Staff and Leadership


AcanalosAlexis Canalos, Program Director: Alexandra (Alexis) is the Director of Programs at Center for Changing Lives, leading the organization’s economic opportunity services designed to increase client access to resource and financial opportunities. Alexis has overseen CCL’s expansion of financial resources and products available to clients and developed new programs to meet client need. She has a Master’s Degree in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago with a concentration in Community Development, and spent her six years prior to her current positions in labor and community organizing and issue-based advocacy work.

Employee Title
Castaneda, Lissette Interim Executive Director
Mora, Gabby Manager of Administration
Nethercott, Lee Digital Literacy Coach
Escobar, Peter Employment Coach
Kopp, Paul IT Coach
Luna, Ed AmeriCorps Vista
Michelson, Joanna Business Solutions Coach
Perez, Marlen Service Integration Coordinator
Rahravan, Leila Employment Coach
Rohrbaugh, Melissa Business Solutions Coach
Rodriguez, Imelda Housing and Financial Coach
Velazquez, Jeanette Early Childhood Initiative Financial Coaching Coordinator
Villalobos, Kayla Resource and Connection Coordinator
Zayas, Natalie Housing and Financial Coach