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Sherelle McKinley-Thomas

Executive Director

(770) 478-6905 X263

Sherelle McKinley-Thomas is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Mrs. McKinley-Thomas started as an intern at Rainbow House Children’s Shelter in December 2011. She then became the Shelter Manager in January 2013 and the Executive Director in May 2015. Her main focus is helping children and families learn how to take control of their lives after experiencing trauma to make lasting changes to their behaviors while reaching a positive and productive outcome. Her undying ability to serve children and families is due to her elevated compassion, perception, and understanding of treatment modalities and the family structure.
Before starting at Rainbow House, Inc., Ms. McKinley-Thomas spent 10-years working at Betts & Associates in Atlanta, Georgia.

Terea Skrine

Human Service Professional
Resident’s Case Manager
(770) 478-6905 X236

Tonia Washington

Rainbow Connection Program Coordinator
(770) 478-6905 X261

Carlene Gardner

Rainbow Connection Family Advocate
(770) 478-6905 X257

Jerome Williams

Business Manager
(770) 478-6905 X258

Irene Turner

Development Director

Susan Hart

Grant Management

Board of Directors

Emmett McCord, Chair

Business Development Manager

Crystal Cooper, Vice-Chair

Marketing & Communications Director

Aileen Conteh, Treasurer

Real Estate/Investment Professional

Danielle Smith, Secretary

Chief Deputy Tax Commissioner

Brenetia Adams-Robinson

Senior HR Manager

Ify Agbasi

Behavior Aide, Academy for Family Empowerment

Charles Brooks

Office of the Solicitor General of Clayton County

Jevon Gibson

CEO, Senior Consultant/Community Health Solutions

Dorothy Herzberg

Community Leader

Tasha Mosley, Esq.

Solicitor General, Clayton County Solicitors General Office

Kristy Odom

The Next Step Assessment & Counseling Services

Christopher Sperry

Deputy Chief Assistant D.A.

Karen Sullivan

Owner, Paragon Systems, Inc.

Thomas Trawick

Chief of Police-Clayton County Public Schools