Our Staff

Lindsay Moore, MA

Executive Director lindsay@bridgeofhopedenver.org

Lindsay Moore has served as the Executive Director of Bridge of Hope Greater Denver since 2017. She has over 20 years of experience working with nonprofits both nationally and internationally and has a Masters Degree in International Development from the University of Denver. Nationally, Lindsay has worked at the OMNI Institute, the Community Resource Center, and the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Internationally, Lindsay has worked with Catholic Relief Services in both Mali and the Democratic Republic of Congo. She also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal, West Africa.

Lindsay loves serving both the Church and families in need through her work at Bridge of Hope. In her free time, Lindsay likes to ski, backpack, and travel with her husband and daughter.

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Gina Abbey

Development Manager gina@bridgeofhopedenver.org
Gina was born in Amarillo, Texas and grew up in Colorado Springs. She attended college at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and enlisted in the United States Air Force where she served as a meteorologist for four years.
During her enlistment she began building a business as an independent consultant with Mary Kay cosmetics. After her enlistment she turned her Mary Kay business into a full time career. As a Mary Kay Sales Director she has been training, mentoring, and coaching women in their Mary Kay businesses since 2008.
Gina is passionate about encouraging, empowering, and uplifting others. Working with Bridge of Hope allows her to work in her gifts and to be the hands and feet of Christ.

Julie Mihevc, MSW

Neighborhood Resource Specialist / Case Manager julie@bridgeofhopedenver.org

Julie was born and raised in Pella, Iowa and attended Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI. After college she moved to Denver to live and play in her beloved mountains and attended the University of Denver’s Master of Social Work program. She has 20 years of experience working with people who find themselves without homes, without jobs, and living on the margins in the southern suburbs of Denver. She worked as a case manager and program director at Adams, and Arapahoe Mental Health (now All Health) Centers. She later worked at Wellspring Church in Englewood, CO as Compassion Ministry Pastor and deacon, running a food bank, recovery program, employment program, and medical programs. She then moved into nonprofit to became the Director of Housing 180 which assists low income adults in securing affordable housing.

Julie is excited to partner with single mother families facing homelessness as they work to reach self-sufficiency.

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Amy Au

Neighborhood Resource Specialist / Case Manager amy@bridgeofhopedenver.org

Amy was born and raised in Austin, Texas, and attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. After graduating in 1996, she served overseas with Cru International in East Asia for 17 years before retiring home to the U.S. and settling her family in Littleton, CO.

With 20 years of nonprofit, church partnership, staff care, and HR experience helping women grow, recover, and thrive through supportive, transformative programs is close to Amy’s heart. Growing up as a child of a single-mom herself, Amy finds great meaning in guiding and supporting families as they work to stabilize and become self-sufficient in the Denver area. Also a narrative therapist, she loves knowing the stories of her clients and seeing where their pasts and presents overlap in their movement to greater emotional health, self-sufficiency, and agency.

LaiShema Hampton

Neighborhood Resource Specialist / Case Manager laishema@bridgeofhopedenver.org
LaiShema was born and raised in St. Louis Park, Minnesota and attended Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. After graduation, LaiShema returned to Minnesota and pursued a career in social services for five years. LaiShema assisted adolescents and their families within the school district and adults with mental and chemical health illness at Hennepin County Medical Center.
LaiShema moved to Denver a year ago to enjoy nature and expand her experience within social services.  LaiShema looks forward to meeting new people and helping those in need to become the people they have always wanted to be. LaiShema believes that working at Bridge of Hope will be one of the highlights in her social service career.

Kizzly Blue

Neighborhood Resource Specialist / Case Manager kizzly@bridgeofhopedenver.org

Kizzly is born and raised in Denver, Colorado and attended Metropolitan State University of Denver.  After graduation, Kizzly worked as an Advocate Supervisor in the Juvenile Courts system. Kizzly is experienced in providing trauma informed care and consultations for crisis solutions and management for children and adults with complex needs.

Kizzly was a teenage mother who faced similar obstacles and she is honored to mentor and support families in reaching their goals and self-sufficiency.  Kizzly is family oriented and she enjoy spending time with her husband and children outdoors. She loves to travel, exploring new places and cuisines while experiencing different cultures.

Anna Painter

Administrative Assistant anna@bridgeofhopedenver.org

Anna was born and raised in the Denver area. She has worked in both the legal field and at the Learning Center of Open Door Ministries, another Denver non-profit. Anna is passionate about helping other Christians be the hands and feet of Jesus in their communities, and practically loving their neighbors.

When she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her family, playing the harp and piano, going to the Art Museum, and reading.