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Our Team 2017-11-13T14:36:52+00:00
Michelle Hayes
Michelle HayesPrincipal, President and CEO
As the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Cloudburst Group, Michelle Hayes provides vision and leadership for Cloudburst’s programs, personnel, business development and client relations.
JP Morgan
JP MorganPrincipal, Chief Financial Officer
As The Cloudburst Group’s Chief Financial Officer, JP Morgan is responsible for Cloudburst’s business development process and has oversight for the company’s finance, accounting, contracts, subcontracts, human resources and technology requirements.
Meggan Medina
Meggan MedinaPrincipal, Chief Operating Officer
As The Cloudburst Group’s Chief Operating Officer and general counsel, Meggan Medina is responsible for the day-to-day management of programs, personnel and project risk for Cloudburst’s three practice areas, in addition to providing legal advice.
Steven Sullivan, PhD
Steven Sullivan, PhDSenior Director, Subject Matter Expert
Dr. Steven Sullivan oversees all research efforts for The Cloudburst Group’s clients, which includes conducting both quantitative and qualitative social science research as well as performing program evaluations and impact assessments.
Toni Laich
Toni LaichHuman Resources Manager
Toni joined the Cloudburst Group early in 2017 as the Human Resources Manager. She works closely with Senior Leadership in managing the employee lifecycle from recruitment and selection through performance management to termination.
Jon Kunz
Jon KunzDirector
Jon Kunz a Director in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. He has over fifteen years’ experience in improving the capacity of public agencies and nonprofit organizations to effectively provide affordable housing and community development services to their constituents.
Thomas Mon
Thomas MonDirector
Thomas Mon is a user interface design and development specialist with more than 18 years’ experience in the IT field. He serves as project manager for multiple web application projects and provides functional design and usability expertise.
Jeff Ploetz
Jeff PloetzDirector
Jeff Ploetz is Director of The Cloudburst Group’s Land Tenure and Natural Resource Management practice area. He provides strategic direction and project oversight for our portfolio of international development and environmental compliance programs.
Chris Andrews
Chris AndrewsSenior Planning Analyst
Chris Andrews works with cities and states to use data and outcome metrics to plan and implement housing, community development and economic development programs.
Donna Batch
Donna BatchSubject Matter Expert
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Sharon Becton
Sharon BectonProject Manager
Sharon Becton has over fifteen years of experience as a project manager and data analyst for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Special Needs Assistance Program.
Mahlet Belay
Mahlet BelayJunior Analyst
Mahlet Belay works closely with e-SNAPS and Title V, as well as data analytics work at the Department of Housing’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS).
Karol Boudreaux
Karol BoudreauxLand Tenure Practice Lead
Ms. Karol Boudreaux is The Cloudburst Group’s Land Tenure and Resource Rights Practice Lead.
Carole Burchette
Carole BurchetteManager
Carole Burchette is a Manager in the The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. She currently serves as the Project Manager for Cloudburst’s 2010, 2011-12, 2013 OneCPD+ and 2014 Community Compass Cooperative Agreements.
Sandra Coburn
Sandra CoburnSenior Analyst
Sandra Coburn is a Senior Analyst, Communications & Knowledge Management Specialist at The Cloudburst Group in the Land Tenure and Natural Resource practice area. She works primarily on the USAID-funded Evaluation, Research and Communications program, communicating evidence-based knowledge around land tenure and property rights best practices.
CW Coley
CW ColeySenior Analyst
Mr. Charles Coley is a Senior Analyst in Cloudburst’s Housing and Community Development practice area, focusing on homeless system of care policy implementation, training, and technical assistance.
Gary Dancy
Gary DancyIT Manager
Gary Dancy manages Information Technology, Office, Facilities, Security and Procurement functions at The Cloudburst Group.
John Dwyer
John DwyerCommunications Analyst
John Dwyer is an Analyst on the Communications team of The Cloudburst Group’s Land Tenure and Natural Resource practice area. Mr. Dwyer works primarily on the USAID-funded Evaluation, Research and Communications program, communicating evidence-based knowledge around land tenure and property rights best practices.
Ben Ewing
Ben EwingJunior Analyst
Ben Ewing is a Junior Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Land Tenure and Natural Resource Management practice area.
Stephanie Fenner
Stephanie FennerResearch Analyst
Stephanie Fenner is currently providing analytical support for the USAID Evaluation, Research and Communication project.
Dan Fox
Dan FoxAnalyst
Dan Fox is an Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. His work is primarily focused on assisting communities address homelessness through planning, policy development, data collection, and increasing community capacity.
Kathleen Freeman
Kathleen FreemanManager
Kathleen (Kat) Freeman is a Manager in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. Ms. Freeman specializes in the application of technology and business processes within social service settings to improve the homeless systems of care and the data that supports system change.
