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.
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.
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.
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.
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.