Help Us Unlock Dreams & Opportunities

Brenda Lovelady Spahn
Founder/Executive Director


Melinda Megahee
Director/Board Secretary

Board of Directors


John McNeil
Chairman of the Board

Honorable John Amari
Vice Chairman

Don Ankenbrandt
Board Member

Matthew Gregory
Board Member

Hugh Thomas
Non Profit Consultant

The Lovelady Center Staff


Melinda MeGahee
Director/Board Secretary

(205) 833-7410 ext. 304

John McNeil
Board Chairman/Chief Operating Officer
(205) 833-7410 ext. 309


Joseph MeGahee
Executive Assistant

(205) 833-7410 ext. 304

Rosie Mullen
Human Resources

(205) 833-7410 ext. 313


Dr. Debra Jones, D.Min., A.F.S. Psych
Director of Counseling Services

(205) 833-7410 ext. 103


Tina Kay St. John
Program Director
(205) 833-7410 ext. 320

Lindsay Lee
Director of Intake
(205) 833-7410


Stephanie Smith
Development Director

(205) 836-3121


Jeanne Sparks
Media, Marketing & PR Director

(205) 520-3010


Erica Esfeller
Procurement Director

(205) 808-2954

Joni Morton
Volunteer Coordinator
(727) 458-9113

Leslie Goodson
Donor Management Specialist
(205) 712-1457

Shannon Weaver
Rising Hope Academy

(205) 833-7410 ext. 904

Monica Wesson
KidZone Director

(205) 833-KIDS (5437)

Lyn Nelson
Kitchen Supervisor
(205) 833-7410

Head of Security
Mary Beth Benson
(205) 203-2539

Maintenance Supervisor
Donny Porter
(205) 833-7410

Campus Pastor
Lestley Drake

Client Representatives

Paula Richardson (Phase 1)

Melissa Gregory (Restoration Dorm)

Jennifer LLoyd (Residential Graduates)

Tammy Porter
Director of Early Release Programs (SRP)

Tiffany Ramming (Phase 2-4 Furloughed Inmates)

Wendy Capps Chapman (Phase 2-4 Furloughed Inmates)

Cindy Ledkins (Phase 2-4)

Amanda Harrison (Phase 2-4)

Carrie Baskin (Phase 2-4)

Holli White Martin (Phase 2-4 & 30 for 30)

Joann Knight Henry (Phase 5)

Iris Stone (Aftercare)

Holly Haynes (Overflow Dorm)




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