SONY DSCExecutive Director – Clayton Davis 

Clayton became the Executive Director of the Andrew P. Stewart Center in December of 2009.

Before joining the Stewart Center Clayton spent two years as a pastoral resident at Peachtree Baptist Church in Atlanta. While at Peachtree Clayton served as Associate Pastor of Children and Families. Clayton came to Peachtree after receiving his Master of Divinity from McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University in 2008. Before attending McAfee Clayton spent five years as an agricultural statistician with the United States Department of Agriculture in Montgomery Alabama. Clayton received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business and Economics from Auburn University in 1999.

Clayton was raised in Clemson, South Carolina. Clayton is married to Anna and they have two Sons, Ty who is eight and Jackson, five. When Clayton is not serving at the Stewart Center he enjoys spending time with family, reading and enjoying the outdoors.

Program Director – Ashley Hicks Dobberke 

As the Program Director at the Andrew P. Stewart Center, Ashley oversees the Education, Wellness, and Resident Enrichment Programs. Some of her key responsibilities include program development, connecting families to local resources, and measuring program effectiveness.

Ashley was raised in Aiken, SC. She graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. Although Ashley started as the Program Director after graduation, that is not when her work at the Stewart Center began. Ashley volunteered at the Center as a middle school student in 2005, and again as a high school student in 2010 with Aiken’s First Baptist Church. She returned the following 3 summers as a CBF Student.Go intern.

Because of her relationships with families in the Pittsburgh community, Ashley decided to pursue a Masters in Social Work with a concentration in Community Partnerships from Georgia State University. She will graduate in May 2020.   

When Ashley is not at the Stewart Center, she enjoys going to coffee shops, trying new restaurants, and traveling with her husband, Tom.

Children’s Programming Coordinator – Chantal Mpezo

Chantal started working at the Stewart Center in 2018. As Children’s Programming Coordinator, her key responsibilities include developing curriculum, managing program staff, as well as, overseeing day-to-day operations for After School and Summer Camp.

Prior to working with the Stewart Center, Chantal held the role of Program Coordinator for the SMASH Program at Morehouse College. In addition, she served as Elementary After School Lead Instructor for New American Pathways where she focused on advocacy, after school curriculum building, and behavior management. Prior to working with New American Pathways, Chantal lived and worked as an English Instructor in Daegu, South Korea where she focused on culturally diverse programming and curriculum development for Elementary and Middle School. Chantal has served as a United Nations volunteer and has dedicated most of her post-secondary endeavors to working in education and non-profit management.

Chantal was raised in East Point, GA. She earned her Master of Science in International Policy Management from Kennesaw State University and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts from the University of West Georgia. She is passionate about empowering and advocating for children and young adults in traditionally underserved communities.

Operations Coordinator – Lindsey Huggins
Lindsey joined the Stewart Center in the fall of 2018. As Operations Coordinator, she monitors contributions, serves as Human Resources, coordinates with Pittsburgh Community Housing residents, and strives to effectively manage resources in order to ensure the long-term viability of the Stewart Center’s programming.
Lindsey attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia where she studied Sociology before attending McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University in Atlanta, GA. During her time in seminary, Lindsey acquired a Masters of Divinity with a concentration in Social Ethics, focusing on issues of economic, racial, and social justice and was ordained following graduation. Last year, Lindsey served as the Coach for the Circles in Columbus program in Columbus, GA and as a community advocate for those experiencing poverty before returning to Atlanta to begin her role as a part of the Stewart Center team. When not serving at the Stewart Center, Lindsey enjoys DIY projects, spending time with friends exploring Atlanta, and traveling.