Our leadership team has over 100 years of nonprofit and public sector experience and more than 60 years of HMIS expertise.
David Eberbach is Executive Director for Institute for Community Alliances, overseeing a staff of 54 employees. He leads the organization in providing technical solutions and analytics to assist social service agencies, communities and funders to make data-informed decisions in 31 U.S. Department of HUD-defined Continua of Care across 11 states. Mr. Eberbach guides ICA’s multi-tiered approach to human services data management that emphasizes the practical use of accurate, comprehensive and reliable data to inform community policies, programs and practices. Mr. Eberbach holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Grinnell College.
Julie Eberbach is Associate Director for Institute for Community Alliances and leads the Iowa HMIS Team as Director. Ms. Eberbach was responsible for the creation and implementation of the HMIS Network in the State of Iowa, and has led data collection efforts for housing and homeless service providers for 17 years. Julie specializes in Federal and State regulations and policies related to housing stability and homelessness. Ms. Eberbach’s efforts focus on HMIS project management, compliance and local policy and governance development. During her tenure at ICA, the agency has grown from provision of HMIS services to implementation of the Iowa Statewide Network to now providing HMIS Lead Agency services in 11 states.
Adam Smith serves as the Wisconsin, Vermont, and Rock River, IL Homeless Coalition HMIS Director at Institute for Community Alliances. He has overseen Wisconsin’s statewide HMIS implementation since 2006 and previously worked for the Wisconsin Department of Administration. His involvement in the implementation and oversight of Wisconsin’s HMIS since 2001 includes serving on the state’s HMIS Advisory Board. Mr. Smith contributes HMIS expertise and guides the advancement of information management systems at the regional and state levels. Adam is an active member of the Wisconsin Interagency Council on Homelessness, and serves as a member of the Rock River Homeless Coalition Board of Directors. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Sandy Wilson is the Missouri HMIS Director with Institute for Community Alliances. Since 2005, she has administered the MOHMIS Network that has grown under her direction to support the Missouri Balance of State Continuum of Care, the Springfield CoC, the Joplin CoC, St. Louis City CoC and St. Louis County CoC. Ms. Wilson has served for 12 years (including two years as Chair) on the Missouri Governor’s Committee to End Homelessness, which has evolved into the state’s Interagency Council on Homelessness. With expertise in project management, policies and procedures, stakeholder and vendor relationships, and data migration management, Sandy also draws on provider and management experience in child abuse prevention, domestic violence programs and sexual assault services. Ms. Wilson is a graduate of the University of Central Missouri.