Our Team

Our core team drives the strategy and direction of our work to create the most scalable solutions to homelessness in L.A. County.

Home For Good


Carter Hewgley

Director, Homelessness Initiatives (he/him)
CHewgley@unitedwayla.org

Jason Riffe

Director, Housing Initiatives (he/him)
JRiffe@unitedwayla.org

Eric Ares

Senior Manager, Homeless Systems Change (he/him)
EAres@unitedwayla.org

Yelba M. Carrillo

Senior Manager, Homeless Systems Change (Seniors) (she/her/ella)
YCarrillo@unitedwayla.org

Sharon Murphy

Program Officer, Strategic Grantmaking (all pronouns welcome)
SMurphy@unitedwayla.org

Dalma Diaz

Manager, Strategic Initiatives (she/her/ella)
DDiaz@unitedwayla.org

Sarah Rubinstein

Public Affairs Manager, Homelessness Initiatives (she/her)
SRubinstein@unitedwayla.org

Bianca Delgado

Grants Coordinator (she/her/ella)
BDelgado@unitedwayla.org

Bianca Jackson

Coordinator, Homeless Initiatives (Seniors) (she/her)
BJackson@unitedwayla.org

Tammy Marashlian

Grants Coordinator (she/her)
TMarashlian@unitedwayla.org

Jennifer Yi

Program Coordinator, Homeless Initiatives (she/her)
JYi@unitedwayla.org

UWGLA Homelessness and Housing Partners


Elise Buik

President & CEO of United Way of Greater Los Angeles (she/her)

Chris Ko

VP of Impact and Strategy (he/him)
CKo@unitedwayla.org

Emily Bradley

Director of Strategic Investments (she/her)
EBradley@unitedwayla.org

Tommy Newman

Senior Director of Impact Initiatives (he/him)
TNewman@unitedwayla.org

Michael Nailat

Senior Manager, Performance and Evaluation (he/him)
MNailat@unitedwayla.org