Dedication. Expertise. Passion.
At Steadfast Sparrows Corporation, we believe that every ex-convict deserves a second chance in life. That's why we have a team of compassionate and dedicated individuals who are here to guide and support them every step of the way. Learn more about our team members and their unique contributions below.
Jesus A. Arredondo, NP
Director, Co-Founder, President, Author, DFPS Cleared, Facilitator
Jesus Arredondo was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He holds many certifications from the Department of Family and Protective Services and is a bilingual speaker. He is a writer and published author.
Patricia Vanlandingham BA-Eng.
Director, TEA Certified and, DFPS Cleared
Patricia Vanlandingham is a native Oklahoman. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma and holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and is a retired NEISD middle/high school teacher of San Antonio, Texas.
Nevetta King, MSc-CC
Vice President and DFPS Cleared
Nevetta King is a native Floridian, inspiring motivational speaker and mental health coach. She has 4 adult children and holds a Masters in Christian Counseling. In her spare time Nevetta enjoys Reading, Soaking up some sun at the beach, and spending time with her loving family. She believes in mental health awareness and the need that is out there for getting to the root of matters.
Pastor Darrell King, AA-BS (c)
Audio and Sound Tech, Facilitator, and DFPS Cleared
Darrell King is an Alabama native who moved to San Antonio, Texas with his parents and brother at a young age. As a community figure, he is especially passionate about outreach and serving those who may feel forgotten or disconnected. He holds a special place in his heart for those that have been in the prison system. He has 4 adult children and believes in tradition and values. He has been married to his lovely wife Nevetta, for 32 years and is attending college for his Associates Degree.
Secretary and DFPS Cleared
Jade McCullough, was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She is the owner and operator of Jaszy Angels Childcare. She created this business after the loss of her son. In 2019, Jade became part of the SBEDA. helping small businesses grow. She was in council until 2021. She holds a range of certifications, from Insurance to traveling and business. She is really a one stop shop.
Rebecca Alvarez, DBA (c)
Treasurer and DFPS Cleared
Rebecca Alvarez, is a native of the Valley. She has always been committed to her community and beliefs. With over a decade of experience in accounting and three degrees, Rebecca understand the value of hard work and dedication. Currently, she is pursuing her Doctorate in Business Administration. In her spare time, she enjoys nothing more than spending time with her family and friends.
Michelle Y. Arredondo, D.Min. (c)
Executive Director, Co-Founder, DFPS Cleared, TEA Certified, Facilitator
Michelle Arredondo was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She has been married for 10 years and enjoys serving the community of Bexar. Michelle has made it her life's work to set the bar high on those who believe that just because an individual is a Convicted Felon, that there is no room for change. As a convicted felon herself, someone with three degrees and and has already started her doctorate, she believes anything is possible with Christ!