Meet the Team
Born in the Philippines and grew up in the Windy City (Chicago). Married to Brian since 1996, have two adult kids, 4 grands, and 2 dogs. Marvee is a Registered Nurse who enjoys traveling. Her vision for Chat N Chew is to have a transitional home for homeless single parents. Her mission is a result of the abuse and hardship she and her kids endured in her previous marriage. "My passion is the result of my journey, which only strengthened my faith."
- M. McLendon
Licensed Minister & Certified Life Coach
Co-founder of "As One Ministry"
Founder of "Wives of Power"
Known for walking the trenches of life with women and seeing women and couples’ hope restored.
Volunteering for non-profits for over 25 years
Member of Toastmasters
Holds a Master’s degree from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix.
Enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends
A recent breast cancer survivor! She's also a Jersey girl but moved to Texas in 2011. Has 5 children and married to her amazing husband Bill. Has been an active volunteer for over 5 years helping just about anyone who crosses her path. Enjoys spending time with her family. Employed as a Custom Home Plan Designer for a local builder.
Community Relations/Charitable Contribution
Single mother of two adult kids with two beautiful granddaughters
40+ years in the financial industry
Known for her passion for woodworking - turning lumber into something beautiful and functional
Passionate about helping homeless children and single parents
Single mother of two beautiful kids
Event Planner for 10+ years
A committed volunteer at a local homeless children's facility
Enjoys fishing, traveling, and eating crawfish
Mother of three adult kids
Retired from Social Security Administration
Has over 50+ of volunteering experience