Administration

Lizzie Bebber

Executive Director

Elizabeth “Lizzie” Fortenberry Bebber brings both nonprofit and leadership experience to United Ministries, encompassing fundraising, communications, board engagement, partnership development, and organizational planning.

Ethan Friddle

Director of Programs & Operations

Ethan Friddle first came to United Ministries in 1998 as a college intern participating in a vocational exploration program at Furman University. During this formative experience, he was mentored by Reverend Beth Templeton, who educated him on the dynamics of poverty in Greenville, and by Reverend Steve McDonald, who taught him the finer points of being a rascal.

Amanda Warren

Associate Director of Integrated Services

Amanda Warren joined the staff of United Ministries in 2007.  Since that time, she has worked directly with agency participants, as well as in a leadership role with staff in all program areas of the Learning Center.

Our Current Board of Directors

Paul Johnson, President —Retired VP & COO, Community Volunteer

Myra Morant, Vice-Chair — Human Resources Systems and Processes Manager, Greenville County Schools

Jim Akerhielm, Treasurer/Finance Committee Chair — Entrepreneur, Community Volunteer

Isaiah Dunlap, Secretary — Owner, Design Edge, LLC

Dixon Harrill, Mission Advancement Committee Chair — Market Executive, Synovus Bank

LaTonya Phillips, Community Relations Committee Chair — Clinical Applications Specialist, AGFA Healthcare

Sima Patel, Governance Committee Chair — Senior Corporate Council, Michelin

Matthew Covington — Partner, Broadstreet Partners

Bob Dillon — Retired CEO, Community Volunteer

Stephen Eye — Vice President Private Wealth Management, Robert W. Baird

Tom Evelyn — Vice President of University Communications, Furman University

Anthony Gladney — Partner, New York Life

P. McCrady Gwinn — Instructor of Finance at USC Upstate

Alfred Johnson — Pastor, Church Without Walls

Herb Johnson —Retired Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Michelin

Susan Jones — VP of Human Resources, Greenville Technical College

Deb Long — Director of Healthy Community Initiatives, Bon Secours Health System

Suzanne Sanders — Attorney, Community Volunteer

Mike Shain Financial Advisor, UBS Financial

Kevin Shinn — Senior Manager, Finance Accounting Advisory Services

Julia Watkins — Associate Pastor, Westminster Presbyterian Church

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