“This is a pivotal time for the Atlanta community as there are so many people coming together in agreement to enact our strategic plan to end homelessness in Atlanta. By creating a united and coordinated crisis response system across metro Atlanta, we are poised to make homelessness rare, brief and nonrecurring.”

Cathryn Vassell, MSW, Esq.,
Chief Executive Officer, Partners for HOME


Partners for HOME was founded in 2015 under the administration of City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. It serves as the Collaborative Applicant for the Atlanta Continuum of Care and works with direct service providers, government agencies, businesses and community stakeholders to coordinate a comprehensive response to end homelessness in the City of Atlanta. As the Collaborative Applicant, Partners for HOME’s coordinates the Atlanta CoC’s HUD-funded grant process, including coordination of the local competition and submitting the consolidated application on behalf of the Continuum of Care.

Partners for HOME is a separate, legal nonprofit organization that is authorized by the Atlanta Continuum of Care and City of Atlanta to coordinate homeless response in the City.

Board of Directors

Ron Alston (Treasurer)
SVP, Truist

Kim E. Anderson
Principal, K.E. Anderson Consulting

Jason Bearden
President of GA/AK Markets, CareSource

Edward J. Hardin
Founding Partner, Rogers & Hardin

Robert E. Herrera (Rank + Review Chair)
Treasurer/CFO/CAO, Points of Light

La’Nette Holloman
Community Advocate, AVLF

Richard Jones
SVP/General Counsel, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Milton Little
CEO, United Way of Greater Atlanta

Keith Mack
VP of Development, CIM Group

Cathryn Marchman
CEO, Partners for HOME 

Marc Pollack (Chair)
Chairman, RangeWater Real Estate

Meaghan Shannon-Vlkovic
VP/Market Lead SE, Enterprise Community Partners

Melissa Taylor
Partner, Porter Novelli

Partners for HOME Team

Annie Hyrila
Director, Housing

Jasmine Rockwell Heard
SPM, Performance

Jasmine Cunningham
SPM, Special Populations

Brianna Flowers
SPM, Housing Resources

Kevin Briskin
PM, Housing

Caroline Henderson
PM, Housing