About Test


Patrice Funderburg

Center for Community Transitions, Executive Director, 2020 - present


  • B.S., Human Resource Management - State University of New York at Buffalo
  • M.S., Organizational Communication & Development - Canisius College

Delilah Montalvo

The Center for Women, Program Director, 2014- present

I believe there are good people in prison that deserve a chance to be the best person they can be if given the tools and opportunity to succeed.


  • A.S. Criminal Justice Technology– Central Piedmont Community College
  • NCDPS– Correctional Officer, Case Manager
  • Trainer– Working Smart Curriculum


  • Correctional Officer, NC Department of Public Safety, 2008-2010
  • Program Assistant and Case Manager, Center for Community Transitions, Center for Women 2010-2014

Laura Heiser

Development Director, November 2018 – present

"I firmly believe that formerly incarcerated individuals should be afforded a second chance to become productive citizens. I am proud to raise funds for the impactful programs at CCT so second chances can become reality to as many people as possible."


  • Masters in Public Administration – Portland State University (in progress)
  • Certificate of Nonprofit Management – Indiana University
  • BA History – University of Wisconsin, Madison


  • Development Director, Sustain Charlotte (2016 – 2018)
  • Development Director, Upstream Public Health, Portland, Oregon (2013 – 2016)
  • Development Director, Children First for Oregon, Portland, Oregon (2008 – 2012)
  • Director of Development, Mt. Hood Habitat for Humanity, Portland, Oregon (2005 – 2008)
  • Development Director, St. Andrew Legal Clinic, Portland, Oregon (2002 – 2005)
  • Project Director, Domestic Violence Prevention Fund, Portland, Oregon (2000 – 2002)
  • Annual Fund Manager, Women’s Funding Network, Minneapolis, MN (1999 – 2000)
  • Development Director, Sixteenth Street Community Health Center (1994 – 1997)