Crystal Turner                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               412-766-5212 x101                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Assistant DIRECTOR

Nancy Egbart                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                412-766-5212 x102

Nancy has been a valued employee at Genesis of Pittsburgh since 1984. Within her 36 year career with Genesis, Nancy worked in the adoption program, became the Assistant Director in 1990 and has recenty taken on the role of Adoption Program Consultant. Nancy graduated from Slippery Rock University with a bachelor of science degree. Nancy enjoys her job, the people she works with and loves hearing from former Genesis clients. 

Development & Marketing

Holly Newman                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            412-766-5212  X104

Holly joined the Genesis team in October of 2022. Holly has had a long career within the non-profit world, serving in various capacities such as Outreach, Recruitment, Fundraising, Event Planning, and Marketing.  She has a heart for the voiceless and has spent her career advocating for children and families in need. Holly has a bachelor’s degree in Communication, Public Relations & Advertising from Edinboro University and a Master’s Degree in Business Leadership from Geneva College. She is excited for the opportunity she has at Genesis and is looking forward to continuing her career helping others. 


Karen Henschel                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      412-766-5212 x103


programming DIRECTOR

Danielle Morgan                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        412-766-4934 x 301

DISTRIBUTION center/House mother

Emily Hunter                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            412-761-1845   

Emily joined the Genesis family in 2021 as a housemother and also works at the Distribution Center. She graduated in 2021 with a bachelors degree in Psychology with minors in Family Studies, Intercultural Studies & Art from Houghton College. Emily loves to be a listening ear and a helping hand to our residents and clients. She stated that she can’t wait to watch Genesis grow and assist even more mothers and babies. 


DIRECTOR of Residential Services 

Kathy Reilly                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       412-766-2693 


Kathleen Gaudio                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  412-766-2693                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Kathleen started her career at Genesis in 1988 as a volunteer facilitating support groups for birth mothers. In 1992, she accepted the counselor position for Genesis. She is a graduate of Emmanuel College with a bachelors degree in Psycology and a k-8 teaching certificate. She also attained her masters degree in Counseling from Duquense University. Kathleen and her husband Frank have three grown children and two grandchildren. In her free time, Kathleen enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also volunteers with medical missions. 

house mother

Helen Roberts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               412-766-2693                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Helen joined the Genesis team in 2021. She has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Duquesne University. Helen has a long career of serving, caring for and training others. She has been a principle for a Christian School, has owned and operated her own daycare, has been a trainer and tester within several educational programs and has provided counseling to those in need. Helen stated that she loves working with people to help build their self-esteem. She has a passion to help people realize and fulfill their purpose. 

house mother

Tina  Towsley                                                                                                                                                                                                                            tina.towsley@genesispgh,org                                                                                                                                                                                                                          412-766-2693                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Tina started at Genesis in 2022. Tina previously had a 30 year career as a counselor at a local hospital. She shared that she felt it was time to get out into the community and get involved. She especially looked for an opportunity where she can support women and mothers. Tina’s favorite quote is “being a mother is the toughest job you will ever love.”


Education counselor

Tiffany Cramer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         724-225-6701 x402

Tiffany started with Genesis in December of 2022 at the Washington Center. She’s a graduate of California University of PA with a degree in Criminal Justice and is currently studying to become an addiction counselor. Tiffany is a passionate advocate for mental health and addiction, focusing on pregnant and new mothers. Having previously worked in the mental health field and the prison system, her desire to work one on one has grown significantly. She is looking forward to learning and growing at Genesis.


social worker

Ana Cuevas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      412-766-5212 x102 

Ana joined Genesis in Oct 2022. She has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Public Administration from Salem University. Ana loves to advocate for children and families. She has 23 years of experience as a social worker for adoption, foster care and kinship care with the child welfare system. She is bilingual (English & Spanish) and recently relocated to Pittsburgh from Massachusetts. Ana is excited about her new position at Genesis and looks forward to learning and growing as she continues to advocate for families and begins to educate the community concerning the adoption program at Genesis.

grandfamily program

grandfamily coordinator

Terri Sirianni                                                                                                                                                                                                                           terri.sirianni@genesispgh,org                                                                                                                                                                                                                          412-766-5212 x106

Terri started at Genesis as a volunteer in 1982. She continued on to serve as Tag Day Coordinator, member of the Genesis of Pittsburgh Board of Directors, book keeper and currently is the coordinator of our grandfamily program. Terri is also a proud adoptive parent through Genesis. Terri shared that she has always been taught the importance of volunteering, community activism and lending a helping hand. Her favoite part about working at Genesis is helping clients with their essential needs,  getting to know them and hearing their stories.  Terri stated, “treating all people I meet with respect and dignity is the legacy I work to convey.”