Leadership & Board of Directors


Terry Daniels

Executive Director

Melanie Llontop

Education Director

Danny Carothers

Community Program Director

Shawna Wood

Mission Director

Krista Steenbergen

Donor Relations Director

Beverly Ray

Assistant to the Executive Director

Board of Directors

Nevil Speer

Chairperson, Personnel Committee Chair

Independent Consultant

Tracey Young

Vice Chairperson, Education Committee Chair

District Grant Writer, Warren County Public Schools



Alex Downing

Secretary Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair 

President & CEO
Franklin Bank & Trust


Lee Young

Development Committee Chair

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


Jim Bullington

Realtor, ReMax Real Estate Executives

Leisha D. Carr

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


Terry Daniels

Executive Director, The Foundry


Matthew Garrett

Financial Advisor, Baird Private Wealth Management


Maira Gomez

Attorney, English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley LLC


Robert Porter

Senior Vice President Corporate Banking, Bank of America

Beth Schaeffer

Director, Renshaw Early Childhood Center


Dr. Steve Schnacke

Chair, South Central District Trustees


Amy M. Smith

CHFS – Protection and Permanency


Jay Smith

District Superintendent, South Central District of United Methodist Church


Bobby Tackett-Evans

Pastor, St. James United Methodist Church

Craig Tuck

Senior Pastor, State Street United Methodist Church


Larry Wells 

Former Chair, South Central District Trustee


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.