Meet The Team

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Staci Stepp
Executive Director

Staci is the Founder of Home Sweet Hope. She had a big dream that is coming to fruition but has an even bigger heart.  As a mother herself, especially a foster care mother, Staci has seen and witnessed the joys and heartbreak of foster care. Through her personal experience with fostercare, and her talents for interior design, she wishes to offer support, guidance, and beautiful rooms to the families and children of the foster and adoptive community.

Rachel Lovelace

Rachel is a sweet soul with a big heart and always has a kind word to say.  She is a mother of four, two of which are adopted.  A lifelong dream of hers has always been to advocate for adoption within her community. Due to her personal experiences, Rachel recognizes the need to offer support for these families. More than anyone, she understands the joys and setbacks of the adoption process and of being an adoptive parent.


Jimmy Stepp

Jimmy is a Funeral Service Professional and foster parent. Jimmy has been active in Kiwanis International, Masonic Lodge #669 A.F. & A.M., Oasis Shriners, and Thomasville Lions Club. Jimmy has also served a previous term as a board member for the organization Growing Through Grief. Jimmy's compassion for others, experience as a foster parent, and experience with the non-profit sector brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Home Sweet Hope.


Board of Directors

Staci Stepp, Founder/Executive Director
Rachel Lovelace, Secretary
Emily Howell
Kandace Galvenek
Jimmy Stepp