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Meet The Team

Brad Keller

Brad Keller

VP Regional Operations - Southwest Michigan

Brad Keller, VP of regional operations in Michigan, has supervised teams at Bethany for more than 26 years. Brad enjoys helping teams build on their individual strengths, negotiating outcomes so everyone knows their role and what is expected of them, moving things in a positive direction, and using humor and joy to fulfill Bethany’s mission of serving vulnerable children and families. He earned his master’s degree in social work and has worked in child welfare, foster care, and adoption since 1995.

Meredith Smillie

Meredith Smillie

Branch Director - Muskegon

In her nearly 17 years with Bethany, Meredith has worked in foster care, foster care adoption, and foster home licensing. She is now the branch director for Fremont and Muskegon. Meredith graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in family studies, and she obtained a Master’s degree in social work from Grand Valley State University.