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To request a presentation or a speaker to discuss the activities of the Beacon of Hope Resource Center please contact our Executive Director, Tina Marquardt at (504) 309-5120.

Address: Beacon of Hope Resource Center
3321 Tulane Ave.
Suite 101
New Orleans LA 70119
Hours: M-F, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Phone: Office: 504.309.5120
Fax: 504.324.8370

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dthornton@beaconofhopenola.org
Denise Thornton attended the Executive Education Program at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 2007. Denise has received numerous honors and awards including New Orleans Magazine’s Top 10 Female Achiever Award, City Business Innovative Business of the Year Award, Alliance For Good Government Civic Leader of the Year Award, Friends of New Orleans Hero Of The Storm, Young Leadership Council Role Model Award, Liberty Torch Award from Anti Defamation League, AFP Board of Directors Award, City Business Innovative Business of the Year Award, Litigation Management’s Professionalism Award, Public Relations Society of America Hornblower Award and was named one of the 10 Heroes of the Storm by the Times Picayune. In addition, Denise has served on the Louisiana Serve Commission, Fleur-de-Lis Ambassador, New Orleans Crime Coalition and is a graduate of the Citizens Police Academy.
Tina Marquardt has over 23 years of corporate and entrepreneurial sales, advertising, and management experience. She has held positions from sales and operations manager, finance director, business development manager and marketing and advertising manager. The last five years of her corporate career she provided private consulting for businesses in need of management, sales and operational assessments. In the fall of 2007 Tina joined the Beacon staff to oversee the daily operations and work with program development. In 2009, Tina assumed the Executive Director position while simultaneously serving  on numerous nonprofit committees, along with governmental advisory boards  and 18 neighborhood redevelopment committees. Tina has completed nonprofit capacity building programs such as Harvard University’s Data Collection and Information Management Systems Leadership Training for Neighborhood Leaders, Louisiana Association of Nonprofits Organizations (LANO) Leadership Workshops and most recently Tulane University’s Center for Public Service Nonprofit Strategy Institute.

 

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mhuber@beaconofhopenola.org
Martin Huber holds a BS in Philosophy/Religion from Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky. Martin has over ten years of nonprofit experience in volunteer management, program management and special event coordination. Prior to joining Beacon of Hope, Martin served 4 years working in AmeriCorps programs, two years of which focused in hurricane recovery. Working closely with the Executive Director, Martin works on fundraising, technical assistance, grant reporting, and program development.


jstopa@beaconofhopenola.org
Jason Stopa is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a BA in History and holds a Master of Urban and Regional Planning Program from the University of New Orleans (UNO). At UNO he specialized in land use, environment, blight and urban agriculture. He has led projects to address distressed neighborhoods and develop community mapping projects. He also has 2 years experience as a Relationship Banker, where he provided community outreach through youth financial education programs.

Board of Directors

Officers
Denise Thornton, President & CEO
Susan Revels, Vice President
Robert Lupo, Treasurer
Joseph Ryan Hugg, Secretary

Directors
Jay Batt
Stanley J. Cohn
Al Petrie
Susan Revels
Timothy Ryan
Louise Schreiner
Dana Shepard
Louis Shepard

 

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