ADOLPHUS PARKER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Parker founded Homeless Helping Homeless, Inc. (HHH) out of a passion and desire to help people, regardless the circumstances, through their darkest times. In addition to being an Executive Director, Mr. Parker has been an entrepreneur/business owner for nineteen years, specializing in new venture start-ups and acquisition of real estate. He has a talent for motivating individuals and extending grace to others. Mr. Parker is a six-year U.S. Army Veteran.
JEROME FITTS, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr. Fitts has been with HHH since 2010. He received a Bachelor in Finance from Temple University. He attended Palmer Business School for accounting and Army Professional Noncommissioned Officers Candidate School, (PNOC), at Ft. Hood, TX. Mr. Fitts also studied general studies at Central Texas College in Killeen TX in 1979.
PATRICIA HART, DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Ms. Hart has been with HHH since 2010 and now supervises the women’s shelter, writes grants, hires staff, and turns HHH dreams into reality. Ms. Hart has a BA in English from Bowling Green State University and holds a Masters of Fine Arts in writing from Columbia University.
STEVE CHRISTOPHER, DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
Steven Christopher is an award winning website developer and jack of all trades writer with over 30 years of experience. During his 8 years as the WFTS ABC Action News Webmaster, Mr. Christopher received an SPJ (Society of Professional Journalists) Award for Best News Web Site in Florida. Before HHH, Christopher worked for LearnSmart where he constructed test materials and exam manuals for professionals seeking computer certifications. Since his arrival, he has been instrumental in the development of HHH’s transitional programs that move clients out of homelessness and into permanent housing.
WHIDDEN FLORES, DIRECTOR OF RECOVERY SERVICES
Ms. Flores joined HHH in 2018. She has extensive
experience working as peer mentor for homeless youth and training people in
crisis intervention techniques. Ms. Flores currently serves as a senior Crisis
Counselor for Crisis Text Line. Before moving to Tampa, Ms. Flores worked in a
prison diversion crisis center as well as a psychiatric technician for violent
and delinquent children within the Seattle public schools. She currently holds
a B.A from the University of Washington, is a Certified Peer Recovery
Specialist, a Certified Trauma Services Specialist, and Certified as a
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Instructor.
MELANIE CROXALL, COMMUNITY OUTREACH OFFICER
Ms. Croxall has a B.A in Business from The University of Florida. Melanie’s passion for helping others and savvy business skills brought her to the nonprofit world in the mid 2000’s when she worked for employU, Inc. which assists disabled persons seeking opportunities to achieve financial stability on their own. Over the last decade, her volunteering has driven her to facilitate community outreach for diverse nonprofits such as Center for Autism and Other Related Disabilities (UCF), Up Against Poverty, Clean the World and Give Kids the World.
ROOSEVELT JACKSON, CORPORATE TREASURER
Mr. Jackson came to HHH in 2010 and worked his way up through the ranks in spite of his extreme medical condition. After overseeing our social venture Bargain Center Thrift Store he became HHH’s Corporate Treasurer in 2011. He has displayed impeccable integrity and his character has always been above reproach.
BRANDON BALLARD, FUNDRAISING MANAGER
Since arriving to HHH in 2013, Mr. Ballard has been
responsible for HHH’s Raymond James and Tropicana
Field Stadiums, and currently
executes all of HHH fundraising activities while overseeing concession
throughout the country.