. Benson
Construction Project Manager

(970) 416-2811

Redtail Ponds

Daniel Covey
Program Manager

(970) 225-8213

Kris Nittler
Property Manager

(970) 225-8212

Ashley
Front Desk Support

(970) 225-8210

Cody
Front Desk Support

(970) 225-8210

Daniel 
Janitor

(970) 225-8210

Haley 
Front Desk Support

(970) 225-8210

Marysol
Resident Services Specialist

(970) 225-8210

Resident Services

Michele Christensen
Director of Program Development

(970) 416-2934

George Gromke
Policy Analyst

(970) 416-2910

Laura Winsett
JumpStart Coordinator

(970) 416-2179

Maggie Murray
JumpStart Coordinator

970-416-2922

Meg Stewart
JumpStart Coordinator

(970) 416-2931

Yaz Juneau
Resident Services Coordinator

(970) 416-2910

Zach Penland
Data Analyst

(970) 416-2920

Villages Property Management

Dan Gomez
Director of Property Operations

(970) 416-2460

Breanne Turner
Regional Property Manager

(970) 224-6128

Daniel Hastay
SRO Resident Manager

(970) 459-0323

Ellie Bean
Property Manager

(970) 416-2460

Greg Mock
Regional Property Manager

(970) 416-2178

Jean Freismuth
Property Manager

(970) 416-2468

Kris Nittler
Property Manager

(970) 225-8212
knittler@housingcatalyst.com

Melissa Barela
Administrative Assistant

(970) 416-2460

Jean Nadig
Property Manager

(970) 631-8250

Misti Gonzales
Property Manager

(970) 416-2933

Sydney Brummet
Property Manager

(970) 224-6100

Tara Chastain
Property Manager

(970) 698-6788

Maintenance

Josh Suppes
Maintenance Supervisor

(970) 416-2186

Andre Kilmer
Maintenance Technician

(970) 416-2092

Nadia Gallegos

(970) 416-2197

Brad Davies
Maintenance Technician

(970) 416-2092

Carter Black
Procurement/Inventory Control

(970) 416-2361

Chad Moore
Maintenance Technician

(970) 416-2092

Chris Giauque
Maintenance Technician

(970) 416-2092

Jamie Tarpey
Administrative Assistant

(970) 416-2092

Kevin Loring
Maintenance Technician

(970) 416-2092
kloring@housingcatalyst.com

Wesley Truscott
Maintenance Technician

(970) 416-2092

Steve Turner
Vacancy Team Supervisor

(970) 416-2092

Tony Salas
Work Order Supervisor

(970) 416-2092

Travis Honstein
Maintenance Technician

(970) 416-2092