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Meet our team! We’re men and women who are driven by our desire to share the love of God through our words, our actions and everything we do. Working here at the Mission isn’t just a job – it’s our passion!

We’re here to help! Contact anyone on our staff:

(562) 591-1292 | info@lbrm.org

Jeff Levine, Executive Director


Jeff Levine

Executive Director

The Long Beach Rescue Mission Board of Directors thanks God for the provision of Jeff Levine as our new Executive Director.

Jeff brings a wealth of mission experience, as well as church and school leadership, to the role. He has a passion for sharing the life changing message of Jesus Christ with people experiencing homelessness and in need. He will also provide leadership to our incredible staff and valuable partnerships with our community, donors, and volunteers.

We invite you to stop by the mission for a tour and to meet Jeff. We are so very thankful for you!



Steve Moore

Director of Finance
Cindy Pena


Cindy Pena

Office & HR Administrator
Lynda Peluso


Lynda Peluso

Executive Assistant

Kathy Sigrist, Data Entry/Accounts Receivable  x116  kathys@lbrm.org

Volunteer Program  x102  volunteer@lbrm.org

Samaritan House, Men's Program

Pastor Torie Russell, Chaplain x202  trussell@lbrm.org


Shawn Purdy, Program Coordinator  x204  spurdy@lbrm.org


Ricky Sanders, Bridge Coordinator x200 rsanders@lbrm.org


Ed Robinson, House Manager x215 erobinson@lbrm.org


Keenan Meador, House Manager x202 kmeador@lbrm.org


Stefan Kraft, Case Manager, ext. 203 skraft@lbrm.org


Brett Lang, Case Manager II, ext. 252 blang@lbrm.org

Lydia's House, Women's Program

Christina Gutierrez, Program Coordinator  x305  christinag@lbrm.org


Maggie Astilleros, Case Manager  x302  maggiea@lbrm.org


Cadence Lang, Chaplain x303  clang@lbrm.org


Keyna Ostrander, House Manager x306 kostrander@lbrm.org


Front Desk  x301

Food / Facilities / Transportation

Fred Sigrist, Director of Food Services x220


Jerry Morgan, Cook x220


Eric Perkins, Cook x220


John Tudhope, Driver x220


Miguel De Leon, Director of Facilities x110

Matthew 5:14 “You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden.”


Need more information?
General Questions: info@lbrm.org

Long Beach Rescue Mission Board of Directors


Kristen N. Jones

Chairman, Attorney
Robert Luna

Robert Luna

Former Chief of Police, Long Beach Police Department
Mike Kimmel

Mike Kimmel

Architecture Manager, AT&T
Henio Arcangeli

Henio Arcangeli, Jr

Senior Vice President, Automobile Division, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
Ted Matt

Ted Matt

Retired Educator & Air Force Reserve Officer, Hospital Chaplain
Jeff Levine Head Shot

Jeff Levine

Executive Director, LBRM

William Jones: Vice Chair (Vice President, US Bank)

Ike Mmeje: (Chief Operating Officer, Memorial Care: Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital)

Paul Knerr: Vice Chair (Retired Director of Pharmacy Operations, Safeway/Vons)

Michael Huling: Secretary/Treasurer (business owner, retired)