Meet The Staff

Our staff has unparalleled compassion with decades of experience.
The founder and staff of A New Beginning Adoption Agency are adoption professionals with personal adoption experience as adoptive parents, adult adoptees and/or birth parents. We are a non-profit, licensed adoption agency with extensive experience supporting, preparing and educating adoptive families and birth families. Our goal is not to only match children with their families but to also provide essential post-adoption services to everyone involved; adopted children, birth parents, and adoptive parents. Adoption is a journey, we guide families through theirs.

A New Beginning Adoption Agency Staff

Stephanie Pearl, LSW

Founder & Executive Director

Sally Guyer, MSW

Clinical Director

Cara Walsh, BSW

Infant Program Coordinator & Birth Parent Support

Amber Kidd, BSW

Foster-Adopt Program Coordinator

Kaitlyn Judy, BSW

Adoption Specialist-Infant Program

Careers

There are no open positions at this time.

Quincy Budell, BSHS

Adoption Specialist Support
Adoption Specialist

Madison Hinojos, BSW

Adoption Specialist – Contract

Kara McAfee, LSW

Adoption Specialist – Eastern Idaho

Available Internships

A New Beginning has Social Work interns most of the time, but available positions fill up fast.   We currently do not have an internship opportunities available.  If you are interested in inquiring about upcoming opportunities, please click here.

Tina Kierce, BS-Education

Marketing & Communications

Keri Walsh

Administrative Assistant
Development Assistant

Amber Stiles

Research & Development Assistant

Social Work Intern

Brooke Manning

Social Work Intern – NNU

Jenna Pearl

Cultural Ambassador

Maddi Ames

Peer Support Mentor

Our Birth Mother Mentors

Birth Mother Mentor

Lauren

Birth Mother Mentor

Birth Mother Mentor

Jami

Birth Mother Mentor

Birth Mother Mentor

Hannah

Birth Mother Mentor

Birht mother mentor gracie

Gracie

Birth Mother Mentor

birth mother mentor meghan

Meghan

Birth Mother Mentor

A New Beginning Surrogacy Staff

April Thorndyke, MSW

Surrogacy Journey Coordinator & Proven Gestational Carrier

Quincy Budell, BSHS

Surrogacy Journey Coordinator

Cara Walsh, BSW

Surrogacy Journey Coordinator

A New Beginning Wellness Center

Becky Marquez, LPC, TBRI Practitioner

A New Beginning Wellness Center Counselor