Sally joined the staff of Healing Hearts CAC as the Executive Director in January 2019. She graduated from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism emphasizing in Marketing and Public Relations and continued her master's studies at Mississippi State University. Prior to Healing Hearts CAC, Sally was a court administrator for Mississippi’s 17th District Circuit Court for over 14 years. She brings previous fundraising experience as a Community Director for the March of Dimes and an established marketing and communications skill set shaped through leadership positions in the financial, industrial and healthcare fields to her new role. Sally’s goal is to build on the success of what Healing Hearts has already accomplished by continuing to provide a supportive team approach when responding to child abuse through advocacy, treatment, education and prevention.
Misty is a Licensed Master Social Worker with a master’s degree from the University of Mississippi in Social Work and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Memphis. She joined the staff of Healing Hearts CAC after being a part of the DeSoto County MDT since 2013. Prior to Healing Hearts CAC, she worked as an Area Social Work Supervisor and Family Protection Worker for over eight years with DeSoto County Child Protection Services. She supervised frontline staff and investigated children who were abused, neglected and exploited. Misty’s desire is to continue to help children that have been abused or neglected through her new role at Healing Hearts CAC.
Shawn joined the staff of Healing Hearts CAC in September of 2018 as a family advocate. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi in Social Work. Prior to Healing Hearts CAC, he worked as a Family Protection Specialist and a Special Projects Officer for over six years with DeSoto County Child Protection Services. While at CPS he worked with children who were abused, neglected and exploited. Shawn continues his passion of working with abused and neglected children as the Desoto County MDT Coordinator.