Staff

Cathy Berggren, Executive Director

Posted Thursday June 28, 2012 by Dana Eisfelder

Cathy Berggren is the Executive Director of the Real Life Center where...

Cathy Berggren is the Executive Director of the Real Life Center where she started as a volunteer in 1998. Cathy holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s...

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Cathy Berggren, Executive Director

Leslie Dell, Tyrone Store Manager

Posted Monday April 14, 2014 by Dana Eisfelder

Leslie serves part-time as manager of the Tyrone store.  She is a native Floridian who...

Leslie serves part-time as manager of the Tyrone store.  She is a native Floridian who moved to Peachtree City in 2012.  Leslie is a graduate of the University of Florida and previously worked at...

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Leslie Dell, Tyrone Store Manager

Dana Eisfelder, IT and Operational Support

Posted Thursday June 28, 2012 by Dana Eisfelder

Dana provides IT and Operational Support for the Real Life Center.  She and her husband...

Dana provides IT and Operational Support for the Real Life Center.  She and her husband were active volunteers for more than 4 years before she joined the staff.  Dana worked in the airline industry in...

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Dana Eisfelder, IT and Operational Support

Diana Guthrie, Fayetteville Store Manager

Posted Monday April 27, 2015 by Dana Eisfelder

Diana serves part-time as manager of the Fayetteville store.  She previously worked apparel and...

Diana serves part-time as manager of the Fayetteville store.  She previously worked apparel and home and gift shows in Atlanta, Dallas, and Las Vegas. Diana has lived in Fayette County for 25 years.  She...

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Diana Guthrie, Fayetteville Store Manager

John Leake, Business Director

Posted Wednesday May 17, 2017 by Dana Eisfelder

John began his association with RLC in 2012 as a volunteer and...

John began his association with RLC in 2012 as a volunteer and then as a staff member.  He returned to the organization in May, 2017.  John handles the financial and...

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John Leake, Business Director

Matt Lowe, Volunteer Coordinator

Posted Wednesday January 10, 2018 by Dana Eisfelder

Matt serves as Volunteer Coordinator at the Real Life Center. Before joining...

Matt serves as Volunteer Coordinator at the Real Life Center. Before joining our team, he served as a Family Pastor at a church where he ministered to children, students, and their...

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Matt Lowe, Volunteer Coordinator

Karen McLean, Client Care Coordinator

Posted Tuesday March 22, 2016 by Dana Eisfelder

A native Texan and a loyal Cowboy’s fan, Karen serves as our Client Care Coordinator.  She began her...

A native Texan and a loyal Cowboy’s fan, Karen serves as our Client Care Coordinator.  She began her volunteer work at Real Life Center in 2009 and has sorted donations, helped in the clothing closet, assisted with administrative tasks,  conducted client followup...

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Karen McLean, Client Care Coordinator

Lina Martin, Marketing Director

Posted Wednesday January 10, 2018 by Dana Eisfelder

Lina feels very blessed to be a part of the wonderful staff...

Lina feels very blessed to be a part of the wonderful staff at the Real Life Center as Marketing Director.  She is responsible for marketing & branding activities, fundraising, donor...

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Lina Martin, Marketing Director

Pam Mercer, Fayetteville Assistant Manager

Posted Wednesday June 17, 2015 by Dana Eisfelder

Pam Mercer serves part time as Assistant Manager at our Fayetteville Store....

Pam Mercer serves part time as Assistant Manager at our Fayetteville Store.  She grew up in Fayetteville and is very happy to be a part of the Real Life family....

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Pam Mercer, Fayetteville Assistant Manager

Kristen Phillips, Food Drive Coordinator

Posted Wednesday September 02, 2015 by Dana Eisfelder

Kristen serves part time as the Food Drive Coordinator. Kristen and her...

Kristen serves part time as the Food Drive Coordinator. Kristen and her husband Quinn and two daughters, Leanna and Gracie, moved here from their home town Greensboro, North Carolina in...

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Kristen Phillips, Food Drive Coordinator

Melanie Rosebrock, Educational Coordinator

Posted Monday October 16, 2017 by Dana Eisfelder

Melanie serves part time as our Educational Coordinator. She believes that you...

Melanie serves part time as our Educational Coordinator. She believes that you can learn something every day if you pay attention, and that someday you’ll be glad you did. Melanie...

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Melanie Rosebrock, Educational Coordinator

Steve Thomas, Operations Driver/Orchard Volunteer Coordinator

Posted Wednesday October 05, 2016 by Dana Eisfelder

Steve Thomas serves part-time as Operations Driver and Orchard Volunteer Coordinator.  In this...

Steve Thomas serves part-time as Operations Driver and Orchard Volunteer Coordinator.  In this capacity Steve supports the Center, both stores, and the Orchard. Steve has been self-employed since 1972, designing and...

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Steve Thomas, Operations Driver/Orchard Volunteer Coordinator

Pete Trebotte, Operations Coordinator

Posted Tuesday September 16, 2014 by Dana Eisfelder

Pete serves as our part-time Operations Coordinator. In that capacity he is...

Pete serves as our part-time Operations Coordinator. In that capacity he is responsible for all transportation and warehouse functions at the Real Life Center, as well as operational support to...

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Pete Trebotte, Operations Coordinator

Lee Ann Trimble, Tyrone Assistant Manager

Posted Wednesday October 11, 2017 by Dana Eisfelder

Lee Ann Trimble serves part time as Assistant Manager at our Tyrone Store. ...

Lee Ann Trimble serves part time as Assistant Manager at our Tyrone Store.  She is a native Floridian who has a B.A. in Psychology from Maryville College, TN.   She comes to Real Life...

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Lee Ann Trimble, Tyrone Assistant Manager