Alyssa plays a key role in the total management of the church with responsibility for financial, operational, administrative, facilities, and personnel matters. Alyssa came to Neighborhood in August 2004 with 20 years prior business management experience. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and in 2011 completed a 2-year Nonprofit Management program at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Urban Studies to become a Certified Nonprofit Manager. What Alyssa loves about her job is the variety, the people, the work environment, and making a positive difference in the world through the good works of the organization. Alyssa and wife Terri have been members of the church since 1999 and are parents of a teenage daughter.