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Gina Crezee

Executive Director

Gina has over 25 years experience in the government, corporate, and community relations sector, locally, nationally, and internationally. She has extensive experience in the industrial sector and has used her skills to bring communities together to support major infrastructure projects, mineral exploration, mine life extensions, and large master planned communities. Her success was built on being able to bridge differences with NGOs, activists, government officials and their staffs, as well as business, industry, and community leaders.

In her years of community involvement, Gina has used stakeholder engagement, government relations, and multi-year planning techniques to ensure business objectives are aligned with community objectives. She has been instrumental in changing decades of community philosophy by redirecting corporate giving to connect with corporate objectives; re-energizing stakeholder engagement; and building trust based on transparency and inclusion.

Gina has been involved in numerous non-profit organizations around Utah. These organizations have ranged from Ballet West to the Utah Mining Association, the Salt Lake Chamber to the Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum. She is now using her extensive experience to help others in attaining their goals and objectives for the betterment of Utah.

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Kate Barber

Lead Attorney

If there is one thing that Kate has learned, it is that everyone's situation is different. She is prepared to understand and analyze the unique aspects of your case and provide you with various options that fit your unique needs.

EXPERIENCE

Kate has worked in both the private and nonprofit sectors in Oklahoma and Utah. She has handled removal defense, asylum, special immigrant juvenile cases, adoptions, citizenship, consular processing, and many other types of cases. Kate has represented hundreds of immigrants in proceedings before USCIS, the Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Administrative Appeals Office, criminal courts in Oklahoma and Utah, and the Department of Labor. She is fluent in Spanish.

EDUCATION

University of Oklahoma College of Law

Brigham Young University, Bachelor of Arts, Spanish with Minor in Business

BAR ADMISSION

Utah Supreme Court

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Edward Diaz

Staff Attorney

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Mariah McAfee

Staff Attorney

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Corinne Hone

Office Manager

Corinne is the only member of our team who is not a US Citizen. Originally from Ireland, she lived in Guatemala for almost 4 years. She gained extensive non-profit experience in both Ireland and Guatemala having worked with the Serious Fun Network which provides transformative experiences for children with serious illness. She also worked to recruit, train and manage international volunteers for Ninos de Guatemala, an education-based charity in Guatemala for which she now sits on their US Board of Directors.

Corinne has seen first-hand how the immigration system works through her own immigration journey, which makes her uniquely qualified to manage the day-to-day running of our organization. Bilingual in Spanish and English, she supports our staff and clients alike, with translations, appointments, and immigration paperwork.

EDUCATION

B.S. in Speech and Language Therapy from the National University of Ireland, Galway