Our Staff

Meet the Team

Anne McCoy
Executive Director since 2019

Occupational Therapist since 2008

Anne is the Executive Director of The Little Light House, a Christian developmental center providing services to children with special needs birth to age six. Anne attended Oral Roberts University for her general studies and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University. She has provided pediatric occupational therapy in several settings in the Tulsa Area, including owning and managing her own occupational therapy company for ten years before coming on staff at the LLH in 2008. Anne is a woman of faith; she has taught in several Christian settings. She has served in ministry-related positions for years and served on the Jenks Public School Board, an elected position, for a decade. During her time on the Jenks school board, she served in all positions, including President.

Leadership Team
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Linda Steed

Senior Director of National and Global Impact since 2007

Linda received a B.S. degree and certification in Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma in 1974. She has been a licensed Physical Therapist since 1974 and at Little Light House since 1996. Linda was inspired to pursue a PT career by her father, a polio survivor who faced many challenges and lived a successful life. Working with children with special needs in an orphanage in China in 1995 and a trip to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan in 1996, where she worked with children with special needs and their families, motivated Linda to serve the students at LLH as a member of the transdisciplinary team and delivering physical therapy services. She was also a foundational leader in developing the LLH’s Global Impact program. She has led 18 trips to teach about working with children with special needs in 6 countries outside of the U.S.

Molly Smith

Senior Director of Development since 2011

Molly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Multi-disciplinary studies – Psychology and Rehabilitation. She joined the LLH staff in 2006 as a teaching Associate.  After spending time in the classroom as an Associate, she moved into administration and served in multiple development roles. In 2011, she moved into her current role as Director of Development. She is passionate about connecting the community to our children and their families and serving our donors by helping them fulfill their heart’s desire to change lives.

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Julie Wilson

Senior Director of Children and Family Services since 2007

Julie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma in 1973. She is passionate about serving kids with special needs, as the Lord called her to do while in high school. For 46 years, she has helped children experience the world as independently as possible, whether walking, riding a wheelchair, or using assistive walking devices. Her pediatric focus is Certification in Neurodevelopmental Treatment of Children with Neurological Disorders and NDT Advanced Baby Treatment. She has advanced training in lower extremity orthotics and gait disorders. She is a lifetime member of American Physical Therapy Association and Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association and has held various offices and appointments. Julie spent over 35 years in pediatric private practice as a therapist/owner before joining the LLH in 2007.

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Susan Griffin

Senior Director of Finance and Operations since 2016

Susan has an associate’s degree in business/finance and has been in the accounting field for 40 years, 20 of those years were in non-profit accounting and the administrative field for 15 years. She joined the LLH staff in June of 2015. Susan is in charge of the daily, monthly, and yearly LLH finances, oversees the database, processes staff payroll, and handles new staff onboarding and employee benefits. She prepares all reports for the annual audit, month-end reports, and serves on the LLH Finance Committee. Susan also has a son with special needs, giving her firsthand experience of having a child with special needs. She has walked with him through multiple tests and therapies starting at the age of two that has continued into adulthood. 

Mindy Cash

Director of Education since 2019

Mindy Cash received a B.S. in Special Education from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in June 2013. For 16 years, she served as a Special Education Teacher for inpatients at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital. Her primary responsibility was to provide educational services to children aged birth to 18 with complex medical diagnoses. Her greatest desire is to provide optimal and appropriate educational opportunities for children with complex medical, cognitive, physical, and emotional needs. As an Assistive Technology Professional, she is driven to find new and exciting technology to help children with physical challenges to access the world around them.

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Lauren Gebhard

Director of Therapy since 2020

Lauren Gebhard completed her Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Following that, she attended the University of Tulsa, where she earned her Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology in 2013. Ever since, Lauren has served as a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) at Little Light House, with some clinical experience. Lauren specializes in augmentative communication (AAC) and is a LAMP Certified Professional. She has training in the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding and has a passion for helping problem feeders learn and grow in their personal and professional lives. Lauren adores the students at LLH and also has a huge heart for the families and mission of LLH, “glorifying God by improving the quality of life for children with special needs, their families, and the community.” After eight years as a full-time SLP at Little Light House, Lauren is excited to serve the ministry in a new way and influence and affect more families in this role. As she leans on God, she trusts Him to guide & direct her steps. 

