- About Us
Bill is the Executive Director of both the Christian Care Center (comprised of 7 different ministries) as well as the Community Medical Care Center (our medical partnership with Leesburg Regional Medical Center). His goal is to inspire and support his staff and volunteers to be fully engaged in our mission and strategy. He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Civil Engineering and has a Masters Degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. He and his wife Mandy have 3 daughters.
Wanda Kohn is the director of the Pregnancy & Family Care Center. She began her involvement with PFCC in 1988 as a volunteer counselor and accepted the position as Director in 2002. Since that time, she has greatly expanding the services that the PFCC offers. Wanda is the Co-Founder of Habitat for Humanity of Lake County and received the WORLD magazine’s 2007 Daniel of the Year Award for her work in the pro-life cause. Her and her husband Bob teach a family focused Bible Fellowship class at First Baptist Leesburg and love serving the Lord together.
Myra is the Director of the Children’s Shelter. She has worked at the Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch, the Lancaster Youth Development Center, and the Department of Children and Families as a Child Protection Investigator. Myra is a native Floridian and grew up in the panhandle just a few miles from the Baptist College of Florida where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology. Myra believes her experience working with abused, neglected, troubled and marginalized youth prepared her for the job at the Children’s Shelter. Her experience as a Child Protective Investigator provides her with a unique insight and first-hand knowledge about the needs and backgrounds of the children in care.
Chester is the director of our Samaritan Inn (shelter for homeless children and their parents). A native Floridian, he graduated from The Baptist College of Florida, Manatee Community College and attended the University of South Florida. Chester served with the Tampa Police Department, Florida Department of Corrections and Florida Sheriff’s Boys Ranch in Live Oak, Florida. He has served as a Police Officer, Youth and Children Minister, Child Protective Investigator, Child Case Manager, Child Mental Health Counselor and Abused Child Forensic Interviewer. As a licensed and ordained Southern Baptist minister, he has worked with adults and children dealing with significant social life issues for over 40 years. He continues ministry to abused or homeless children and their parents.
Victoria L. Johnson is the Director of the Women’s Residence. Victoria’s heart and desire for the center is to provide a safe and loving place for women to recover and make mistakes that can be corrected and learned from, so that they may eventually re-enter into society and be able to be productive, while working on a relationship with God. Victoria is a graduate of Central Florida Bible Institute with an Associate Degree in Biblical Studies and Major Bible Doctrine. She and her husband Cecil are parents and proud Grandparents.
Jay is the director of our Men’s Residence. With his background in inner city missions he is passionate about helping men change their lives through discipleship. Jay and his wife Linda have four children.
Lee Evans has been the Director of the Benevolence Ministry since 2011 and a member at First Baptist Leesburg for 34 years. He also currently serves on the church deacon body. He has been married to his wife Gail for 42 years. They have two grown children, Joe and Danna, and two grandsons. In 1985, Lee and Gail started the emergency children shelter for the Christian Care Center and were the directors for almost ten years. Lee’s goal for the Benevolence ministry is to meet physical needs so that the most important need can be addressed, the need for Jesus Christ.