HOME, Inc. depends on our small, dedicated staff to serve the thousands of families that seek our help each year. We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

Board of Directors

Ryan Arnold
Director of Community Engagement, Drake University

Vice President
Amelia Klatt
Director of Events, Greater Des Moines Partnership

Jose Garcia
Assurance Director, McGowen, Hurst, Clark, and Smith (MHCS)

Candice Revita-Ramirez
Associate Director of Development Corporations and Foundations, Des Moines University

Xan McNelly
CEO/President, ZLR Ignition

Jeni Cooper
Senior Vice President and Manager, Commercial Real Estate, Bankers Trust Company

Adriana Slaughter
Client Advocate, Paychex

Andrew Cederdahl 
Assistant Attorney General, Iowa Attorney General’s Office – Consumer Protection Division

Dora Sedeno
Community Inclusion Coordinator, Veridian Credit Union

Dave Hellstern
Shareholder/Attorney, Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Carrie Kruse
Economic Development Coordinator, City of Des Moines

David Nelson
Owner, SILCO Investment Properties

Cole McClelland
Vice President, Commercial Real Estate, Bankers Trust Company

Danny Heggen
Director of Development + Investment/Partner, Dev Partners


Carrie Woerdeman
Executive Director

Carrie is a passionate housing advocate strongly rooted in the belief that safe, stable, and affordable housing for all is an integral component of a successful and thriving community. Carrie has more than 16 years of experience in central Iowa real estate, having led a team that managed a portfolio of affordable and market-rate multifamily housing, office, retail, and self-storage. Carrie leveraged her experience in property management and strong project management skills to help develop more than 550 workforce housing units in communities throughout Iowa.

She serves on the board of CREW Iowa, is an alum of Lead DSM’s (formerly Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute) Community Leadership Program, a Certified Property Manager through the Institute of Real Estate Management, and enjoys participating in various volunteer activities throughout the community.


Clint Webster, Director of Property Development

Dale Baldwin, Construction Manager

Jayson Shaffer, Marketing & Community Engagement Coordinator

Andrea Harris, Homeownership Program Coordinator

Glenn Phillips, Housing Counselor

Pam Logsdon, Housing Counselor

Tyan Smith, Hope for Stable Families Program Manager

Angela Reiter, Property & Administrative Services Manager

Gesaro Melodie, Intake Coordinator / Administrative Assistant

Katherine Bennett, Accountant