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OUR STAFF

OUR TEAM

Healthy Start employs professionals who are passionate about maternal and child health and eliminating health disparities.

LEADERSHIP STAFF

Demia Tyler, MPH, CLC, CD (DONA), LCCE

Director of Strategic Initiatives

THELMA JACKSON

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS

ANDREA BUDKEY

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Yazmin Bennett-Kelly

Director, Allegheny BIRTH Initiative

Angela Gressem

Director, Hello Baby Priority

Chaunda Cunningham, LSW

Director, Clinical Practice & Home Visiting

Amy Wilfhart

Resource Development & Collective Impact Manager

Ashley Comans

Government & Media Relations Manager

GLORIA BROWN

FINANCE MANAGER

Maeve Zdarko

Data & Evaluation Manager

Gina McMillan

Administrator - HR, Operations & Finance

PROGRAM STAFF

Corrie Yanko

Perinatal Mental Health Clinician

Diandre Wright

Fatherhood Social Worker

Tamika Wilson

Social Worker, Hello Baby

Camille Whitley

Community Nurse

Arthur Terry

Fatherhood Program Coordinator

Dia Scott

Community Health Worker

Gabby Samaniego

Community Health Worker

Dashawn Parrish

Program Supervisor, Hello Baby

Sharlene Ottison

Social Worker, Hello Baby

Nia Rose Nchami

Maternal & Child Health Specialist

Ashley Naples

Social Worker II, Hello Baby

Kemarra Moses

HS Center for Urban Breastfeeding Program Manager

Elise McClung-McCray

Outreach Engagement Specialist

Charece Lyons

Social Worker, Hello Baby

Oddessi Lomax

Social Worker, Hello Baby

Ashli Hull

Program Supervisor, Hello Baby Priority

Tige Hodges

HS Center for Urban Breastfeeding Program Assistant

Kiera Goolsby

Social Worker, Hello Baby

Portia Gillespie

Maternal and Child Health Project Manager

Ada Ezeh-Hill

Social Worker, Hello Baby

Victoria Crosby

Social Worker, Hello Baby

ChaRae Carpenter

Outreach & Engagement Specialist

Adena Bowden

Research Manager

Shariff Boddie

Fatherhood Social Worker

Arielle Smith

Community Health Worker

Sauma Omar

Birth Doula

Gabrielle Samaniego

Community Health Worker

Chastity Everett

Health Education, Outreach & Intake Coordinator

Deirdra Bullock

Program Manager

Annecia Spears

Teen Outreach Program Facilitator

Katie Blackburn

Program Coordinator, Hello Baby Priority

Denise Davis

COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER, TEAM LEAD

Erica Horwatt

Community Health Worker

Shawna Jones

COMMUNITY SITE COORDINATOR/PERINATAL HEALTH NAVIGATOR

Ta’Lor Pinkston, MSW

Moving Beyond Depression Clinician

Renee Rose

Home Visiting Supervisor

Leta Scott

Long Term Outreach Specialist

Tiffani Germany

Teen Outreach Program Coordinator

April Tomay, BSW

Community Health Worker

Tasha Washington

Program Supervisor, Hello Baby

Toni Watkins

Wilkinsburg Community Champion

LACTATION COUNSELORS

Cherrell Fulton, CLC

Lactation Counselor

Ebony Jackson, CLC

Certified Lactation Counselor

DOULAS

ADMINISTRATIVE & CLERICAL STAFF

Paige Mitchell

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Donna Miller

FIELD OPERATIONS SUPPORT

Caitlin Starkey

Executive Administrator

Cheryl Usko

STAFF ACCOUNTANT