Trevor J. Loomis
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Prior to joining Indian River Habitat, Trevor Loomis served as Director of Homebuyer Services at Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville, Kentucky. In addition to his previous Habitat for Humanity experience, Loomis also brings with him his experience as Housing Manager over home repair at Louisville, KY Metro Government, as well as experience gained while on staff with the Louisville Coalition for the Homeless. Areas of knowledge and expertise include land acquisition, construction, and mortgage lending experience. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Anthropology from the University of Louisville and an MBA from Bellarmine University.
Loomis, a US veteran, served 9 years with the US Army, deployed three times to Iraq and Afghanistan. Serving his country and community have strongly influenced his life.
About relocating to Vero Beach with his wife, Martha, and their 3 sons, ages 6, 8 and eleven, Loomis says, “the mission of Habitat allows me to serve the community in which my family now lives, and to put God’s love into action by using the power of home to change lives.”
DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH AND IMPACT
For Jeff, joining Indian River Habitat gives him the opportunity to help people; to love and care for them; to not only contribute to their lives, but to also know and learn from them.
As Director of Outreach and Impact, Jeff leads the Family Services Team, which recruits home buying families and oversees all aspects of the program for prospective homeowners, beginning with application through home ownership.
A sixth generation Kentucky native, Jeff grew up in Louisville and was the first in his family to graduate from college. He attended Asbury College and graduated from the University of Indiana with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. During the first 20 years of his career, Jeff worked with his father, building Frisco Food Service, a wholesale restaurant brokerage. Later, Jeff joined the University of Kentucky as a major gift officer.
Jeff has been married to his wife Dana for more than 30 years. They have one daughter, Katie who lives in Nebraska. Jeff and Dana moved to Vero Beach to be closer to Dana’s parents in Titusville, where Dana grew up.
Jeff’s love for Jesus and his desire to make a difference drew him to Indian River Habitat.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Stephanie joined Indian River Habitat for Humanity in 2022.
She brings over 20-years of experience in fundraising to Habitat from a variety of non-profit environments including organizations focused on conservation, education, and behavioral health.
Stephanie has returned to her birth state of Florida after departing in 1972. Intervening years were spent in Texas, Michigan and New Hampshire. She enjoys traveling, entertaining, and fishing.
Working with Indian River Habitat for Humanity offers Stephanie the opportunity to connect community members for the purpose of meeting the most basic of needs – affordable housing. Through these connections, individuals and communities can be strengthened.
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Barbara joined Indian River Habitat for Humanity in March 2017.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the State University of New York, has over 20 years of experience in accounting and administration, and has worked in industries that include commercial and industrial real estate, economic development, and the nonprofit sector.
Barbara is originally from upstate New York and moved to Sebastian, FL with her husband and two children in 1997.
She enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends. In her free time, she loves to go boating.
Charlie Shain’s journey at Indian River Habitat began 9 years ago at the ReStore. After a year as ReStore Warehouse Assistant, Charlie transitioned to a role on the Construction Team as Field Supervisor.
Having always enjoyed “tinkering,” as he puts it, working in construction aligned well with Charlie’s background and interests. He’d always enjoyed woodworking, recalling his time as a carpenter’s apprentice early on in his career.
For Charlie, Habitat’s mission is more than just a job. “Working with our families is so meaningful; I can’t think of any other job in the field of construction that runs parallel to this.”
In 2017, Charlie became Construction Supervisor of Habitat’s affordable home repairs program. In 2020, he was named Construction Manager, joining Indian River Habitat’s leadership team. As Construction Manager, Charlie coordinates and supervises all aspects of new construction, home repair, and home rehabilitation program operations.
“I feel as though I’ve loved my job for so long, that it truly loves me back.”
The outdoors is not just Charlie’s office at Habitat, but also the venue where many of his favorite hobbies take place. When he is not working, Charlie enjoys softball, baseball, golf, and running marathons.
Eve Kyomya Vendryes
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
Eve’s career with Habitat for Humanity began in 2014, when she joined the fundraising team at Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. In November 2016, she joined Indian River Habitat as Director of Community Development; overseeing outreach and fundraising; marketing and communications; as well as volunteer engagement.
Eve’s professional background includes having worked in southern Sudan, helping to deliver humanitarian assistance; serving refugee families while employed with the International Rescue Committee in Dallas; working on the foundation relations team at Southern Methodist University; as well as experience in grantmaking while on staff at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Eve holds a Master of Arts degree in Sustainable Development Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Originally from Uganda, Eve now resides in Vero Beach with husband, Andre. Together, they have six children and four grandchildren.