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Jordan Merrill

Director of Family Learning Center since 2019

Jordan holds a Master and Bachelor of Social Work from Florida State University. She has worked with children and families, providing trauma-focused therapy, wrap-around services, case management, and training during the last five years. Jordan has had the privilege to serve numerous family systems both domestically and internationally, before joining LLH in August 2019. Jordan believes that God has called her to partner with families and children walking through difficult times by providing encouragement, support, and resources. She is excited for the opportunity to cling to the Lord and seek His guidance as He expands LLH’s Family Learning Center. Her life prayer is for God to take her life and use it all for His glory.

Georgia Canady

Director of Events since 2020

Georgia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational and Corporate Communication. She joined the LLH staff in 2020 as the Director of Events. She has worked with children and families with neuromuscular diseases for the last five years by providing families with tools and resources. Georgia is honored to be a part of the LLH team while demonstrating the mission of LLH, which is to “glorifying God by improving the quality of life for children with special needs, their families, and the community.” Georgia is passionate about connecting the community to our children, their families, and our mission.

Administrative Staff
Tracy Goins

Executive Director Assistant and Board Liaison

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Meg Einer

Volunteer Assistant

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Kristen Hopkins

Global Impact Assistant

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Christina McEndarfer

Community Liaison

Susan Pierce

Grant Writer

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Amy Keil

Events Coordinator

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Megan Arledge

Events Assistant

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Brianah Dodson

Database Administrator

Ashley Harrison

Finance Coordinator

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Teri King

Finance Clerk

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Sharon Keenan

Receptionist

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Glenn Brewington

IT and Building Engineer

Lucas Alexander

Marketing Coordinator

Therapy Team
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Jamey Fox

Physical Therapist

Brittany Gartner

Physical Therapist

Dede Flatley

Physical Therapist

Jodi Howe

Occupational Therapist

Brooklyn Smith

Occupational Therapist

Courtney Hollingsworth

Occupational Therapist

Stefanie Olson

Assistive Technology Coordinator

Lynda Crouch

Assistive Technology Coordinator

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Clarey Sharum

Speech Language Pathologist

Riley Horton

Speech Language Pathologist

Lindsey Kehr

Speech Language Pathologist

Chris Staub

Nurse

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Dee Emerson

Family Learning Center Nurse

Educational Services
Laura McDonald

Family Network Coordinator

Molly Willis

Children Services Administrative Assistant

Blair Brown

Early Childhood Learning Specialist

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Kristen Neary

Coral Class Lead Teacher

Meagan Slaybaugh
Coral Class Associate Teacher
Nicole Nichols

Coral Class Associate Teacher

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Madi Medders

Jade Class Lead Teacher

Cheyenne Lee

Jade Class Associate Teacher

Sarah Sullivant

Purple Class Lead Teacher

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Laura Anderson

Purple Class Associate Teacher

Alex Jones

Purple Class Associate Teacher

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Devin Estrem
Yellow Class Lead Teacher
Elana Aguilar

Yellow Class Associate Teacher

Rachel Blair

Yellow Class Associate Teacher

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Michelle Morris

Blue Class Lead Teacher

Haley Taylor

Blue Class Associate Teacher

Debbie Ross

Blue Class Associate Teacher

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Nicole Fields
Pink Class Lead Teacher
Anna Robertson

Pink Class Associate Teacher

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Becky Woeppel

Pink Class Associate Teacher

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Kyla Beasley

Aqua Class Lead Teacher

Hannah Sluka

Aqua Class Associate Teacher

Kellie Grasich

Aqua Class Associate Teacher

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Jordan Hames
Red Class Lead Teacher
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Seth Allen

Red Class Associate Teacher

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Kelsey Sanchez

Green Class Lead Teacher

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Kaley Gartner

Green Class Associate Teacher

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Madison Smith

Green Class Associate Teacher

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Audre King
Orange Class Lead Teacher
Maddie Donohue

Orange Class Associate Teacher

Amber Radebaugh

Orange Class Associate Teacher/ SKIP Teacher

Cheryl Chamberlain

SKIP Teacher

Faith White

Nursery Teacher

We strive to bring out the best in you.

The Little Light House is committed to hiring individuals who are committed Christians dedicated to glorifying God in their individual life through utilizing their gifts, talents, and expertise to further His kingdom.