Executive Leadership

  JASON JANZ   CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Jason co-founded CrossPurpose with Juan in 2008, influenced greatly by spending his childhood and adolescence in poverty. Jason's passion for social entrepreneurship and serving the poor is satisfied through his role as CEO where he builds our staff team, sets the organizational culture, and raises funds.  When he is not working, Jason enjoys bike riding and hanging out with his wife and four boys.

JASON JANZ 
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Jason co-founded CrossPurpose with Juan in 2008, influenced greatly by spending his childhood and adolescence in poverty. Jason's passion for social entrepreneurship and serving the poor is satisfied through his role as CEO where he builds our staff team, sets the organizational culture, and raises funds.  When he is not working, Jason enjoys bike riding and hanging out with his wife and four boys.

  JUAN PENA   CHIEF PROGRAM OFFICER Juan received his mechanical engineering degree from the University of Massachusetts and his Master of Divinity from Baptist Bible Seminary in Clarks Summit, P.A. While attending seminary, Juan worked as an engineer and planted a multiethnic, socioeconomically diverse church in the Poconos. In 2008, he moved to Denver to be a part of the elder team at Providence Bible Church. He is now the Chief Program Officer of CrossPurpose, and is passionate about helping Denver families escape poverty and pursue their dreams through our year-long career and community development program. When he’s not working, Juan enjoys spending time with his wife and four boys, cheering for the Patriots, and loving his Clayton neighbors.

JUAN PENA 
CHIEF PROGRAM OFFICER
Juan received his mechanical engineering degree from the University of Massachusetts and his Master of Divinity from Baptist Bible Seminary in Clarks Summit, P.A. While attending seminary, Juan worked as an engineer and planted a multiethnic, socioeconomically diverse church in the Poconos. In 2008, he moved to Denver to be a part of the elder team at Providence Bible Church. He is now the Chief Program Officer of CrossPurpose, and is passionate about helping Denver families escape poverty and pursue their dreams through our year-long career and community development program. When he’s not working, Juan enjoys spending time with his wife and four boys, cheering for the Patriots, and loving his Clayton neighbors.

  HELEN KAMINSKI   CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Helen joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2017 after working as a corporate and securities lawyer for 26 years.  Helen's passion for problem solving, improving the efficiency of processes and working for a mission-oriented organization is satisfied through her role as Chief Operating Officer and Director of HR & Administration, where she is responsible for developing and implementing plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to support CrossPurpose’s growth objectives.  When she's not working, Helen enjoys exploring Colorado’s great outdoors (hiking, biking and skiing), traveling the world, attending live musical/theatrical performances, and investing in meaningful relationships.

HELEN KAMINSKI 
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Helen joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2017 after working as a corporate and securities lawyer for 26 years.  Helen's passion for problem solving, improving the efficiency of processes and working for a mission-oriented organization is satisfied through her role as Chief Operating Officer and Director of HR & Administration, where she is responsible for developing and implementing plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to support CrossPurpose’s growth objectives.  When she's not working, Helen enjoys exploring Colorado’s great outdoors (hiking, biking and skiing), traveling the world, attending live musical/theatrical performances, and investing in meaningful relationships.

STAFF TEAM

  AMY LEININGER   SITE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST Amy has been enjoying her Site Operations Specialist role since joining the CrossPurpose team in 2016 after earning a degree in Sociology and Anthropology. Her dual love of logistics and relationships are fulfilled through hounding down data, upholding high expectations, and lending laughter and listening ears in support. Outside of work, she enjoys live music, people watching, and running on dirt.

AMY LEININGER 
SITE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
Amy has been enjoying her Site Operations Specialist role since joining the CrossPurpose team in 2016 after earning a degree in Sociology and Anthropology. Her dual love of logistics and relationships are fulfilled through hounding down data, upholding high expectations, and lending laughter and listening ears in support. Outside of work, she enjoys live music, people watching, and running on dirt.

  BEKAH CICCARELLO   COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP & VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR Bekah joined CrossPurpose as a Fellow and the Community Partner and Volunteer Coordinator in 2016, after serving for six years at an inner-city church. In her role, Bekah recruits Allies and Leaders, oversees a group of Ambassadors for the organization, and develops and maintains relationships with community partners. In her free time, Bekah enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, and dog, Bailey, finding outlets for her creativity, playing sports, and eating a lot of ice cream.

