Meet The Team

Amy Scott

Amy Scott

State Director - Chattanooga

Amy has enjoyed a career in Child Welfare that started in 2007. It has included work with expectant parents, adoptive families, adoptees, foster parents, unaccompanied children and families in crisis. She serves as the State Director over all programs in Tennessee, and she attributes the success of programming to the great staff she gets to work with each day. Amy has a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Richmont Graduate University and she has received extensive training in Trust Based Relational Intervention, Homebuilders and Leadership development. Amy resides in NW GA with her husband and children.

Teri Seaton-Reaves

Teri Seaton-Reaves

Assistant Branch Director - Memphis

Teri Seaton joined Bethany Christian Services 2014 and has worked in the field of social work for over 23 years. She has a LBSW from New Mexico and a Master’s degree in social work. Teri is passionate about providing support and guidance to employees who need help in making an informed decision regarding families that they are working with.

Bethany Justice

Bethany Justice

Administrative Assistant - Memphis

Bethany Justice joined Bethany Christian Services in 2015. She is our clients’ first point of contact by phone or walk-in. Bethany considers it a blessing to be a part of the Memphis West-TN team. She is a Tennessee native and active in her local church in Memphis. She is passionate about ensuring children have loving and stable Christian homes.

Kellea Sims

Kellea Sims

Pregnancy Counselor - Memphis

Kellea serves as pregnancy counselor for Bethany Christian Services’ West Tennessee branch, which also covers Northern Mississippi. She received her bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Mississippi. She is grateful for the opportunity to counsel and support expectant parents, and has a passion for advocating for the families she works with. Kellea is married and a proud mother of three boys.

Tammy Franklin

Tammy Franklin

Regional Adoption Specialist for Waiting Families - Memphis

Tammy joined Bethany Christian Services in 2019. She earned her master’s degree in Social Work from Union University. Tammy is also a retired US Marine and served our country for 24 years. Tammy is passionate about her serving at her church, community and supporting families and children in need.

Tyriniesha L. Anderson

Tyriniesha L. Anderson

Safe Families Coordinator/Adoption Specialist - Memphis

Ty comes with years of experience working in Child Welfare and advocating for families and children. Ty is married to Kendall Anderson. They have two amazing sons and godson! She enjoys spending time with her family. When she is not spending time with family, she is spending time with friends. Ty is active in her church. She is passionate about children and their families and helping them stay together. Ty loves God and his people.