Meet the Team

Jennifer Weathington
Jennifer Weathington

Housing Focused Case Manager

Rachel Duncan
Rachel Duncan

Administrative Assistant

Rachel began working as the Administrative Assistant for the HIT Foundation in September 2020. Before this, she attended Eaton High School, spent several years working for the Preble County District Library, and graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities. Rachel also spends her time sketching, fiction writing, and reading with her boyfriend Joel.
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.
Emily Rohwer
Emily Rohwer

Senior Home Repair Program Manager

Emily is a 2005 graduate of Twin Valley South High School and a lifelong resident of Preble County.  After working in the banking industry for several years, Emily joined Home Is The Foundation in 2020 as the Senior Home Repair Program Manager.  This position gave her the opportunity to do what she loves: helping people and assisting the seniors in her community stay safely in their own home.  She and her husband reside in Eaton with their two amazing daughters.
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 (HIT 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

After graduating in 2005 from Twin Valley South High School, Lindsay attended Wright State University until she graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a focus in Mass Communications/Public Relations.  After working in Residence Life for the duration of her college career, Lindsay followed her desire of working with students to The University of Southern Mississippi where she earned a Master of Education Student Affairs degree in 2010.  While living in Mississippi, Lindsay met her husband, Scott. Throughout her time in college, Lindsay was heavily involved in event planning, grant writing, and advertising.  In 2014, she and her husband moved back to Preble County and later joined Home Is The Foundation in 2019.  Scott and Lindsay currently reside in Eaton with their two children.  Lindsay enjoys taking pictures, cooking, baking, hosting gatherings, and spending time with family.

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