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


Kate Nielsen

Don Menendez

Will Brooke

Baker Crow


The Lovelady Center Staff


Brenda Lovelady Spahn
Founder/Executive Director

(205) 833-7410

Melinda MeGahee


(205) 833-7410 ext. 304

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

Beau Gregory
Director of Operations


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


Wendy Capps Chapman
Director of Judicial Services/Social Services

Connie Farrell
Director of Adult Education


Jeanne Sparks
Development Director

Colin Read
Development Relations Manager

Kat Baugh
Public Relations Manager


Donna Smith
Director of Procurement

Joni Morton
Volunteer Coordinator

Campus Pastor
Pastor Lestley Drake


Melissa Gregory
Director of Intake


Carrie Baskin
KidZone Director

(205) 833-KIDS (5437)

Head of Security
Mary Beth Benson

Art Director
Teresa McCay

Elizabeth Ellis
Area Manager
Lovelady Thrift Stores

Client Representatives:

Paula Richardson (Phase 1)

Tammy Porter
Director of Early Release Programs (SRP)

Jennifer Kieffer (Aftercare/Residential Graduates)

Joann Knight Henry (Phase 2-4)

Candace Jones (Phase 2-4)

Heather Wingo (Phase 2-4)

Shannon Mills (Phase 2-4)

Bobbie Raye Smith (Phase 2-4)



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