Maureen recently joined the GSH team in July 2021 as a Case Manager. She has previous case management and social work experience in both healthcare and in non-profit organizations. Maureen is passionate about advocating for equality and providing access to services within communities to help bring about change to her clients’ situations.
Maureen earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. In her free time, she enjoys getting creative in the kitchen, adding to her record collection and spending time with her dog, Chloe.
Deputy Executive Director
Candice joined GSH in September 2015 as the Director of Development. She has been developing and implementing communication and marketing strategies for corporations, political candidates and not–for–profit organizations since 1998, having started her career at Penn, Schoen and Berland. As a small business owner she has consulted for companies like Microsoft, Ruder Finn and the Consumer Technology Association. She is a past President of the Junior League of Northern Virginia where she continues to volunteer. In 2017, Candice was appointed to the Virginia Fair Housing Board. In 2020, she was appointed to the Fairfax County Planning Commission.
Candice currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Lorton Station Community Association. Candice received her M.A. in Security Policy Studies and B.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University. Candice resides in Lorton with her husband Tom, their two cats, Simon and Zoe, their chihuahua, Riley, and enjoys quilting in her spare time.
Emma joined GSH in March 2021 as an Accounting Assistant. A native of the northern Virginia area, Emma had been working in bookkeeping and office management for several years before deciding to move to the non-profit sector. She graduated from James Madison University and enjoys using her skills to support GSH and its mission to provide affordable housing solutions in the community.
Emma lives in National Harbor, Maryland with her husband, daughter, 2 cats and enjoys gardening. In her spare time, she freelances as an audio engineer at local area theatres.
Financial Assistance and Database Coordinator
Brian first joined Good Shepherd Housing in October of 2019. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History from George Mason University. He helps support the mission of GSH by assisting with the Development database, and supporting the planning and execution of our numerous fundraising events throughout the year.
Brian grew up locally in Fairfax County. In his free time he enjoys watching old Star Trek episodes, reading sci-fi and fantasy novels, and keeping current with international news.
As the Executive Director of GSH, David embraces our housing mission and service in the community, working to make affordable housing a reality for low-income families and individuals in our service area. Before joining GSH, David was the Deputy Director of Operations for the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless based in Rockville, Maryland. Prior to that, David worked for many years in the financial sector at E*Trade Financial, Fannie Mae, CoreStates Capital Markets and Salomon Smith Barney in New York City.
David served as the co-convener of Ventures in Community for 2014-16 and as the appointee to the Old Mount Vernon High School Re-utilization Taskforce. He also serves on the South County Leadership Council, the Advisory Council of the Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation, and the board of the Fairfax County-based Alliance for Human Services. David earned his Bachelor’s in Economics from the University of Michigan and his Master’s in Economics and Finance from the University of Pennsylvania.
Shannon joined GSH in May 2021 as the Development Coordinator. She has been in the DC-metro area since she moved here after college graduation and has worked in many government offices and nonprofits over those 20+ years. Over that time, she discovered through her work and volunteer experiences her passion for raising money for worthy causes.
Shannon has a Masters Degree in Public Policy (MPP) from George Mason University and a Bachelors Degree (BA) in Politics from Wake Forest University.
She is a member of the Junior League of Northern Virginia, her local elementary school’s PTA, served as a leader for her first daughter’s Girl Scout troop for many years and is involved in local politics.
Shannon resides in Chantilly with her husband, Bryan, their 2 girls, their orange tabby cat and black lab dog. She enjoys watching her children’s dance performances and having peace and quiet in what little free time she has between work, kids and other adult responsibilities.
Maureen Acheampong – Case Manager (Ext.121)
Candice Bennett – Deputy Executive Director (Ext.113)
Emma Burchett – Bookkeeper (Ext. 112)
Brian Kelleher – Financial Assistance and Database Coordinator (Ext. 122)
David Levine – Executive Director (Ext.116)
Shannon Stockton – Development Director (Ext.125)
Debi Sutton – Resident Services Director (Ext.145)
Charkenia Walker – Operations Administrator (Ext.119)