Evelyn E. Costolo


Evelyn has over 20 years of nonprofit experience in a variety of roles from volunteer to CEO. She is passionate about education and preparing young people for life success. She served two terms on the Board for the Junior League of Dallas and is on the Board of Directors for Empower Zambia, an educational program in Africa. She feels strongly that the youth of America need our support and encouragement combined with a strong education.  A graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Business Management and Marketing, Evelyn lives in Dallas with her husband, two teenagers, and as many cats as her family will allow.

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Meredith Carpenter

Program Directormcarpenter@incarnationhouse.org

Meredith Carpenter has been working with at-risk youth for six years and is passionate about walking alongside students as they realize their passions and discover the ways in which they can transform their future. She has a Masters in Intercultural Studies with an emphasis in International Development from Fuller Theological Seminary, where she studied theories of poverty, culture, and economic development methodologies. Her previous experience includes running an after-school program for high-risk youth on the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Arizona, one of the poorest and most violent reservations in America. She believes that kindness, acceptance, mentorship, and positivity can transform the lives of young people, and has found her dream job at Incarnation House.

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Anthony Valente

Manager of Volunteer/Partner Servicesavalente@incarnationhouse.org

Anthony Valente is passionate about ensuring each and every child reaches their fullest potential and grows into successful and compassionate adults.  Anthony has worked with children of all ages, however, he mostly enjoys working with adolescents.

He has worked with the YWCA and various other nonprofits before joining Incarnation House. He has a deep understanding of children, especially with their physical and mental development.  He has recently relocated to Texas from New Jersey. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Law from Montclair State University and has interned with the Drug Enforcement Administration.

He is very excited to join the Incarnation House team and looks forward to becoming more acquainted with Texas.