Ministry and Administrative Staff
Arabic Community Worker
Nadia leads ministries of outreach and support for Arabic women and families. She is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
African Refugee Community Worker
Francois serves Cleveland’s Burudian and Congelese community of refugees, providing care, resettlement support and cultural orientation. He is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
Refugee Program Assistant
Kamila supports The Hope Center staff and volunteers to serve the refugee and immigrant community. She is a member of Grace CMA Church in Middleburg Heights.
Josh serves as an AmeriCorps representative deployed with BHITC’s staff. In this role, he oversees ministries that reach adults with education/literacy programs and workforce development initiatives.
Lesa supports Leadership Staff in ministry management, manages receipts for donations and serves as office manager. She is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
Penny manages accounts payable, financial and business systems. She is a CPA and has 20+ years of professional experience in accounting, auditing, financial reporting and budgeting for churches, non-profits, financial consultant firms and more. Penny and her family attend Rocky River United Methodist Church.