B.A. Arizona State University, J.D. University of Tulsa. Licensed to practice in Nevada and Supreme Court.
“I just hated to see people unable to move forward in their lives,” she said. In the 20 years since she began FIT, nearly 4,200 unemployed and underemployed Nevadans have found jobs that pay enough to make them able to support a family without public assistance.
Crystal has over 20 years’ experience in the non-profit sector focusing on the betterment of the community and its people. “I am so happy to be working for FIT and seeing how FIT is changing the lives of Las Vegans one person at a time.” In her spare time, Crystal likes to read true crime novels, travel and spend time with her Godchildren in California.
Lisa, Master of Accounting (Macc) from University of Southern California, and a licensed CPA, is responsible for fiscal and compliance monitoring for each program and grant. She has over 20 years in financial accounting and has been working for non-profit organizations since 2017.
Lisa enjoys hiking and reading in her spare time.
AAS Software Programming, AAS System Administration, AAS Web Development CSN. Richard is our resident IT department and is responsible for maintaining the servers, workstations, software programs, and both websites for FIT and the Academy. He enjoys all things Star Wars, playing video games, and spending time with his family.
Fabiola, currently studying accounting at the College of Southern Nevada, says “Everyone here is very caring, loving and sincere about helping others. We all care about the community.” She adds: “I enjoy hiking with my girls on the weekends.”
Anyone and everyone who steps in the FIT facility always remarks how clean and beautiful our building is. That’s because of our Facility Manager, Tony. Tony enjoys his collection of DVDs and riding his motorcycle.
"Hello my name is Veira. I am the front desk receptionist. I love FIT and all it represents because I get to help people every day when they come into the building. I have 8 years of customer service/clerical experience, so I'm able to use those skills in my current line of work here at FIT."
"Hello, my name is Yolanda and I'm the proctor/receptionist here at FIT. I have been living in Las Vegas since 2005 and I love the opportunities this city has to offer. I'm blessed to be a part of this amazing team at FIT and I love all the wonderful things we do for the community on a daily basis."
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B.S., University of Phoenix “I love being a part of the FIT family because I can help others reach their goals, my passion is to give back to the community and this organization allows me to do just that. I love spending time with my wife and sons and volunteering in my fraternity the Phi Beta Sigma."
B.A Psychology and Sociology UNCO. “I enjoy being a part of the FIT team and all we represent. I have always had a passion for helping the community and FIT is a great opportunity to help build wealth for community members”. Kacee is originally from Colorado, currently working on her M.S, loves the outdoors, traveling and sports.
UNLV graduate, Ashley says: “Helping clients get on their feet is invaluable. I love the team here.” In her time off, Ashley loves to read, spend time with her husband and cat, travel and attend events at the Smith Center.
Brandon was previously a chef and has always enjoyed working with people. His favorite food is In-N-Out burgers. In his spare time he collects comic books.
B.A. Psychology UC Davis. David was born and raised in the bay area of California. He and his wife recently moved to Las Vegas in the pursuit of a better life and to start a family. "I knew I was born to help people and working with FIT gives me the ability to pursue that passion. I believe in the golden rule of treating people the way I would want to be treated if I were in their shoes."
Throughout Josue’s life, he always dreamed of becoming a person who could serve the Las Vegas community in a great way. Josue takes great pride in finding the fire behind people’s motivations and helping them see it so they may grow to realize their own potential. “Being employed at FIT allows me to live my dream and help others pursue theirs. One of my favorite quotes states “the ideal person bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of all circumstances”.
B.A. UNLV "Not only is it rewarding working with such an amazing team, but we get to make a real change in so many people's lives." McKayla is a Las Vegas native who enjoys traveling, music festivals, and being outdoors.
B.A. CSUSB, M.S.W. UNLV Precious is a California native and has a passion to uplift and encourage others. "FIT is the epitome of team work makes the dream work. I love being a part of the FIT team and giving back to the community while helping those in need." Precious enjoys shopping, karaoke, listening to podcasts and spending quality time with her family and friends.
M.S.W, Hawaii Pacific University Roshian has been working with the justice involved population for 8 years, helping people to reintegrate back into society. "Working here at FIT allows me to continue to help people from different backgrounds find stable employment and reach their vocational goals."
For five years, Salina has been the administrative support for the case management team. She notes: “We have a pretty awesome team. The group dynamic makes working here really pleasant.” Salina enjoys sewing, baking and hanging out with her family.