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Leadership and Staff

Lynnae Hernandez

Lynnae Hernandez graduated from the University of the Americas in Puebla, Mexico, with a B.S. degree in Psychology in 1985.  After concluding her studies, she went to work in the nursing home industry and earned her Nursing Home Administrator's license in 1988. Her tenure in health care management included the role of Administrator in long-term care facilities specializing in mental health, Alzheimer’s disease, and geriatric care. Lynnae received 16 years’ experience in the non-profit sector and fund accounting while working in church management.  Since joining BRIDGES in 2006 Lynnae has brought extensive experience in management, mental health and accounting to the organization.

Medical Records, Billing and Quality Assurance

  • Cindy Luna

    QA Assistant

  • Davis Truong

    QA Assistant

  • Paulina Rojas

    Medical Billing and Records Coordinator

Executive Management and Programs Support Team

  • Nicole Smith

    Executive Administrative Assistant

  • Ashley Jara

    Accounting/HR Assistant

  • Guadalupe Perez

    Trustart/FSP Program Assistant

  • Lizbeth Gonzalez

    Residential/Program Assistant


Our team includes many valuable professional and direct service staff working in our homes and programs everyday providing support and treatment for our clients.

These staff members include:

  • Mental Health Workers
  • Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Peer Support Staff
  • Volunteers/Interns

BRIDGES welcomes help from community volunteers, students and interns from various educational institutions. Students, interns and volunteers are provided with an opportunity to develop their therapeutic skills and gain a deeper knowledge of mental health while assisting clients in learning to manage their symptoms of mental health and providing treatment strategies for helping clients to achieve their individual goals.

All of our staff, volunteers, students, and interns are invaluable to our agency and importantly to the clients we serve.