Curtis is the President/Broker in Charge of Sirius Realty, LLC. Sirius specializes in business brokerage, franchising and franchise development, and commercial and residential real estate. He and his wife have two children and have resided in the Greenville area for over 15 years. He also volunteers with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and serves on the safety team at Newspring Church.
Sarah became involved with Switch after returning from Africa where the Lord placed in her a calling to set women free from bondage and a cultivated a passion for working with women in general. Currently, a hairdresser in Greenville Sarah desires to see women set free from everyday insecurities and longs to see sex trafficking and prostitution ended in Upstate and around the world.
Karen is a Branch Manager at Woodforest National Bank. A native of South Carolina, she attended Anderson University – where she graduated with a Bachelors in Human Services & Resources, and a Master’s in Business Administration. She and her husband reside on their goat farm in Belton, SC with 3 adult human children and six furry k9 children. Karen serves the community through her work with Junior Achievement, United Way, Our Eyes Were Opened, Safe Harbor, Relay for Life, and is also an active member of Grace Baptist Church in Starr, SC. In her spare time, she loves to read, crochet, and go camping.
Donna Meyer is originally from Massachusetts and from an early age felt called to serve others. She pursued this call first through nursing and then with further studies in psychologically and theology. As a spiritual director or retreat leader, she considers it a privilege to provide a space for others tell their stories and together find grace in the ordinary events of life and those dark places where grace seems absent.
Donna graduated magnum cum laude from Smith College, Northampton, MA and received her Masters of Divinity from Weston Jesuit School of Theology, now Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. She enjoys reading, cooking and gardening.
Strategy & Infrastructure
Carolyn is the principal consultant for Upstate Talent + Leadership Solutions. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation. Her professional experience includes establishing the HR function for a national non-profit youth organization. Additionally, Carolyn has experience in corporate HR for Cox Communications and Stanley Martin Homes (one of the largest private homebuilders in the DC Metro area). Carolyn and her husband have recently relocated to Greenville from Iowa, where she served on the board of directors for Set Free – Dubuque, an organization dedicated to stopping human trafficking in the Midwest. Carolyn and her family attend Bridgeway Church, where she enjoys volunteering with the women’s ministry team.
Courtnay is a native of Greenville, SC, graduated Cum Laude with a double major in Business Management and Real Estate along with a Minor in English Literature from the University of South Carolina. Courtnay obtained her Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law and currently practices real estate law with her father, Terry Laws, at their firm, J. Terry Laws Attorney, LLC. Courtnay has served on the Membership Committee of the Poinsett Club from 2009-2014, and was the Junior Member Social Co-chair of the Poinsett Club from 2009-2013. She was the President of the Masters of Success BNI group and is one of the original founding members of her chapter. Courtnay enjoys the arts and travel. She is an avid supporter of various charities in and around Greenville.
Amy Pecoraro was born and raised in Williamston, SC. From an early age, she loved music and acting, and had many opportunities to use both in school, church and the community.
Amy attended Converse College, where she earned a double major in Early Childhood/Elementary Education, and where she discovered a passion for design. This, coupled with her already artistic nature, laid the foundation for her current work as the owner of PECULIAR, LLC - a marketing agency located in downtown Greenville.
Amy lives in Simpsonville with her husband, three children, one dog, and one fish (who Amy claims is the smartest Beta fish ever!). Amy actively serves at Renovation Church as the Assistant Director for Women’s Ministry and part of the worship team. She believes there is a God-ordained purpose for ALL - regardless of past or circumstance - and that, when you choose to "let life teach you instead of beat you”, amazing things can happen.
Law Enforcement Victim Advocate
Diana was born and raised in Miami, Florida, but having lived in SC for over 20 years, she considers herself a native. Diana been an active volunteer at several nonprofit organizations throughout the Upstate. She is of Spanish descent and enjoys reaching and engaging with Hispanic communities. Diana serves as a law enforcement victim advocate for Greenville County Sheriff’s office. Diana has a passion to assist victims of human trafficking and advocate for their needs. She serves on Switch’s board as well as Co-Chair of the Upstate Human Trafficking Task Force. Diana brings a victim-informed perspective and law enforcement insight on how we can best serve our participants. She is state and nationally certified as a victim service provider.
Logan Kokoszka, Survivor Leader
Logan Kokoszka has been involved with SWITCH since 2016. Upon graduating from SWITCH’s restoration program, Logan sensed God calling her to give back to SWITCH, the organization that saved her life. Logan started as a volunteer advocate and is extremely excited about serving on the board of directors. Logan recently completed school to become a nail professional. Logan is an animal lover, serves on the guest experience team of Foothills Community Church, and enjoys connecting with nature. She is passionate about helping women feel beautiful and seeing people break free from the chains of human trafficking.
Tiffney Parker, MSW, LMSW
Tiffney is a native South Carolinian from the Low-Country Coastal Waters of Myrtle Beach. She was fortunate, from an early age to live in several different States throughout the United States, due to her Father's Military Assignments. Those experiences instilled a love for people and appreciation for individual differences.
Tiffney attended South Carolina State University where she completed a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Pathology and Audiology. She continued her education at Howard University and obtained a Master of Social Work in Mental Health; where she found her true calling to improve programs to provide greater impact to undeserved and disadvantaged communities.
Professionally, Tiffney has served in several capacities - program developer, case manager, clinical director, program evaluator, grant writer, social and community advocate, psychotherapist and positive change agent, to name a few. Currently, Tiffney is the owner of Universal Therapeutic Services, a community-based mental and behavioral health care organization. Services are available for children, adults and families, to include: bio-psychosocial assessments, individual, group and family therapy sessions and crisis management.
Tiffney resides in Greenville with her husband and two children. Together they worship and serve at The Equipping Center, where she enjoys singing on the praise and worship team.
"We can truly be the change we desire, one day at a time - one life at a time." Tiffney Davidson-Parker, MSW, LMSW
Tennison B. Barry II has over twenty years of experience working with children and youth, including mentoring, job training, summer work programs, counseling, summer camps, aging out youth programs and life skills programs. The majority of his time was spent with teenagers as a Youth Pastor in Flint, MI., where he helped shape the lives of over two hundred teenagers.
Tennison has been married for twenty years and has two biological and three adopted children, Tennison III, 19, Alivya 18, Bambi, 35 was adopted at 16, Garrett 26, and Mariah 19. He worked as a Foster Care Navigator with the Judson Center in Ann Arbor, MI. His primary responsibility was to navigate potential foster parents through the licensing process. As a certified trauma trainer, he also was tasked with training foster parents throughout the state of Michigan on how to better understand the effects of trauma on children and help them to cope with their traumatic experiences.
Tennison and his wife founded Foster Hope in 2007, a statewide non-profit organization, based in Genesee County, Michigan whose mission is to value identity, promote advocacy and mobilizecommunity to better serve children and families affected by the foster care system.
Tennison and his family moved to Greenville, SC in 2014. He worked as the Connections Count Case Manager at Pendleton Place where he helped provide support and mentoring that equipped in need young adults, ages 18-26, to lead successful lives as independent adults.
Tennison is currently serving as the Local Outreach Pastor and a Worship Leader at Bridgeway Church.