Boys Farm Staff

All of our staff from direct care to support staff are committed to faithfully living out and sharing the love of Christ with the children in our care.  

André Jennings

     - Executive Director

Wife:  Kristy

Children: David,  Benjamin, Caleb & Michael  

Hometown:  Rio Verde, Brazil

Education:  B.S. Crop Science - The University of Georgia, M.A. Human Services: Marriage and Family  

Previous Occupation: Missionary to Street Children in Brazil

Hobbies:  Hunting, Fishing, Soccer

Favorite Verse:  "He has shown you, o man, what is good.  And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly, love mercy and walk humbly with your God." Micah 6.8

Favorite Quote “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.” Jim Elliot

Tim Raymond

     - Development Director

Wife:  Amy

Children: Brooke, Lauren, Sam, Josh & Amelia  

Hometown: New York City, NY

Education:  B.S. in Psychology / M.A. in Professional Counseling - Liberty University

Previous Occupation: Youth Pastor, Farm Manager & Former Boys Farm Houseparent

Hobbies:  Camping, Biking, Investment, Anything outdoors with the family

Favorite Verse:  "If it seems we are crazy, it is to bring glory to God. And if we are in our right minds, it is for your benefit. Either way, Christ's love controls us." 2 Corinthians 5:13-15

Favorite Quote “Worry and worship cannot exist in the same space. One always displaces the other. Choose worship.”   

Louie Giglio  

Jon Wooten

      - Campus Life Director

Wife: Megan 

Children: Carter

Hometown: Spartanburg, SC

Education: B.S. Business-Marketing/Management - Lander University

Previous Occupation: Sales/Account Manager Aaarons Sales and Lease

Hobbies: Sports, Going to Sporting events, training my dog, hanging out with family and friends

Favorite Verse"But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary; they will walk and not grow faint." Isaiah 40:31

Favorite Quote: "Only the strong survive" 

Paul and Marisa Regalado

     -Nieri Houseparents

Paul Regalado

Hometown: Quito, Ecuador

Education: B.S. Pastoral Ministry concentration in Preaching and Leadership -Alliance University

Previous Occupation: Board of Child Care

Hobbies: Soccer, Fishing, Camping, Exploring new places 

Favorite Verse”For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.“ Philippians 1:21

Favorite Quote“Jesus is not one of many ways to approach God, nor is He the best of several ways; He is the only way”. —A. W. Tozer

Marisa Regalado 

Hometown: Harrisburg, PA

EducationB.S. in Missiology-Nyack College/

Associates in Business Management-Harrisburg Area Community College

Previous Occupation: Homeschool Mom of 4 

Hobbies: Going on adventures with family, Camping, Hiking, Music, and Baking 

Favorite Verse “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” Romans 15:13

Favorite Quote“God is not looking for extraordinary characters as His instruments, but He is looking for humble instruments through whom He can be honored throughout the ages.”-A.B.Simpson

Children: Nehemiah, Abigail, Naomi & Samuel

James Rish

     - Relief Houseparent

Wife: Jennifer

Children: Ellis & Zechariah

Hometown: Lexington, SC

Education: South Carolina School of Leadership, Universal Technical Institute

Previous Occupation: Industrial Maintenance

Hobbies: Camping, Sports, Spending time with family/friends and staying active.

Favorite Verse"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord , plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." Jeremiah 29:11

Favorite Quote: "People are the only things in this world that are of eternal value" 

Patti Branham

     - Administrative Assistant

Husband: Bud

Children: Colby, Kelsey & Drayton

Hometown: Prosperity, South Carolina
Education: Associates in Human Services, Piedmont Technical College

Hobbies: Cooking, Family

Favorite Bible Verse:  "The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want." Psalm 23:1

Boys Farm Quote: "Having the opportunity to meet and be a part of these young men’s lives has shown me the blessing that God has bestowed upon this earth."

Leslie Stillwell

      - Business Manager

Hometown: Lexington, SC

Family:  Son (29)

Education:  Associates, Business Management

Previous Occupation:  Residentail Mortgage Lending

Hobbies:  Cooking, Traveling, movie quotes, volunteering

Favorite Verse: I have a lot that I like but I rely on the 23rd Psalm.  It is very deep and inspiring.

Favorite Quote: Truthfully, anything my dad taught me: 

"When you come to a fork in the road, take it" - Yogi Berra   

"If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything" 

    - Mark Twain

"Stay humble in the Lord and hungry for His word" -David Mims

Maxine Nelson

      - Dietary Supervisor

Hometown: Georgetown, SC

Family: Husband, two children and 5 grandchildren

Previous Occupation: General Manager at Chick-Fil-A

Hobbies: Camping, Home Canning, Spending time with my Family

Favorite Verse:  "For God so loved the world that he gave is one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have everlasting life." John 3:16

Favorite Quote: "Don't put off for tomorrow what you can do today!"