Our Team Leaders

Team Leaders


Nicole Adams
Pelham Team Leader

Nicole has worked with Hope House since 2012 in many different capacities at several team locations which only deepened her passion for community involvement and advocating for others. She enjoys leading staff developments that engage team members and promote creativity. She is trained in Positive Behavioral Support and Mandt. In her down time she enjoys making jewelry, thrifting, reading, and watching documentaries.


Brandi Billett
Speedy Team Leader

Brandi received a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Psychology from Virginia Wesleyan. She has been with Hope House since 2001, and also works in the Behavioral Health Services Department at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. When not at work, she enjoys scrapbooking, movies, and hanging out with her sons.

Mallory Carr

Mallory Carr
Bison Team Leader

Mallory started at HHF in 2009 as a part time Support Staff. Here she developed a passion for helping people we support live the life they choose. Shortly after hire, she became a Service Coordinator and then most recently a Team Leader. Mallory studied fine arts at TCC and enjoys spending her free time with her family going to the beach. She often spends time enjoying the outdoors and gardening with her 2 girls.

Monica Hardin

Monica M. Hardin
Enfield Team Leader

Monica Joined Hope House in October 2016. She has over 10 years experience providing service and support for disabled adults. She has rounded out her experience in the areas of Direct Support, Job Coaching, Day Program Instruction, and Residential Community Management. Monica has a Masters in Human Resource Management and consults part-time with small businesses assisting them with functional HR Management and ongoing recruiting efforts. Monica has spent time as a hospice volunteer; she loves swimming, Indian cuisine, corny jokes, her little dog Onyx and playing card games with friends and family.


Corie E. Hardy
Lake Village Team Leader

Corie is returning to Hope House after an 8-year hiatus and is thrilled to be participating in the opening of our 14th team! She has a Master of Arts in Gender Studies from Arizona State University and is passionate about advocating for social justice issues. In her free time she enjoys watching movies, reading, and attending open mic nights.


Diana Harris
Marina Heights Team Leader

Diana has been working with Hope House since 2000. Previously, she had worked in the cable and insurance service industries, and also had a long stint in hotel sales management. She began part-time, providing drop-in services for a gentleman who lived a few minutes away from what was then our Talbot team. Hope House is a big part of her life, but she also enjoys spending time with her husband, their two daughters and their son, and their two grandchildren.

April Holloman

April Holloman
Redgate Team Leader

April has been working with Hope House Foundation since 2008. She comes to HHF with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from Old Dominion University. April worked her way up to her current position, dedicating all her years of service to the Redgate team. She started as an overnight Support Staff before being promoted to Support Assistant, Service Coordinator and now Team Coordinator. April is passionate about ensuring that truly person-centered services are provided to individuals supported. She feels strongly about supporting people with disabilities in knowing and exercising their rights to make their own choices. When she is not working, April enjoys spending her time with her husband, daughter and their cat, reading books, and perusing the Internet for deals on everything imaginable.


Alyson Kershaw
Harrington Team Leader

Alyson received her Bachelors in Sociology from the University of Kentucky, and her Masters in Criminal Justice from Eastern Kentucky University. After relocating from Kentucky to Virginia, Alyson joined Hope House in 2013. She has a passion for advocacy which drew her to Hope House Foundation. Alyson spends her time away from Hope House with friends, family, and her four-legged pals, Penee and Sadee.


Debbie Knowles
Hope House Ten Team Leader

Debbie began working for Hope House in 1996. She is a certified Mandt instructor, and in her spare time, she enjoys travel, gardening, and crocheting. She has three daughters and four granddaughters, all of whom have built their own relationships with the people she's supported over the years.

Gina Magri

Gina Magri
Princess Anne Team Leader

Gina started working with Hope House in 2009. She began her career with HHF as a Community Support Coordinator and Service Coordinator before stepping into the position of Team Coordinator. In 2013, she obtained her Master’s degree in Community & Clinical Psychology. During her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, listening to music, and reading.

Sebren Reed III

Sebren Reed III
Pine Manor Team Leader

Sebren earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Music Education in 2007 from Norfolk State University. He comes to Hope House with nearly a decade of experience in mental health services and team management. He is passionate about staff development and quality services. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with wife and daughter and working with the Norfolk State Music Department and marching bands throughout Virginia.


Kimberly Rose
Beachcomber Team Leader

Kimberly Rose started working for Hope House Foundation in 2006 as a Community Services Coordinator. She worked in that postion for 8 and a half years until taking her Team Leader position. She has experience in the human service field, including case management at a shelter for women with children who needed one on one care after multiple foster care placements. Kimberly is originally from Connecticut and loves the beach, but she does miss the cold and the snow occasionally. In her spare time she likes attending baseball games, going to the beach, getting a cup of coffee, and attending local events.


Taryn Subeh
Lakewood Team Leader

Taryn joined Hope House in 2004. She had previously worked with children with autism, and her experience there made her want to become more involved with people with disabilities and creating a more diverse community for all. She particularly enjoys seeing the people she supports live a life of their own choosing.


Josh White
Granby Team Leader

Josh began working part time for Hope House Foundation in 2006 while working on his Bachelor of Science degree in communications with a minor in management at Old Dominion University. Helping others has always been a core value of Josh's and is the driving force in his life. In his spare time, he enjoys boating, 4-wheeling, and spending time with his friends.