Our Staff

Sami Altman
Legal & Medical Advocate

Alondra Guzman
Children’s Legal & Medical Advocate


Dr. LaShanda Nalls
Director of Trauma Therapy

Maggie Arthur
Director of Education & Training

Jessica Hamer
Director of Human Resources


Amy O’Keeffe
Director of Development


Jenna Barrus
Training and Outreach Manager

Erin Hamilton
Director of Advocacy Services


Daniella Renteria
Case Management Specialist

Alexandra Burrell
Programs Assistant

Brittany Handler
Legal & Medical Advocate

Carolina Sánchez
Supervisor of Advocacy Services

Annalise Castro
Trauma Therapist

Erica Hungerford
Trauma Therapist

Jordan Scism
Office Coordinator

Elizabeth Cruz
Legal & Medical Advocate (Stroger)

Leah Hungerford
Director of Finance & Administration

Lizzy Springer
Marketing & Communications Manager

Alexa Diego
Trauma Intervention Specialist

Sarah Layden
Director of Programs & Public Policy

Stephanie Waller
Supervisor of Advocacy Services


Miranda Ehmke
Development Manager

Reneé Miranda-Beristain
Trauma Therapist & Clinical Intern Supervisor

Erin Walton
Executive Director


Katie Forrest, LSW
Trauma Therapist

Gabrielle Molden
Trauma Therapist (Austin)