CHRISTINA BETANCOURT JOHNSON
Before joining RTMC, Christina worked at Global Impact and led the Combined Federal Campaign’s marketing and communications efforts, which delivered more than $60 million to local, national and international charities. Prior to that, she served in various leadership positions with United Way, the University of Dallas and the Washington, D.C. Economic Partnership (formerly known as The Washington, D.C. Marketing Center). Christina earned a BS from Hampton University and a MBA degree from the University of Dallas.
Director of Development
Prior to joining RTMC, Aaron was the Director of Operations for A Wider Circle where he was responsible for managing the operation of a 25,000 sq ft facility and coordinating the pickup of over 30 in-kind donations of furniture each day. He has also worked in the for-profit sector as an associate attorney with Alston & Bird LLP, a national full service law firm, and as General Counsel of an online brokerage firm with over $4 billion in assets under management. Aaron is a graduate of Princeton University where he earned a BA in Economics with a certificate in Finance and received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.
Christina is responsible for day-to-day operations, special events, and bookkeeping. She received her BS in accounting from Montgomery College.
AJ is responsible for supporting all aspects of our program operations, including homeowner relations, grant reporting, and project management. Previously, he worked for A Wider Circle where he served as the Director of Research & Communications and gained valuable experience in community outreach and operational support. AJ moved to the area in 2009 when he enrolled as an undergraduate at The George Washington University. He earned a BS in Economics with a minor in Political Science.
Nelson is responsible for supporting all aspects of our program operations, including homeowner relations, grant reporting, and project management. Prior to joining RTMC, Nelson served as Program Director at a local non-profit organization where he was responsible for overseeing and managing in-kind donations and facilities maintenance. Nelson also has experience as a retail operations manager for a national retail chain and as an officer of a local law enforcement agency. Nelson received his BA in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland.
Development and Communications Manager
Melissa is responsible for helping execute RTMC’s foundation, corporate, and individual giving fundraising strategies, as well as for developing and implementing our social media outreach plan. Prior to joining RTMC, she worked as the Volunteer Coordinator for a local non-profit organization focused on poverty alleviation. She was responsible for managing individual volunteers as well as planning group volunteer days. Melissa received her BA in Sociology and Psychology form the State University of New York, College at Oneonta.
Construction Manager & Hawk Handyman
Mike Wilkinson currently serves as RTMC’s construction manager & Hawk handyman. He’s responsible for previewing 80-100 homes (annually) and assessing the need for RTMC’s repair and renovation services as it relates to our homeowner client base. Secondly, Mike’s responsible for preforming small repairs and handyman projects on select client homes throughout the year as our Hawk Handyman Program.
Carol serves currently serves as the executive assistant to RTMC’s executive director. She manages scheduling, communications with the board of directors and supports several RTMC events. Carol has invested more than 35 years into public service as a federal employee, a volunteer and a local philanthropist.