Caitlin Frumerie
Caitlin FrumerieSenior Analyst
As a Senior Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area, Caitlin Frumerie provides technical assistance, training, outreach, evaluation, and other support in program implementation with non-profit organizations and local, state, and federal agencies engaged in community-based efforts to prevent and end homelessness.
Caleb Godsey
Caleb GodseyJunior Communications Analyst
Caleb Godsey is a Junior Communications Analyst at The Cloudburst Group in the Land Tenure and Natural Resource Management (LTNRM) practice area. He works primarily on the USAID-funded Evaluation, Research and Communications program, communicating evidence-based knowledge around land tenure and property rights best practices.
Adi Greif
Adi GreifSenior Research Specialist
Dr. Adi Greif is The Cloudburst Group’s Senior Research Specialist working in Land Tenure & Natural Resource Management. She provides expertise on gender, qualitative research as well as experimental and quasi-experimental design and analysis.
Heather Hill
Heather HillCommunications Specialist
As the Communications Specialist, Heather Hill is responsible for a wide variety of digital communications, trainings, events, blogging, and media at The Cloudburst Group.
Heather Huntington, PhD
Heather Huntington, PhDImpact Evaluation Specialist
Dr. Heather Huntington is The Cloudburst Group’s Impact Evaluation Specialist in our Land Tenure and Natural Resource Management practice area. She serves as the evaluation specialist for six prospective impact evaluations of land tenure and natural resource governance conducted under USAID’s Evaluation, Research and Communication (ERC) Project.
Kate Hurd
Kate HurdSenior Analyst
Kate Hurd, MSW, MPH is a Senior Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Public Health practice area. She provides analytic and supportive services for multiple contracts with federal organizations including the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Adam Jennison
Adam JennisonKnowledge Management & Communications Analyst
Adam Jennison is a Knowledge Management & Communications Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Land Tenure and Natural Resource Management practice area. He works primarily on the USAID-funded Evaluation, Research and Communications program, communicating evidence-based knowledge around land tenure and property rights best practices.
Sarah Kahn
Sarah KahnSenior Analyst
Nicole King
Nicole KingAnalyst
Nicole King is a Housing and Data Analyst with Cloudburst Group. She currently supports the Community Planning and Development contract, with a strong emphasis on IDIS system support.
Brian Kirtland, PhD
Brian Kirtland, PhDSenior Analyst
Dr. Brian Kirtland is a Senior Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Public Health practice area. Dr. Kirtland’s responsibilities include the development of the firm’s technical offerings, project management, and technical support in the areas of environmental health sciences and public health.
Jake Lasala
Jake LasalaJunior Analyst
Jake Lasala officially joined The Cloudburst Group in March 2016 as a Junior Analyst.
Susan Lee
Susan LeeSenior Analyst
Susan Lee joins The Cloudburst Group as an ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) specialist in support of HUD data improvement efforts. Ms. Lee has spent the past twenty years working with health plans and healthcare companies to implement Federally-mandated data standards for transmitting healthcare transactions (claims, claim payments, membership, etc.) Ms. Lee has a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of North Florida (University of FL adjunct) where she majored in Insurance.
Leslie Leitch
Leslie LeitchSenior Manager
Leslie Leitch is a Senior Manager in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area.
Shea Lilly
Shea LillyJunior Analyst
Shea Lilly is a Junior Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. He provides concise and effective technical assistance for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Denise Lomuntad
Denise LomuntadSenior Contracts Manager
Denise Lomuntad is The Cloudburst Group’s Senior Contracts Manager. She is responsible for procurement and sub-award management.
Kate Marple-Cantrell
Kate Marple-CantrellResearch Analyst
Kate Marple-Cantrell is a Research Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Land Tenure and Natural Resource Management practice area. She supports Impact Evaluation research conducted through the USAID-funded Evaluation, Research and Communication (ERC) project.
TJ Martzial
TJ MartzialManager
TJ Martzial is a Manager in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area.
Meenoo Mishra
Meenoo MishraSenior Analyst
Meenoo Mishra is a Senior Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Public Health practice area. She serves as the technical lead on projects with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), such as partnership development and management for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases and technical assistance for the Office of the Associate Director for Policy.
William Morris
William MorrisFinancial Analyst
William E. Morris is The Cloudburst Group’s Financial Analyst. He works closely with our Chief Financial Officer and accounting team in managing contract budgets, forecasts, and day-to-day project finance needs.
Gus Naghdi
Gus NaghdiManager
Gus Naghdi is a Manager in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. Mr. Naghdi works on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) OneCPD TA project.
Hana Nelson
Hana NelsonAnalyst
Hana Nelson is an Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area.
