Leadership Team

Tom Young - Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer, Board Member

Tom is the retired President of YMG, Inc. a consulting practice working with financial service companies in the Southeast and Midwest U.S. He is also a former bank president and a former Board member of Re-Member, a not-for-profit working with the Oglala Lakota Native Americans on Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Tom is the co-founder and a past Leadership Team member of the ReStart Career Community, helping individuals find work toward a life on purpose.

Stephanie Shuster, Co-Founder and Secretary
Stephanie Shuster - Co-Founder, Vice President, Board Member

Stephanie is a Senior Vice President at Bank of America, where she’s been a data technologist since 1996. She serves as the Treasurer and committee member for the Bank of America Community of Volunteers and won the Bank of America Global volunteer award in 2018.

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Stacey Daffin -Volunteer Director, Board Member

Stacey has been a Registered Nurse since 1992 and is currently employed by Advent Health . She has been involved with Hope to Home Furniture Resource( previously with Low Country Furniture Bank) for the past several years.

 Heather Andronovich- Executive Secretary, Board Member

Heather Andronovich is a Senior Designer for Baxter, where she designs the surgical workflow of operating rooms. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Biosystems Engineering from the University of Kentucky. Heather also runs her own Etsy shop.

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Steve Middour - Treasurer, Board Member

Steve is a retired President and Managing Partner of Adams Brothers Inc., an engineering company that provides mechanical process equipment to industrial plants. A Ga Tech graduate in mechanical engineering and a native Atlantan, he and his wife Elizabeth have lived in Mt Pleasant for 24 years.

Steve also volunteers for Water Mission and serves in various outreach programs at St Andrews Church in Mt Pleasant.

Brad Harvey - Board Member

Brad Harvey is an independent consultant for the hospitality industry. During his 30- year career in hotel leadership, he has risen through the ranks in the industry working with some of the countries prestigious hotels and resorts including The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, The Sonnenalp Resort in Vail, The Ritz-Carlton in Aspen, Hotel Jerome in Aspen and most recently opening Emeline in Charleston. In 2021 he transitioned from hotel leadership to offering consulting services to the industry.

Gene Fanning Board Member
Gene Fanning - Board Member

Gene is a retired engineer, after a 35 year career with Bayer Corporation. While working at Bayer, he led their Day of Caring activities for Trident United Way. He also served as a Senior Account Executive by soliciting other companies to conduct employee campaigns and on an Audit Team to ensure agencies used United Way Funds appropriately.

Mark McMahom Board Member
Mark McMahom - Board Member

Mark is a native of Melbourne, Australia who has lived in, and loved, the United States since 1981.  A 20-year US Citizen, Mark lives with his wife Jennifer in Mt Pleasant, SC and is an active member, Lector, and volunteer at Christ Our King Catholic Church in Mt. Pleasant. In addition to his passion for the work of Hope to Home, Mark serves as a volunteer for International Abba Ministries of Charleston; providing transitional housing for the poor and homeless in Charleston.

Jennifer McMahom Board Member
Jennifer McMahon - Board Member

Jennifer is a native of Marietta, GA but happily moved to Mount Pleasant in 2012 with her husband Mark.

She is an IT sales professional and has been in the industry for over 25 years; the past 10 of which have been as a Product Sales Specialist for Cisco Systems. 

She loves serving and helping those in our community, and she and her husband Mark are proud members of Christ our King Catholic Church in Mount Pleasant.

Nicole Sharpe
Nicole Sharpe -  Board Member

Nicole has served organizations as the Director of Sales and Marketing, as well as Business Development. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton. She is currently the Director of Auxiliary Programs at the Charleston Day School. Her passion for giving back to the community extends to the student body and fellow faculty members.

Nicole attends Seacoast West Ashley and loves to share her passion for mission of Hope to Home to the people she meets everyday.

Matt Sellers - Board Member

Matt has been an owner/operator of Green Meadow Designs, a full service landscaping company. Matt founded the company in 1985 and has recently stepped back from active management and now works for his son Hayden in a supporting role.

Matt attends Seacoast West Ashley church regularly where he is committed to growing the Mens ministry, as well as volunteering for the church wherever help is needed. Matt has been involved with Hope to Home for the last 5 years.

Chris Meredith, Board Member
Chris Meredith  - Board Member
Chris Meredith has been the owner and President of Longshore Boats for the past 28 years. Though born in New Zealand, he has called Charleston home since 1975.
Since 1996, he has been a member of Seacoast Church and has served in various capacities within the men’s ministry, primarily as a small group leader and also the men’s hike.
When he’s not running his business, Chris enjoys being on the water and spending quality time with his wife Tracy and their three children.
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Valerie Martin - Board Member

Valerie is a Senior Vice President and Partner at Brown & Riding - one of the top 10 largest Commercial Insurance Wholesale Brokers in the US. She previously held the position of Board Vice President for Quixotic Foundation in Kansas City, MO who worked closely with Quixotic Fusion to provide ats outreach and education to underserved communities through interactive workshops for youths and free and low-cost public performances. Valerie has always had a heart for serving the non-profit sector having grown up in Milwaukee volunteering with her mother, while in college working on the Vanderbilt Prison Project and most recently with Giving the Basics in Kansas City.


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Hope to Home Furniture Resource
P.O. Box 1171
Isle of Palms, SC 29451
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