Abby is a second year graduate student at Vanderbilt University, pursuing dual degrees in Community Development and Action, and Theological Studies. She is a recent graduate of Murray State University, with degrees in Nonprofit Leadership and Public Relations. Abby is passionate about the most vulnerable people experiencing holistic healing through compassion, reconciliation, and radical love, and desires to assist churches in practicing justice rather than charity to reimagine how communities can thrive. Enthralled by the power of storytelling, she loves to listen to the stories of the friends she meets at Open Table Nashville and is inspired by their resilience. When she’s not drinking tea and reading nonfiction books, she can be spotted eating Jeni’s Ice Cream or be found hiking with her husband and best friend, Deric.
Angela is an occupational therapist working in the schools. In addition to having experience working with children, she has also…
Kate recently graduated with a degree in psychology from Oberlin College and is working with Open Table Nashville for a year before starting grad school for social work. She wants to be a therapist someday to help folks reclaim agency over and find peace in their bodies.
Judy Ives serves as a volunteer working with the chaplains. She visits with our friends that have found permanent housing providing spiritual support and friendship.