Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services, Inc., affectionately known as Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home, is pleased to announce Gary Strebeck has been hired as Executive Director of Public Relations, Development and Marketing.

Gary brings with him nearly 16 years of experience in the field, having worked for Louisiana Tech University and Capital Area United Way. He holds a B.S. in Marketing from Louisiana Tech University and a law degree, Juris Doctor, from Louisiana State University.

Prior to joining Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home, Gary held a management role at Louisiana Tech in the Division of University Advancement. In this position, Gary played a key role in the areas of planned giving, scholarships and other endowments, the Annual Fund, and also provided legal counsel.

Gary will apply his expertise in the same areas as Executive Director of Public Relations, Development and Marketing for the “Home”. We look forward to a continuing standard of excellence and growth with his leadership. He is committed to the established program and mission that exist and is eager to develop positive relationships with everyone involved in the care and development of our youth.

Gary commented on his new position, stating, “I am excited to join the work and ministry of the Children’s Home and look forward to working with all of our partners to expand the resources needed to improve the lives of the children and families we serve.”

Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home, President/CEO, Terrel, J. DeVille stated, “Gary brings to us a level of expertise and experience that will allow us to provide the highest possible service to our donors and partners in ministry. As a result of all of our efforts, children, youth and families will be provided the opportunities to experience our Mission, which is ‘Guiding children and families home to experience love by following the teachings of Christ’.”

We invite you and/or your group to call our office and arrange a tour of the campus and learn more about the ministry the “Home” provides. 318-255-5575

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