BEKAH CICCARELLO 
COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP & VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR
Bekah joined CrossPurpose as a Fellow and the Community Partner and Volunteer Coordinator in 2016, after serving for six years at an inner-city church. In her role, Bekah recruits Allies and Leaders, oversees a group of Ambassadors for the organization, and develops and maintains relationships with community partners. In her free time, Bekah enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, and dog, Bailey, finding outlets for her creativity, playing sports, and eating a lot of ice cream.

  CYNTHIA LOPEZ   EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Cynthia joined CrossPurpose in 2015 after completing her B.A. in Community Development from Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, GA. Studying community development replaced the sense of powerlessness around addressing poverty she experienced while growing up in the Dominican Republic with a sense of hope. As a task-oriented and administratively gifted person who prefers a sidekick leadership style, she is passionate about her role as the Executive Assistant to Juan Peña, where she helps Juan execute his vision for our work and for our neighborhood by managing his schedule, responsibilities, and communications. When she's not working, Cynthia enjoys making people laugh, binge reading and toaster ovens.

CYNTHIA LOPEZ 
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Cynthia joined CrossPurpose in 2015 after completing her B.A. in Community Development from Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, GA. Studying community development replaced the sense of powerlessness around addressing poverty she experienced while growing up in the Dominican Republic with a sense of hope. As a task-oriented and administratively gifted person who prefers a sidekick leadership style, she is passionate about her role as the Executive Assistant to Juan Peña, where she helps Juan execute his vision for our work and for our neighborhood by managing his schedule, responsibilities, and communications. When she's not working, Cynthia enjoys making people laugh, binge reading and toaster ovens.

  JILLIAN "GIGI" HAHL  RESOURCE SPECIALIST Gigi graduated from UC-Denver with a B.A. in Communication in 2009 and began working with CrossPurpose in 2015. Her passion for people and belief in the power of relationship to transform, redeem, and heal lives is fulfilled through her role as a Resource Specialist.. GiGi spends her time leading, troubleshooting problems, mediating conflict and teaching; and with three small kids, most of those duties are done before she steps through the door of her office. She flourishes in diverse environments and loves different cultures. When she's not playing Director or Wife or Mommy she enjoys nice long naps, silence, reading the Bible, listening to great music, and bullet journaling. 

JILLIAN "GIGI" HAHL
RESOURCE SPECIALIST
Gigi graduated from UC-Denver with a B.A. in Communication in 2009 and began working with CrossPurpose in 2015. Her passion for people and belief in the power of relationship to transform, redeem, and heal lives is fulfilled through her role as a Resource Specialist.. GiGi spends her time leading, troubleshooting problems, mediating conflict and teaching; and with three small kids, most of those duties are done before she steps through the door of her office. She flourishes in diverse environments and loves different cultures. When she's not playing Director or Wife or Mommy she enjoys nice long naps, silence, reading the Bible, listening to great music, and bullet journaling. 

  JEN JANZ   UPSTREAM SITE DIRECTOR Jen joined the CrossPurpose team in 2014, bringing 25 years of experience in the classroom and a Bachelor's degree in Education to her role as the Upstream Site Director. Jen's belief that people's barriers can become their opportunities shapes her leadership of Training Camp, where she creates a classroom environment and curriculum that identify, build and unleash individuals' unique abilities to best serve their community and career. Outside of work, Jen enjoys time spent finding an earthly treasure at Goodwill or a personal treasure within a book.

JEN JANZ 
UPSTREAM SITE DIRECTOR
Jen joined the CrossPurpose team in 2014, bringing 25 years of experience in the classroom and a Bachelor's degree in Education to her role as the Upstream Site Director. Jen's belief that people's barriers can become their opportunities shapes her leadership of Training Camp, where she creates a classroom environment and curriculum that identify, build and unleash individuals' unique abilities to best serve their community and career. Outside of work, Jen enjoys time spent finding an earthly treasure at Goodwill or a personal treasure within a book.

