Leadership Team | Methodist Children's Homes of Mississippi

Leadership Team

Devon Loggins

Devon Loggins

President and CEO

601.853.5000 ext 1242

As President and CEO of the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS (MCH), Devon provides the direction and momentum of MCH. He is passionate about providing safe and loving homes for Mississippi’s most hurting children and his vision is to continue providing the highest quality services for the children and families who most need it.

Devon serves as a board member for the Mississippi Association of Child Caring Agencies and has worked in the field of Child Welfare for twelve years. In addition to Devon’s experience working with children and youth in the foster care system, he has an extensive career history providing critical incident trainings, debriefings and interventions in adult corrections in Arkansas, Pennsylvania and Georgia. Devon received his bachelor of social work degree from Arkansas State University, his MSW and Child Welfare Certification from the University of Pittsburgh and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Supervisor. Devon is married to his amazing wife, Jacqueline, who is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and they have three wonderful children.

Jennifer Wolfe

Jennifer Wolfe

Executive Assistant to CEO

601.853.5000 ext 1237

As Executive Assistant to Devon Loggins, CEO of the Methodist Children’s Homes, Jennifer manages Mr. Loggins schedule and files, as well as, managing the Board of Managers and Department Committees.

Jennifer graduated from Belhaven University with a Bachelors of Science in Arts Administration. She connects very deeply to the mission and vision of MCH and looks forward to how the Lord will continue to direct the agency.

Alissa Hebert-Wallace

Alissa Hebert-Wallace

Director of Program Operations

601.853.5000 ext 1239

As Director of Program Operations, Alissa oversees each of MCH’s three programs: therapeutic residential services, therapeutic foster care, and community counseling services. Alissa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Supervisor. She is a certified trainer of Mental Health First Aid. Alissa completed her Master’s degree at Tulane University in New Orleans. She has worked for many social work and therapeutic agencies over the years and brings a wealth of knowledge to MCH.

Alissa lives in Brandon with her husband, Gary, where they enjoy cheering for LSU and playing with their dog.

Samantha Kalahar

Samantha Kalahar

Director of Development

601.853.5000 ext 2201

As Director of Development, Samantha oversees all fundraising, donations, and communications. She is passionate about helping others as she has served at several non profits during her career.

Samantha has a background in Social Work. Her combination of Social Work and Development experience makes her the perfect match for helping the children at MCH.

She lives in Madison with her husband and five children.

Allan Rodgers

Allan Rodgers

Director of Human Resources

601.853.5000 ext. 1235

As Director of Human Resources, Allan provides strategic leadership in growing and refining MCH’s most valuable asset, its people. His HR philosophy comes from the quote “Great vision without great people is irrelevant” – Jim Collins (Good to Great) and from Matthew 7:12.

Allan brings over 12 years of comprehensive human resource experience to MCH. He received his BA in Corporate and Organizational Communication from Western Kentucky University and his MBA from Belhaven University. Allan enjoys being outdoors and spending time with friends and family, particularly his two children.

Bob Schroeder

Bob Schroeder

Director of Facilities and Technology

601-853-5000 ext 1021

Bob supervises multiple departments at Methodist Children’s Homes, including property, fleet, I.T., security, food service and equipment. Having served at other non-profits for nearly 13 years, he understands the unique set of challenges working in the non-profit sector presents. Bob brings over 30 years of experience in property maintenance and management to MCH.

Originally from Metairie, LA, Bob is a lifelong fan of both the Saints and LSU. He enjoys Cajun foods, all types of music and being Grandpa to 6 wonderful girls. He and his wife Darlene live in Brandon.

Tracie Riggin

Tracie Riggin

Director of Finance and Accounting

601.853.5000 ext 1241

As Director of Finance and Accounting, Tracie oversees all aspects of MCH’s finances. She has twenty years of experience in the accounting industry, as a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Global Management Accountant. This experience includes auditing municipalities, special districts, trusts, not-for-profits (NFPs), and commercial companies. Tracie received her Master’s Degree in Accounting from Belhaven University.

Tracie is very active in her community through various volunteer and advocacy groups. Tracie is excited to be a part of the MCH family and seeing God at work in the lives of the children of MCH.

When not working, Tracie enjoys playing the acoustic guitar and is a huge MSU fan. Tracie resides in Brandon with her four children.

Upcoming Events

Little Light of Mine: Children’s Sabbath Offering

Sunday, October 20, All Day
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Share the Light (Tree Lighting & Kick Off)

Friday, December 06
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