Wayne has strong ties to Baptist life in Louisiana, having been raised here in Alexandria and graduating from Louisiana College in Pineville. In 1981, Wayne married JoAnna Winberry of Tullos and they now have two children, Katherine and William.
Since 1995, Wayne has been serving Louisiana Baptists through his leadership of the Foundation. Wayne and JoAnna stay very busy with the activities of Calvary Baptist Church here in Alexandria; and besides reading the Wall Street Journal and watching the stock market, Wayne enjoys playing golf.
Barbara Bell joined our staff in 1990, after being in public accounting for eight years. She is a Texas native and moved to Forest Hill where she met Doug, her husband since 1976. They have two sons, Brandon and Danny. Barbara is a Louisiana College graduate.
Barbara attends Calvary Baptist Church where she helps in the library and daycare and participates in the music program. She enjoys working in her yard and traveling with her husband.
Our administrative assistant is Kim Deville. She joined us in February of 1999 and keeps our front office running smoothly. Kim is a native of Poland, La., and is married to Ron Deville, who is an Adaptive P.E. teacher for Rapides Parish Schools.
Besides her full-time job here at the Foundation, she and Ron stay busy with boating, fishing, and most any other outdoor activity. Ron and Kim have three grown sons -Taylor, Chase, and Matt.
Kim and her family are members of Calvary Baptist Church in Alexandria.
Sarah, a native of Alexandria, LA, joined the LBF in February 2008. She is a graduate of Louisiana College, where she received a degree in General Business in 2004. Sarah and her husband Lindsay are members of Parkview Baptist Church.
Besides her full-time job at the Foundation, Sarah is a photography enthusiast. She also likes to scrapbook, shop, read, and travel with her husband in her spare time. She considers her family and friends as the true treasures of her life.
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Jerry came to the Foundation in 1997 from Fidelity Investments. He is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University in his hometown of Ruston. While in college, he met and married Jena' Massey (also a graduate of Tech) who now teaches Special Education at South Grant Elementary. Jerry and Jena' have five adult children: Amanda (Jon), Sandi (Kyle), Kara, M'Kayla, and David. They also have 4 grandchildren with more to come!
Jerry and Jena' are actively involved in Kingsville Baptist Church in Ball, LA. Jerry plays percussion in the Worship Band and Jena' leads youth and children's Bible Drill.
Tami Willis, a native of Alexandria, joined our LBF staff in 1994. She attended Louisiana State University at Alexandria and has been married to Kenneth Willis since 1983. Tami and Kenneth have a daughter, Courtney who is married to J. B. Babin, and a son, Christopher.
Tami attends Calvary Baptist Church where she enjoys working in the library and with the prayer minstry. Tami enjoys reading and spending time with her family.