Johanna Nesmith
Johanna NesmithAccounts Payable Administrator
Johanna Nesmith is The Cloudburst Group’s Accounts Payable Administrator. She is in charge of processing our Accounts Payable, Billings and Cash Receipts.
Rosemond Nketiah
Rosemond NketiahJunior Analyst
Rosemond Nketiah works as the Cloudburst Group’s Subcontracts Analyst. She assists the Sr. Contracts Manager with business development activities as they relate to subcontractors and documenting compliance activities.
Micah Parker
Micah ParkerJunior Accounts Payable Analyst
Micah Parker is a Junior Accounts Payable Analyst for The Cloudburst Group. His responsibilities include ensuring that invoice processing is timely, accurate, and complete. Micah also audits and processes travel and expense reimbursement submissions.
Tripp Pearce
Tripp PearceAnalyst
As an Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Public Health practice area, Tripp Pearce is currently a Technical Assistance Coordinator with the Grantee Data Technical Assistance project.
Judy Perlman
Judy PerlmanSubject Matter Expert
Judy Perlman is a Subject Matter Expert in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. She leads teams of housing and homelessness experts active in multiple US communities, facilitating efforts to help communities optimize their uses of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other funds to address local needs.
Courtnay Phillips
Courtnay PhillipsSenior Behavioral Analyst
Courtnay Phillips, MPH, MEd is a Senior Behavioral Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Public Health practice area. She provides technical and analytical assistance to a multitude of projects with federal organizations, including Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA).
Joel Remigio
Joel RemigioAnalyst
Joel Remigio is an Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. Mr. Remigio helps communities develop systems of care for people in need of homelessness prevention or homeless assistance services, using data collection and analysis as the foundation for planning, maintaining, and improving these systems.
Heather Rhoda
Heather RhodaSenior Analyst
Heather Rhoda is a Senior Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area.
Heidi Schilpp
Heidi SchilppSenior Analyst
Heidi Schilpp is a Senior Analyst in the Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. She is a subject matter expert with both the IDIS and DRGR reporting systems and has provided in-depth technical assistance and conducted trainings for both systems. Ms. Schilpp provides intense ESG IDIS technical assistance on behalf of the Office of Special Needs and Assistance.
Aidan Schneider
Aidan SchneiderProject Coordinator
Aidan Schneider is a Project Coordinator in The Cloudburst Group’s Land Tenure and Natural Resource Management practice area.
Jonathan Sherwood, PhD
Jonathan Sherwood, PhDManager
DSherwood_Jr. Jonathan Sherwood oversees The Cloudburst Group’s management of data collection and analysis for US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program.
Morgan Stephenson
Morgan StephensonAnalyst
Morgan Stephenson is an Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. She is a lead provider of technical assistance, training, and comprehensive performance report data validation to grant recipients of HUD’s Housing Opportunities for Person’s with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA) program.
Michelle Stowers
Michelle StowersSenior Accounting Manager
Michelle Stowers is The Cloudburst Group’s Senior Accounting Manager. Ms. Stowers works closely with our Chief Financial Officer in managing day-to-day accounting operations. She oversees a team of two people to include the Payroll Administrator and Accounts Payable Administrator.
Benjamin Sturm
Benjamin SturmAnalyst
Mr. Benjamin Sturm is an Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area.
Jamie Taylor, PhD
Jamie Taylor, PhDFull Title
Jamie Taylor, Ph.D., is a Manager in The Cloudburst Group’s Public Health and Housing and Community Development practice areas.
Ross Terry
Ross TerryJunior Analyst
Ross Terry is a Junior Analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. He works in coordination and logistics with a range of homeless assistance and housing programs. He also supports research and administration efforts for Cloudburst’s HCD division.
Michael Tomlinson
Michael TomlinsonAnalyst
Michael Tomlinson is an Analyst with The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. His primary focus is to provide Technical Assistance to community partners addressing homelessness through understanding local and national data, program evaluation, capacity building, and policy decisions.
Susan Walsh
Susan WalshSubject Matter Expert
Susan Walsh is a Subject Matter Expert in our Housing and Community Development practice area. Ms. Walsh provides technical assistance to governments and non-profits that administer funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Nicole Walter
Nicole WalterResearch / Geospatial Analyst
Nicole Walter conducts analysis for fair housing and community development issues for cities and states across the country. Ms. Walter also coordinates Cloudburst’s geospatial analysis for international land tenure research under contract with USAID.
Joel Warren
Joel WarrenAnalyst
Joel Warren is an Analyst working in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development. Mr. Warren provides technical assistance on several HUD programs as well as working on data analysis projects for HUD at different levels of collection.
TJ Winfield
TJ WinfieldAnalyst
TJ Winfield is an analyst in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. He provides training coordination for grantees of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUB). Mr. Winfield also assists with data entry and project management tasks for The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area.