Meet Our Team

Tim Elmore

Founder and President

Tim began working with students in 1979 and his passion is still investing in the next generation.  After working alongside best-selling leadership author John C. Maxwell for more than twenty-five years, he founded Growing Leaders in 2003 to focus solely on creating leadership training events and resources for emerging leaders.  Tim is the author & creative visionary behind Habitudes: Images That Form Leadership Habits and Attitudes. Read more about Tim HERE.

Twitter: @TimElmore

Fun Facts:
Who have been your influences in life? Parents, John Maxwell, C. S. Lewis, Malcolm Gladwell 
Favorite Snack: Popcorn
Guilty Pleasure: Watching and discussing movies

Holly Moore

Vice President

Holly began her career as a nurse and went on to serve in an executive leadership position with a Fortune 200 pharmaceutical distribution company.  She left her corporate position because of a desire to use her business skills in a non-profit setting.  Prior to Growing Leaders, she was the Director of Communications for Eagle Ranch as well as the Vice President of Advancement for Mercy Ships where she was responsible for all of the organization’s communications and development work in the US.

Email: holly@growingleaders.com     |     Twitter: @Holly_Moore

Fun Facts:
Guilty Pleasure: Coke Zero
Favorite Book: Christy by Catherine Marshall
Favorite Snack: Hot Tamales

Chloe Lufkin

Speaking Events Coordinator

Chloe graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Industrial Design.  She had an opportunity to develop her leadership skills by working with Kanakuk Camps as both a staff member and a Leadership Institute participant.  Chloe joined the Growing Leaders team as a Marketing Apprentice and we realized we didn’t want to let her go.  She moved into the full-time position of Partnership Coordinator in the fall of 2009 and still uses her design skills on a number of special projects.

Email: chloe@growingleaders.com     |    Phone: 678.384.4484

Fun Facts:
Favorite Snack: Anything dipped in hummus
If I won $1 million I would:  Travel the world and open a coffee shop
Website Visited Most: Pinterest (I know, such a girl!)

Billy Boughey

Athletic Program Director

Billy is an energetic leader who has a passion to add value and impact others. He is a husband to Jenn, father to Zander, Addi and Piper. He is passionate about discovering ways to implement his newfound knowledge from the marketplace back to his family room. Billy played baseball on the collegiate level at Middle Georgia, Auburn University and Georgia State University, and later, professionally with the Philadelphia Phillies. His well-seasoned experience includes keynote speaking, hosting and producing events for many high scale companies.  In addition, his rich leadership development background gives him the expertise and skill to lead various leader development experiences world wide. Billy's creativity, enthusiasm and fun nature allows him to take himself lightly when things don't go as planned. You will find that Billy will reinvent ways to celebrate others and take timeless lessons and boil them down so the next generation can connect and be who they were created to be.

Email: Billy@growingleaders.com   | Phone: 678.920.2653

Fun Facts:
What is in your coffee:  A Chocolate Donut and hopefully not my cell phone
I will never be seen without: a laptop, a microphone and hopefully a smile
Random fact about you: I enjoy freestyle hip hop music and love to dance

Andrea Callicott

Office Manager and Executive Assistant to Tim Elmore

Andrea provides administrative support for Tim and manages our office.  After graduating from Oral Roberts University, Andrea worked in a key administrative role in a large church before moving into a management position with a small business in Tulsa, OK.  She moved to Atlanta in 2008 and soon after joined the Growing Leaders team.  Her gifts of organization and administration play a key role in all we do.

Email: andrea@growingleaders.com     |     Phone: 678.367.4187

Fun Facts:
I will never be seen without: My coupon book. I always keep it on me in case there is a deal!
If I won $1 million, I would: Travel the world and give a lot of it to organizations I believe in.
Guilty Pleasure: Honey Mustard

Elise Fowler

Customer Relations Coordinator

Elise graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 1998 with a degree in Communications. She joined the Growing Leaders Team in March 2011. Her career has been primarily focused on sales and events. She has  a vibrant passion for life and for people and serving them well.

