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

Kris Saddoris
Vice President, Development at Hubbell Realty Company

Vice President
Ryan Arnold
Director of Community Relations, Drake University

Jose Garcia
Senior Manager, McGowen, Hurst, Clark, and Smith (MHCS)

Amelia Klatt
Special Events & Projects Manager, Greater Des Moines Partnership

Adriana Slaughter
Client Advocate, Paychex

Jeni Cooper
Vice President & Senior Lending Officer, Bankers Trust Company

Jose Garcia
Senior Manager, McGowen, Hurst, Clark, and Smith (MHCS)

Dave Hellstern
Partner, Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Kathy Kahoun
Community Volunteer

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

Candice Revita-Ramirez
Assistance Director of Events, Des Moines University

Xan McNelly
CEO/President, ZLR Ignition

Derma Rivera-Aguirre
Program Supervisor, Luthern Services of Iowa

Dora Sedeno
Community Inclusion Coordinator, Veridian Credit Union

Eric Fleharty
Senior Credit Analyst, Farmers Business Network


Kourtney Kirkpatrick
Interim Executive Director
515-243-1277 ext. 212

Kourtney Kirkpatrick has served as HOME, Inc.’s Fundraising Director since October 2018. She brings more than 10 years of experience in fundraising and development to increase HOME, Inc.’s efforts to create more affordable housing opportunities. She works closely with HOME, Inc.’s Board of Directors, donors, and community partners to build the HOME, Inc. brand, grow the donor base, and develop awareness throughout Central Iowa.

Before joining HOME, Inc., Kirkpatrick worked at Drake University in a variety of capacities, including Corporate and Foundation Relations as well as the Annual Fund. She also worked for Ruffalo Noel Levitz, a global fundraising management company, as well as The University of Iowa Foundation.

She is an active member of several community organizations, including Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, United Way of Central Iowa’s LINC, an alum of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute’s Community Leadership Program’s class of 2020, and she is a board member for both the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Dental Connections. An Iowa native, Kirkpatrick received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and her Master of Public Administration from Drake University. She is passionate about affordable housing and believes everyone deserves a safe, affordable place to call home.


Clint Webster, Director of Property Development

Dale Baldwin, Construction Manager

Angela Reiter, Property & Administrative Services Manager

Jan Zeleke, Director of Counseling Programs & Services

Pam Logsdon, Housing Counselor

Glenn Phillips, Housing Counselor

Tyan Smith, Housing Counselor

Andrea Harris, Housing Counselor

 Katherine Bennett, Accountant