Janell Castillo

As Senior Director of Property Operations, Janell has responsibility for the physical integrity, safety, compliance, occupancy levels, financial oversight, employee management and client satisfaction for the MidPen Housing portfolio of managed properties, and provides support for strategic long-term planning. Janell has been with MidPen since 2010.    Janell most enjoys making an impact in the communities […]

Brenda Castillo-Garza

As Senior Director of Resident Services, Brenda oversees all programming including economic stability and mobility, health and wellness, and educational opportunities to empower residents to achieve their goals and aspirations.     During her 10-year (and counting) career at MidPen, Brenda is incredibly proud of the programs and opportunities that she has helped shaped and sustain over […]

Ana Cheng

Ana joined MidPen in August 2023 as Director fo Human Resources and Employee Relations.  She’s responsible for programs and initiatives related to organizational development, performance management and employee engagement.   Ana brings experience in business and organizational transformation from across industries, including Tech, Retail, and Healthcare.  Prior to MidPen, Ana held leadership roles in Human Resources […]

Dominique Cohen

Dominique leads MidPen’s Supportive Housing Services department. Under her leaderships, MidPen provides onsite services to multiple supportive populations to include those with histories of housing instability, developmental disabilities, and physical disabilities, those recovering from alcohol/substance use disorders as well as those individuals with histories of mental illness.  In her role, Dominique is responsible for ensuring […]

Monique Davis

As the Associate Director of Design and Construction, Monique proactively contributes to developing MidPen’s Design and Construction processes to ensure alignment and adoption of building best-practices for all new communities and major renovations across MidPen’s development portfolio. She joined MidPen in December 2019.   In her role, Monique works with her team and consultants to […]

Nancy Erazo Pelayo

Nancy’s contribution consists of supporting Regional Managers that foster and monitor the successful daily operations of teams in the San Jose, Mountain View, and South County areas. Providing residents, the best living experience in a safe, beautiful, and harmonious community is at the core of Nancy’s motivation. Passionate about building teams that love what they […]

Sarah Etheredge

Sarah Etheredge manages a team of Asset Managers and Analysts who are responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring, and managing the short-term and long-term strategic goals of the properties and their stakeholders, each while adhering to the governing agreements, regulatory restrictions, and project plan and ensuring the delivery of MidPen’s mission.   After 18 years at MidPen, […]

Hua Fang

Hua Fang joined MidPen Housing in 2007. She works with her team to provide full accounting services throughout the whole lifecycle of the development project from its feasibility phase, construction, lease up, and initial operations.   Hua appreciates opportunities her work provides to be part of a great team, understanding different departments’ business functions and needs, […]

Alicia Gaylord

Alicia (Ali) joined MidPen Housing in December 2017, heading MidPen’s North Bay Development Office. As Director of Development for the region, Ali supervises the North Bay team in all aspects of real estate development, finance, building design and construction. She serves as a resource and leading voice for City and County partners in the development […]

Melanie Gibson

Melanie joined MidPen in 2013 as a Community Manager overseeing the Woodlands Newell resyndication and rehab project and worked on getting Donner Lofts leased to 100% occupancy.  She was then promoted to Property Manager overseeing the Bayshore and East Bay portfolios. In her current role as Associate Director of Property Operations, Melanie provides daily operational […]