Staff

Noelle Braun

Noelle Braun

Executive Director

noelle@casaguadalupeonline.org

Noelle Braun is the Executive Director of Casa Guadalupe Education Center in West Bend, WI. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and is passionate about serving her local Hispanic community through a variety of literacy programs and as a bridge to community resources. She specializes in program development, implementation, management and coordination, volunteer recruitment and retention, fund development, and community outreach. She takes pride in the community partnerships and collaborative efforts she has created and maintained to effectively offer quality programming for her clients. She is encouraged to see her local community become more diverse each year, and enjoys thinking of ways to bring the community together. She received her Bachelor’s of Arts and Communication from UW-Whitewater with an emphasis in Spanish and Electronic Media.

 

Jennifer Zerzycki

Jennifer Zerzycki

Bilingual Advocate

Jennifer@casaguadalupeonline.org

 
Jennifer was born and raised in Colombia and has lived in WI for the past 6 years. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in business administration, and loves working with the Hispanic community and being able to help them achieve their dreams. She has previously worked at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin as a Business Development Director, helping her to connect more with the community and allowing her to help those who wanted to start a business. She also has recent experience working as a paralegal for an immigration attorney in Milwaukee. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to new places, enjoying nature and creating long lasting relationships. She is looking forward to working at Casa Guadalupe, creating new relationships, and being an amazing advocate to help our community.
Maria Gutierrez Gurrola

Maria Gutierrez Gurrola

Bilingual Hispanic Literacy Coordinator

maria@casaguadalupeonline.org

Maria enjoys helping the Casa Guadalupe client’s and networking with the community. She also enjoys meeting community members and helping with several of Casa Guadalupe’s programs.

Chana Messerman

Chana Messerman

Community Health Navigator

Chana@casaguadalupeonline.org

 
Chana Messerman is our new Bilingual Community Health Navigator as of April 2021. Chana is a native speaker of Spanish and English, and has a passion for serving the Hispanic community.
She is the daughter of Mexican immigrants, and is the first in her family to graduate from college. She has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Spanish, Teaching Certifications in Spanish, ESL, and Bilingual Ed, and a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She is proud to be an Educator and Advocate, and looks forward to helping to empower the Latino community.
 
Connie Metz

Connie Metz

Office Administrator

connie@casaguadalupeonline.org

Connie has been working in the accounting and office environment for over 20 years and enjoys working with numbers and helping others. She is excited to take on this role and help with the local Latino community. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her active daughter and her multiple activities, as well as watching the Packers, Brewers, NASCAR, going to local race tracks, crafting and baking.