Our Staff

Tina Burns

Tina Burns – Executive Director

Tina Burns serves as the director of the agency, as well as, the program manager for the Homeownership and Development programs. She has been with the agency since 2000. Tina is passionate about helping clients make their dreams a reality. She has 15 years of experience in administering HOME-funded grants and working with clients to reserve HOME funds and mortgage origination. Tina also has many years of experience in working with real estate agents, loan officers, and LFUCG’s Division of Grants and Special Programs to assist clients in obtaining funding and purchasing affordable homes.

 

 

Alyssa McKee – Housing Counselor

Alyssa McKee began her journey with REACH in 2001. Alyssa is the “In-Take” driving force.  She conducts the agency’s orientations (group and individual sessions) for potential clients. She serves as a housing counselor and is the Unemployment Bridge Program (UPB) Coordinator.  Alyssa tirelessly works to help clients secure their housing needs.  Alyssa also assists with researching and applying for agency grants.  She has Homeownership Counseling certifications from HUD, NeighborWorks and Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC).

 

Alyssa McKee

 

Elisa Bruce

Elisa Bruce –Director of Homeownership Education and Counseling

Elisa Bruce, who joined the agency’s staff in March 2014, has over twelve (12) years of experience working in for-profit and non-profit organizations and has a long history of community involvement. Elisa’s passion for education, service and culture shines through when helping her clients achieve their dream of homeownership. She provides individual housing counseling, conducts and coordinates all pre-purchase and post-purchase education programs, budget, credit and life skills sessions. Elisa coordinates the agency’s outreach efforts, as well.  She holds certifications in Financial Capability, Pre-Purchase and Post-Purchase Education and has Homeownership Counseling certifications from HUD, NeighborWorks and Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC).