Meet Our Staff

Eppy Thern

Dr. Eppy Thern
Executive Director

As a single mom just out of college, Eppy discovered firsthand the challenges and needs of being a single mom and believes God has uniquely equipped her to help mentor the women of Shiloh.  When not helping build her new home in the country, she enjoys playing games, reading and visiting family.

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Cindy Tucker

Lucinda Tucker, LBSW
Case Manager

Lucinda has served as a Case Manager for Shiloh Place since March of 2013. She is a Licensed Bachelor Social Worker. Lucinda has worked in many settings over her career of more than 10 years with Family and Children Service’s and Healthcare. Lucinda’s focus is sincerely caring for and assisting those she serves.

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Elaine Starkey

Elaine Starkey, MSW
Executive Assistant

Elaine is an MSW graduate from Baylor University and has worked with Shiloh Place since January of 2013 as an assistant to whatever needs to be done from Shiloh kids to development to volunteer coordinating. After becoming a mother of three and realizing how hard the role of being a mom is, her desire to help single mothers grew immensely. Prior to returning to the non-profit world Elaine worked in marketing and escrow for Republic Title. After many years of praying to find a job she could be passionate about, she considers this move to Shiloh Place an enormous blessing.

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Ashleigh Fanning

Ashleigh Fanning
Development Manager

Dallas native, Ashleigh Fanning is the new Development Manager at Shiloh Place McKinney.  While her background includes marketing and sales in the Commercial Construction industry, Ashleigh was led to make a career change and her passion to help partner local businesses and individuals with Shiloh Place was the perfect fit. “I am beyond excited to join the Shiloh team.  I still remember the first time I learned about Shiloh Place and the amazing things going on here many years ago.  To now be a part of that mission first hand is truly a blessing and I can’t wait to see what God has in store for the future of Shiloh Place.”

She serves on the board of both the Women’s Alliance of McKinney and Holy Family School, and is active in the McKinney Chamber of Commerce, McKinney Young Professionals, and other charitable organizations.  Ashleigh graduated from Texas Tech University with a BBA and MBA, and resides in McKinney with her husband, and two sons.  During her free time Ashleigh enjoys time with her family and friends, cheering on her Red Raiders, and home improvement projects.

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Hilary Lafferty

Hilary Lafferty

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Pat McClain

Pat McClain