Our Team

Get to know the staff here at
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Louisiana.

Erin Davison, MBA

Executive Director

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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.

Reginald D. Weeks, MS

Program Director

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Originally born and raised in Bessemer, Al., Reginald received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA.  Additionally, he received his Master of Science in Public Safety/Criminal Justice from Capella University, Minneapolis, MN. He began his career with the Department of Justice/Federal Bureau of Prisons in 1990, beginning at the Federal Correctional Complex in Oakdale, La.  After several moves and promotions to increased levels of responsibility, Reginald retired as an Associate Warden in 2017.  As Program Director, Reginald is responsible for oversight of day to day programs, and long-range planning. In the community, he is a member of Immaculate Heart Church where he serves as an Extraordinary Minister of Communion. Reginald is also very active with Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., in which he serves as the Keeper of Finance as well as Achievement Week Chairman.  Reginald serves as an Election Commissioner for Calcasieu Parrish. Additionally, he is an active volunteer at Abraham’s Tent and organizes Voter Registration Drives at Lake Charles and Jennings area High Schools. He also served as a Big Brother for the East Baton Rouge Parrish Juvenile Probation Department. Reginald is married to an Elementary Educator (Cynthia) and they have two children, Ayannna, a High School teacher and Head Girls track coach in the Houston area and James, a Sr at McNeese State University. Reginald enjoys spending time with family and friends. A favorite past time of his is football, due to being a die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan.  Reginald brings with him a wealth of experience in managing, planning and administration. 

Kathy Richard

Foster Grandparent Program Director

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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 Eakin

Financial Director

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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!

Alex Stinchcomb

Marketing & Development Manager

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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 Frank

Enrollment Coordinator

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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!

Taylor King

Community Program Coordinator

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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!

John Jaramillo

Lunch Buddy & Reading Readiness Program Coordinator

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John is a graduate of Sulphur High School. He studied at McNeese State University, where he received a Bachelor’s in Health Promotion. 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.

Kristi Gott

High School Mentoring Program Coordinator

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Kristi is a lifelong resident of Lacassine, Louisiana.  She attended McNeese State University where she received a degree in Criminal Justice. Kristi has a long history of working in social services and child services.  She is a past Big of the Year for Big Brothers Big Sisters and has a son who was previously matched with his Big Brother for 7 years in the Community-Based program.  She has always been involved with children, teaching Catechism as well as coaching softball and t-ball. Kristi has also served on the Imperial Calcasieu Mental Health RAC Board for the last 3 years.  She enjoys traveling, live music, water sports, and hanging out on the beach. Kristi is always up for an adventure and on the move.