Leadership sets the tone and the vision for an entire organization. At Face to Face, our managers and directors are all thoughtful, caring, values-driven professionals with the expertise necessary to carry out the vision of the youth we serve, and our board of directors.

Hanna Getachew-Kreusser, MA

Executive Director

Hanna received her B.A in Psychology and International Business Management from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, and her M.A. in Behavioral Science/Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Prior to becoming the Executive Director in 2018, Hanna was the Director of Operations at Face to Face. Additionally, Hanna has over 25 years of nonprofit leadership experience including at Avenues for Homeless Youth and Tubman Inc., managing and expanding existing programs, as well as leading transitions while working with populations across all life stages.

Hanna is an active community leader, serving on the boards of Ramsey County’s Children’s Mental Health Collaborative and St. Paul, Ramsey Community Health Advisory Committee; as well as the Minnesota Department of Human Services Behavioral Health Planning Council.


Stephanie Reinitz

Director of Operations

Stephanie has been with Face to Face in various roles since 2016. Her current role is to oversee Face to Face’s administrative functions so other staff can focus their energy on our clients. She manages IT, HR, Data Management, Facilities, and Public Funding. Steph has 20 years of nonprofit experience in areas ranging from youth work to human trafficking. She lives in South Minneapolis and enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephew.


Peter Fischer

Director of Finance

In 2012, Peter was first elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives. For the last 12 years he was the Director of Finance and Operations at Avenues for Homeless Youth in Minneapolis. Peter is married to his wife Kristi, and they have three children.


Rabya Hassen

Manager of Homeless Youth Programs

Rabya Hassen has worked in various non-profit settings creating and delivering quality services and programs to underserved communities. Rabya earned her B.A from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2012 with a double major in Political Science and Gender and Women’s Studies. Rabya has been with Face to Face since November of 2015 working in different capacities, transitioning from the Health Education Supervisor role to her current role as the Manager of Homeless Youth Programs. Rabya is passionate about working with youth from a social justice lens that honors and uplifts each youth’s identities and journeys.


Melissa Peterson

Clinic Operations Manager

Melissa has been at Face to Face since August of 2017. She graduated from Bemidji State University with a degree in Indigenous Studies and she’s also certified as a coach for parents. Since 1987, she has worked in nonprofit organizations serving children, youth, and families in community and human services, family violence intervention and prevention, youth development, curriculum development and training, out-of-school programs and camping, residential treatment, tutoring and education programs, and childcare.


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Face to Face supports youth ages 11 to 24 with health care, mental health services, and basic needs services for youth experiencing homelessness. We serve over 3,000 youth every year.

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