• WELCOME TO BLACK MOUNTAIN HOME – Begun in 1904 as Mountain Orphanage, the Home began its ministry taking in children whose parents had died or disappeared. Today, we serve youth from birth through college graduation and beyond through family foster care, residential care, transitional living, and independent living.

Board of Directors

Honoring Dr. Bruce Henderson for his board service from 1989-2019.

Virginia Bradford, Chair – Brevard, NC
Brad Goodson, Vice Chair – Candler, NC
Grady Kennington, Secretary/Treasurer – Gastonia, NC
Bruce Henderson, Asst. Secretary/Treasurer – Cullowhee, NC

Ed Brenegar – North Wilkesboro, NC
Tom Campbell – Black Mountain, NC
Judy Cook – Nashville, TN
Jill Dasher – Black Mountain, NC
Jerry Green – Weaverville, NC
Larry Greenwalt – Westfield, IN
Emilie Jacumin-Simmons – Valdese, NC
Ed Meyers – Charlotte, NC
Robyn Michalove – Greeneville, TN
Katie Moore – Charlotte, NC
Joe Parks – Fairview, NC
Mark Steimer – Knoxville, TN
Lee Thomason, III – Asheville, NC


The staff includes house parents, an education coordinator, a recreation coordinator, support staff, and others who work together to glorify God by caring for children and families.

Leadership Team

Tom Campbell, President
Stacy Hart, Assistant to the President
Jimmy Harmon, Program Director

Jericho Hallimore, Director of Finance
Amber Knighton, Director of Administrative Services
Shana Ruble, Director of Foster Care & Adoption Services
Lori Norris-Sutphin, Director of Community Programs, Training & CQI
Loretta Shelton, Director of Development & Community Relations
Natalie Stroud, Director of Youth Services & Intake

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