HomeAid San Diego Welcomes New Board Members

July 30, 2013


SAN DIEGO – July 30, 2013 – HomeAid San Diego has welcomed several new board members to guide the organization on its mission to build dignified housing where homeless families and individuals can rebuild their lives.

The organization’s newest board members include Price Adams, account supervisor at Nuffer, Smith, Tucker Public Relations; Rich Alexander, owner of Kick Content, Inc.; and Shannon Gaunt, mortgage loan originator at U.S. Bank Home Mortgage. Additionally, Charlie Abdi, president of Finest City Realty Advisors, has taken on the role of board president and board development chair for the organization.

“HomeAid San Diego’s success relies on its ability to leverage relationships within the building and real estate industries to help build or renovate our projects,” said Alexis Parker, executive director for HomeAid San Diego. “Each one of our new board members brings excellent relationships and years of experience in their respective disciplines that will help us better serve San Diego’s homeless community.”

Price Adams brings more than eight years of marketing, communications and public relations experience to her role on HomeAid San Diego’s board of directors. Adams has planned and coordinated a variety of strategic public relations activities, including press events, website development, branding strategies, media training, social media strategies, issues management and marketing communications plans, on behalf of the firm’s clients, including many nonprofit organizations.

Rich Alexander launched Kick Content, Inc. in 2011, a San Diego-based web development and content production company. He has nearly 10 years of professional experience in web design and development and online marketing and has worked on projects in a variety of industries including fitness, pharmaceutical, real estate, retail, non-profit, legal and hospitality. .

Shannon Gaunt has been working with U.S. Bank Home Mortgage for 5 years as a construction loan specialist, specializing in construction and lot lending. Gaunt has more than 15 years of experience, including wholesale, secondary marketing, and builder and retail lending. In addition, to serving on the board of U.S. Bank’s “AREA” as a construction and lot-lending specialist, Gaunt is also active with the local Realtor Association and San Diego Building Industry Association (BIA), serving on that organization’s membership, sales and marketing, and SMC education committee.

About HomeAid San Diego

By leveraging relationships within the building and real estate industries, HomeAid San Diego builds and maintains facilities that help homeless San Diegans get back on their feet. HomeAid San Diego’s support of transitional homeless facilities ensures individuals and families who experience homelessness have the opportunity to rebuild their lives and independence, while avoiding the instability of long-term homelessness. For more information on HomeAid San Diego, visit www.homeaidsd.org or call 858/793-6292.


Krystin Williamson
Nuffer, Smith, Tucker
619/296-0605, ext. 247