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Our Team

Each of our team members embodies the values that CCSC holds true so that together we can serve those in need with dignity.

Michelle Shonbeck

President & CEO
Michelle’s dedication to the mission of Christian Community Service Center began when she first volunteered with CCSC in 1988. In 1993, she was hired to direct our Emergency Services program and in 1995 she was promoted to Executive Director. Today, Michelle serves as President & CEO and is known for her depth of knowledge on the issues of hunger and underemployment and her ability to build coalitions to tackle those issues.

Michelle’s creativity in applying her early corporate business expertise to CCSC’s nonprofit mission was recognized by the Houston Business Journal in 2018 with a Women Who Mean Business Award and in 2021 when they named her one of Houston’s Most Admired CEOs.

Under Michelle’s forward-focused leadership, CCSC created an endowment for long-term financial stability, closed and opened programs in response to changing community needs, and raised funds to build a facility that enhances our interface with those we serve.

Michelle gives back to the community by serving on nonprofit boards. Currently, she serves on the boards of Houston Philanthropy Circle, the Nick Finnegan Counseling Center, and St. Thomas Episcopal School. A graduate of Texas A&M University with a BBA in marketing, Michelle and her husband, Scott, have two children, Jessica and Mark.

Want Michelle to Speak at Your Event?

Michelle has years of experience speaking at events on topics such as CCSC’s mission and vision, hunger and poverty in Houston, nonprofit leadership and more. If you are interested in inviting Michelle to speak at your next event, click here to send your request and we will be in touch within five business days.
Amy Price
Advancement Associate
Ana Tappan
Martha's Way Manager
Betty Harris
JobNet Receptionist
Camila Lopez
Administrative Clerk
Carla Scotto
Bilingual Career Coach - Workforce Development
Crystal Raines
Office Manager
Doris Gay
Vision Care Coordinator
Ellen Fritz
Erin Donohue
Communications Manager
Fina Govea
Emergency Services-Central Manager
Ireyma Ornelas
Martha’s Way Instructor
Juanita Lozano
Bilingual Program Associate
Judie Kochenower
Finance Director
Julia Smith
Accounts Payable Clerk
Karen Holloman
Program Director - Basic Needs/Children
Karla Crabtree
Senior Director of Operations
Karla Oppermann
Grants Manager
Keli Luce
Volunteer Manager
Kelly Finkenbinder
Administrative Director/Executive Assistant
Lauren Niemeyer
Chief Advancement Officer
Leonor Moncayo
Martha's Way Assistant Manager
Lexus Smart
JobNet Manager
Linda Garcia
Emergency Services - Central Assistant Manager
Melissa Belcher
Emergency Services - Southwest Assistant Manager
Mileth Canelas
Martha's Way Instructor
Nathan Fields
Truck Driver & Facilities Assistant
Pat Weatherspoon-Hall
Emergency Services - Southwest Manager
Raquel Miller
Data Manager
Rebekah Rivera
Emergency Services - Central Assistant Manager
Sara Pybus
Special Events Manager
Sarah Hans
Youth Services Manager
Stephanie Wen
Career Coach - Workforce Development
Tina Marie Amrhein
Program Director - Workforce Development
Venice Elder
Home Caregiver Training Manager
Feeding Hunger, Fostering Hope, Furthering Success
P.O. Box 27924, Houston,
Texas 77227
3434 Branard St,
Houston, TX 77027
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