Jen Brothers, co-founder and board president, is involved in HOB curriculum development, grant writing, training, and community engagement. Jen also works as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Leadership Consultant. She is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity at Union Presbyterian Seminary, Charlotte. Jen has undergraduate degrees in Communications and Spanish and a master’s degree in Counselor Education.




Jordan Hertz, co-founder and vice president, is the student and volunteer coordinator for House of Bread.  She works to create community partnerships.  Jordan is the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Roanoke, VA.  Currently Jordan is pursuing a Master of Divinity degree at Union Presbyterian Seminary, Charlotte and is a candidate for ordination in the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA).  Jordan Hertz has a BA in History as well as a Masters in Teaching from the University of Virginia.



Lisa Goad, co-founder and financial officer, develops our recipes and heads the baking program. Lisa has a degree in Engineering. She involves herself in numerous community-based ministries, including previous overseas mission work, and is a leader in the children's and adult education ministries at Raleigh Court Presbyterian Church.