Angela Cook is the Business Operations Manager for the Center of Relational Recovery and PartnerHope. Angela brings over 15 years of Operations Management experience to the team. Prior to joining CRR and PH, Angela served as the Director of Operations for Silver Eagle Group, LLC, Head of Operations for Fundation Group LLC as well as, the Director of Customer Service for E*TRADE Financial.
Angela holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Radford University. She currently resides in Winchester, Virginia where she enjoys time with her husband (Mike), cat (DK), and 2 dogs (Chip, a German Shepherd, and Bella, an Olde English Bulldog).
Gina has decades of experience as a leader, mentor, and connector. Gina’s work spans nonprofit, university, corporate, and faith-based settings. Trained in public health and prevention models, Gina holds a BA in Health Science from Taylor University and a Masters in Health Education from the University of Texas. She is an educator and advocate promoting prevention, treatment, and recovery. Gina is especially intent on enhancing healthy sexuality, relationships, and authentic spirituality. She is solution minded and an advocate for change. Gina is connected to and working alongside other like-minded individuals and organizations that promote recovery, health, and healing. She has vast knowledge of behavioral health topics. She maintains memberships with NAADAC, TAAP, and SASH. Gina lives in Austin, TX where she is a single mom enjoying her children and the best Austin has to offer.
Melissa Howard handles much of the marketing and communications for PartnerHope. Her range of experience includes roles in higher education, mental health advocacy, and healthcare facilities large and small. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master of Science in Strategic Marketing from Bellevue University. Melissa is most passionate about connecting individuals around the world with important resources to help them grow and heal! She lives with her husband and daughter in Richmond, Virginia.
Maria Gamarra is the Office Manager and Bookkeeper at the Center of Relational Recovery and PartnerHope. She joined the team after more than six years in the Audio Video industry, where she served as Customer Support Representative and Accounting Manager. Maria obtained a M.A in Philosophy at George Mason University and a Bachelor at Universidad Santo Tomás, Bogotá- Colombia. Her home is in Winchester, Virginia, with her two daughters with her husband.