People with a Passion

Over 100 staff members play a role in helping to change our boys' lives. In addition to our Management Team listed below, our team is comprised of Masters Level Therapists and highly trained Direct Care Staff who are with the boys 24/7.

Meet our Staff

Brian Clark

Executive Director

I graduated from Clemson University in 1995, and immediately began my career at Generations as a direct care staff member.  During the past 21 years, I have served in many different positions within the organization, and in 2015 assumed my current role as Executive Director.  Over 800 young men have come through our doors during my time at Generations, and it’s incredibly rewarding to have played a part in helping them to stop the cycle of abuse.

Chris Leach

Facility Director

As Facility Director, I have the distinct pleasure of working side by side with the Program Directors to ensure the staff and residents are working towards our common goal on all three campuses.  I joined Generations in 2007, and I knew after a few short months that I was in the right place.  I know we make differences in the lives of the adolescent at risk males as evident by the growing number of successful young men who leave our program.

Kathleen Reynolds

Founder and Endowment Director

As with many founders of a non-profit, I had a personal reason for starting Generations. I wanted to honor my sister who had been a victim of abuse. I know that we couldn’t predict future victims, but what if we worked with the abuser? Could we stop the cycle of sexual abuse? The answer was a resounding YES.  For over 25 years, 98 percent of our children go back to their communities as productive citizens. Now, as Outreach Director, I have the privilege of spreading the word and educating our community on this widespread issue.

Scott Stephens

Director of Development

Scott is a native of Greenville, SC, and has been married to his wife Loretta for thirty years. Scott and Loretta have two sons, Clay-22 and Brad-19.   Scott has an extensive background in sales, manufacturing and non-profit organizations. In addition, Scott and his wife Loretta owned Camille’s Sidewalk Café in Asheville, and then downtown Greenville, for ten years.  Scott is a graduate of the University of South Carolina- Upstate and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Scott also serves as the President of Rotary Club of Greenville and as a board member of the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners.

Aimee Clark

Admissions and Program Director

After graduating from Presbyterian College with a degree in Sociology, I joined the Generations family in 1998, and since that time have served in a variety of roles within the organization.  As the Program Director for the Group Homes programs, I am responsible for overseeing all program components on a daily basis.  I’m motivated every day by the changes I witness firsthand in our residents, and am proud of the role I am able to play in preventing further victims of sexual abuse.

Debbie Best

Operations Manager

I began my career at Generations as the Business Office Coordinator in 2002, and through my relationships with the residents and staff, came to have a deep passion for our goal of “no more victims.”  At the first graduation I attended, I realized that Generations was a family that I was proud to be a part of.  Through hard work and passion for the mission, I became Operations Manager in 2011, where I oversee the functions of the Business Office for all of the Generations programs.

Heather Smith

Compliance Director

As the Compliance Director for Generations, I monitor our various contracts, coordinate national accreditation, and ensure our compliance with state and federal regulations.  In 2010, I began working as a Residential Counselor part time with the hopes of sharing my counseling skills and empathy for others. I later became an HSP and then PRTF Therapist/QA Coordinator before earning a promotion to the management team in 2014. I enjoy witnessing the residents transform into competent and kind young adults throughout their time in our program.

Casey Carter

PRTF Program Director

Casey graduated from Clemson’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program with her Masters Degree in May 2013 and has been at Generations since. She started her career with Generations as a Human Services Professional on the group homes campus and has since grown into her current position as Program Director of Pathways. Pathways is a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) that serves boys with a history of trauma and mental health issues. Casey is a Licensed Professional Counselor.

As Program Director, I am responsible for overseeing all day-to-day functions and aspects of the program as related to both the residents and the staff that help them. I enjoy waking up every day and knowing that I am going to a company where I know we are truly making a difference in the lives of youth and their families.

Mandy Spurling

Quality Assurance Manager

I started at Generations right out of graduate school where I had completed my masters in Clinical Counseling from The Citadel Graduate College. I serve as a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Master’s level Therapist and it has been a joy to watch the residents grow and learn. At this time, I currently work as the Quality Assurance Manager where it is my goal to review clinical record documentation to ensure it meets standards and Generations’ criteria. I am proud to be a member of such a supportive and devoted team that aids in stopping the cycle of sexual abuse!