Legal Name: Half the Way Home, Inc.
Federal Tax ID: 32-0380888

Type of Organization: 501(c)(3) non-profit charity


Dana Starr Rittelmeyer, CEO, Records, Board Member

Dana has been in rescue since  2008. She has fostered over 1000 cats and kittens. She was offered to take over Half the way home in October 2016 and has developed it into a rescue that has saved and found homes for over 2000 cats. She lives in Woodstock with her husband, George who volunteers much of his time to the rescue as well.


Sandi Sylcox, CFO, Social Media Specialist for HTWH’s Facebook, Pinterest. Website Creator/Admin, Board Member

Sandi has actively been a part of a rescue in Georgia since 2012 but has helped animals since 1994 by volunteering at shelters. She joined HTWH in January 2017. She lives in Duluth with her husband, son and big animal family. She enjoys running HTWH's facebook page as her main role. 


Cindy Rawlings, Photography, Bottle Babies, Medical Fosters. Social Media Specialist for HTWH's Instagram, Petfinder, Records, Board Member  

Cindy has been active in rescue since 2014, and joined HTWH in 2016. She enjoys running our Instagram profile, taking our adoptable cats’ pictures, and working with bottle babies and injured cats. She lives in Woodstock with her husband, two children, dog and cats.


Melysah Bunting, Graphic art and design. Social Media Specialist for HTWH's Twitter, Board Member  

Melysah has been an animal rescue volunteer since 2014. She joined HTWH in 2016. She lives in Lilburn with her husband, cats, and fosters.


Alycia Dunn-Capriola, Petco Milton Adoptions Center Lead, volunteer


Beth Bluestein Rich, Petsmart Smyrna Adoptions Center Lead, volunteer


Brittany Davis, adoptions coordinator, volunteer


Debra Singletary, Working Cat Program, Community Outreach, volunteer


Jackie Miller, grants coordinator, PetSmart Austell Adoption Center Lead, volunteer


Julie Hansen, events coordinator, volunteer


Shannon Hicks, Polk/Haralson Animal Control intake coordinator, volunteer

HTWH Medical Staff


Dr. Meghan Martin, Veterinarian


Frannie Garcia, Veterinary Technician