Meet the EGH Staff

Ally Baehr (she/her)

Ally Baehr (she/her)

Executive Director

Ally Baehr is a nonprofit professional who recently relocated to Seattle from Tucson, Arizona.  She graduated from the University of Arizona in 1996 and began her career serving many wonderful nonprofits, including the Girl Scouts, 4-H, United Way, and Make Way for Books.  She has worked in curriculum design, family support, early education, evaluation, fundraising, human resources, and operations. She is grateful to be at EGH to support the mission and team to grow into the future.

Michele Martin (she/her/hers)

Michele Martin (she/her/hers)

Operations Manager

Michele Martin has a B.S. from State University of New York at Albany. She has held positions in customer service, banking, bookkeeping, marketing, and data processing. Ms. Martin is uniquely qualified to understand the needs of our clients as she was homeless and a past client of EGH Day Center herself.

Andy Gallegos (he/they)

Andy Gallegos (he/they)

Day Center Manager

Andy grew up in a big family in California where they were taught kindness and were always eager to help out. Striving to care for others, Andy lives their values in mind, service and compassion. “Being of service to others has always brought me great joy and I’m grateful to be given the opportunity to work at a place that allows me to do exactly that.”

Michelle Wick (she/her)

Michelle Wick (she/her)

Program Manager

Michelle is the Program Manager at EGH. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare from the University of Washington and is a licensed Substance Use Disorder Professional. Michelle is passionate about working with women in recovery and helping connect them with the community resources they need.

Cynthia Kemp (she/her)

Cynthia Kemp (she/her)

Development Manager

Originally from upstate New York, Cynthia has called Seattle home for more than 20 years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in history and a Master of Arts degree in Teaching. Prior to joining the team at the Elizabeth Gregory Home, she worked in the Seattle Public Schools, teaching at Ballard High School and, most recently, in an administrative role at Robert Eagle Staff Middle School. Cynthia completed a Certificate in Fundraising from the University of Washington. She is excited to support the programs and build relationships at Elizabeth Gregory Home.

Hannah Glover (she/her)

Hannah Glover (she/her)

Health Navigator

Hannah Glover is the Health Navigator at Elizabeth Gregory Home, assisting guests with finding their way through the medical and behavioral health systems. Originally from San Francisco, Hannah obtained a B.A. in Sociology from Whitman College, where she also started her career in social services. She has worked education, legal, and health outreach. Women’s health care has always been her passion and she’s pleased to be putting her knowledge and skills to work as EGH’s Health Navigator.

Rainy Paikin (they/them)

Rainy Paikin (they/them)

Day Center Assistant

Rainy is excited to serve our community through their role as a cook at EGH. To them, food is an experience that they want to share with the world and an expression of care.

Zenashe Ewnetu (she/her)

Zenashe Ewnetu (she/her)

Day Center Assistant

Zenashe is originally from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and immigrated to the United States five years ago. She started at EGH as a volunteer through our partnership with the YWCA Works program in May of 2017 and continues to provide a high level of personalized assisted for women utilizing our Hygiene Program.

Julie Crowell (she/her)

Julie Crowell (she/her)

Day Center Assistant

Julie came to EGH as a client who participated in the EGH Transitional Housing Program. She’s had a wide range of work experiences but decided to work within homeless services after becoming homeless herself. Now she enjoys being an EGH staff member, giving back to the community and helping others.

Kiwi Hojnar (she/her)

Kiwi Hojnar (she/her)

Day Center Assistant

Bio coming soon!

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