Before coming to Ridge Haven, David was with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources as a Park Ranger for 15 years. He has three children, Abby, Lizzie, and Jack.
Jacob is married to Jaime and they have two daughters, Jacey and Jasime. Besides working at Ridge Haven, Jacob enjoys spending time hiking and camping. He is also a member of the Balsam Grove Fire Department.
Director of Food Services
Jennifer grew up at Ridge Haven as her mother, Rebecca, worked here for more than 20 years. Jennifer loves Ridge Haven and working here is a dream come true. Jennifer and her husband, Johnny, have a daughter, Grace.
Jessie and her husband, Todd, grew up together in Orlando and were in the same Kindergarten class. They both attended Covenant College. Jessie played volleyball at Covenant, loves sports of all kinds, and is always up for some good clean family night board games. In her free time, Jessie loves making pillows, crafts, and cute things for around the house. She loves animals of all kinds, and would love for her two golden retrievers back home, Abbey and Knox, to be up with her at Ridge Haven right now.
Karina was born in Cuenca, Ecuador. She went to Catalinas High School and graduated from University de Cuenca with a doctorate in Law. She met her husband, Lee, while he was volunteering in the Peace Corp in Ecuador. They now reside in Brevard and have two children, Julia and Lee Sherrill IV.
Larry and his wife, Kathy, moved to Brevard in 2005. After trying retirement for six months, Larry decided he was not meant to retire and came to work at Ridge Haven. When Larry is not in the office, he enjoys looking for snakes.
Assistant to the Accountant
Molly and her husband, Neal, recently moved to Brevard from Great Falls, Montana. Neal just completed his service in the United States Air Force and is interning at Ridge Haven while attending Brevard College. Both have loved North Carolina for years, and being a part of Ridge Haven’s ministry is a dream come true. When Molly isn’t working at Ridge Haven, she is working on their Airstream trailer that they live in full time, living simply, and taking care of their beloved dog, Buckley.
Stephen was born and raised in Miami, FL. He became very familiar with Ridge Haven after visiting numerous times over the years on vacation, ever since his parents first bought property here in 1985. Stephen previously worked at a computer company and in his free time, he is a big sports and Christian music fan.
Guest Services Manager
After visiting his parents, who retired to the Ridge Haven subdivision, Steve and his wife, Kelly, fell in love with Ridge Haven and decided they wanted to find a way to move to the area. A couple of years later Steve got a call from Ridge Haven asking if he was interested in a position here. Within two hours Kelly got a call asking if she wanted to apply for a position as the head operating room nurse at Transylvania Hospital in Brevard. They both were hired and their dream to live and work here came true. Steve and Kelly have three daughters, Rachel, Anna, and Bethany.
Director of Operations and Finance
Tami came to Ridge Haven from Covenant College where she worked in a variety of roles, mostly in Athletics. She is excited to be at Ridge Haven and looks forward to seeing all that the Lord has planned for this wonderful place. In her spare time, Tami is a huge fan of the Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team.
Todd and his wife, Jessie, both graduated from Covenant College where he played soccer and finished with a degree in Art. He became connected to Ridge Haven through the Anderson family with whom he and his wife got to know during their schooling at Covenant. Todd enjoys exploring the waterfalls and scenery around Brevard and getting into a good book or two during his free time.
Tracy is married to Matt and has two children, Shawn and Chloe. When Tracy is not working at Ridge Haven, she is the Assistant Band Director at Rosman High School.
Troy met his wife, Hope, while she was working for Wallace Anderson at MTW in Atlanta. They have two children, Elijah and Emme Kate. Thanks to the wonders of technology, Troy is able to work for Ridge Haven from Germany while also scouting and coaching baseball in Europe. The Williams family certainly misses being able to hike the trails at Ridge Haven!
Prior to coming to Ridge Haven, Wallace worked at Covenant Seminary, Mission to the World, and Covenant College. He is married to Paige and they have three children, Kendi, Roy, and Cameron, all of whom have served as Ridge Haven summer staff.