Sherece Gasaway

Our Staff Sherece Gasaway Paralegal Sherece is the Paralegal to Michael D’Alessandro, Building Hope’s General Counsel. She came to Building Hope in 2018 with a background in the real estate and title insurance industries “Everyone at Building Hope works together...

Lance Helming

Our Staff Lance Helming Vice President, Finance Lance came to Building Hope in 2017 with significant experience as an accountant in the audit practice at Ernst & Young and in the transaction services practice at PriceWaterhouseCoopers; a finance and strategic...

Derrick Holloway Jr.

Our Staff Derrick Holloway Jr Senior Underwriter Derrick is a native Washingtonian, a product of both the DCPS as well as the Public Charter School systems. After majoring in Finance with a minor in Real Estate from Temple University, he spent the next decade...

Tim Merritt

Our Staff Tim Merritt Vice President of Finance Tim is responsible for financial reporting and operations for both Building Hope Finance and Building Hope Services. He came to Building Hope in 2015 with over 15 years of experience accounting, finance, and operations....

Esther Owusu

Our Staff Esther Owusu Staff Accountant Esther began her accounting career at a non-profit educational institution in 2014, where she realized the importance of assisting others receive a strong education. She joined Building Hope in 2020, and her current role is to...

Vanessa Rowan

Our Staff Vanessa Rowan Accounting Manager, Real Estate Vanessa has worked in tax consulting, compliance, and a variety of other accounting and operations roles for non-profit organizations, including arts and educational institutions. She has a Bachelor’s...