Our Team


Our progress and accomplishments are due to our committed, competent team. Under the leadership of Executive Director Cornelius Sanders, Promise has continued to attract, recruit and train individuals who are passionate about what we do and those we serve.

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Cornelius Sanders

Executive Director

“To have a successful community, you have to have more than housing.”


Case Managers | Memphis Strong Families        

Yuronda Powell – Lead Case Manager        
Brenda Paton – Program Director    
Yakita Hart – Housing Coord-Property Manager     

Advocates | Promise Leasing      

Yolonda Fuller – Lead
Tony Brown
Cheryl Dean
Abigail Lowery
– Housing Coordinator 100K
Beverly Powell
Tracey Hunter


Todd Bridgeforth – Supervisor
Jarvis Green
Kenneth Jamison     

executive office staff 

Cornelius Sanders – Executive Director
Sharon Woodard – Finance Manager
Octavia Robertson
Brenda Brown – Administrative Assistant


affordable housing    

Teri McIntyre – Administrative Assistant
Mary Ward – Housing AF Head





Mr. Sanders Birthday Celebration

Promise Main Office

On July 10, our Executive Director Mr. Cornelius Sanders celebrated his birthday. Pictured here, Sanders is presented with his birthday gift from the Promise staff. 


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