Staff


Leadership Team

Photograph of Helaine Blum, President & CEO of Pathlight HOME

Helaine Blum
CEO & President Emeritus

A licensed attorney, Helaine co-founded Pathlight HOME alongside Rev. Fred Maxwell more than 27 years ago. Always finding ways to support the homeless community throughout Florida, she helped create Central Florida’s Homeless Services Network in 1993 and served as their Treasurer, President, and Interim Executive Director. She also served as past Treasurer and President of the Florida Coalition for the Homeless. Recently she was honored as one of Orlando Business Journal's Women Who Mean Business for 2020.  

 

Photo of Babette Allen, Executive Director of Operations at Pathlight HOME

Babette Allen
President

Babette has served on Pathlight HOME’s senior leadership team since 2007. She has over 20 years of experience in property management serving low-income and chronically homeless individuals.  

Along with her Master's in Business Administration, Babette has completed training with the National Center for Housing Management and has a variety of HUD-specific certifications. Recently she was honored with the 2017 Lowell Stafford Community Leadership Award. 

Development & Public Relations

Photo of Gabriella Trevino, Development Associate at Pathlight HOME

Gabriella Trevino
Development Associate 

Gabriella has brought her passion for people from Chicago to Pathlight HOME. Her background includes positions in event planning and experience as a Volunteer Coordinator position with an international service organization. She is committed to combining her coordination skills with community outreach to connect more people with the mission of helping those facing homelessness. 

Muffet Robinson

Muffet Robinson
Public Relations Director

Joining Pathlight HOME in 2017 with more than 25 years in Public Relations, Muffet communicates the mission and successes of Pathlight HOME through resident stories, community presentations and media opportunities. She is the organization’s press contact.

Administrative & Grants Team

Micki Dunn

Micki Dunn
Corporate Office Administrator

Micki joined Pathlight HOME in 2008, with a background in banking and administration. She oversees our Corporate Office, which includes the Accounting Department and Grants Management, providing much leadership and support to her team.

 

Alexis Herrera

Alexis Herrera
Executive Assistant
Corporate Office

 

Georgina Medina

Georgina Medina
Executive Assistant
Corporate Office

Daniela Blanquicett

Daniela Blanquicett
Administrative Assistant
Corporate Office

Property Management Team

Crisetty Lamouth

Crisetty Lamouth
Senior Property Manager
Maxwell Terrace and Maxwell Garden

Starting in property management in 1999, Crisetty joined our team in 2011 as the Property Manager of our Maxwell Garden Apartments’ location. Subsequently, she managed our Maxwell Terrace Apartments’ location as well. With her 20 years of experience, she has become Senior Property Manager supervising property management at both locations.

Juanita Paul

Juanita Paul
Property Manager
Maxwell Garden 

 

Sandra Deiter

Sandra Deiter
Occupancy Specialist
Maxwell Terrace and Maxwell Garden

 

Clarissa Bryant

Clarissa Bryant
Assistant Property Manager
Maxwell Terrace 

Diana Gonzalez

Diana Gonzalez
Administrative Assistant
Maxwell Garden

Eclair De Oliveira

Eclair De Oliveira
Administrative Assistant
Maxwell Terrace 

 

Armando Pinder

Armando Pinder
Senior Maintenance Supervisor
Maxwell Terrace

 

Mark Nichols

Mark Nichols
Maintenance Supervisor
Maxwell Garden 

Adrian Cabrera

Adrian Cabrera
Maintenance Porter
Maxwell Garden

 

Miquade Jones

Miquade Jones
Maintenance Porter
Maxwell Terrace 

Case Managers

Restore Team

Photo of Audrey Sanford, Lead Case Manager at Pathlight HOME

Audrey Sandford, RN
 Programs Manager & Lead Case Manager 

Audrey began her work at Pathlight HOME in 2002. She brings 30+ years of nursing and rehabilitation experience into her work with our residents. She also manages Pathlight HOME’s RESTORE program, which provides permanent supportive housing for 60+ chronically homeless adults. Audrey’s professional competency is enriched by a deep sense of empathy and compassion. 

Miscindy Taylor Case Manager

Miscindy Taylor
Assistant Lead Case Manager

With experience in the restaurant industry and degrees in Medical Office Administration and Billing & Coding, Miscindy joined Pathlight HOME in 2015 as a Life Enhancement Specialist for the Restore Program. Because of her compassion and desire to help others, she was promoted within three months to Case Manager. She became the Restore Assistant Lead Case Manager in 2018.

 

Marica Hayden

Marica Hayden
Case Manager 
Restore Program

Case Manager Syr Rodriguez

Syr Rodriguez 
Case Manager 
Restore Community Services

Steven Hamilton

Steven Hamilton
Case Manager
Restore Community Services 

Safe Haven and Homes for New Beginnings Team

Rotaya Cobb

Rotaya Cobb
Lead Case Manager
Safe Haven and Homes for New Beginnings 

Rotaya joined Pathlight HOME in 2015 as Executive Assistant for our Safe Haven Program, bringing 10+ years of experience in teaching employability skills to youth and adults and helping recovering individuals to maintain their sobriety. Becoming Case Manager for Safe Haven in 2016, Rotaya was recently promoted to Lead for the Safe Haven and Homes for New Beginnings Programs. 

 

Gail Smith

Gail Smith
Case Manager
Homes for New Beginnings

Pathlight Kitchen Team

Esteban Torres

Esteban Torres 
Executive Chef and Instructor

A Culinary Institute of America-trained Chef, Esteban joined Pathlight Kitchen in 2018. With more than 30 years of professional culinary experience and a personal commitment to his students’ workforce excellence, he teaches our Culinary Training Program for low-income adults. In addition, he manages our Commercial Kitchen and Banquet Room rentals.

Shannelle Johnson

Shannelle Johnson
Program Assistant 

Sobik's Subs Team

Barbara Jones

Barbara Jones 
Store Manager

Charleen Pierre-Louis

Charleen Pierre-Louis
Sandwich Artist