Staff and Offices

**NOTE REGARDING COVID-19:  Effective immediately, our staff will be working remotely and will provide services over the phone.  All staff will be answering calls and emails, so please check the directory below to reach the appropriate person.

For general questions or questions about the Census, call (973) 643-8800, extension 210. Thank you and stay well!

MAIN OFFICE (*Please note our new address)

The Hahne’s Building
625 Broad Street, Suite 270
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-643-8800
Fax: 973-643-8100

Phyllis Salowe-Kaye, Executive Director
Ext. 214

Leila Amirhamzeh, Director of Development
Ext. 235

Beverly Brown Ruggia, Financial Justice/CRA Organizer
Ext. 239

Oscar Hernandez, Loan Counselor
Ext. 237

Bonita Holmes, Director of Loan Counseling & Loss Mitigation
Ext. 234

Michelle Maas, Office Administrator
Ext. 210

Mark McNulty, Grant Writer
Ext. 230

Mariela Santana, Director of ACA Enrollment
Ext. 233

Jessica Zevallos, Loan Counselor
Ext. 236


165 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Phone: 973-273-0315 or toll free 888-829-3711

Naomi Anderson, Director of VITA & TCE
Ext. 101

Paula Mirk, Director of Financial Coaching
Ext. 104

Junior Gallego-Suel, Financial Coach
Ext. 107

Marcia Dominici Cruz, ACA Certified Application Counselor/Tax Manager
Ext. 105

Maria Menendez, ACA Certified Application & Benefits Counselor
Ext. 102

Gabrielle Escribano,  Certified Application Counselor

Shalini Rajput, Certified Application Counselor


75 Raritan Avenue, Suite 200
Highland Park, NJ 08904

Phone: 732-246-4772
Fax: 732-214-8385

Theresa Dempewolf, Director of Empowerment Programs & Finance
Ext. 112

Naomi Anderson, Director of VITA & TCE
Ext. 117

Charmaine Arthurs-Murphy, Junior Accountant
Ext. 130

Maura Collinsgru, Health Care Program Director
Ext. 127

Laura Waddell, Health Care Organizer
Ext. 128

Liz Glynn, Director of Organizing
Ext. 124

Candace Harper, Director of Fair Housing Investigations
Ext. 113

Yarrow Willman-Cole, Workplace Justice Program Director
Ext. 125

Diane McMahon, Loan Counselor
Ext. 122

Loren Greene, Digital Organizer

Adam Tucker, Media Manager

Dena Mottola Jaborska, Associate Director
Ext. 120

Lynn Perry, Office Manager
Ext. 110

Sofia Karimi, Fair Housing Test Coordinator
Ext. 115

Salma Tumanga, Fair Housing Test Coordinator
Ext. 119


1040 North Kings Highway, Suite 308
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Phone: 856-966-3091
Fax: 856-414-1054
Oil Group: 1-800-464-8465

Wende Nachman, Oil Group Director  
Ext. 202

Maura Collinsgru, Health Care Program Director
Ext. 203

Sandra Lambe, Loan Counselor
Ext. 204


Homebuyer & Foreclosure Counseling – 1-800-NJ-OWNER (1-800-656-9637)

Oil Group – 1-800-464-8465