Rev. John Moeller

Chief Executive Officer

John has more than 25 years experience in ministry on nonprofit leadership.  Before joining Inspiritus in February 2017, he served as the CEO at Action Ministries in Atlanta.  John is ordained as a minister in the United Methodist Church.

 

Robert Herrera, MBA, MSA

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO)

Robert joined Inspiritus in June 2017.  In his role, he provides oversight and leadership in the functional areas of Finance, Accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis, Audits, Grants Management, Risk Management, Information Technology and Human Resources.  He has more than 23 years in the Non-Profit/Government financial industry. 

 

Melissa Austin, LPC, DDP

VP of Programs

Melissa has her Master’s degree in Clinical Behavioral Psychology and has been licensed since 1995.  For more than 20 years, she has worked in home- and community-based services in the nonprofit sector, including direct service, program development, compliance, administration and provider network development.    Melissa has been with Inspiritus since 2012.




Virginia Spencer

VP of Development

 

Theresa Jones

Director of Finance and Accounting

Theresa has been with the agency since May of 2000.  She has a B.S. in Business Management from Troy University.


Michelle Angalet

Regional Director - Atlanta Metro

Michelle joined Inspiritus in January 2019 after five years of serving on its Board of Directors.  As a deacon in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for the last 12 years, she has held both congregational and judicatory leadership roles.  Michelle brings her passion for accompanying and serving the neighbor and her relationships with local faith communities to the Inspiritus mission of guiding individuals and families on a path from surviving to thriving.


Janet Arning

Regional Director - Middle Tennessee

Janet joins the Inspiritus team with 29 years of experience in nonprofit program development and management in Nashville, TN. She earned her B.S. at Middle Tennessee State University.

 Tracie Ball, MA

Regional Director - North Region

Tracie earned a Master’s degree in Organizational Management from Shorter College.  She has more than 25 years’ experience in outpatient/inpatient mental health and child welfare.

 

Angel Sorochak, MA

Regional Director - Coastal Region

Angel received of Masters of Education in Guidance and Counseling from the University of West Georgia.  She has more than 10 years experience in nonprofit leadership and has worked extensively in the areas of development and program implementation.

 

Emily Laney, LMSW

Director of Performance Improvement and Compliance

Emily Laney has worked at Inspiritus since 2013. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker for the State of Georgia and is a Kennesaw State University Alumnus. In addition to her work with refugees, Emily has worked in anti-trafficking awareness and in higher education, and has spent extensive time working with internally displaced persons and refugees in the developing world.

 

Jennifer Williams, MPA

Regional Director - Southwest Georgia

Jennifer earned her Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Government Contracting from Troy University. She brings 26 years of leadership and program development experience and is passionate about implementing systems change programs that positively impact the lives of vulnerable populations.   

 

Melanie Johnson

Director of Community Engagement

Melanie has more than 25 years of experience in creating a vision for volunteerism and implementing community engagement strategies and programs for congregations and nonprofit organizations.  She has a Masters in Theology and is a rostered Minister of Word and Service in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Through her work with Inspiritus, Melanie lives out her vocation as a deacon to serve at the intersection of the church and world - seeking wholeness in the world and equipping others for acts of compassion, healing and justice.

 

 
 
 

Board of Directors

  

Valentino Bates 

Khafra Engineering

 

Rev. Ray Borchelt

Judicatory Representative Florida/Georgia District Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

Retired LCMS Pastor and Teacher

 

Marc Bussone

Attorney, Bradley

Gary Dowell

Vice Chair

State Bank and Trust

 

Eli Flournoy

Sugarbush Valley Impact Investments

 

Rev. Dr. David Hardy

Chair

Pastor, Living Grace Lutheran Church

 

Cindy M. Holler

CHoller RealEstate Services, LLC

 

Don  Larsen

D Larsen Coaching

 

Paul Littmann

Treasurer

Retired Partner, Deloitte Consulting, LLC

 

Obaid Rasoul

Retired, Lutheran Services of Georgia

 

Ed. L Ringer

LogistiCare

 

Rev. Beverly Brown Shaw

Secretary

St. John’s Lutheran Church / Sound Advice Sonography