  KAYLA VANDENBOSCH  ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, PROVIDENCE HOMESHARE Kayla came from Grand Rapids, Michigan to join the Zeta cohort of CPCUL in 2017 after earning her bachelor's degree in International Community Development, Spanish, and Urban Studies from Calvin College. Kayla has learned that safe, stable, affordable housing is the foundation for a flourishing life, and her passion for housing justice is realized through her multifaceted role as Assistant Director of Providence HomeShare, a partner organization of CrossPurpose, where she helps match people to homes in the Denver area. Outside of work, Kayla loves to practice her cooking skills, be active, spend time with friends, and explore new and unfamiliar places.

KAYLA VANDENBOSCH
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, PROVIDENCE HOMESHARE
Kayla came from Grand Rapids, Michigan to join the Zeta cohort of CPCUL in 2017 after earning her bachelor's degree in International Community Development, Spanish, and Urban Studies from Calvin College. Kayla has learned that safe, stable, affordable housing is the foundation for a flourishing life, and her passion for housing justice is realized through her multifaceted role as Assistant Director of Providence HomeShare, a partner organization of CrossPurpose, where she helps match people to homes in the Denver area. Outside of work, Kayla loves to practice her cooking skills, be active, spend time with friends, and explore new and unfamiliar places.

  KRISTEN LANNING  RECRUITMENT & ADMISSIONS SPECIALIST Kristen joined CrossPurpose at the beginning of 2018. Passionate about seeing people able to meet their full potential, Kristen’s role as the Recruitment and Admissions specialist allows her to connect people to a program that helps people accomplish this. When she’s not working, Kristen is spending time with her husband, Mark, drinking coffee, snuggling with her cat, playing board games, and traveling the world.

KRISTEN LANNING
RECRUITMENT & ADMISSIONS SPECIALIST
Kristen joined CrossPurpose at the beginning of 2018. Passionate about seeing people able to meet their full potential, Kristen’s role as the Recruitment and Admissions specialist allows her to connect people to a program that helps people accomplish this. When she’s not working, Kristen is spending time with her husband, Mark, drinking coffee, snuggling with her cat, playing board games, and traveling the world.

  MARCUS DOE   CPCUL DIRECTOR Marcus joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2016 after completing his master's at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. Marcus' passion for refugees, public speaking and leadership development are satisfied through his role as Director of the CrossPurpose Center for Urban Leadership. When he is not working Marcus enjoys spending time with his wife, Annie and their daughter Luanne. He also enjoys reading and writing good books.

MARCUS DOE 
CPCUL DIRECTOR
Marcus joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2016 after completing his master's at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. Marcus' passion for refugees, public speaking and leadership development are satisfied through his role as Director of the CrossPurpose Center for Urban Leadership. When he is not working Marcus enjoys spending time with his wife, Annie and their daughter Luanne. He also enjoys reading and writing good books.

  PATTIE BRIM  IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT COACH Pattie joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2013 after 20 years of ministry in Georgia. Pattie’s passion for God, his goodness, and inner healing for all people is satisfied through her role as Identity Coach, where she teaches Identity Development at our career development Training Camps and meets one-on-one with Leaders desiring a deeper level of personal development. When she is not working, Pattie enjoys time with her family and friends, reading, movies (always with movie popcorn), and the beauty of the outdoors.

PATTIE BRIM
IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT COACH
Pattie joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2013 after 20 years of ministry in Georgia. Pattie’s passion for God, his goodness, and inner healing for all people is satisfied through her role as Identity Coach, where she teaches Identity Development at our career development Training Camps and meets one-on-one with Leaders desiring a deeper level of personal development. When she is not working, Pattie enjoys time with her family and friends, reading, movies (always with movie popcorn), and the beauty of the outdoors.

  ROCHELLE NGATIA  SITE COACH Rochelle joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2016 after completing her Master's degree in Counseling at Denver Seminary and spending 5 years in the addiction field as a counselor. Rochelle's passion for encouraging and challenging people to meet their full potential in their lives is satisfied through her role as Lead Coach, where she meets with each Leader on a regular basis to set goals, help to overcome barriers and push them to reach their potential with sustainable jobs.  Rochelle is married to Benson and they have two adorable sons.  When she's not working, Rochelle enjoys spending time with her family, camping and hiking, as well as traveling when she is able.

