Who We Are

The Friends of Epworth board is comprised of area community and business leaders who share the passion of providing for children.

Jesse Bullard

Vice President
Southern Way Catering

Gavin Dean

“Epworth has a long-standing history of helping children in need. I became involved with the Friends of Epworth to ensure that children in need can call Epworth home.”.

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BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

“Epworth provides children with a safe, caring environment and I want to do my part to make sure our children in SC have a place to call home. I am very excited to join the board and look forward to making a difference for Epworth.”

Nick Haigler

Member of Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC

“By serving these wonderful children in need of love and support, Epworth is serving our future and our community. I became involved with Epworth to contribute anything and everything I can to this amazing mission.

Elizabeth Harmon

Vice President, State Government Relations
South Carolina Hospital Association

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Vice President of Sales and Account Management for Delta Dental

“I’m thrilled to be able to serve as a Friend of Epworth in order to support the organization and its mission. It is critical that we support the youth of our state and especially those who are in such need.”

Jeff Manning

Business Development Manager
Adams & Reese LLP

Kevin Smith

Riggs Partners

 “After I learned how Epworth transforms children’s lives, I wanted to become involved.”

Steven Taylor

Franchisee for Moe’s Southwest Grill and Smashburger in Columbia

 “I am proud to support an organization like Epworth that helps take care of children and families in need. I look forward to finding more creative ways to advance Epworth’s mission in the future.”

Lauren Wells

Lauren Wells

Executive Director,
Christian Assistance Bridge

“I have always had a soft heart for children, especially children in need. I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the Epworth community through the Friends of Epworth board.”


Kristin WilliamsonKristin Williamson

 Public Relations and Marketing

“Every child deserves to be safe and loved. I am honored to support Epworth in its mission to provide a nurturing home to children whose families have become fractured and the support they need to find success in the world.”