Staff & Board


Staff & Board

Love Out Loud is made up of a number of staff, volunteers, and board members that keep us moving toward the goal of transforming our city through he love of Jesus by connecting and mobilizing it's people and resources.



Christie Williams
Uniform Mart | Winshape Camp for Kids 

Christie is a organizer, idea generator, and the biggest cheerleader of love out loud. She works tirelessly to connect people across the city and is involved in a number of initiatives, including Winshape Camp for Kids and a Uniform Mart for students of Speas Elementary School! She's the happy mother of two sons and the daughter of the King of kings. 


Chuck Spong
Executive Director

In 2008, Chuck accepted the role the Executive Pastor of Arts and Compassion at Winston-Salem Firstin North Carolina. In 2012, his role shifted from the campus of Winston-Salem First to the development of strategic initiatives focused on city engagement in partnership with other churches, non-profits, marketplace leaders & city officials through Love Out Loud. In 2015, Love Out Loud became an independent 501c3, and Chuck left the staff of WSFirst to serve as the full-time director focused on connecting leaders, volunteers and resources to facilitate alignment of efforts and mobilizing of organizations and people into their areas of interest and giftedness.

Chuck graduated from Evangel University with a bachelor’s in music education and from the Hartt School of Music with a master’s in music theory. He lives in Lewisville, North Carolina, with his wife, Sara, and four children. 


Fred & Erin Proctor
Love Out Loud Lexington

Fred and Erin were both raised in the outskirts of Lexington, NC and have worked to help plant churches in other areas of NC. They recently felt God calling them back to their roots and are working to create deeper collaboration in Lexington. 


Liz Kaiman
Partnership Director

Liz is a former ECU pirate - and a love of connecting people all over the city with their deep passions. She works with Love Out Loud as the partnership director, building and maintaining relationships with local nonprofits and helping facilitate Pathways - our newest initiative to help volunteers find their purpose - find their passion - find their place in service in the community. 


Tamarah Proctor
2018 Intern

Tamarah is a recent high school graduate that is working with us to bridge the gap between Lexington and Winston-Salem and learning more about what working in a nonprofit is like. She also works as (the best) barista at Black Chicken Coffee House in Lexington, and has a deep love (and talent) in music!

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Terrance Hawkins
Lit City | Holistic Compassion Ministries

Terrance was born and raised in Winston-Salem and works alongside his wife and four kids to walk in solidarity with the community and fight for justice and peace in Winston-Salem.


Board of directors


Carl Deaton
Board Member

Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual


Carmen Palmer
Board Member

Broker/Owner at Master Key Realty


John Davenport
Board Chair

John Davenport is the CEO and President of Davenport Engineering. 


Juan Suarez
Board Member

President of JCS Enterprises Inc. 


Leonard Robinett
Board Member

 President of Southeast Salons, Franchise Operator of Great Clips hair salons in NC & VA


Matt Ravish
Board Secretary/Treasurer

Physician: Pediatric Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center


Sally Sutton
Board Member

Sutton Family Foundation


Terry Williams
Board Member

Executive VP and Chief Strategy Officer of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center


Todd Chase
Board Vice Chair

Senior Financial Advisor, Managing Director-Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors LLC


Tonya Monteiro
Board Member

K-12 Cybersecurity Liason, Business & Information Technologies Division, Forsyth Technical Community College