A community transformed by thriving families in sustainable homes.
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Our Team


  • Chris Praedel, Executive Director
  • Jason Byler, Education Manager
  • Brett Huckabee, Construction Manager
  • Kaylen Humes, Programs Manager
  • Zach Hunkins, Office Assistant
  • Cole Norberg, Assistant Construction Manager
  • Kathryn Scott, Fund Development Specialist
  • Jean Walker, Education & Volunteer Coordinator
  • Maci Wilson, Digital Media Intern

Board of Directors:

Sam Field, President, Finance/HR Subcommittee Chair
Attorney, Field and Field P.C. and Owner, Helios Solar

Kyle Gulau, Vice President
Owner, Zooward

Brendan Molony, Secretary
Sustainability Coordinator, Bronson Methodist Hospital

Joe Ludy, Treasurer
VP & Branch Manager, First National Bank of Michigan

Jamauri Bogan, Fund Development Subcommittee Chair, Annual Campaign Chair
CEO, Bogan Developments LLC and Realtor, RE/MAX

Emily Greenman Wright
Co-Founder and Nonprofit Consultant 

Aimee Jachym, Board Development Subcommittee Chair
Member, Miller Canfield

Kito Jumanne-Marshall, Marketing Subcommittee Chair
Marketing & Fund Development Coordinator, Kalamazoo Literacy Council

Monteze Morales
Program Manager for Kalamazoo Promise Services, Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Steve Walsh, Program Subcommittee Chair
Executive Director, Vine Neighborhood Association