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Alison Evans has served as President/CEO of The Methodist Home since 2013. She previously served with the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches for 28 years, rising from summer lifeguard to Vice President for Donor Relations. Alison holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration from Stetson University.

Ms. Alison Evans


Jill Myers (MPA) has served at The Methodist Home since 1991. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Master of Public Administration from Georgia College & State University. As Executive Vice President, Jill leads the organization’s performance outcomes and accreditation activities for all programs.

Mrs. Jill Myers

Executive Vice President

Dr. Jeff Lawrence has served at The Methodist Home since 1985. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Master of Divinity, Master of Social Work, and Doctor of Ministry. Jeff is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. As Vice President of Programs and Services, he oversees our residential care, clinic, and on-campus school, Price Academy.

Dr. Jeffery Lawrence

Vice President of Programs and Services

Jill Stapleton obtained a bachelor’s degree from Mercer University and a Master of Social Work from Florida State University before joining The Methodist Home in May 1999. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Jill oversees all clinical services within each region. She also oversees HOPE Foster Care and manages all Lighthouse for Families programs.

Mrs. Jill Stapleton

Vice President of Clinical Services

Robin Trantham began working at The Methodist Home in 1998. Robin has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Mercer University and a Master of Business Administration from Wesleyan College. Robin handles Human Resources and training initiatives for the agency.

Mrs. Robin Trantham

Vice President of Human Resources

Bruce Stanfield brought his finance and accounting skills to The Methodist Home in 1998. Bruce’s strengths in accounting, analyzing complex financial data and financial data projections have served The Methodist Home well. He is responsible for all financial management, budgeting and tax reporting for The Methodist Home, as well as assisting with our annual outside audit and IRS reporting forms. He has a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Mercer University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Bruce Stanfield

Vice President of Finance

Dr. Bob Moon was born in India to missionary parents. A graduate of Asbury College and Asbury Theological Seminary, he has served churches across South Georgia for 40 years. Bob and Betty have six grandchildren, three of whom were born on June 13 within six hours of each other!
Bob serves as Chaplain to both the children and staff. In addition, he is eager to travel the South Georgia connection preaching in behalf of the Home. Bob has described his appointment to The Methodist Home as “one of the great honors of my life.

Dr. Bob Moon

Vice President of Church Relations and Chaplain

Lonnie Bivins began working with The Methodist Home in March 1994. He is responsible for overseeing our campus/facilities, supervising all construction, maintenance and food services. Lonnie attended Georgia Southwestern College and completed coursework at the Culinary Institute of America in New York.

Mr. Lonnie Bivins

Vice President of Facilities

Caroline Edenfield began serving in the non-profit sector in 2002 and has worked in the field of finance and accounting since 1997. Caroline received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and English from Brenau College and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Mercer University. As head of our Foundation, Caroline primarily handles legacy and planned giving gifts for the benefit of The Methodist Home.

Mrs. Caroline Edenfield

CEO, The Foundation of The Methodist Home

April Mouton Beal began her career with The Methodist Home as Regional Development Director in 2015 and has been serving as Chief Development Officer since 2017. She leads the Development team through outreach and fundraising efforts and oversees all events, marketing, donor relations, gift processing, and grants initiatives throughout the agency. April obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication from Georgia College & State University. In 2019, she was named as one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40!

Mrs. April Mouton Beal

Chief Development Officer

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