President & CEO

Mike Dobbs

Mike joined the camp team in March, 2016 and is responsible for strategy, development, and leadership. He has over 25 years of leadership experience with companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 and has a broad background in marketing, sales, development, operations, real estate, architecture, construction and general management.

COO/CFO

Drake Bivins

Drake joined Camp Southern Ground in early 2012 and is responsible for accounting and finance, operations, human resources and information technology. He brings over 28 years of business experience to Camp Southern Ground.

Chief Development Officer

Marey Wagner

Marey serves as Camp Southern Ground’s Chief Development Officer, overseeing the organization’s corporate, foundation and individual fundraising.

VP of Strategic Initiatives

Jake Dukes

Jake joined the Camp Southern Ground team in March of 2018. He is a leadership coach, speaker and author who served for many years on executive teams of large churches focused on developing staff and overseeing campus operations.

Camp Director

Scott Hicok

Scott joined the Camp Southern Ground team in February, 2018. His responsibilities include developing, marketing, and running all of Camp Southern Ground’s summer camp and youth development programs.

Director of Military Programming

Johnny "Joey" Jones

Combat-wounded Staff Sergeant (Ret.) Johnny “Joey” Jones turned a traumatic, life-changing disability into a personal mission to improve the lives of all veterans. Joey is Camp Southern Ground's Director of Military Programming and also regularly appears as an outspoken, yet insightful military analyst on many TV News networks.

Event & Corporate Hospitality Director

Jessica Kilgallen

Jessica joined the Camp Southern Ground team in September 2016. Her responsibilities include event sales, event management, retreat sales and corporate hospitality.

Director Of Philanthropic Relations

Joyce Gaglione

Joyce joined Camp Southern Ground in 2012 and is responsible for “Ways to Give” resources, donor/volunteer engagement, fundraising initiatives, promotions, tours, charity event planning, sponsorship/donor management, grant writing, database management, and camp management assistance.

Facilities Director

Jason Trotter

Jason joined the Camp Southern Ground team in 2015 and is responsible for facility management. He has a diverse background in landscape architecture, construction, management, safety, and EMS.

Executive Chef

Collins Woods

Chef Collins Woods is the executive chef of Camp Southern Ground. He is a graduate of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!) and studied culinary arts at Johnson + Wales – Charlotte.

Outreach Coordinator

Stan Tucker

Stan joined the camp team in November, 2016. His responsibilities include camp programming, American Camp Association compliance and accreditation, and mini Camps.

Communications Coordinator

Desiree Morris

Desiree joined the camp team in December 2011. Her responsibilities include communications, donor gift acknowledgement and recognition, office management and support, volunteer coordination, and camp and fundraiser event support.