Lacy has worked with the agency for 20 years, beginning his tenure as a volunteer. He works closely with staff providing direct oversight for all JHP sites and service delivery programs. He also serves as JHP’s liaison to governmental and social service agencies and mentors and supports staff and our program participants. Through the years, he has become a strong advocate for homeless services and a compassionate, yet vocal, community leader. Ensuring that staff and consumer needs are met, he is simply the calm in the middle of a storm. Interesting tidbits – Lacy is a decorated, retired Naval Officer and entrepreneur.

Executive Director
Lacy Fountain, MBA
Clinical Director of Programs

Yolanda Bailey, LCPC, NCC, CRC 

Yolanda is JHP's Clinical Director of Programs overseeing our Homeless Employment Assistance Centers and Emergency and Transitional Residential Programs in Washington, DC and Prince George’s County. She has instituted a streamlined approach to the delivery of case management services and created JHP’s Program Policy Standards for our Transitional Rehabilitation Program, which provides housing and wrap-around services for the homeless. Under her direction our programs have received numerous “100%” report cards from the Prince George’s County’s Department of Social Services and recognition from HUD and local municipalities for the programs’ success. Interesting tidbits – Yolanda has a Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland and Washington, DC and operates her own private practice.

Chief Financial Officer

Laraba Castro

Laraba H. Castro is a highly organized and self-driven individual who is passionate about her expertise in the field of accounting. She has over 5 years experience in banking and well over 7 years of experience handling high level business accounts for multiple companies. she is well versed in maintaining accurate financial records, managing budgets, developing risk assessments and business strategies. She has a high level of experience with financial and budget analysis. Laraba is an accomplished communicator with excellent organizational, time management and decision making skills. She is proactive, innovative and highly influential. Interesting tidbits: Laraba is an accomplished singer/songwriter who owns her own recording studio with her husband.

Board of Directors

Office of the Federal Public Defender

Elizabeth Oyer



Fifth Tribe

Adam Motiwala

Board President


Mayer Brown LLP

Scott P Perlman

Board Vice President

Principal Associate

ABT Associates, Inc.

Karen Gardiner

Board Treasurer


Spectrum Consulting Associates, Inc.
 George Miller

Board Secretary
U.S. Department of Justice

Zia Faruqui

White & Case
Co-founder of JHP, Inc.

Andrew E. Tomback, Esq.

Probation Officer

DC Superior Courts

Tiffany Tinch

Private Consultant

Micah Green

  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Twitter Icon
  • Black Blogger Icon

© 2023 by Jobs Have Priority, Inc.

P: (202) 544-9128

Jobs Have Priority, Inc.

Because Jobs Have Priority