Foundry Staff & Board of Directors

Foundry Staff

Shawna Wood

Interim Executive Director/COO

Danny Carothers

Community Program Director

Krista Steenbergen

Donor Relations Director

Beverly Ray

Assistant to the Executive Director

Shatana Johnson

Finance Director

Felicia Love

Case Worker

Board of Directors

Dr. Tracey Young

Chairperson, Personnel Committee Chair

District Grant Writer, Warren County Public Schools



Beth Schaeffer

Vice Chairperson, Education Committee Chair

Director, Renshaw Early Childhood Center


Matthew Garrett

Secretary Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair

Financial Advisor, Baird Private Wealth Management


Lee Young

Development Committee Chair

Minister of Music, Worship & Congregational Care, State Street United Methodist Church


Jason Boyd

Chief Operating Officer, Chandler Real Estate


Leisha D. Carr

Coordinator, Academic Advising & Student Services
WKU Advising & Career Development Center


Dr. Steve Schnacke

Chair, South Central District Trustees


Rev. Dr. Jay Smith

District Superintendent, South Central District of United Methodist Church


Rev. Bobby Tackett-Evans

Pastor, St. James United Methodist Church


Rev. Craig Tuck

Senior Pastor, State Street United Methodist Church


Chris Whitfield

Market President & General Counsel, South Central Bank


Rev. Ron Whitlock

Pastor, New Beginnings Christian Church


Shawna Wood

Interim Executive Director, The Foundry


Get Involved:

How to Donate

Help support The Foundry’s mission of transformation through the love of Jesus for our neighbors in the West End of Bowling Green.

How to Volunteer

Interested in giving your time and service to help build the community in the West End of Bowling Green? Volunteer with The Foundry.

How to Enroll

Learn about The Foundry’s education process and how parental involvement is critical to the success of the child and the strategy of life-long change.