Epworth Children’s Home
2900 Millwood Ave
Columbia SC 29205


Epworth Children’s Home employes 75+ hard working individuals who are dedicated to caring for children.  These employees serve in a variety of capacities including case management, food services, maintenance and direct child care. For more information, please call 803-256-7394.

Epworth Staff Members

Beth Williams, President

Beth Williams serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Epworth Children’s Home. For the past three years, Beth Williams has served as the COO of Epworth Children’s Home. She had an integral role in launching the Institute of Child and Family Wellbeing, Epworth’s state-wide comprehensive initiative that serves children and families of South Carolina in immediate need. Her leadership and knowledge have propelled Epworth in growth and new programs.

After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a master’s degree in counseling studies, Beth has spent her entire career advocating for children and families. She is passionate about working with communities to build and improve programs for children and families. Beth is married to Bob Williams, and together they have one daughter, Emily.

Dr. Steven Ferrufino, Chief Operating Officer
Deborah Keller, PQI Director

Program Services
Jessica Warble, Senior Director of Residential Services
Laurie Brandes, Independent Living Director
Leroy Carter, Weekend Campus Supervisor
Bernadette Cobbs, Residential Services Director
Elizabeth Wilson , Director of Clinical and Case Management Services
Yolandra McInnis, RN, Campus Nurse
Jessica Mearns, Early Intervention Center Director
Tom Parker, Activities Director
Erinne Rodgers, Columbia Foster Care Director
Haley Huff, Rock Hill Foster Care Director
Amanda Winnen, Lowcountry Foster Care Intake Coordinator
Dawn Salveson, Upstate Foster Care Director & Clinical Services
Charnetra Wolfe, Admissions Director
Rev. Kenneth Middleton, Chaplain
Nicole Chimenti, Family Care Center Director

Christy Mooneyhan, Director of Academic Achievement
Barbara Stone, Assistant 

Development and Communications
Sherry Beasley, Grant Writer
Lisa Livingston Fusco, Senior Director of Development & Communications
Teddi Garrick, Communications Specialist
Rev. Kathy James, Director of Church Relations
Sherri Mims, Associate Director of Church Relations/Executive Assistant to the President
Beth Robinson, Volunteer Coordinator

Chuck Weaver, Director of Buildings and Grounds 
Jean Heckle, Receptionist
Bob Parsons
, Procurement & Materials Coordinator

Sean Douglas, Chief Financial Officer 
Nicole Thomas, Human Resources Manager

The Institute for Child and Family Well Being
Stephanie Turner, Senior Director of Behavioral Health and Community Based Services
Dr. Amy Mattison-Faye, Director of Clinical Outcomes
Kendra Faile, Senior Director of Foster Care
Emma Rava, Director of the Epworth Center for Counseling