DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Christina Salinas has been with ACHIEVE Human Services, Inc. since 2017. Originally from San Jose, California, Christina moved to Yuma, Arizona, 22 years ago where she received her Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice Administration. Christina has obtained her IICRC certification in Fire and Smoke Restoration, IICRC Water Restoration, OSHA Construction Safety and Health, Pandemic Cleaning, Office and Restroom Cleaning.
For the past three years, Christina has been using her skills to enhance the daily operations at ACHIEVE. During her time at ACHIEVE, she has managed the Border Patrol contracts, Commercial Accounts, and Facility Maintenance. Prior to joining ACHIEVE, Christina managed a Restoration Company where she has 14 years of experience in Project Managing, budgeting, and commitment to customer service.
FEDERAL CONTRACTS MANAGER
Adriel Sauceda has been with ACHIEVE Human Services, Inc. since 2021. He is a retired war veteran that had the privilege of serving as a Soldier and Officer in the United States Army. Throughout his 20 years of service, he proudly served in both Iraq and Afghanistan and had the honor of following and leading in dynamic and austere environments. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Applied Science from Wayland Baptist University and multiple military leadership certifications.
In his current position, Adriel enjoys working with his peers to develop and implement solutions to continuously improve services for our customers while providing opportunities for people with disabilities and fellow veterans.
BORDER PATROL PROJECT MANAGER
Danielle Muro joined ACHIEVE Human Services, Inc. in October 2021 as a Project Manager, assisting with Federal Contracts for Border Patrol and Yuma Proving Ground. Danielle is concurrently overseeing the Safety Program. She wants to bring her knowledge and dedication to ACHIEVE and support in every way possible.
Danielle is a U.S. Army Veteran that served with the 3RD ACR Calvary Unit out of Fort Hood Texas. From there she went back to live in San Diego, California, completed her Reserve duty, and pursued her degree in Business Administration with a Minor in Business Management.
Previously, she was as a Deputy Project Manager for VTG Defense out of San Diego, California for the past six years. Her time at VTG, Danielle worked directly with the President, Vice President, and Director of Operations to oversee the execution of contracts BID and won. She specialized in Full Life Cycle Network Engineering, analysis, Quality Assurance, compliance, BID’s, finance, and the understanding of ship specific drawings and modifications. She worked directly with NAVWAR, the U.S. Navy, and other military branches. Danielle specialized in the delivery and execution of contracts both pre and post-award, having an extensive understanding of C4ISR and C5ISR upgrades for all levels of communication. Danielle had the privilege of supporting our War Fighters during their times of need, knowing getting them back out and operating was the number one priority. Danielle was also a Hiring Manager and briefly took over as the Division Warehouse Manager before her departure.
BORDER PATROL/SAFETY PROJECT MANAGER
Miguel Castanos has been with ACHIEVE Human Services, Inc since October 2020. He was honorably discharged from the United States Navy in 2019 after serving for 6 years. While serving in the United States Navy he was assigned to AIRTEVRON NINE (Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Nine) and later to the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6). While assigned to those squadrons Miguel monitored and implemented safety programs and regulations.
At ACHIEVE, Miguel serves as the Project Manager for Customs and Border Protection. He fosters a positive relationship with the government’s representatives and also ensures the integrity, quality, and safety of the Agency’s employees. To further his education and experience, Miguel is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Management from Grand Canyon University.
JUAN (JOHNNY) ESPARZA BRAVO
YPG PROJECT MANAGER
Johnny joined ACHIEVE Human Services, Inc. in March 2021 and is the Yuma Proving Ground and Job Options Federal Contract Manager.
While attending Arizona State University Johnny was hired as a purchasing agent (Buyer) for the largest airline catering and hospitality company in the world which gave him the opportunity to work with a very diverse group of people from around the world. Johnny decided to move back to the Yuma area back to his hometown and was the Plant Supervisor of an organic fertilizer and ore processing plant for many years.
Prior to Achieve Johnny worked for Schwan’s Home Service for 11 years and was the Service Operation Specialist which consisted of assisting with the day-to-day operation of the Yuma depot and the San Diego area. He also had the opportunity to travel to different depots in different states to assist those areas. He has used his experiences and lessons to be able to work with people with different backgrounds and abilities.