ROCHELLE NGATIA
SITE COACH
Rochelle joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2016 after completing her Master's degree in Counseling at Denver Seminary and spending 5 years in the addiction field as a counselor. Rochelle's passion for encouraging and challenging people to meet their full potential in their lives is satisfied through her role as Lead Coach, where she meets with each Leader on a regular basis to set goals, help to overcome barriers and push them to reach their potential with sustainable jobs.  Rochelle is married to Benson and they have two adorable sons.  When she's not working, Rochelle enjoys spending time with her family, camping and hiking, as well as traveling when she is able.

  VERONICA VARELA  UPRISE SITE DIRECTOR Veronica joined the CrossPurpose staff in June of 2017 after 4 years as a high school educator and administrator. She has a deep passion for loving others into the life they desire and deserve. In her role as the Uprise Site Director, Veronica works to lead and love her Site Team as they work together to coach, teach, encourage, and support, their neighbors into financial self-sufficiency and vibrant community. When she's not at work, Veronica enjoys dancing the night away with her family, sharing stories around the table with friends, and running around in the mountains.

VERONICA VARELA
UPRISE SITE DIRECTOR
Veronica joined the CrossPurpose staff in June of 2017 after 4 years as a high school educator and administrator. She has a deep passion for loving others into the life they desire and deserve. In her role as the Uprise Site Director, Veronica works to lead and love her Site Team as they work together to coach, teach, encourage, and support, their neighbors into financial self-sufficiency and vibrant community. When she's not at work, Veronica enjoys dancing the night away with her family, sharing stories around the table with friends, and running around in the mountains.

  ANDREW MARQUEZ   GRID SPECIALIST/COACH Andrew Marquez joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2017 after working in Community Corrections for 8 years. Andrew's passion for people that are in the corrections system, gang affiliated, and people struggling to find a way with a felony is satisfied through his role as the GRID (Gang Reduction Initiatives of Denver) Specialist at CrossPurpose and as a Coach, Andrew loves walking alongside Leaders from recruitment through graduation. When he’s not working, Andrew enjoys working out, cheering for the Minnesota Vikings, and spending time with his baby boy, Avery and wife, Dominique.

ANDREW MARQUEZ 
GRID SPECIALIST/COACH
Andrew Marquez joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2017 after working in Community Corrections for 8 years. Andrew's passion for people that are in the corrections system, gang affiliated, and people struggling to find a way with a felony is satisfied through his role as the GRID (Gang Reduction Initiatives of Denver) Specialist at CrossPurpose and as a Coach, Andrew loves walking alongside Leaders from recruitment through graduation. When he’s not working, Andrew enjoys working out, cheering for the Minnesota Vikings, and spending time with his baby boy, Avery and wife, Dominique.

  CALEB JOHNSON   ALUMNI COACH Caleb joined the CrossPurpose team in August of 2016. Caleb completed his masters degree in Intercultural Studies in Chicago and moved to Denver to learn what it looks like to love his neighbor. Caleb loves connecting with others one-on-one and working in community to see every area of a person thrive. His love for neighbors collides with his skills as he work with all CrossPurpose graduates to form a lasting family that has a deep impact in Denver and beyond. Caleb loves being in the mountains and will use almost any excuse to spend time in them, whether hiking, snowshoeing, running or laying in a hammock. 

CALEB JOHNSON 
ALUMNI COACH
Caleb joined the CrossPurpose team in August of 2016. Caleb completed his masters degree in Intercultural Studies in Chicago and moved to Denver to learn what it looks like to love his neighbor. Caleb loves connecting with others one-on-one and working in community to see every area of a person thrive. His love for neighbors collides with his skills as he work with all CrossPurpose graduates to form a lasting family that has a deep impact in Denver and beyond. Caleb loves being in the mountains and will use almost any excuse to spend time in them, whether hiking, snowshoeing, running or laying in a hammock. 

  DALE SCOTT  SENIOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER Dale came to CrossPurpose in April 2018, bringing a degree in business and over 12 years of experience in retail banking, finance, and investment to his role as the Senior Development Officer, in which he works to raise funds for the organization and invite community leaders into deeper generosity. Sharing a background similar to many of the neighbors we serve, Dale is grateful for the opportunity to shift generational narratives, both in his own family and the greater CrossPurpose family. When he is not at work, Dale enjoys spending time with his wife and four kids, hosting dinners, being outdoors, playing sports, and cheering for the Denver Broncos.

