Our Family

Meet our leadership team and board members.

Executive Team

Maureen Kornowa

Maureen Kornowa

CEO/Executive Director

Maureen Kornowa has almost 20 years of experience in the nonprofit arena. Since joining Home of Hope in 2014, she has taken HOH from a state-funded children’s shelter to a business model that saves children from homelessness and keeps young families together.

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Renita Pollard

Renita Pollard

Director of Operations

Renita Pollard has been a part of our team since 2004. She currently serves as our director of operations where she oversees all day-to-day responsibilities and activities. She keeps us running smoothly and effectively each and every day. 

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Anthony Tanksley

Anthony Tanksley

Director of Finance

Anthony Tanksley brings his 35 years of experience in business management, real estate, and accounting to the table to keep track of the various fiscal and HR policies which accompany the non-profit environment.

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Samantha Pryor

Samantha Pryor

Exec. Assistant & Volunteer Coord.

A new mom and jack of all trades, Samantha Pryor is a light to everyone in Home of Hope’s office. She’s been a part of the team since 2019, and currently works as our executive assistant and volunteer coordinator.

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Our Staff

Michele Barbee

Michele Barbee

Residential Advisor

Michele has been a part of the Home of Hope team since 2012 . She serves as a residential advisor and assists with Home of Hope clients.  

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Ashley Turner

Ashley Turner

Case Manager & Residential Advisor

Ashley Turner serves as both a case manager and residential advisor for Home of Hope. She’s been a part of the Home of Hope team since 2019 and brings a passion for helping others.

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Bridgette Fedrick

Bridgette Fedrick

Coordinator of Food Services

Since 2009, Bridgette Fedrick has helped keep our Home of Hope families full. She serves as our food coordinator and plans and prepares meals for residents.

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Eric Williams

Eric Williams

Lead Residential Advisor


Executive Board

Doug Meyer

Doug Meyer

Chairman of the Board
Community Leader

Ruth Davis

Ruth Davis

Secretary Fund Development
Community Leader

Ray Stanley

Ray Stanley

Treasurer
Community Leader

Lever Stewart

Lever Stewart

Attorney
President/CEO Accushield


Board Members

Jennifer Bridwell
Gwinnett Market President,
Georgia Banking Company

David Ehrhardt
Associate VP,
Hazen and Sawyer, P.C.

Melody A. Glouton
Attorney,
Anderson, Tate & Carr, PC

Andrew Hedrich
CPA, Manager,
Smith+Howard CPAs

Matt Hopkins
President & CEO,
SEI Group, Inc.

Jim Lloyd
President & CEO,
InsuranceHub

Mark McGrath
Partner,
WMBO CPA Group

Leana Roach
Community Leader

Amanda Thomas
Vice President,
City National Bank