Thomas Lyons

Outreach Director

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 […]

Amanda Lyons

Media Director

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 […]

Steve Walker


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, […]

Kelly Naas

Public Relations

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 […]

Isabelle Calise


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, […]

Wayne Nassis

Operations Manager

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 […]

Zach Walker

Director of International Missions

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 […]

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