Our Mission

Ounce is on a mission to empower healthy and thriving communities by building bridges between housing and health.  

Community Health
Team Spotlight


Community Health Lead in D.C.

Dylan serves as a D.C. Market Lead, bringing years of experience coordinating care for district residents and a passion for health equity. Prior to Ounce, Dylan was a Care Coordinator at McFarland & Associates and a Community Health Worker with the African American Health Program.

Dylan holds a Master's in Public Health from George Washington University, along with a Bachelor of Science from James Madison University. Outside of work, she enjoys dancing, playing tennis, traveling, and trying new things.


Community Health Lead in D.C.

Tia is a Native Washingtonian leveraging 18+ years of experience and her community connections to bring vital resources and health education to the underserved Medicaid populations. Prior to Ounce, she served as Lead Investigator for DC Health and worked with MedStar’s community pediatric mobile unit, bringing critical resources to DC residents during the pandemic. Tia has a passion for service and unwavering commitment to closing care gaps through patient advocacy.

Tia matriculated at Xavier University in Louisiana after graduating from WMST Public Charter, DCPS and enjoys cooking, traveling, and building memories with her family.


Community Health Lead in D.C.

Isaiah is passionate about health equity and improving healthcare access in the D.C. area. He is especially focused on assisting Spanish-speaking residents in navigating the healthcare system and providing them with the resources necessary to thrive. Prior to Ounce, Isaiah worked as a Bilingual Health Information Specialist with a government contracting agency.

Isaiah holds a Master’s in Public Health from Liberty University, along with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Mary Washington. In his free time, he trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, travels, and spends time with friends and family.


Community Health Lead in D.C.

Takeesha has a deep connection to her hometown of DC and a strong desire to care for and uplift her community. She has a passion for giving and educating and strives to empower her fellow residents by spreading awareness about physical health, behavioral health, and combating injustices in social drivers of health. Her ultimate goal is to establish a center that provides sick days daycare services for moderately ill children, allowing parents to attend work without worry. She enjoys event planning, using her creativity to organize gatherings that foster unity and enjoyment. She also loves traveling and making lasting memories with her family.

About the Team

Our core values

Residents come first
Creativity wins the day
Caring for each other helps us care for others
Always be celebrating! (“ABC”)
Progress over perfection
If you're interested in joining our team or applying to an open role, please check out our job board