“We are called to show mercy because mercy has first been shown to us.” Pope Francis

Leadership Team

President of Catholic Charities of Central Florida
Chair, Board of Directors, Catholic Charities of Florida

Gary Tester, MRC

Senior Director of Finance

Joseph Ramirez, MBA

Senior Director of Operations

Julie Yetter

Senior Director of Healthcare

Jennifer Stephenson-Crouch, MHSE

Senior Director of Communications

Jennifer Drow

Director of Agape Mission Markets

Ken White

Director of Advocacy and Justice

Deborah Shearer

Director, Behavioral Health Services

Catherine Galda

Administrator, Pathways to Care

Dawn Zinger

Supervising Attorney, Immigration & Refugee Services 

Vanessa McCarthy

Director, Comprehensive Refugee Services

Debbie Cruz

Program Manager, Family Stability Services

Rosa Reich

Program Director, Family Stability Services

Heather Knoop

Manager, Human Resources

Rosa Centeno

Coordinator, Human Trafficking Task Force

Christine Commerce

Manager, Corporate and Foundation Development

Abbey Brown

Executive Assistant

Martha Hernandez


For Media Relations, contact: Jennifer Drow at jdrow@orlandodiocese.org