Chief Executive Officer
John Berry joined SVdP in 2006 after more than twenty years of private and government sector experience in engineering and technology. He has held executive management positions at Fortune 100 companies such as General Electric and Westinghouse with extensive international experience.
John holds degrees in Engineering and Business. He is a member of the United Way Public Policy Committee and a graduate of Leadership Atlanta. He sits on the Georgia Chamber Board of Directors and Chairs the Nonprofit CEO Roundtable for the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the American Marketing Association, and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Chief Missions Officer
Karen Latendresse joined St. Vincent de Paul Georgia in June 2015 as Chief Mission Officer. Karen is responsible for Programs, Vincentian Support, and Client Services.
Karen comes to SVdP after a 30 year career in corporate procurement. She holds a Master of Nonprofit Management and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Regis University.
Karen is an active volunteer in many community and civic areas such as Mercy Care, MUST Ministries, St. Ann's, and United Way. She is a graduate and facilitator of the Just Faith Social Justice Program. Karen and her husband Jim are parishioners of the Catholic Church of St. Ann in Marietta.
Breon Haskett, Director of Operations
Tiffany M. Collie, Director of Development
Debbie Bowling, Grants Manager
Ansa Okon, Special Events Manager
Amy Taylor, Staff Accountant
Amanda Stricklin, Vincentian Formation and Training Manager
Nichole Harris, Volunteer Manager
Tiffany Jones, Development & Conference Services Manager
Eileen Parker, Case Worker
Sabrina Douglas, Case Worker
Linda Gurrant, Operations Manager
Cheryl Knudsen, Office Manager and Senior Executive Assistant
Elizabeth Langston, Receptionist