HCF Staff

Shenita Muse

Executive Director

Shenita Muse is a dynamic leader with a broad range of experience in marketing and innovative program design. Throughout her career, she has lead large-scale projects to improve operational efficiency, promote brand recognition, and increase revenue growth. Her responsibilities include daily oversight of the organization, ensures the programs and services are aligned with the mission, maintains budgetary controls, hire staff, and reports directly to the Board of Directors.

Michelle Parker

Director of Workforce Programs

As an effective workforce and economic development professional, Michelle has been responsible for providing direction and support to individual work streams, motivating teamwork and collaboration through coaching and mentoring team members of various workforce development programs. Michelle focuses on making sure that coaching, and bundles of services are available to help clients reach their economic goals. This propels Michelle to be very instrumental in the Racial Wealth Divide and Wealth Inequality work. Prior to managing workforce development programs, Michelle had the opportunity to work in the three components of the Financial Opportunity Center model. This included: employment, financial, and income supports coaching. Her previous experience in community relations and health care encompassed serving as a Community Outreach Specialist with Family Health Network and a Subsidy Specialist at Knowledge Learning Corporation. Michelle is a Certified Anger Management Specialist and holds an associate degree in Social Work from Kennedy King College.