Our Staff

home-page-feature-01Executive Director – Kathy Alt

Kathy Alt is a proud Texas Longhorn who holds a marketing degree from University of Texas in Austin. She has resided in Katy since 1992 with her husband and two children. Before joining Cinco Charities in February, 2014, Kathy worked in the pharmaceutical industry and for several non-profit entities. Kathy is the Executive Director of Cinco Charities and is responsible for fund raising, community relations, the operation of The Ballard House and the management of the charity’s extraordinary team of volunteers.




unnamed (6)Assistant House Manager – Melissa Nunmaker

Melissa Nunmaker was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She moved to Katy, Texas sixteen years ago with her husband, Randall, and her daughters, Kylie and Amanda. She spent fifteen years as a stay at home mom before she started volunteering at the Ballard House. After volunteering for some time, she was offered a part time position with the house. As a breast cancer survivor herself, Melissafelt incredibly connected to the work being done at the Ballard House and gladly accepted the position. She feels blessed with the opportunity she has been given to work with this fantastic organization.







unnamed (7)Johnnie Ware – Receptionist

Becoming and being a team member at the “The Ballard House” was far from anything I could have imagined.  Of course, being a vessel that God can use, I believe my God given purpose is being fulfilled. I give God the Glory for allowing me to serve all who come to the Ballard House and beyond.

Ballard House Naming Rights Sponsors

The Ballard House was named In honor of longtime Katy residents Monty and Erin Ballard. Monty started The Ballard Foundation to assist Cinco Charities financially in the construction of their vision, a Hospital Hospitality House in Katy. A memorial to Monty's dad, Carroll Ballard, a longtime working Texas cowboy is located in the lobby of the Ballard House. His saddle and other memorabilia are displayed.