Get to Know Us
Director of Guest Services
Year started: 2007
Why do you work here? "I enjoy setting up retreats for Blue Lake and meeting all of the people that attend."
Director of Facilities / Grounds
Year started: 2004
Family: Married to Cindy with 2 kids, Ethan and Emily
Why do you work here? "I love the freedom and variety I have. I enjoy impacting our guests by making sure the grounds are kept up and take pride in making sure things are working the best they can while guests are here."
Director of Housekeeping
Year started: 2013
Why do you work here? "I am truly blessed to be employed here. This is the best job I've ever had. The people here are not just bosses/coworkers to me, they are my family in Christ. It's my home away from home. One of the best things about my job is getting to make sure everyone has a clean place to come and retreat. 'Cleanliness is next to God.'"
Director of Food Service
Year started: 2017
Laura was born and raised in Andalusia, AL. She is a graduate of Pleasant Home High School and attended LBW Community College. Laura has been married to the love of her life Jim Hartline for 25 Years and they have three children: Hannah, Kyle, and Jakob. Laura had her very first job working here in the kitchen when she was a teenager, and feels she has been brought "full circle" by God in returning to work here at Blue Lake!