Our Staff Team

If you are interested in joining our nonprofit team, please visit our employment listings.


Derek Kuykendall
Executive Director

Andy Cannon
Co-Founder and Homes Director

Amy Corbin
Deputy Director

Dana Jones
Program Director

Jonathan Romig
Development Manager

Derick Sherfey
Development Associate

Emily Maguire
Grant Writer

Jadan Anderson
Process Improvement Manager/Joy House Community Partner

Laura Finder
Office Administrator

Counseling & Case Management

Susan Gembarowski
Joy House Counseling

Brenda Johnson
Joy House Counseling

Jamie Rosenberry
Case Manager

Danielle Whittington
Childcare Coordinator
Parenting Coach

FirstStep Housing

John Elliott
Providence House

Rachael McCuaig
Joy House
Community Manager

Michael Curran
Silver Lining House
Community Manager

Bill Downer
Providence House
Assistant Director

Jeri Stutzman
Joy House
Assistant Community Manager

April Sloan
Providence House
Care Coordinator

Tracey Chapman
Providence House
Care Coordinator

Breno Da Rosa
Silver Lining House
Assistant Community Manager

Robin Platt
Joy House
Community Partner

Will Aitchison
Silver Lining House
Community Partner

Dave Littleton
Silver Lining House
Community Partner

NextStep Housing

Jamie Cannon
NextStep Director

Matt Cannon
Clausen House Co-Director
Gibson House Co-Director

Ellen Barton
Gibson House
Live-In Staff

Bruce Butler
NextStep Community Co-Manager

Lydia Rodriguez
NextStep Community Co-Manager

Our Board

Kacey Pickard, President

As Deputy District Attorney for Colorado’s 18th Judicial District, Kacey’s legal work often focuses on the populations we serve. Her perspective and insights are extremely valuable as we strive to maintain a program that is relevant and effective for our residents.

David Milholm, Treasurer

Dave has served in leadership roles on several faith-based boards and in mentoring and tutoring capacities with at-risk youth. He is a CPA with 30 years of corporate financial management experience, primarily in oil & gas and biomedical sciences.

Andy Cannon, Ex Officio Member

As Co-Founder of Providence Network, Pastor Andy has over 35 years of experience in inner-city ministry, including successfully establishing transitional housing programs. He is a visionary leader with incredible compassion for serving others.

Andrew Chapin

Andrew is a Senior Housing Developer with Maiker Housing Partners. Along with his experience in campus ministry, he offers a rich understanding of how to leverage housing for the sake of people’s restoration.

Jim Crawford

Jim has been on several nonprofit boards, including two youth ministries where he also served as treasurer. He is a retired independent landman with over 40 years experience in both oil and gas, and mining. Jim is a fifth generation Coloradan.

F. Kevin Kurtz

As Founder and President of Newcastle Properties, Kevin provides expertise in commercial real estate and property development/management that has been crucial to the growth of our transitional and affordable housing programs.

Derek Kuykendall, Ex Officio Member

Derek is the Executive Director of Providence Network and brings over 25 years of human service, social justice ministry and transformational housing leadership to this role. He holds a master’s degree in Social Work and is a native of Colorado.

Jerry Middel

As a longtime member and past President of the Board, Jerry has contributed in many ways to the success of Providence Network through his background in financial planning and relationships in the philanthropic community.

Chad Scherer

Chad is the Independent Trustee of Scherer Trustees. He holds an active CPA license in the state of Colorado and provides meaningful support to the accounting and finance functions of the organization.