Get to know the staff here at
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Louisiana.
Erin Davison, MBA
Born and raised in Orange, Texas, Erin received an undergraduate degree in Sociology/Social Work from Lamar University and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from University of Phoenix. Sixteen years ago, she moved with her husband to the Southwest Louisiana community and she has been a staple in the community ever since. After her most recent position with CHRISTUS Health Talent Acquisition, St. Patrick Hospital, she joined the BBBS-SWLA team in May of 2017 as the Executive Director. Erin loves to read, spend time with her three Grand-daughters, travel with her husband, and be an advocate for children and families in the Community. Her civic work included: Board member with ICSHRM (Imperial Calcasieu Society for Human Resource Management), Women's Business Network Advisory Board Member, 2018 Leadership SWLA Graduate, 2018 West Calcasieu Chamber of Commerce Board Member, and a member of the SWLA Arts & Humanities Council.
Foster Grandparent Program Director
Kathy has been the Director of the Foster Grandparent Program for several years. She is passionate about helping the children and elderly in the Southwest Louisiana community through this national program. This Foster Grandparent Program enables low-income senior citizens to supplement their income in a meaningful way by providing volunteer service to special-needs children, usually in the school setting. The program, funded by a federal grant through the Corporation for National and Community Service, has been sponsored locally by Big Brothers Big Sisters of SWLA since 1999.
David is a lifelong resident of Southwest Louisiana. He graduated from South Cameron High School and went on to graduate from McNeese with a degree in Accounting. He joined the BBBS-SWLA team in 2013 and has become an indispensable handyman, Diet Coke purchaser, and institutional knowledge provider. We'd be lost without him!
Marketing & Development Manager
Originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, Alex graduated from Louisiana State University of Shreveport with a BFA in Digital Arts and a concentration in Graphic Design. Community involvement has always been a priority for Alex. In Shreveport, she previously worked as the Community Development Coordinator at the Bossier Arts Council and was also Social Co-Chair for YPI - Young Professional Initiative of NWLA. Alex has now made Lake Charles her home and is excited for opportunities to get more involved. She is Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Lake Charles Happy Hour Rotary Club and is also involved in the Lake Charles Young Professional group, Fusion Five. When she isn't at the office, she enjoys spending time with her pups and attending local events in the area to socialize and meet new people. If you see her out and about, be sure to say hello!
Alyssa is a graduate of St. Louis Catholic High School. She studied Sociology at McNeese State University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree and is a lifelong native of Lake Charles, LA. On her free time, Alyssa enjoys couponing and spending time with her newborn baby girl. If you are thinking about enrolling, stop in and chat with her today!
Jillian is a native of Southwest Louisiana where she studied at McNeese State University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and is currently working towards her Masters in Mental Health Counseling. She has a history of working in social services with children. Advocating for others and creating an environment where others feel safe and connected is a priority for her. In her spare time, she loves working out, reading, and family time. Jillian is also currently a Big Sister in the Community-Based program where she enjoys hanging out with her Little.
Community Program Coordinator
Taylor is a graduate of Sulphur High School. She studied at McNeese State University, where she received a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice and is currently working on her Master's in Criminal Justice. She is also the assistant coach for the Spartans Swim Team in Sulphur, LA. In her spare time, she loves reading, rodeo, and is a current Big with Big Brothers Big Sisters where she loves hanging out with her Little. If you see her out and about, be sure to say hello!
Lunch Buddy & Reading Readiness Program Coordinator
John is a native of Southwest Louisiana where he studied at McNeese State University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Promotion. John is also a Big Brother in the Community-Based program. He believes in the importance of education and enjoys creating a positive atmosphere for the youth involved in Big Brothers Big Sisters. In his spare time, he enjoys working in his yard and playing with his three dogs; Carter, Rocket, and Lady. He is a HUGE New Orleans Saints and LSU Tiger FAN.