Get to know the staff here at
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Louisiana.
Born and raised in Orange, Texas, Erin received an undergraduate degree from Lamar University and a Master's Degree from University of Phoenix. Fifteen years ago, she moved with her husband to the Southwest Louisiana community and she has been a staple in the community ever since. After her most recent position with CHRISTUS Health Talent Acquisition, St. Patrick Hospital, she joined the BBBS-SWLA team in May of 2017 as the Executive Director.
Julian Hamilton Green
Julian Hamilton Green is an entrepreneur, actor, veteran, and community leader. He grew up in Austin, TX, where he was homeschooled before moving on to get his bachelor’s degree in Media & Communications. He then studied filmmaking at The Los Angeles Film Studies Center in L.A. He has worked for major television and film companies in Los Angeles as well as in local news at KPLC as an Associate Producer. At age 34, Julian is currently a Captain in the Army National Guard and also serves as an appointed Commissioned member on the Mayor's Armed Forces Commission, on the Mayor's Mentor Roundtable Subcommittee, and is a board member for the Imperial Calcasieu Human Resource Management Association as their Workforce Readiness Advisor. As an entrepreneur he owns his own marketing business called Media Masterz and his own non-profit, Making Dreams Happen. Julian founded a networking circle in Southwest Louisiana for other professionals and entrepreneurs called the SWLA Mixer and also just joined the Lake Charles Happy Hour Rotary Club. He uses his various platforms to bring attention to the lack of youth and adult mentorship in the community and conducts speaking engagements on behalf of the issue.
Marketing & Development Manager
Originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, Alex graduated from Louisiana State University of Shreveport with a BFA in Digital Arts and a concentration in Graphic Design. Community has always been a priority for Alex. Previously, she worked as the Community Development Coordinator at the Bossier Arts Council and was also Social Co-Chair for YPI - Young Professional Initiative of NWLA. Alex is now making Lake Charles her home and is excited for opportunities to get more involved. She is a recent member of the Lake Charles Happy Hour Rotary Club and is also involved in the Lake Charles Young Professional group, Fusion Five. When she isn't at the office, she enjoys spending time with her pups and attending local events in the area to socialize and meet new people. If you see her out and about, be sure to say hello!
Foster Grandparent Program Director
Kathy has been the Director of the Foster Grandparent Program for several years. She is passionate about helping the children and elderly in the Southwest Louisiana community through this national program. This Foster Grandparent Program enables low-income senior citizens to supplement their income in a meaningful way by providing volunteer service to special-needs children, usually in the school setting. The program, funded by a federal grant through the Corporation for National and Community Service, has been sponsored locally by Big Brothers Big Sisters of SWLA since 1999.
David is a lifelong resident of Southwest Louisiana. He graduated from South Cameron High School and went on to graduate from McNeese with a degree in Accounting. He joined the BBBS-SWLA team in 2013 and has become an indispensable handyman, Diet Coke purchaser, and institutional knowledge provider. We'd be lost without him!
John is a graduate of Sulphur High School. He went on to receive a degree in Health Promotion at McNeese State University. He recently moved back to Southwest Louisiana after spending two years in Texas. We are so excited to have John on our team, where he uses his skills to interview our potential Bigs and Littles to make the best matches and create life-changing mentoring relationships.
Community Program Coordinator
Taylor is a graduate of Sulphur High School. She studied at McNeese State University, where she went to receive a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice. She attends Immaculate Heart Church in North Lake Charles, where she is a catechist and teaches 7th grade bible study. In her spare time, she loves reading, rodeo, and is a current Big with Big Brothers Big Sisters where she loves hanging out with her Little. If you see her around, be sure to welcome her to the BBBS family!