After serving the Healing Bridge Clinic for several years, first as a board member, then board President, then part-time Executive Director, Mike became the first full-time Executive Director on January 1, 2019. Under various phases of Mike’s leadership, the HBC has grown and increased the community impact. He is passionate about serving this faith-based organization and is excited to utilize his experience as an entrepreneur, pastor, and community connector to increase awareness and keep the HBC on mission.
Mike loves PTC and the surrounding area and wants to see the HBC touch as many people as possible while doing everything with excellence. Please contact Mike directly at 470.615.2839 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about the clinic or to become a partner.
Wende has been a clinic volunteer since October 2018. During that time, she has handled nursing duties at Wednesday daytime and Thursday evening clinics.
Wende and her husband of 21 years have lived in Senoia, GA, since 2006. They have a total of 7 children.
Growing up in rural New York on a dairy farm, Wende has been a nurse for over 25 years working in Louisiana as well as Georgia. She previously worked as a staff nurse, and an evening shift manager before stepping back to work part time while homeschooling her four youngest children. In addition to working part time while homeschooling for 15+ years she also continued nursing through volunteering in various organizations including Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, 4-H, WWII Days in Peachtree City and Eagle’s Nest Christian Homeschool Education Association. She has attended Crossroads Church with her family since 2010, previously attending First Presbyterian Church, Peachtree City for four years.
She enjoys volunteering, gardening, outdoor activities and spending time with her family.
Joan is our volunteer coordinator.
Ray B. Bennett, MD is board certified in family medicine and has over 15 years of experience in research and community health. Committed to serving the community, Dr. Bennett is director of the Healing Bridge Clinic, a non-profit that provides free, primary health care for the uninsured in Fayette, Coweta and South Fulton counties. He believes that everyone on earth has a gift. “The core of my gift is to help others,” he says. “I’ve had the fortune to learn from great educators who provided me a foundation to use that gift of helping others through medicine.”
Board of Directors
Kathy Ryland – President
John Wood – Treasurer
Steve Hanes – Secretary
Dr. Tony Lawson
Dr. Mark Becknell