BiG Staff

Department Heads

Erin Kiltz: Founder/Executive Director

Jennie Thollander: Director of Program Expansion

Sarah Richardson: Controller

Luke Ellis: Director


Anne Muilman: Human Resources

Ashley Emmert: Creative Strategies/Logistics

Jackie Merrick: Development Director

Conni Thoms: Volunteer Coordinator/Special Events/Corporate Sales

Janice Mason: Accounting

Jennifer Fagan: Admissions and Administration Assistant

Maddie Mefford: Social Media


Adèle Brown: Lead Job Supervisor

George White: Lead Job Supervisor

Rachel McCoy: Lead Job Supervisor

Bethany Scott: Job Supervisor

Cathi Stallings: Job Supervisor

Noah Griffin: Job Supervisor

Christina Hurtado: Job Supervisor

Stefani Matott: Job Supervisor

Trish Hartle: Job Supervisor

Summer Kennedy: Job Supervisor

Miller Filla: Job Supervisor

Emily Earl: Job Supervisor

Lane Cagle: Job Supervisor

Callie Watson: Job Supervisor

Lauren Lenart Desabimana: Job Supervisor

Ava Schwarzlose: Job Supervisor

Devorah Allen: Citizen Assistant

Volunteer Staff

Robin Gilleland: Director of Shop Culture

Caroline Knauth: Safety Coordinator


Kevin Bradley: Cafe Operations

Macy Hedrick: Cafe Logistics

Dan Guevara: Cafe Associate

CJ Barnard: Cafe Citizen Supervisor

Denise Campbell: Cafe Front of House

Tony Guevara: Cafe Associate


Lori Jones: Shop Manager

Jodi Franke: Inventory Specialist

Aubrey Hooper: Shop Associate

Val Acosta: Shop Associate

Maddy Ham: Shop Associate

Brynn Kemnitz: Shop Associate


Julia Byars: House Parent

Zelinda Richards: House Parent

“By the grace of God, our community was created and continues to grow and serve.”