New Day has intentionally created a company culture and set of core values that guide our work. Our executive leadership team has led that process.
Chief Executive Officer
Brooke has over twenty years of experience working with young people in various capacities around the country.
Prior to coming to New Day, she developed bullying and violence prevention policies and programs for a large urban school district, was a state-wide trainer on youth violence prevention with a special focus on bullying and cyber-bullying prevention and coordinated a state-wide youth advisory board in Illinois. She developed and implemented a career education program for gang involved youth in St. Louis, Missouri and managed a community center in Orlando, Florida. She worked in residential treatment facilities and shelters for physically and/or sexually abused youth and supervised transitional living programs for older young people in Chicago, Illinois.
Brooke is active in her community in non-profit development, building strong organizational climates and implementing paradigm shifting approaches in service delivery models for young people. She received a Master of Social Work from Washington University in Saint Louis and is a licensed Social Worker in New Mexico. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Principia College.
Chief Administration and Financial Officer
Geri has over 30 years’ experience in accounting and office management. She oversees all project/program and grant/contract accounting and implements a robust contracts management and financial management and reporting system.
She serves as a liaison to all funding agencies or organizations. Geri has a B.A. in business management from the University of Phoenix.
Chief Programs Officer
Sara has dedicated more than 20 years of service to the communities and people of New Mexico as a social service administrator and social worker.
Prior to coming to New Day, she worked for Goodwill Industries of New Mexico for 15+ years, developing and overseeing support programs designed to stabilize and enhance the wellness of individuals with disabling conditions and/or circumstances. In addition, Sara is the chairwoman for the Governor’s Brain Injury Advisory Council and has voluntarily served as a member of the Council for over seven years.
Sara received a Master of Social Work from New Mexico State University and is a licensed social worker in New Mexico. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of New Mexico.
New Day has intentionally built an ecosystem of services to meet young people experiencing homelessness and community disconnection wherever they are in their journey. Our services and supports offer a range of levels of help and connection.