Isabelle Calise

Position: Accountant
Email: [email protected]

Isabelle was born and raised in Norwalk, Connecticut.  She graduated from Florida Atlantic University with an Accounting degree.  She has been married to her high school sweetheart, Larry for 35 years.  They have 3 sons that all live here in the Orlando area. Living life with 3 boys, she has become an avid sports fan, her favorite teams are the New York Yankees, New York Giants and the UCF Knights.  She loves to cook for her family and tailgate prior to UCF football. Isabelle has worked at CHWC for 15 years.

Isabelle Calise

Accountant

Isabelle was born and raised in Norwalk, Connecticut.  She graduated from Florida Atlantic University...

Wayne Nassis

Position: Operations Manager
Email: [email protected]

Wayne is married to Daisy and they have two daughters named Charlotte and Stella. He attended the University of North Florida where he ran Cross Country and Track and graduated with a degree in Health Science. He is a sports guy who loves everything Pittsburgh: Steelers, Penguins and Pirates. His favorite TV show is Gold Rush and would love to go gold mining one day. Wayne’s hobbies include flag football, soccer and running. Wayne has been part of the office team for 8 years and was on Summer Staff for 5 Years.

Wayne Nassis

Operations Manager

Wayne is married to Daisy and they have two daughters named Charlotte and Stella....

Amanda Lyons

Position: Media Director
Email: [email protected]

Amanda’s journey with Catholic Heart began with 3 summers as a camper and 3 more as summer staff — where she discovered her passion and talent for the unique mixture of media CHWC operates. Before joining the home office full-time in January 2022, Amanda served as the Director of Youth and Young Adults at her home parish. When Amanda isn’t behind her computer screen, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband, Thomas, and their families, taking walks through their Hallmark-quality downtown, frequenting San Antonio FC matches, and planning their next adventure.

Amanda Lyons

Media Director

Amanda’s journey with Catholic Heart began with 3 summers as a camper and 3...

Steve Walker

Position: Owner/CEO
Email: [email protected]

Steve Walker is originally from Detroit, Michigan and was actively involved in sports throughout his younger days. He turned his passion for sports to his Catholic Faith as he got older and sought creative ways to reach young people with the love of Jesus. After receiving his Master’s Degree in Religious Education from Duquesne University, he dove into the world of youth ministry for 15 years. He used his experiences to develop and co-found Catholic HEART Workcamp in Orlando, Florida in 1993. Steve likes to relax by watching documentaries, sitting in his easy chairs and enjoying good cooking by his wife, Stephanie. He loves warm weather, popcorn, cookies and getting the aisle seat at concerts, musicals and comedy shows.

Steve Walker

Owner/CEO

Steve Walker is originally from Detroit, Michigan and was actively involved in sports throughout...

Thomas Lyons

Position: Outreach Director
Email: [email protected]

Thomas recently joined the CHWC team as the Outreach Director to help spread the mission of Catholic Heart to as many dioceses, schools, and parishes as possible. He is a Catholic speaker and has been in ministry his entire adult life, beginning as a seminarian for the Archdiocese of San Antonio. Following his time in seminary, he taught at St. John Paul II Catholic High School, where he served as the Director of Faith Formation and Theology Teacher. When Thomas is not speaking or with his wife, Amanda, his time belongs to watching Chelsea Football Club.

Thomas Lyons

Outreach Director

Thomas recently joined the CHWC team as the Outreach Director to help spread the...

Kelly Naas

Position: Public Relations
Email: [email protected]

Being the Public Relations Diva of the office, Kelly can get anyone excited about Workcamp and constantly interacts with people as she exercises her strong organizational and communication skills. Having participated as a camper and serving on staff for six summers, she then joined the CHWC family full-time in 2008 after graduating from the University of Central Florida where she majored in Elementary Education. She has a heart for young people and a passion for life that is contagious, just like her laughter. Kelly is one of six kids, all of which starting with the letter “K”.

Kelly Naas

Public Relations

Being the Public Relations Diva of the office, Kelly can get anyone excited about...

Zach Walker

Position: Director of International Missions
Email: [email protected]

Zach has been involved with CHWC from the very beginning. He says working for CHWC is his dream job. In kindergarten, however, he wanted to own and pilot his own blimp, an orange one to be exact (still his favorite color to this day). He is a graduate of Rollins College. He loves God, traveling, the Orlando magic, Pittsburgh Steelers, and his beautiful wife Shannon, whom he also met working with CHWC.

Zach Walker

Director of International Missions

Zach has been involved with CHWC from the very beginning. He says working for...

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