Our Team

Front row, left to right: Beverly Banks-Greene, Helen Bohanna, Adam Seeley, Charlotte Cameron, Ann Fowler

Back row: Greg Cole, Ryan Bigg, Mark Clark, Joseph Mole, Herman Schackleford

Greg Cole

Executive Director

Greg has spent over twenty years thinking about the intersection of faith and money.  As a church pastor and stewardship consultant, and then as a nonprofit resource development professional, he has worked to help people to connect the way that they use their material resources with their values and faith commitments.

While working for Habitat for Humanity, Greg developed a strong interest in community development, particularly as it pertains to poverty reduction, and is thrilled to work at an organization that dedicated to making measurable, systemic change that results in transformed lives. 

Greg is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive CFRE).  His recreational passions include running marathons, NASCAR, SEC football (go Dawgs), the New York Yankees, and country music. Email Greg. 

Melissa Brogdon

Director of Development and Communications

Melissa is passionate about connecting people and organizations with the resources they need and has used her ‘matchmaking’ skills for the last 10 years as a relationship manager, researcher, and fundraiser.

A California native, Melissa first fell in love with Atlanta as a student at Spelman College where she earned her B.A. in English. She also earned her M.S.Ed while investigating the intersection of education, culture, and society at the University of Pennsylvania. Melissa is curious about social-entrepreneurship, digital marketing, social media strategy, and developing the potential of young people.
Melissa is a serial volunteer and dedicates herself to causes that positively impact the lives of women and children. Melissa enjoys a good laugh, breakfast and spending time with her husband Gino and their furbaby Bleu.

Beverly Banks-Greene

Office and Facilities Manager

An Atlanta native, Beverly is a proud graduate of Spelman College (B.A., English) and a good “Dawg,” having earned a Master of Mass Communications from the University of Georgia.  

Beverly, who joined the Emmaus House staff in 2009, keeps things running smoothly and efficiently by managing the office and the building and grounds.

When not working at Emmaus House, she can be found at her son’s soccer game or swim meet or painting with acrylics or watercolor. Email Beverly.

Charlotte Cameron

Programs manager

Charlotte brings to Emmaus House over thirty-five years of experience in arts programming, project management, and administration.  

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Charlotte moved to Atlanta to do post-graduate work at Georgia Institute of Technology after receiving her B.F.A. from Kent State University.  She majored in Arts and Crafts and minored in African-American Studies.  Before graduating, she interned with Master Artist, Edward Parker and at the Twinsburg Community Center.  While in high school, she attended the Cleveland Supplementary Center for after-school and weekend programs.  These experiences began her passion for community arts work.

Charlotte has been married 30 years to Darrell Cameron, formerly the Coordinator for the Emmaus House Seniors Program.  Since moving to Atlanta, Charlotte’s parents, oldest brother, and younger sister have also moved to Atlanta and volunteer at Emmaus House from time-to-time. Email Charlotte. 


Ann Fowler

Director of Education Services

Originally from New York, Ann came to Atlanta to attend Emory University, where she received a B.A. in art history. She studied art and French culture at the Sorbonne, Paris, and earned a M.A.Ed. from the University of Georgia. Ann taught 6th-12th grade art in the Social Circle City Schools and was awarded School System Teacher of the Year and High School Teacher of the Year. As a Hands on Atlanta volunteer she tutored reading to Mary Lin Elementary School students. Ann was the Art and After School director at Emmaus House several years ago and she is excited about serving in the Peoplestown community again. In her free time Ann enjoys biking, hiking, painting, and traveling with her husband, Joel. Email Ann. 

Adam Seeley

Director of Social Services

A graduate from the University of Northern Iowa, Adam Seeley first came to Atlanta as a year long volunteer through the Presbyterian Church (USA) Young Adult Volunteer Program and DOOR Network working at Central Outreach and Advocacy Center (OAC) serving as an Outreach Advocate for homeless individuals and families in the Metro Atlanta area located at Central Presbyterian Church. After his year of service was over Adam was hired as the Assistant Director of Outreach Services at the OAC and served there for over 5 years. 

In 2013 Adam was hired as the Chief Operating Officer of the Gateway Center, a homeless service center and transitional housing facility with almost 300 beds, located in Downtown Atlanta. In 2015, Adam came aboard Emmaus House to serve as the Director of Social Services at the Muriel Lokey Center where he enjoys working with a small and dedicated group of staff and volunteers to assist the residents of the Peoplestown neighborhood. 

Aside from his time working at several Atlanta agencies, Adam has also enjoyed volunteering his time as a wrestling coach, a board member for the DOOR Network which connects young adults to volunteer opportunities around the country, and serving as a board member and weekly volunteer for the Central Night Shelter. Email Adam.

Herman Shackleford

buildings & Grounds coordinator

Shack grew up in Peoplestown and attended youth programs at Emmaus House.  He has been on staff for over 20 years.  His areas of responsibility included landscaping, cleaning, assigning work to, and supervising the work of community service workers, driving, and assisting with setup for meetings. In his spare time, Shack enjoys gardening, fishing, and traveling.



Tanisha Corporal has a history of dedicated work in the education, human services, and non-profit fields; specializing in coaching, counseling, and educating individuals through life’s transitions. For more than a decade, she has coordinated programs that have enriched the lives of individuals and families throughout metropolitan Atlanta.

Born and raised in Coatesville, Pennsylvania; Tanisha holds a B.S. degree in Psychology with a minor concentration in Sociology from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and has completed graduate coursework in Social Work at Valdosta State University. She is a graduate of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta’s Neighborhood Leadership Institute and the Center for Black Women’s Wellness Micro Enterprise Program. Email Tanisha.