DALE SCOTT
SENIOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Dale came to CrossPurpose in April 2018, bringing a degree in business and over 12 years of experience in retail banking, finance, and investment to his role as the Senior Development Officer, in which he works to raise funds for the organization and invite community leaders into deeper generosity. Sharing a background similar to many of the neighbors we serve, Dale is grateful for the opportunity to shift generational narratives, both in his own family and the greater CrossPurpose family. When he is not at work, Dale enjoys spending time with his wife and four kids, hosting dinners, being outdoors, playing sports, and cheering for the Denver Broncos.

  GRANT PESTKA  SYSTEMS ENGINEER After two summer internships with CrossPurpose and completing his B.A. in Pastoral Ministry, Grant joined the staff team as a Fellow with the Center for Urban Leadership in 2014. After graduating the Fellowship, Grant moved into his role as the Systems Engineer, in which he makes sure the internet is online, customizes Salesforce (tl;dr … ask Google if you don’t know), and manages our data. When not saving the CrossPurpose IT world, Grant enjoys watching YouTube videos about technology, science, and mathematics (the Bachelors of Science he never got), tinkering with his custom build PCs (running OS X), and playing board games or Dungeons and Dragons.

GRANT PESTKA
SYSTEMS ENGINEER
After two summer internships with CrossPurpose and completing his B.A. in Pastoral Ministry, Grant joined the staff team as a Fellow with the Center for Urban Leadership in 2014. After graduating the Fellowship, Grant moved into his role as the Systems Engineer, in which he makes sure the internet is online, customizes Salesforce (tl;dr … ask Google if you don’t know), and manages our data. When not saving the CrossPurpose IT world, Grant enjoys watching YouTube videos about technology, science, and mathematics (the Bachelors of Science he never got), tinkering with his custom build PCs (running OS X), and playing board games or Dungeons and Dragons.

  KARA SCHUMANN  ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR Kara joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2016 after 3 years working at a nonprofit in Minneapolis, MN. Kara's passion for helping other's shatter the lie that we are stuck in patterns, places, and ways, void of hope for change is satisfied through her role as the Admissions Coordinator, where she has the honor and privilege of welcoming individuals into our career development program.  When she's not working, Kara enjoys listening to music, eating mangos, and identifying/appreciating the creative beauty that is all around us.

KARA SCHUMANN
ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR
Kara joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2016 after 3 years working at a nonprofit in Minneapolis, MN. Kara's passion for helping other's shatter the lie that we are stuck in patterns, places, and ways, void of hope for change is satisfied through her role as the Admissions Coordinator, where she has the honor and privilege of welcoming individuals into our career development program.  When she's not working, Kara enjoys listening to music, eating mangos, and identifying/appreciating the creative beauty that is all around us.

  KELLYN LOVELL  DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION Kellyn came to CrossPurpose in 2016 after several years in nonprofit fundraising and development on the East Coast, including a year of AmeriCorps service. Kellyn finds joy in storytelling, wordsmithing, connecting, and creating, all of which she brings to her role as the Director of Strategic Communications, where she manages CrossPurpose's marketing, public relations, and grant writing efforts. In her free time, Kellyn loves to run with her dog, Zuzu, drink lots of coffee, explore Denver's live music scene, and read voraciously.

KELLYN LOVELL
DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION
Kellyn came to CrossPurpose in 2016 after several years in nonprofit fundraising and development on the East Coast, including a year of AmeriCorps service. Kellyn finds joy in storytelling, wordsmithing, connecting, and creating, all of which she brings to her role as the Director of Strategic Communications, where she manages CrossPurpose's marketing, public relations, and grant writing efforts. In her free time, Kellyn loves to run with her dog, Zuzu, drink lots of coffee, explore Denver's live music scene, and read voraciously.

  LAURA BEVING  DIRECTOR OF CAREER SERVICES On staff since 2015, Laura brings over 25 years of experience in workforce development at a local, state, regional and national level to her role as the Director of Career Services, in which she identifies occupations in demand and training partners who will provide our Leaders with the skill sets to succeed in those careers.  Laura's giftings of mercy and service dovetail with her strengths of individualization, strategic thinking, learning and positivity in helping Leaders discover their unique career pathways and how to make them happen. When not working, Laura loves to read, cook, anything outdoors, travel and yoga.

