Meet the Board

Madelene Metcalf


Madelene saw the need to respond to government and global changes in orphan care. She has developed comprehensive family preservation programs that place and keep children in families while expanding Sweet Sleep’s reach and efficacy of beds delivery. She has extensive experience in international nonprofit missions and management.

Madelene holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Master of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from Middle Tennessee State University.

Jamie Lambert


Jamie Lambert is a CPA and currently serves as Accounts Manager for Ridley Barron, Inc. Jamie is an active member of The Church at Station Hill and her local adoption support group.

Dale Simons


Dale has 30 years successful experience providing strategic, fiscal and operational leadership to nonprofits and currently serves as Trustee of Columbia College. She and her husband live outside of Austin, Texas.

Alyson Walker


Alyson currently serves as Minister to Preschool Families at First Baptist Church in Allen, Texas. She has 18 years previous experience in preschool and children’s ministry in Oklahoma, Alabama and Georgia.

Paul Stringfellow


Paul has served as an Edward Jones Financial Partner for the past 15 years, specializing in estate, life insurance, college, and retirement savings investments.

Dana Maynor


Dana is a senior business analyst at HCA in Nashville, TN. She holds degrees in both psychology and industrial engineering, and has more than twenty years of experience in business operations, process and quality improvement.

Beth Dunning


Beth is an attorney in Nashville, TN with more than twenty years of experience in corporate, financial, litigation and general business legal matters. Beth is also and author and frequent lecturer for various professional publications and seminars.

Karen Tidwell


Karen is a financial planner and senior partner at CAP Partners in Franklin, TN. She has experience in many areas of the industry including private banking, brokerage operations, and advisory services. Karen and her family are members of Hillsboro Church of Christ in Nashville, TN.

Pleshetta Loftin


Pleshetta is the COO/CCO for financial services at Persistent Captial Partners LLC in Nashville, TN, as well as the President of Consulting Services at Crown Perspective in Nashville, TN. She holds a BBA in Finance and Management, and an MBA in Global Management.