meet our team

Interested in joining our team? Check out our job openings!

our staff

Every member of our team is trained in best-practices and trauma-informed care. We are united by our faith in Jesus and our calling to be a light in the darkness.

keith, MBA

keith, MBA

Founder & CEO

rebecca

rebecca

Safehome Program Director

emily

emily

Direct Care & Intake Coordinator

jes

jes

HR Manager & Language Specialist

heather

heather

Case Manager

mikesha

mikesha

Wraparound Services Coordinator

melissa, MFA

melissa, MFA

Communications Coordinator

emmagail

emmagail

Communications Specialist

stacy

stacy

Development & Volunteer Coordinator

dawn

dawn

Food Service Specialist

anna

anna

Nutritional Care Specialist

hannah

hannah

Paraprofessional

moriah

moriah

Lead Residential Care Specialist

lexi

lexi

Lead Residential Care Specialist

kathy

kathy

Residential Care Specialist

kathy, MHS

kathy, MHS

Residential Care Specialist

maria

maria

Residential Care Specialist

stephanie

stephanie

Residential Care Specialist

lauren

lauren

Residential Care Specialist

our advisory council

The Lampstand is a ministry of Straight Street Roanoke Valley. Our advisory council is under Straight Street’s Board of Directors.

john cotton richmond

john cotton richmond

  • Partner, Dentons Law Firm
  • Former U.S. Ambassador to Monitor & Combat Trafficking in Persons
  • Founding Director, Human Trafficking Institute
  • Human Trafficking Prosecutor, US Department of Justice
  • Director, International Justice Mission
natasha nash

natasha nash

  • Special Agent, Virginia State Police – Criminal Intelligence Division
melissa

melissa

MSN, APRN, SANE-A, SANE-P, AFN-C

  • Forensic Nurse Examiner, Ultra Health and SAFE Center of SWVA
michael gembola

michael gembola

  • Executive Director, Blue Ridge Christian Counseling
malora horn

malora horn

  • Program Coordinator, McKinney-Vento
stacey sheppard

stacey sheppard

  • Director of Housing and Human Services, Total Action in Progress
  • Former Sergeant, Salem City Police Department
janet womack

janet womack

  • Assistant Superintendent, Local Public Schools
jaime mcguire

jaime mcguire

  • Attorney, Poarch Thompson Law
dina hackley-hunt

dina hackley-hunt

  • Cultural Advisor to The Lampstand
  • Director of Education and Outreach, SARA (Sexual Assualt Response and Awareness)
melissa gaona

melissa gaona

  • Journalist and News Anchor, WDBJ7
  • Veteran, US Army
  • Communications Coordinator, The Lampstand