Anna Conti joined Su Casa in 2012. She made tremendous contribution to the organization and now holds the position of Executive Director. Ms. Conti began her professional career by obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology with intentions of applying to medical school. However, after being introduced to the field of psychology, she felt she had found her passion. Ms. Conti successfully obtained her Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy and is currently in a dissertation phase of her doctorate program in Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology. Her extensive professional experience includes working with survivors of domestic violence, family violence, human trafficking, trauma, sexual abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder. In addition, Ms. Conti has worked with populations struggling with substance abuse, eating disorders, and co-occurring disorders. Ms. Conti continues to contribute to Su Casa with her strong leadership and unwavering support from the community.
Director of Finance
Mary Parra joined Su Casa in 2017. She brings with her, 20+ years of experience working in the non-profit sector, and numerous County departments with pass-through Federal Awards. Before transitioning to the non-profit sector, Ms. Parra worked 7+ years in public accounting where she successfully passed the CPA exam. Her commitment to serving includes attending the State mandated 40-hour Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Training to better integrate the financial aspects of her role as the Director of Finance, with Su Casa’s mission of bringing an end to domestic violence. Ms. Parra looks forward to seeing Su Casa continue to strengthen its financial infrastructure, as it implements new programs and expands current ones. She is excited to be part of this organization committed to making the community a better place to live.
Director of Development and Community Outreach
Dean Lockwood is a Southern California native, growing up in Palm Springs. He attended San Diego State University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration with an emphasis in Youth and Family Agency Administration. He has worked with a number of non-profit agencies, including Boys and Girls Clubs, Financial Counseling agencies, and a Domestic Violence Shelter. Mr. Lockwood’s background also includes over 10 years of nonprofit leadership as executive director of a Senior Center in Palm Springs California. Dean enjoys music, his family, and spending lots of time on his bicycle looking for new and adventurous roads to explore.
A life-long Southern California resident, Philip has been with Su Casa since 2010. He attended U.C. Irvine and has over ten years experience as an accountant in various industries. In his spare time, Philip enjoys reading, exploring new places to eat, and long road trips.
Miriam Gomez joined Su Casa-Ending Domestic Violence in October 2015, as Executive Assistant; bringing over 5 years of business administration experience. She now holds the position of Administrative Manager. Her passion for the non-profit sector has grown during her tenure at Su Casa and she is eager to contribute her skills to improve Su Casa's administrative operations. In her spare time, Ms. Gomez continues to pursue her education for personal growth and professional development.
Adrian del Castillo
Adrian joined our team as the Network Administrator for Su Casa in 2016. He was born and raised in Long Beach and received his BS in Business Information Systems from CSU Dominguez Hills. Adrian brings over 10 years’ experience in systems and network administration from the health care industry. He is very passionate about IT systems and providing solutions that allow businesses to grow and work more efficiently through the use of IT. On his off time, he enjoys spending time with his family, working on cars, and playing golf.