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
The Rev. Pamela Richardson, Campus Pastor

Program Services
Jessica Warble, Executive Vice President for Program Services
Kendra Faile, Regional Director of Growth
Laurie Brandes, Independent Living Director
Leroy Carter, Weekend Campus Supervisor
Bernadette Cobbs, Residential Services Director
LeTeesha Thomas, Family Care Center Director
Victoria Shedrick, Social Services Director
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
McBee Zimmerman, Lowcountry Foster Care Director
Amanda Winnen, Lowcountry Foster Care Licensing and Placement Coordinator
Charnetra Wolfe, Admissions Director

Christy Mooneyhan, VP for Academics
Barbara Stone, Assistant

Development and Communications
Sherry Beasley, Grant Writer
Lisa Livingston Fusco, Senior Director of Development & Communications
Julie LaBorde, Donor Services Specialist
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
Laura Nettles, Accounting Manager
Nicole Thomas, Human Resources Coordinator