Having earned degrees from Union University, the University of Memphis, and State Technical Institute of Memphis, she has been with the agency since October 1997. Susan attributes the success of the agency to three key elements - teamwork, great volunteers and community partners. Her passion for child advocacy has a strong link to the many positive mentors that has molded her life.
Director of Development and Marketing
Lakethia is a graduate of Alcorn State University with a BS and Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University with a Master's. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience in Development. She is committed to the mission of BBBSMS and is working to build capacity in funds and partnership to support the hundreds of mentoring relationship of the agency.
Director of Programs
Yolanda is a graduate of Jackson State University with a Bachelors of Art in Social Work, has been committed to the mission of BBBSMS for more than 23 years. She has a passion for working with community youth. She is a loving wife and mother of one. She enjoys shopping, traveling, reading, and most importantly, spending time with family and friends.
Child Intake Match Support Specialist
Megan received her Bachelors in Psychology from Christian Brothers University. She began working with BBBSMS in May of 2017. Everyday, every moment, she is inspired by the kindness and dedication, parents and volunteers have for the children in our community.
Volunteer Intake Match Support Specialist
James joined BBBSMS in January 2005. He graduated from Mississippi State University with bachelor's in Psychology. He started as a volunteer and later came on board as a case manager. James also serves as the volunteer intake coordinator for the agency. He feels blessed to be a part of an organization that works so hard to match children with positive role models.
Kimberly holds a BA is Sociology from the University of Memphis. She has been with the agency for 20 years. She is a Certified Stewards of Children Trainer and program group events planner. She believes that her role commands an amazing combination of perception, planning, listening, empathy and support for the children in our programs.
Part-time Match Support Specialist
With a bachelor's degree in psychology, Angela has been a member of the since May 2017. Prior to that she was a mentor for the organization. In her senior year, she began interning with the agency and was inspired by the substantial impact the organization had on the community. After graduating, she accepted a position with the organization.