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

The Rev. John E. Holler, Jr., President

The Rev. John E. Holler, Jr., son of the late Dr. John E. Holler, Sr. and Wilhelmina S. Holler of Columbia serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Epworth Children’s Home.  Rev. Holler is a graduate of Dreher High School and of Wofford College.  He earned his Master of Divinity from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary and his Ed.S. in educational psychology from the University of South Carolina.  He has served as the Executive Director of Carolina Pastoral and Family Counseling Service and Minister of Counseling for Trenholm Road United Methodist Church.  He is a licensed professional counselor and a licensed marriage and family therapist. Rev. Holler is married to Vicki Holler and has two children and three granddaughters.

Beth Williams, Chief Operating Officer
Deborah Keller, PQI Director

Program Services
Jessica Warble, Executive Vice President for Program 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, EEIC Executive Director
Tom Parker, Activities Director
Mary Kennedy Parsons, Family Care Center Educator
Erinne Rodgers, Columbia Foster Care Director
Haley Huff, Columbia Foster Care Recruitment Coordinator
Amanda Winnen, Lowcountry Foster Care Intake Coordinator
Dawn Salveson, Upstate Foster Care Director & Clinical Services
Keri Chavis, Upstate Foster Care Intake Coordinator
Jennifer Gilmer, Upstate Foster Care Coordinator
Charnetra Wolfe, Admissions Director
Rev. Kenneth Middleton, Chaplain

Christy Mooneyhan, VP for Academics
Barbara Stone, Assistant

Development and Communications
Sherry Beasley, Grant Writer
Lisa Livingston Fusco, Senior Director of Development & Communications
Teddi Garrick, Communications Specialist
Julie LaBorde, Donor Services 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, VP for Operations
Jean Heckle, Receptionist
Bob Parsons
, Procurement & Materials Coordinator

Sean Douglas, VP for Finance
Jennifer Muldrow, Accounting Manager
Nicole Thomas, Human Resources Manager

The Institute for Child and Family Well Being
Frances Pope-Hewitt, Senior Director of The Institute for Child and Family Wellbeing
Kendra Faile, Senior Director of Foster Care
Alli Smalls, Director of Training and Evidence Based Practices
Shelli Golson-Mickens, Clinical Outcomes Project Manager
Emma Rava, Director of the Epworth Center for Counseling