A "Sarasota Native", Mandy has been serving as our Children's Ministry Director since the fall of 2012. Prior to being on staff at South Shore, she served as the Executive Director of the Sarasota Medical Pregnancy Center. Her heart for children and their families has been a life long passion. Mandy is a proud graduate of Florida State University with a degree in Family and Child Sciences, a concentration in Child Life and two minors, one in Special Education and one in Psychology.  She has seen God direct her path through various positions and experiences which have equipped and led her to the current position here at South Shore. Mandy and her husband, Paul, are raising three daughters and together they enjoy watching college football, cooking, going to the beach and family game nights.

Fun Fact: Mandy likes to read cookbooks and recipes like others read a good novel!