LAURA BEVING
DIRECTOR OF CAREER SERVICES
On staff since 2015, Laura brings over 25 years of experience in workforce development at a local, state, regional and national level to her role as the Director of Career Services, in which she identifies occupations in demand and training partners who will provide our Leaders with the skill sets to succeed in those careers.  Laura's giftings of mercy and service dovetail with her strengths of individualization, strategic thinking, learning and positivity in helping Leaders discover their unique career pathways and how to make them happen. When not working, Laura loves to read, cook, anything outdoors, travel and yoga.

  MARPESSA ALLEN  RECRUITMENT & ADMISSIONS ASSISTANT Marpessa joined the Recruitment & Admissions team in February 2018, bringing a degree from the University of Colorado, as well as years of experience in both the public and nonprofit sectors. Marpessa is happy to apply her desire to eradicate poverty and empower her community to her work at CrossPurpose, where she’ll be supporting the team’s efforts to identify and accept neighbors into our programs. When she’s not working, Marpessa enjoys spending time with her children at movies, the mall, and Hoops Park, and finding new restaurants to try.

MARPESSA ALLEN
RECRUITMENT & ADMISSIONS ASSISTANT
Marpessa joined the Recruitment & Admissions team in February 2018, bringing a degree from the University of Colorado, as well as years of experience in both the public and nonprofit sectors. Marpessa is happy to apply her desire to eradicate poverty and empower her community to her work at CrossPurpose, where she’ll be supporting the team’s efforts to identify and accept neighbors into our programs. When she’s not working, Marpessa enjoys spending time with her children at movies, the mall, and Hoops Park, and finding new restaurants to try.

  RACHEL DANCE   SITE COACH Rachel joined the CrossPurpose team in 2015 as a Fellow, after gaining her undergraduate degree in Community Development. Upon completing the Fellowship, she transitioned into her current position as a Coach. In this role, she is able to live out her passion of walking alongside others, encouraging them to grow and succeed by setting goals as they take steps to reach financial self-sufficiency. In her free time, Rachel can be found seeking unexpected beauty: in mountains, skies, rivers, and people. 

RACHEL DANCE
SITE COACH
Rachel joined the CrossPurpose team in 2015 as a Fellow, after gaining her undergraduate degree in Community Development. Upon completing the Fellowship, she transitioned into her current position as a Coach. In this role, she is able to live out her passion of walking alongside others, encouraging them to grow and succeed by setting goals as they take steps to reach financial self-sufficiency. In her free time, Rachel can be found seeking unexpected beauty: in mountains, skies, rivers, and people. 

  SCOTT LANZEN  DIRECTOR OF FINANCE Scott has been with CrossPurpose from its first days, leveraging his degree in business management from Maranatha Baptist University and more than 8 years of experience at Chase Bank to lead our Finance Department. Scott is passionate about customer service and discovering the story numbers tell which he indulges through his oversight of CrossPurpose's accounting and bookkeeping, budgeting, the financial side of HR, and teaching financial education classes at Training Camp. Outside of work, Scott enjoys sports (football especially), motorcycling, reading, being outdoors, and spending time with his family.

SCOTT LANZEN
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Scott has been with CrossPurpose from its first days, leveraging his degree in business management from Maranatha Baptist University and more than 8 years of experience at Chase Bank to lead our Finance Department. Scott is passionate about customer service and discovering the story numbers tell which he indulges through his oversight of CrossPurpose's accounting and bookkeeping, budgeting, the financial side of HR, and teaching financial education classes at Training Camp. Outside of work, Scott enjoys sports (football especially), motorcycling, reading, being outdoors, and spending time with his family.

  JORGE "ANDY" QUEZADA  ADMISSIONS LIAISON Andy came to CrossPurpose in 2017 with a B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies to put hands and feet to his faith and develop in leadership as a CPCUL Zeta Fellow.  Andy walks with all Leaders from acceptance to the start of class, monitoring the completion of preliminary assessments and ensuring the site team is equipped with the insights necessary to best serve each of our neighbors. When not at work, Andy enjoys movies, snowboarding, hiking, and spending time with his wife. 

