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
  Director of Membership  
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
Bill Rivers Branch Director
Jessica Joines Program Director
Hartsville Team Position E-mail
Tiffany Simcic Director of Group Wellness
  Program Director  
Karen Rhyne Front Desk Supervisor
Sherry McInnis Director of Aquatics

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