Our Team

Meet our dedicated, passionate, animal-loving staff.

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Allison Black Cornelius

Chief Executive Officer

Email: acornelius@gbhs.org

Allison joined GBHS in 2014 after serving as a consultant and interim executive director. She brings a wealth of expertise, including consulting, project management, and fundraising services to government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and the nonprofit sector. She has trained more than 1,000 nonprofit boards and raised more than $30 million for charity through her public presentations.

Allison received her public policy, nonprofit, governance, and leadership education at the Harvard Business School Social Enterprise Initiative and completed Advanced Board Consulting at BoardSource. She is well known for her volunteer work in leading public policy initiatives and legislation on behalf of abused and underserved women and children. Allison and her husband, Jeff, have five children and four rescue dogs - Huxley, Snow, Sunny and Yoshi.


Dr. Jerry Latham, DVM

Chief Medical Officer

Email: jlathamdvm@gbhs.org

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Jennifer Sholund

Chief Development Officer

Email: jsholund@gbhs.org

Ivana Sullivan

Chief Programs Officer

Email: isullivan@gbhs.org

Katherine Lenn


Email: klenn@gbhs.org

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Courtney Underwood

Director of Marketing & Outreach

Email: cunderwood@gbhs.org

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Amy Echols

Human Resources & Finance Coordinator

Email: aechols@gbhs.org

Tara Love

Transport Coordinator

Email: tlove@gbhs.org

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Kasey Rawlings

GBHS SNCCC Practice Manager

Email: krawlings@gbhs.org

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Heather Watkins

Animal Care & Adoptions Manager

Email: hwatkins@gbhs.org

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Daniel Martin

Community Outreach Manager

Email: dmartin@gbhs.org

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Holly Baker

Donor Relations & Grants Coordinator 

Email: hbaker@gbhs.org

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Lindsey Cross

Behavior Manager & Rescue Partner Coordinator 

Email: lcoble@gbhs.org

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Shiloh Lord

Office & Billing Manager

Email: slord@gbhs.org

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Wendy Scott

Impoundment Manager

Email: wscott@gbhs.org

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Olivia Swafford

Field Services Manager

Email: oswafford@gbhs.org

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Shane Ricks

Animal Care Manager

Email: sricks@gbhs.org