Lori Beth Blaney
Lori Beth resides in McDonough with her husband, Sam, and her two sons, Jake and Shane. Sharon Baptist is their church home. She founded Rachel's Gift in 2008 after an automobile wreck caused the death of her daughter, Rachel, with whom she was in her 8th month of pregnancy. Her passion is to assist other mother's through this often "silent grief" and to empower hospital staff to become more confident and comfortable caring for these patients during their time of crisis. She is most thankful for all of the others who have come along side her to advocate and assist in many ways with this mission.
Vicki has lived in Henry County for 19 years. She has 3 children, a heavenly son and 2 grown daughters and a granddaughter. She is employed by Henry County Schools, an active and involved member of Community Bible Church. Her two passions are Rachel’s Gift and dancing.
Krissy graduated from the University of South Florida. She is married to her love, Bob Coen and they have 2 children: Trevor and Emily. Krissy is the Marketing Director at Truett’s Grill in McDonough.
Education/Facility & Growth/Development
Shona Jonson and her husband David, own NEWSole Running in McDonough, Georgia. She has a passion for helping those who have experienced loss and those who help the grieving. The Jonson's know first hand the brokenness of loosing a child and the blessing others can be in this difficult time.
Sara Bishop was born and raised in metro Atlanta and currently resides in Covington with her husband and 3 children. She began as a dispatcher for the Rachel’s Gift Hotline in 2010 and now is Project Manager. She truly loves coordinating the Spring Auction every year to raise funds for Rachel’s Gift. She is involved in ministry at Bethany Baptist Church in McDonough and has a passion for sharing Christ’s love with others.
Mike is pastor at Oakland Baptist Church in McDonough. He is married to his beautiful wife Jackie, has 3 adult children and 6 fantastic grandchildren.
Billy is an independent financial advisor, specializing in helping families save for retirement. He and his wife, of 29 years, Jeanene Seabolt Duke, live in McDonough. They have two children, Carlie and Tyler.
Rob is known for his bright personality and compassion for others. He is the father of two sons, Brandon and Lee. He resides in McDonough where he's extremely involved in his community and strives to better every organization he is involved with. His passions include Rachel's Gift, running, and working with youth.
Shirley and her husband, Fred, reside in McDonough, Georgia. Fred is also an active volunteer for Rachel's Gift. They are devoted members of Bethany Baptist Church. They have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. In their spare time they enjoy fishing, camping and fun outdoors.
Michelle Daniels is an active member of the local non-profit community, and her service with Rachel's Gift since 2008 has been the heart behind her passion in advocating for others. With a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, Michelle has found joy in partnering her love for people with her skills in promotion, development and process improvement to engage other leaders and encourage organizational growth. As residents and business owners, Michelle and her husband, Jerry, along with their two daughters reside in Henry county. Whenever possible, they enjoy spending time with family, serving in their church and horseback riding.
Growth/Development & Fundraising/Marketing
Jim has a business degree from Florida State University and has been a successful entrepreneur for most of his career. He is married to DonnaJo, and has two sons and four wonderful grandchildren.