Leadership & Board of Directors


Terry Daniels

Executive Director

Melanie Llontop

Education Director

Jeannie Atwood

Stewardship Director

Danny Carothers

Community Program Director

Ja’net Willis

Assistant to the Executive Director

Board of Directors

Nevil Speer


Independent Consultant


Linda Johnson

Chair of Finance

Retired Professor, Western Kentucky University, Gordon Ford College of Business


Jason Brown

Executive Minister, Broadway United Methodist Church

Jim Bullington

Realtor, ReMax Real Estate Executive

Travis Calvert

Attorney, Harlin Parker

Alex Downing

President, Franklin Bank & Trust​​​



Michelle McGahan

Small Group Leader, Bible Study Fellowship

Jackie Pope – Tarrence

Retired Professor and Administrator, Western Kentucky University​​​


Robert Porter

Sr. Vice President Commercial Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Amy M. Smith

Social Services Specialist, DCBS – Protection & Permanency

Lee Young

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

Tracey Young

District Grant Writer, Warren County Public Schools

Caleb Wheat

Pastor, St. James United Methodist Church

Ex-Officio Board Members

Mark Dickinson

Superintendent, South Central District of the UMC

Larry Wells

Current Chair of District Trustees

Get Involved:

How to Donate

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How to Volunteer

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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.