Eva has been involved in FPBC since 2011. Since then she has played many roles and worked very hard for the organization and the families she has served.
Brooke started as the case manager of Family Promise in March 2017. Brooke loves working with families and kids to help them overcome obstacles as well as thrive in their environment. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development from Lee University and Masters of Social Work from Southern Adventist University. Brooke and her husband have an adorable 1 ½ year old daughter. The couple have worked in youth ministry for the last 3 years.
Elizabeth was born and raised in Newport, Vermont and moved to Cleveland to attend Lee University. After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Music, she moved to Orlando to work at Walt Disney World. She is married to Justin McElhaney. She has been working at Family Promise since January 2017 and oversees providing support programs for our families after they’ve graduated the program.
Caitlin is a recent graduate from Middle Tennessee State University where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in English. This is her first year working with a nonprofit and she’s excited to start this new journey with Family Promise. Her year of service began February 2017.
Pastor Ramon Torres is currently serving on our Family Promise Board as our President. He joined Family Promise of Bradley County in 2014. Originally from Norfolk, VA, he has lived in East Tennessee for about 10 years where he is currently the senior pastor at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church here in Cleveland, TN.
Alan Goslen is currently serving on our Family Promise Board as our Vice President. He joined Family Promise of Bradley County in 2012. He is a member of the Coordinator team at Broad Street United Methodist Church. He also volunteers at our Day Center as a Sunday Office angel and helps with occasionally driving our families.
Jake Derrick is currently serving on our Family Promise Board as our Treasurer. He joined Family Promise of Bradley County in 2015. Originally from Etowah, TN, Jake received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Tennessee Wesleyan College and moved to Cleveland, TN where he now works for Life Care Centers of America as a Staff Accountant. He recently got married to his wife, Jessica, earlier this year!
John Ellerbe is currently serving on our Family Promise Board as one of our Board Members. He joined Family Promise of Bradley County in 2014. He grew up outside of Hastings, MN where he worked on a farm and also as a Pipe Organ Tuner for the Minnesota representative of the M.P. Moller Organ Company. John is a member of the Navy as a Naval Aviator and will retire this year after 34 years of service.
Dr. Jay McCluskey is currently serving on our Family Promise Board as one of our Board Members. He joined Family Promise of Bradley County in 2011 and his church hosted our very first week! Originally from Knoxville, TN, Dr. McCluskey received his Master’s of Divinity Degree and Doctor of Ministry Degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He came to Cleveland as pastor of North Cleveland Baptist Church in September of 1986, where he is still the pastor today.