Tom A. Taylor, II

Executive Director

Tom A. Taylor, II is the Executive Director/CEO of Emergency Infant Services, Inc. (EIS) serving the greater Tulsa area for infants and toddlers. Tom moved to Tulsa in October of 2011 to take on this position as well as being an Adjunct Professor for the University of Tulsa. He teaches non-profit Management and Marketing classes to TU under-grad students. Tom is an alum of Leadership Oklahoma City’s Class 29 and an alum of Leadership Tulsa’s Class 48, as well as serving on Leadership Tulsa’s Flagship Committee. He also is the past-President for the Association for Fundraising Professionals of Eastern Oklahoma (AFP) chapter and serves on the CAP Board of Directors. Tom earned his MBA from Oklahoma City University (O.C.U.) and enjoys to travel, to cook and to spend time with friends and family.


Mary Ellen Evans-Opstein

Director of Development
Mary Ellen Evans-Opstein joined Emergency Infant Services ten years ago where she oversees all aspects of EIS’s financial development and works closely with the Development Team to execute fundraising activities. She works directly with the Board Development Committee, is a member of the Executive Management team and serves as the immediate back-up to the Executive Director.
Mary Ellen has worked in leadership roles for non-profits for more than twenty years. Prior to moving to Tulsa, she was the Executive Director of an inner-city children’s non-profit in Des Moines, IA. She graduated from the University of Kansas, is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and serves on the Mission Committee of Faith United Methodist Church.
Mary Ellen has three daughters and three grandchildren.


Kimberly Deardorff

Volunteer Coordinator


Joan Gallo

Downtown Receptionist


Tina Massey

Office Manager


Jacky Larazin

Bilingual Interviewer


Esea Montgomery

East Side Coordinator


Brynne Mycue



Liz Neas

Director of Social Services


Arlene Suzuki-Davies

Development Assistant


Lisa Prather

Inventory Coordinator


Omayra Rivera

East Side Receptionist


Lydia Theban

Development Assistant


Linda Watts

Family Service Coordinator


Blake Burton

Assistant Warehouse Coordinator


Charles Kantor

Assistant Warehouse Coordinator