Foundation Staff Contacts

Shepherd Center Foundation sets the development policy and acts as the major fundraising entity for Shepherd Center.

The Shepherd Center Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that is independent of Shepherd Center, is supported by trustees drawn from the Atlanta community and focuses on fundraising exclusively for Shepherd Center. 

Sarah Batts
404-350-7305
Executive Director

Tracy Womack
404-367-1235
Project Coordinator

Dr. Dave Apple
Medical Director
Emeritus/Trustee

Dr. Donald P. Leslie
Foundation Special Advisor

Dean Melcher
404-350-7306
Director of Development Operations

Cara Roxland
404-350-7308
Annual Giving Officer

Lolly Holland
404-350-7511
Special Events Associate

Kaitlyn Long
404-350-7302
Donor and Community Relations Associate

Melissa Pierce
404-350-7614
Prospect Research and Moves Management Developer

Erin Schuster
404-350-7304
Special Events Associate

Jessica Williams
404-350-7330
Senior Database and Stewardship Coordinator

Jon Roxland
404-350-7314
Director of Major and Planned Gifts

Mariah Austin
404-350-7604
Major and Planned Gifts Associate

Ansley Martin
404-350-7383
Senior Major and Planned Gifts Officer

Lauren Tucker
404-350-3052
Senior Major and Planned Gifts Officer

Jen Swindall
404-350-7301
Major and Planned Gifts Officer

Lindsey Vicente
404-367-1238
Major and Planned Gifts Officer

Leslie Jackson
404-350-7778
Major and Planned Gifts Associate

Alex Seblatnigg
404-350-7315
Director of Volunteer Services

Alaina Case
404-350-7316
Volunteer Services Coordinator

Gale Eckstein
404-367-1351
Family Support Services Coordinator