WFO Staff

Darice Jones
Executive Director
Darice Jones is a Bay Area native with a long history of public service in the region. Her passion for advancing economic equity and removing barriers to success for the people who struggle most drew her to Wardrobe for Opportunity’s dynamic mission. Alongside her work in public service, Darice has honed great skills in marketing and new media while working as a writer and director in the arts. Darice is committed to leading WFO with a unique blend of strategic vision and heart.

Mahogany Charlton
Director of Employment Programs
Mahogany joined WFO in 2010. Her background covers over 9 years of business experience in staffing and recruitment. She also has extensive experience in coaching and developing people in their professional careers. In 2007, Mahogany received her Master’s Degree in Public Administration, H.R. Management from CSU, East Bay.

Mahogany’s most recent contributions to WFO include managing our Professional Image Programs that serves over 1800 clients per year. She spent significant time refining WFO’s Evaluation process and methods. Mahogany led WFO’s Relocation Project of its Concord Office. This major project allows WFO to enhance its service model for clients. With support, Mahogany was able to transform the client experience moving away from a traditional non-profit service encounter to a unique corporate experience that offers personal support for our clients. Mahogany has brought distinct perspectives to WFO that empowers clients, encourages professional development, and supports leadership of clients and peers. WFO is proud of her next step as Director of Programs, as she will oversee all programs but most importantly work with staff to help clients achieve success personally and professionally. As Director of Programs, Mahogany is dedicated to providing WFO clients the tools and resources to successfully find jobs.
Hank Ramirez
Program Specialist, Community Partnerships
Hank joined WFO in October 2005 after many years of retail management and direct client service experience. Having grown up in a low-income Spanish speaking family, Hank knows firsthand the challenges that many of WFO’s clients face and the elation that comes with overcoming obstacles. His diverse background is evident in the ease with which he connects with clients. As Program Specialist, Hank ensures the successful delivery of WFO’s interview and image workshops while also managing all of WFO’s non-profit partnerships.
Gary Intersimone
Finance Manager
Gary joined WFO in April of 2012 and brings with him over 25 years of experience in all aspects of accounting. He currently splits his time between WFO and MAC’s Children & Family Services, Inc. – a foster care provider in the Bay Area. When he’s not busy accounting for things, Gary can be found with his two German Shepherds, Dirk and Sapphire.
Tamra Johnson
Client Coordinator
Tamra is a Bay Area native. While completing her degree, Tamra joined WFO in May 2014 as the volunteer intern for the Build a Career Programs. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services at University of Phoenix in August of 2014. Currently, Tamra is working toward a Master’s Degree in Business Management and Administration and will proudly accept her diploma June of 2016. Tamra is very passionate about her community and feels that her purpose in life is to provide beneficial resources to people. Tamra will support WFO's Find a Job Programs and continue the work of helping WFO assist low income individuals achieve self sufficiency.
Julia Springer
Development Associate
Julia joined WFO in 2014 with a history of public service and a passion for community collaboration. Julia is originally from Maine but finds herself calling California home. After graduating from UC Berkeley, Julia did Program Development for the YWCA, worked at a Gender Equity Resource Center and facilitated an anti-oppression course for UC Berkeley students. Julia brings to WFO a background in grant-writing, program coordination and public relations. She looks forward to building relationships with our generous donors and expanding WFO’s relations with the community. When she’s not working, Julia can be found knitting, hiking and exploring San Francisco.
LeAnne McCoy
Volunteer Coordinator
LeAnne is currently finishing her B.A. degree at California State University East, Bay where she is majoring in Communications. She has always had a love for helping others succeed and feels passionately about making a positive impact on others’ lives. Her background as an academic tutor for Alameda County Foster Youth Services was the catalyst that caused her to want to continue helping others in her career. After learning about WFO, LeAnne felt compelled to reach out and become apart of what she calls “an empowering, uplifting organization”. Her background as an academic tutor, constant interaction with diverse individuals, work experience and education have given her the skills needed to interface with the public and manage the volunteers within the program. As Volunteer Coordinator, she plans to assist the organization reach its goals and provide the volunteers with the support they need to fulfill the needs of the clients.

Staff Phone Directory

Darice Jones, (510) 463-4100 x210
Mahogany Charlton, (510) 463-4100 x213
Gary Intersimone, (510) 463-4100 x222
LeAnne McCoy, (510) 463-4100 x211
Hank Ramirez, (510) 463-4100 x215
Julia Springer (510) 463-4100 x221
Tamra Johnson (510)463-4100 x216

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