Pat Bell, Executive Director

Ms. Bell has been with House of Ruth for over 10 years, and has managed all fundraising, communication and public relations for House of Ruth. She brings a tremendous amount of experience to our agency, having worked in the corporate sector for more than 25 years.



Melissa Pitts, Director of Programs

Ms. Pitts has worked at House of Ruth for 17 years and oversees all programs of the agency. She is responsible for program compliance, efficacy, and ensures that quality services are provided to each client. She supervises 2 full-time Program Directors and 2 full-time Program Managers.




Rhonda Beltran, Director of Develpment

Rhonda Beltran has been a professional fundraiser for 35 years and started at House of Ruth on June 24, 2019 as the Director of Development.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Azusa Pacific University.  She is actively involved in the surrounding communities.  Rhonda has served on various Boards and Committees in the surrounding communities; she has been President of the San Dimas Chamber Board of Directors, Soroptimist of San Dimas/La Verne, and La Fetra Foundation Board of Directors.  She has also served in various leadership roles for the La Fetra Site Council, TEAM Referral Network, Neighborhood Christian Fellowship and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.





Krystal Minniefield, Finance Director

Ms. Minniefield oversees the finances and government contracts at House of Ruth. She comes to House of Ruth with over 8 years nonprofit accounting experience including experience at agencies providing services to human trafficking survivors and victims of domestic violence. She is excited to apply her knowledge and experience to her role at House of Ruth.