Meet the Team

The YMCA of the Upper Pee Dee has a great team of staff directors in place to keep things running smoothly, and give our members a great experience. It is our pleasure to serve, and help strengthen, our community. Please feel free to contact us at any time!

Administration Team Position E-mail
Gary Lukridge CEO
Wendy Kelly Finance Director
April Griggs Communication & Member Engagement Director
Mike Essex Maintenance Director
Nique Knockemus Director of Operations - Hartsville & Darlington
Brandy Stellingworth Director of Membership & Community Engagment
Jamie Eaddy Childcare Director
Darlington Team Position E-mail
Anna'Leisha Graham Childcare Director
Elizabeth Hellmig Front Desk/Admin
Chesterfield Team Position E-mail
Jamie Denham Office Manager/Childcare supervisor
  Branch Director  
Jessica Joines Program Director
Hartsville Team Position E-mail
Tiffany Simcic Director of Group Wellness
Karen Rhyne Front Desk Supervisor
Sherry McInnis Director of Aquatics

If you have any general questions, please feel free to contact us!