Depaul USA Grows & Expands | Depaul Charity

Depaul helps individuals who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Depaul USA Grows & Expands

August 28th, 2015



Candace Anderson is the Director of Operations.  She is responsible for human resources, organizational policies and procedures, onboarding staff, and performance assessments.  Candace also manages the organization’s website, social media platforms, and traditional communications such as the newsletter and email.  Candace holds a Master of Arts in Leadership & Organizational Development and a Bachelor of Arts in Nonprofit Management from DePaul University.

James (Jim) Hutson is the Director of Individual Gifts & Events.  He works closely with the President/Executive Director, Board of Directors, and senior management team to create and implement individual giving and fundraising events.  He holds a Master of Arts in Sociology from Ball State University; and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice & Sociology from Anderson University.

Tony Romero is an intern in the finance office.  His responsibilities include filing, data entry for account payables, and performing accounting entries for Depaul USA Thrift, LLC and Depaul USA Realty, LLC.  Tony holds an Associate Degree in Business Administration and is currently studying Accounting at DePaul University.



LaTissle (Tish) Cummings is a case manager.  One of her primary focuses is to help clients transition from homelessness to permanent housing.  She holds a Master of Arts in Counseling from Letourneau University and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Louisiana State University.

Janet Nelson is the Executive Assistant at Jericho Way.  Her responsibilities include assisting the Program Director with the day-to-day operations and administration of the office. Janet holds a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from Southern Illinois University, a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Illinois University in Psychology. 

Jeremy Rucker is a security guard at Jericho Way.  He safeguards all of the visitors, staff and participants.  He studied Mass Communications at the University of Central Arkansas. 



Andrew Brasher is a case manager for Coming Home, the permanent supportive housing program.  Andrew develops client service plans, links participants with mental and physical healthcare providers and connects them to other social services. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Sociology from Knox College.



Tamara Coleman is a program counselor at St. Raymond’s House.  She delivers individualized counseling to residents of the program with an emphasis on allowing participants to focus on their recovery. Tamara has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Phoenix.

Alexandra Demuth is an on-call resident and intern aide at St. Raymond’s House.  She performs clerical and administrative duties.  She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services from Chestnut Hill College and is currently enrolled at Bryn Mawr College seeking a Master of Social Work degree.

Rodnayta Dunn is a cook at St. Raymond’s House and Depaul House. St. Raymond’s House serves 27 chronically homeless women and men with medical conditions. Depaul House provides transitional housing for 27 men. Rodnatya is responsible for providing nutritious, healthy, and delicious meals to residents of both programs.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cheyney University.

Harold Evans is a counselor at St. Raymond’s House. He provides client-centered, trauma-informed, strength-based, recovery-oriented, and holistic case management while using a harm-reduction model.  He holds a Doctorate of Ministry in Pastoral Care from Lutheran Theological Seminary, a Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan, a Master of Divinity from Lutheran Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare from Livingstone College.

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