Meet our Dedicated Staff

Tonya Tunnell-Thornhill, Executive Director:
Tonya is responsible for the overall administration and operations of the agency.  Tonya has a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice and a BA degree in Social Sciences with an emphasis in Psychology, Sociology and Human Development. Tonya has been at Exodus Housing for 10 years. She started out as a volunteer and since then has held several different job positions until taking over as the Executive Director on December 16, 2016.( January 2006-present)

Laura Gilbertson, Finance Manager:
Laura is responsible for implementing accounting policies and procedures to ensure accurate and timely processing of financial activities at Exodus Housing. Laura utilizes QuickBooks software to input and reconcile all revenue/expense transactions and invoices; pays bills; processes payroll; assists CPA with audit and year-end tax preparations, and oversees our human resource policies. She has worked in the nonprofit community for over 20 years such as at the Metropolitan Development Council.
(May 2013 – present)

Christine Young, Family Support Specialist (Case Manager):
Christine provides case management services and works with each family to develop a housing stability plan that guides clients in prioritizing goals, identifying assets and barriers, and developing a long-term plan for employment and permanent housing. Christine has a BA degree in Urban Renewal Studies.
(July 2008 – present)