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Meet Our Team


Corlita Mahr Spreen

Grants and Special Projects Coordinator

For over two decades Corlita has worked with non-profits with a commitment to social justice and human rights at their core. She comes to H-CAP from 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds, where she worked as a workforce development consultant under the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program.


Dea Thomas

Program Coordinator

Dea Thomas is a seasoned healthcare professional who possesses more than a decade of experience in healthcare policy, advocacy, and workforce development in corporate and non-profit sectors.


Jessica Espinoza

Program Manager

Jessica Espinoza is a Program Manager of the Healthcare Career Advancement Program (H-CAP). During the past decade Jessica has developed her professional experience addressing workplace issues and concerns in unionized settings with a passion for staff development and workforce training initiatives.


Tamara Martial-Dolcy

Coordinator for Research and Communications

Tamara Martial-Dolcy is the Coordinator for Research and Communications at H-CAP. For close to a decade, Tamara has been committed to social justice issues as they relate to healthcare and labor, with a particular focus on healthcare access, education and advancement of working people.


Daniel Bustillo

Executive Director

Daniel Bustillo is Executive Director of the Healthcare Career Advancement Program (H-CAP), a national organization of SEIU union locals and healthcare employers who are partnering in support of developing quality healthcare career education models for high road jobs that increase equity in the healthcare workforce.


Deborah Schwartz

Senior Program Manager

Deborah is Senior Program Manager of the Healthcare Career Advancement Program (H-CAP). Deborah brings extensive experience leading campaigns to advance the interests of working people.


Rebecca Malberg Van Loewenfeldt

Associate Director

Rebecca Malberg von Loewenfeldt is Associate Director of the Healthcare Career Advancement Program (H-CAP). Prior to coming to H-CAP, Rebecca was the Director of Workforce and Long Term Care Integration at Harbage Consulting.


Terri Harkin

Senior Program Manager

Terri Harkin joined H-CAP in March 2019 as a Senior Program Manager based in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to joining H-CAP, Terri served as Vice President and Home Care Division Director of SEIU Healthcare Illinois/Indiana/Missouri/Kansas (SEIU HCIIMK).


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