Meet the Team

Clayton Genth
Clayton Genth

Executive Director

Prior to becoming the Executive Director in April 2018, Clayton was an active board member and Chairperson of the Homeless Services Committee with Home Is The foundation (HIT Foundation). Previously Clayton was a senior Program Manager with a nationally recognized homeless services agency in Dayton, Ohio. With over fifteen years in the service industry Clayton uniquely began his professional career serving people experiencing homelessness while serving as a Probation Officer for the Dayton Municipal Court. Clayton is a certified instructor for the American Red Cross and continues to teach and certify HIT Foundation staff and colleagues in First Aid, CPR/AED. Clayton proudly completed his Bachelor’s degree in 2003 from Indiana Wesleyan University and most recently earned his Master’s Degree from New England College in March of 2018.
New Member Coming Soon
New Member Coming Soon

Senior Home Repair Program Manager

Senior Home Repair Program Manager, taking on responsibilities of managing contractors and volunteers, raising monies, grant writing, and relieving some of the anxiety of seniors trying to maintain their homes on a fixed income. 
Laura Coffey
Laura Coffey

Property Manager

Laura is a lifelong resident of Preble County and a graduate of National Trail High School and Montgomery County Joint Vocational School. Prior to joining our HIT Foundation family, Laura served for the Preble County Board of Developmental Disabilities (PCBDD) for fourteen years. Laura joined Home Is The Foundation as our Office Coordinator in August, 2016. In April, 2019 she was promoted to Property Manager. Laura is certified in Housing Quality Standards, CPR/First Aid/AED, and OSHA, as well as being trained in Mental Health First Aid, Fair Housing, and Landlord Tenant Law. Laura and her husband Glenn reside in Eaton. Together they have 4 amazing adult children, an amazing son-in-law, 4 wonderful grandchildren, and 2 wonderful honorary grandsons. Laura’s favorite thing to do is to spend time with her family. Her compassion for helping others is a great fit to our HIT Foundation team and mission.
Travis Jefferies
Travis Jefferies

Maintenance Supervisor

Travis began his career with Home Is The (HIT) Foundation in November, 2009.  He started as a maintenance employee and in 2017 was promoted to Maintenance Supervisor.  Originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana, Travis moved to West Alexandria in 1997 where he graduated from Twin Valley South High School.  He now lives in Eldorado with his wife Shawna, son Tanner, their German Shepherd, Sasha and Weiner dog, Stanley. While working for HIT Foundation he has taken many classes to assist our residents with their maintenance needs. Travis enjoys music and prefers to listen to country and rock 'n roll.
Lindsay Watson
Lindsay Watson

Program/Grants Management Coordinator

Coming soon

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