MCH Senior Leadership
Gretchen W. Cook is a native Floridian who fell in love with Mississippi on a trip to the state in 1986. She worked for Belhaven University for 16 years as both library director and accreditation officer. She has long been publisher of a number of parenting-focused magazines distributed in the state, from Parents & Kids, to Mothers & Babies, Greetings and the College Planner.
She began volunteering at Methodist Children’s Homes of Mississippi and became an advocate for the organization, leading to her eventual employment as a member of the senior leadership team and later appointment as interim CEO.
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A life-long Mississippian, Scott and his wife Renee reside in Clinton. They are the parents of twins and have two grandchildren. Some of Scott’s interests include classic rock, gospel music and barbecue along with being “Papi” to the grandkids.
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.
Michael has been a local licensed Pastor with the Mississippi Conference of The United Methodists Church for four years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Local Pastors License from Millsaps College’s Center for Ministry. He is in pursuit of a Master of Divinity.
Michael is happily married with two daughters.