Our Management Team

Scott Syphax

Chairman and CEO, Nehemiah Companies

Scott Syphax is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Nehemiah Companies. He has provided strategic vision, leadership and business modeling expertise since 2001. Mr. Syphax has been the companies’ driving force in sourcing loans, raising and deploying capital, building the Board, and expanding community outreach…
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Rhonda Staley-Brooks

Executive Director, Nehemiah Community Foundation

Rhonda Staley-Brooks joined Nehemiah in 2016 as the Executive Director of Nehemiah Community Foundation.  As Executive Director, Rhonda is responsible for advancing the brand of the Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Program, and for the vision and direction of the Foundation. Prior to joining Nehemiah, Rhonda held the post of President & CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sacramento for 14-years…
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Nicole Learned

Vice President of Operations

Nicole Learned is the Vice President of Operations, and has been with the company since 1998. She is responsible for the day-to-day management of operations and program development for the company’s distressed asset business, and her role was instrumental in the development and launch of Nehemiah’s Neighborhood Restoration…
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