Email: elise@growingleaders.com     |      Phone: 678.367.4189

Fun Facts:
What is in your coffee? Creamer and sugar... "blonde and sweet, just like me"
I will never been seen without: Lip Gloss
Random Fact: I am scared of the dark…really scared. I travel with a night light.

Alysse Whatley

Development Coordinator

Alysse graduated from The University of Georgia in 2012 with a degree in Communication Studies and a Certificate in Personal and Organizational Leadership. Her passion for student leadership began in high school with her membership in the Gwinnett Student Leadership Team. While at UGA, she served as Executive Director of UGA HEROs, an organization that raises funds for children in Georgia affected by HIV.  Alysse joined the Growing Leaders team as a summer intern in 2011 and then again full-time after graduation as our Development Coordinator. She uses her communication skills to nurture The Growing Leaders Foundation that supports underfunded schools and organizations with Habitudes curriculum.

Email: alysse@growingleaders.com     |     Phone: 678.256.3636

Fun Facts:
What is in your coffee? ­Nothing but the grinds!
Favorite Book:  ­Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
Best Advice: Tell the story of grace with every move that you make

Jim Woodard

Resource Coordinator

Jim recognized his passion for developing leaders while working as a General Manager for Chick-fil-A while completing college. His leadership talents were quickly recognized as he began traveling across the country to lead in Chick-fil-A Grand Openings and other special events. Throughout college, his career at Chick-fil-A and now at Growing Leaders, Jim prioritizes weekly breakfast meetings to mentor a group of local high school students at North Gwinnett High School. Jim joined the Growing Leaders team in 2013 as the Resource Coordinator, enthusiastic about developing student leaders on a daily basis.

Email: jim@growingleaders.com     |    Phone: 678.256.3652

Fun Facts:
Favorite Movie: Lion King
Superpower:  Keeping a secret my many super powers
Best Advice: If at first you don't succeed, skydiving isn't for you

Chris Harris

Marketing Coordinator

Chris graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in Marketing. He started his leadership journey on his way to become an Eagle Scout in Boy Scouts. In June 2013 Chris joined the Growing Leaders team in eagerness to continue serving the younger generation.

Email: chris@growingleaders.com     |    Phone: 678.367.4186

Fun Facts:
Favorite Book:  The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas
Superpower: Uncovering what Jim's super powers are
Random Fact: I can touch my nose with my tongue

Joe Ninowski

Marketing Communications Specialist

Joe graduated from Oral Roberts University in 2013 with a degree in Marketing and a passion for healthy worldview development. While at ORU, Joe was the recipient of the Whole Person Scholarship and served as the Vice President of the Student Body. After interning with Growing Leaders in the Fall of 2013, Joe accepted a full time position and offers experience in marketing strategy, graphic design, and video production.

Email: joe@growingleaders.com     |    Phone: 678.394.8120

Fun Facts:
Favorite Snack: Light-Butter Popcorn
If I won $1 million I would: Put it towards directing my first film.
Guilty Pleasure: Seeing a movie premiere at midnight.

Ted Weyn

Business Advisor

Ted Weyn graduated from Fordham University in New York and began his career on Wall Street. Moving into the services industry, Ted has worked in Human Capital Management, Procurement and Technology business segments for close to 30 years.  Blessed to have been exposed to sales, marketing and executive management, Ted has worked in public and private companies. In 2004, Ted ventured out starting, growing and ultimately selling 3 distinct international business entities. Joining Growing Leaders to expand the proven leadership principles, Ted is assisting companies challenged by the Generational Diversity of today's Millennial workers. 

Email: ted@growingleaders.com     |    Twitter: @TedWeyn

Fun Facts:
Favorite Snack:  Gummy Bears
Best advice: Do what you say you'd do
Random Fact: I was at the 1980 USA Gold Medal Hockey Game

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