JORGE "ANDY" QUEZADA
ADMISSIONS LIAISON
Andy came to CrossPurpose in 2017 with a B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies to put hands and feet to his faith and develop in leadership as a CPCUL Zeta Fellow.  Andy walks with all Leaders from acceptance to the start of class, monitoring the completion of preliminary assessments and ensuring the site team is equipped with the insights necessary to best serve each of our neighbors. When not at work, Andy enjoys movies, snowboarding, hiking, and spending time with his wife. 

  CORDELIA RANDALL   DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS Cordelia joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2014 after 20 years in Business Development and Community Engagement. Cordelia's passion for community involvement and giving back is satisfied through her role as Training Camp Coach and equal involvement with Community Partnership Development, where she meets people where they are in life and helps them to imagine a marvelous tomorrow through the power of intentionality and supportive relationships.  When she's not working, Cordelia enjoys paper crafting and being Grandma .

CORDELIA RANDALL 
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
Cordelia joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2014 after 20 years in Business Development and Community Engagement. Cordelia's passion for community involvement and giving back is satisfied through her role as Training Camp Coach and equal involvement with Community Partnership Development, where she meets people where they are in life and helps them to imagine a marvelous tomorrow through the power of intentionality and supportive relationships.  When she's not working, Cordelia enjoys paper crafting and being Grandma .

  ERIN WHITE  CP DOUGLAS COUNTY SITE DIRECTOR Erin joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2016 after several years working with people experiencing homelessness, foster parents and adoptive parents. Most recently she worked as the executive director of Family Promise of NewRock in Conyers, Georgia. As part of a partnership with Cherry Hills Community Church, Erin is working to develop programs for people experiencing poverty in the southern suburbs of Denver. When she's not working, Erin enjoys spending time with her family, reading and watching sports. 

ERIN WHITE
CP DOUGLAS COUNTY SITE DIRECTOR
Erin joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2016 after several years working with people experiencing homelessness, foster parents and adoptive parents. Most recently she worked as the executive director of Family Promise of NewRock in Conyers, Georgia. As part of a partnership with Cherry Hills Community Church, Erin is working to develop programs for people experiencing poverty in the southern suburbs of Denver. When she's not working, Erin enjoys spending time with her family, reading and watching sports. 

  JEFF HAHL  DIRECTOR OF RECRUITMENT & ADMISSIONS Jeff joined the CrossPurpose team in 2015. As the Director of the Recruitment and Admissions Department, he is responsible for recruiting and on-ramping all of the Leaders to our career development program. Jeff brings his years of experience working in the corporate sector to bear in building partnerships with organizations in the community. When he's not at work, Jeff enjoys spending time with his neighbors, and serves as a mentor to youth in the community. He also loves being active, playing basketball, being on the water or in the mountains, spending time with friends and family, and traveling. 

JEFF HAHL
DIRECTOR OF RECRUITMENT & ADMISSIONS
Jeff joined the CrossPurpose team in 2015. As the Director of the Recruitment and Admissions Department, he is responsible for recruiting and on-ramping all of the Leaders to our career development program. Jeff brings his years of experience working in the corporate sector to bear in building partnerships with organizations in the community. When he's not at work, Jeff enjoys spending time with his neighbors, and serves as a mentor to youth in the community. He also loves being active, playing basketball, being on the water or in the mountains, spending time with friends and family, and traveling. 

  KATIE LARSEN   EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Katie joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2014 after serving as an assistant in multiple organizations. Katie's passion for organization, efficiency, and things done with excellence is satisfied through her role as Executive Assistant to Jason Janz, where she manages schedules, communication, and events in an organized manner.  When she's not working, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband and five children.

KATIE LARSEN 
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Katie joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2014 after serving as an assistant in multiple organizations. Katie's passion for organization, efficiency, and things done with excellence is satisfied through her role as Executive Assistant to Jason Janz, where she manages schedules, communication, and events in an organized manner.  When she's not working, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband and five children.

  KIM HURST  SUPPLY & MAINTENANCE MANAGER With her bachelor's degree in organizational  management and knack for finding a "good deal", cleaning up messes, and establishing efficient procedures for keeping areas clean, Kim met a great need when she joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2015. When she is not organizing or ordering supplies, Kim can be found scrapbooking, working on her indoor plants, doing Bible studies and listening to podcasts.

