Dedicated cultural brokers.


Spero Team


Kim Bandy
Co-Founder & Executive Director

Brad Bandy
Co-Founder & Pastoral Care

Kaitlyn Ritchie
The Common &
The Common Home

Sang Rem
Director of Student Support,
The Common

John Niyondiko
Community Support &
Bi-Cultural Pastoral Care,
The Common

Malika Cox
Full &

Su Crawford
Communications Assistant,
The Spero Project

Bethany Meraz
Program Support,
The Spero Project

Hannah Bergman
Digital Media & Curriculum

Tarah Stallings
Site Coordinator,

Kelsey Kuehn
Site Coordinator,



Board of Trustees


Trisha Heddlesten
Founder, Communicate Clearly

Amy Yousey
Vice President, BluSource

Kevin DeShazo
Founder, Fieldhouse Media

Rachel Burrell
Coordinator, Children and Family Council of OK County

Beatrice Williamson
Founder, Maisha International

Lee Roland
Pastor, Founder,

Miranda Bergman
Mental Health Clinician and Business Owner