Ellen Groh, Executive Director
Ellen has served as Executive Director since February, 2014. Ellen has a long history of working on poverty issues. She has formerly worked as a legal services attorney in North Carolina and in affordable housing development with the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency, as well as working with a private developer of affordable housing. She holds a Juris Doctorate from University of North Carolina School of Law, and a Masters of Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health.
Leslie Fincke, Chief Operating Officer
After serving on the CCEH Board and as the Chair of the Communications Committee for about a year, and volunteering at CCEH’s Resource Center for two years, Leslie joined our staff in March of 2020. Leslie arrived in Concord, NH in May of 2018 from Cambridge, MA where she founded a retail business which she operated for ten years. Her professional background in marketing, advertising and branding agency worlds helps CCEH “get the word out” about our mission and work. Leslie holds a B.A. in English and Government from Georgetown University.
Angela Spinney, Director of Programs
Angela joined the Resource Center in December of 2015. A majority of her professional career has revolved around social services and clinical mental health; working primarily for Child and Family Services of NH for nearly thirty years. Angela has a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychotherapy and Counseling and has worked with many NH families.
Julie Green, Clinical Director of Case Management
Julie originally came to us in June of 2018 from Child and Family Services, with a Masters Degree in Clinical Mental health, and years of case management experience. She has served in the capacity of Resource Center Clinical Case Manager and in addition to that, is now taking on a new role, supervising staff and volunteers and being responsible for day to day operations of all our programs when the Director of Programs is absent. Julie always has a pleasant and calm demeanor, no matter what is happening, and is a tremendous support and advocate for our guests.
Michael Caswell, Winter Shelter Director & Data Analyst
Michael comes to us from Friends Emergency Housing with a B.S. in Psychology. For the past 8 years Michael has worked extensively with data management, including state and federal reporting, while creating databases from scratch. He has volunteered at CCEH for close to a year, completing the required paperwork for the winter shelter and various other duties. He also collaborates with other agencies to meet the needs of the Concord homeless population. Going forward, Michael will fully manage the Emergency Winter Shelter, do all data management for CCEH, and will provide case management support as needed.
Lisa Rowley, Housing First Housing Stability Specialist
Lisa comes to us after years of working for an area agency serving people in her local community. She has an Associates Degree in science and has almost completed her degree in Human Services. Lisa has met many challenges throughout her career working with people. She is happy serving those most in need and dedicated to those she serves. Lisa enjoys learning and is always evolving.
Teri Gladstone, Office Administrator
Teri joined CCEH in March of 2020. Teri comes to CCEH with over twenty years experience in office administration. She has served multiple terms on the Board of Directors for Live and Let Live Farm rescue and Second Start. Her volunteer time is varied and includes US Jaycees, Zonta, Family Promise, and Rise Again to name a few. She has lived in Concord for 32 years.
Shannan Roberts, Resource Center Case Manager
Shannan joined the Resource Center in January 2020 as an undergraduate intern from Plymouth State University, with her focus of studies in Social Work. Shannan interned at the Resource Center five days a week learning the mission of CCEH, case management skills and how to meet the needs of those experiencing different levels of homelessness. Shannan’s internship was abruptly halted due to COVID-19, although the pandemic changed the in-person internship, Shannan continued to support CCEH and develop her case management skills. Shannan has previous case management skills and experience through other NH Non-profits as well. Shannan demonstrates a calm demeanor and her smile is always welcoming to the guests!