Almond McClain has been with ACHIEVE Human Services, Inc. since 2016 and is the Network Administrator and Security Officer. After completing his AS in Imperial Valley focused later on IT, he currently holds a CompTIA certification in Secure Infrastructure Specialist (CSIS). Prior to working with ACHIEVE, he traveled the southwest United States assisting the construction of the Largest Solar Fields ever created for First Solar from early 2012 to late 2016.
From his first paper route in high school to breaking down pallets for loading store merchandise at night and going to college during the day, his work experiences have brought first-hand knowledge from working from the bottom up to understanding the roles required from our operations and teams. During his tenure at ACHIEVE, Almond has been instrumental in securing asset controls, network security, and creating a strong infrastructure for the separate entity, ACHIEVE Enterprise Services, Inc.
COMPLIANCE OFFICER/ ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE ADMINISTRATOR
Deena Fetzer has been with ACHIEVE Human Services, Inc. since 2005. She was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps in 1997. Her Military Occupant Specialty was Fiscal and Disburser. She graduated from the United States Marine Corps Basic Training Academy. Other professional experience was as the bookkeeper for a tribal entity, a construction agency, and a glass company. She served on the YANPI Board of Directors as the Secretary.
She is currently a member of the Eagles and loves to work with veterans. She started as the Bookkeeper for ACHIEVE dba the Yuma WORC Center Inc. Her current position is the Compliance Officer and Accounts, Receivable Administrator. She participates in contract negotiations, evaluation of contracts, implements amendments, modifications, revisions, and contractual cost allocations.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH MANAGER
Rachel Priest is a Behavioral Health Manager at Achieve Human Services. She oversees the daily operations of Behavioral Health and Housing services which includes oversight of staff performing behavioral health and housing support services. She is also responsible for all components of stakeholder contract compliance.
Rachel is a native of East Tennessee and she recently relocated to Yuma, Az. She graduated from Tennessee Wesleyan College in 2008 with a bachelor of science degree in human services. While in college she completed an internship working with troubled teens. She assisted them with learning decision-making skills as well as future career planning. Upon graduating college, she immediately followed her dreams of becoming a case manager with the Department of Children’s Services in Tennessee. She served as case manager/investigator for 13 years with the Department of Children’s Services. Rachel worked closely with community partners to ensure the safety and well-being of the children on her caseload. She served as a member of the Child Protective Investigation Team with multiple Child Advocacy Centers across East Tennessee. She has a passion for helping people in the community who may be struggling with addiction, mental illness, and/or disabilities. She believes that everyone has the ability to be successful if given the proper support and resources to succeed. Rachel is looking forward to integrating herself into the community to continue her passion of helping others.
Lucia has been with ACHIEVE Human Services since August 2018. She has been in Yuma pretty much her whole life. She comes from the field of substance abuse recovery and works with the homeless at the local shelter. She is passionate about helping those that are less fortunate and helping them reach their greatest potential. She has a strong passion for working with people that have disabilities and that have fallen down on their luck. Currently, she is working towards going to school to further her education in the Social Work field to better serve the individuals we assist on a daily basis.
Employment Services Manager
Diana Meza has been with Achieve Human Services, Inc. since June 2017. Diana started at Achieve as an Employment Specialist in 2017, by Mid-2018 Diana was promoted to Employment Services Supervisor. At present time Diana is the Employment Services Manager. Diana has over 10 years of experience in Employment services, case management, and community support. Diana has worked for other non-profit organizations in the Yuma area guiding and supporting families in need.
Currently, Diana is attending the University of Phoenix to obtain her Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration. Diana was born and raised in Yuma County, she is the daughter of a farm laborer and a housekeeping supervisor. Diana is a mother of two children and is very dedicated to her family. Diana is passionate about helping those that need guidance and resources to overcome barriers.
In October 2020, Diana was appointed by Governor Doug Ducey to be part of the Arizona State Rehabilitation Council where she serves and partners with the public vocational rehabilitation programs in order to better support and improve access to employment and promote a diverse workforce in the community.
Human Resource Manager
Ashlyn Bruce is an alum of Texas Tech University and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, and a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration. Ashlyn is a native of Texas and has acquired a robust education in working with individuals with disabilities. For the last five years, Ashlyn has overseen various organization projects, conducted administrative operations in numerous business industries, and furthered her education in business administration. She has applied these real-life working experiences and her comprehensive educational background in the Human Resource Manager role with ACHIEVE Human Services, Inc.