KIM HURST
SUPPLY & MAINTENANCE MANAGER
With her bachelor's degree in organizational
management and knack for finding a "good deal", cleaning up messes, and establishing efficient procedures for keeping areas clean, Kim met a great need when she joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2015. When she is not organizing or ordering supplies, Kim can be found scrapbooking, working on her indoor plants, doing Bible studies and listening to podcasts.

  LILLIAN ARJONA  JOB CLUB/ONLINE MIDDLE SKILLS COORDINATOR Lillian came to CrossPurpose in 2017 as a Zeta Fellow, seeking to live, work, and worship in the same neighborhood. With a B.A. in Community Development from Covenant College and previous experience as a community and economic development project coordinator, Lillian oversees Leaders' job applications, resumes and interviews, while managing those taking an online certificate program. When she's not busy being inspired by the hard work and victories of CrossPurpose Leaders achieving their dreams and goals, Lillian loves to dance the night away, have friends over and share a meal, explore new places and learn about different cultures, create art, watch soccer, and celebrate Mexico!

LILLIAN ARJONA
JOB CLUB/ONLINE MIDDLE SKILLS COORDINATOR
Lillian came to CrossPurpose in 2017 as a Zeta Fellow, seeking to live, work, and worship in the same neighborhood. With a B.A. in Community Development from Covenant College and previous experience as a community and economic development project coordinator, Lillian oversees Leaders' job applications, resumes and interviews, while managing those taking an online certificate program. When she's not busy being inspired by the hard work and victories of CrossPurpose Leaders achieving their dreams and goals, Lillian loves to dance the night away, have friends over and share a meal, explore new places and learn about different cultures, create art, watch soccer, and celebrate Mexico!

  PAM AUSTIN   CPCUL ASSISTANT DIRECTOR With a B.S. in Organizational Management in Christian Leadership, Pam found her niche in 2015 working for CrossPurpose's Center for Urban Leadership.  As the Assistant Director she oversees Fellows' day-to-day logistics, scheduling details and recruitment. Outside of the office, Pam enjoys spending time with her hubby and offspring, Fischer and Trace, connecting with friends, and reading. 

PAM AUSTIN
CPCUL ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
With a B.S. in Organizational Management in Christian Leadership, Pam found her niche in 2015 working for CrossPurpose's Center for Urban Leadership.  As the Assistant Director she oversees Fellows' day-to-day logistics, scheduling details and recruitment. Outside of the office, Pam enjoys spending time with her hubby and offspring, Fischer and Trace, connecting with friends, and reading. 

  RAY BRIM  STAFF PASTOR Ray came on staff at CrossPurpose in 2013 after 20 years of pastoral ministry in Atlanta, Georgia. His shepherding heart and passion for discipleship is seen in his advocacy for soul care, his teachings on spiritual formation, and his personal coaching of individuals on their discipling journeys. When he's not working, Ray likes reading, bicycling, good food and entertainment, and living life in general with his wife, Pattie. Together, they value friendships, community and enjoy their family of five children and six grandkids.

RAY BRIM
STAFF PASTOR
Ray came on staff at CrossPurpose in 2013 after 20 years of pastoral ministry in Atlanta, Georgia. His shepherding heart and passion for discipleship is seen in his advocacy for soul care, his teachings on spiritual formation, and his personal coaching of individuals on their discipling journeys. When he's not working, Ray likes reading, bicycling, good food and entertainment, and living life in general with his wife, Pattie. Together, they value friendships, community and enjoy their family of five children and six grandkids.

  SHAUN FRAZIER   ASSISTANT COACH Shaun Frazier joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2016 after five years in the social service field. Shaun’s passion for community and program development is satisfied through his role as a Fellow and Assistant Coach, through helping cultivate mutually meaningful relationships with program participants and community volunteers. When he is not working, you can find him out and about exploring Denver or showing off his pipes at the local karaoke bar!

SHAUN FRAZIER
ASSISTANT COACH
Shaun Frazier joined the CrossPurpose staff in 2016 after five years in the social service field. Shaun’s passion for community and program development is satisfied through his role as a Fellow and Assistant Coach, through helping cultivate mutually meaningful relationships with program participants and community volunteers. When he is not working, you can find him out and about exploring Denver or showing off his pipes at the local karaoke bar!