Toni Moore

Founder, President & CEO

Through her own personal experience with medical crisis and her experience in healthcare administration, Toni stepped out in faith in 2004 and, along with her friend, Brooke Gage, founded Hospitality House of Tulsa based on principles found in the Biblically defined practice of hospitality. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Information Systems, Mrs. Moore served fifteen years in hospital administration.

Toni also serves as a board member for the Healthcare Hospitality Network which provides education, networking and certification resources to over 200 hospital hospitality houses nationwide. She speaks locally and nationally to healthcare entities, churches, and corporations regarding hospitality within healthcare, Biblically hospitality and the ministry of hospitality.


Toni and her team are dedicated to solving Oklahoma’s patient and caregiver lodging problem and significantly reducing families’ out of pocket expenses while improving outcomes for Oklahoma hospitals through Boundless Hospitality. She considers it a privilege to serve families in medical crisis through this ministry of hospitality.

Julie Ryker

Julie Ryker

Donor Experience Director

Julie is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and comes to HHT with a background in the non-profit arena, including a variety of volunteer and leadership roles in her local church, coordinating volunteers, and leading advocacy efforts. Her love of building relationships also served her well in her sales career that spanned 17 years.

She has a heart for ministry and is excited to make a difference is the lives of families through her work at Hospitality House. Julie is married to Breck, and the mother of four children, Alex, Jared, Griffin, Tori and Louie (the chiweenie). When she is not at HHT she can be found volunteering, spending time with family, and catching up with friends.

Sarah Soudek

Community Engagement Director

Sarah joined the HHT team in 2016 after working in the nonprofit sector since 2010. She has a background in nonprofit and volunteer management, marketing, communications, and missions. Sarah holds a degree in Business Management from Oklahoma State University and enjoys being able to apply her experience to serve families through the mission of Hospitality House.


In her free time, Sarah loves spending time with family and friends, traveling, having good conversations over good coffee, volunteering, and working on home projects with her husband, David.

Samantha Burks

Administrative Assistant

Originally from Houston, Texas, Samantha first came to Tulsa to attend Oral Roberts University where she graduated with a degree in Ministry and Leadership. She enjoys administratively supporting organizations with impactful missions and has experience volunteering and working in the non-profit sector. After a year working in Houston, she decided to come back to Tulsa in July of 2020 to use her experience to support the mission at Hospitality House.


In her spare time, Samantha enjoys spending time with friends, cooking, reading, and taking walks outside."

Elise Moore

Guest Experience Director

A Broken Arrow native, Elise graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration before starting her hospitality career in hotels in Tulsa in 2013. She has held several different positions in hotel operations and hotel sales before joining the HHT staff in March 2020.


In her spare time, Elise enjoys spending time with her friends, being a dog mom to her rescue dog, Dixie, and serving at her church, Life.Church Jenks.

Sommer Bailey

Guest Experience Ambassador/ Weekend Manager

Sommer Bailey joined the Hospitality House team in October 2017. She also teaches Learning for Life, a program designed to prepare youth for the complexities of contemporary society and to enhance their self-confidence, motivation, and self-esteem.


In her free time, Sommer enjoys traveling, gardening, and growing local butterflies.

Rachel Newberry

Guest Experience Ambassador

Rachel moved from New Mexico to Tulsa in September of 2016 and started working at Hospitality House in December of 2018. Her previous experiences in hospitality and ministry along with her natural desire to care of others have helped to prepare her for her current position.


In her free time, Rachel enjoys spending time outdoors, going on drives with her husband, and meeting new people.

Rhanita Bright

Guest Experience Ambassador

Originally a Los Angeles, CA native, Rhanita moved to Tulsa in February 2020 to support her husband in his dream of opening a restaurant. With a 13 year career in the food service industry, she has extensive knowledge of supplies, equipment, services ordering, and inventory control, as well as remarkable skills in cooking and preparing a variety of foods.


Rhanita has experience volunteering for non-profit organizations in the California community and has a heart for helping those in need. After a year of working in Concierge for Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, she decided to use her customer service background to support the mission of Hospitality House.


In her spare time, Rhanita enjoys being a wife and mother to her five children, good food, chatting long distance with her sisters, and empowering and serving others.

Rhonda Churchwell


First Impressions Ambassador

Rhonda is originally from Hugo, Oklahoma and has lived in Tulsa since 1997. She is a proud member of the Choctaw/Creek Nation. She has 4 children and 9 grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family, and outdoor activities such as riding bikes, flying kites, fishing, and playing with bubbles. She is always willing to help people and radiates kindness to those around her.