Our Staff

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Nancy S Fitzgerald

Nancy S Fitzgerald

Founder and Executive Director

Donishia Duncan

Donishia Duncan

Director of Ministry


Frankie Dame

Frankie Dame

Anchorsaway lecturer and advisor

Heather Wieber

Heather Wieber

Northwest Director


Douglas Beimler, President

Doug has been a sales and management professional for over twenty-nine years. As Eastern Region Director for Harvard Business School Publishing’s Corporate Learning Group, Doug oversees the Eastern US Sales and Marketing team and partners with HBP colleagues to design and deliver exceptional Leadership Development services to some of the world’s most distinguished brands and exceptional Fortune 500 companies. 

Melyssa Beimler, Secretary/Treasure

Recently joining the dedicated team at The League School of Greater Boston, Melyssa serves as head teacher in a classroom with Middle School aged students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Aspergers. The League School exists with a singular focus to help students affected with ASD to thrive and succeed to their maximum potential. Prior to this position Melyssa had been serving the students, families and community of the Foxborough Public School system for eight years working with students from age three to age fifteen. Having earned her Masters of Education from Lesley University, Melyssa is enthusiastic about working with students of all ages, abilities and attitudes.

Tammy Lopez, Vice President

Tammy has worked at Perimeter Church in Johns Creek, GA for 19 years. For the first 16 years of her ministry there, she was the Director of Camp All-American, one of the largest Day Camps in the country. She currently is serving has Next Gen Integration and Education Director, working to establish mentoring relationships with members and local public elementary schools through KidsHopeUSA, a nonprofit that seeks to resource the local church to serve its local elementary school by providing mentors. Tammy has used Anchorsaway both to train college-aged camp counselors and high school girls and seeks to promote the program in the Atlanta area. 

Dr. A. Charles Ware

Dr. Ware is president of Crossroads Bible College, a biblically conservative, evangelical, accredited post-secondary institution dedicated to training Christian leaders to reach a multiethnic urban world for Christ. He has been president since 1991.

Dr. Ware serves on the boards of Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE), AnchorsAway, and on the advisory board for the Biblical Counseling Coalition (BCC). Dr. Ware speaks at churches, Christian schools, colleges, seminaries, mission conferences, camps, prisons, and civic functions in the United States and abroad.

Steve Simcox

Steve is an attorney with the state of Indiana. A native of Fishers, Indiana, Steve graduated from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois in 2008 with a B.A. and earned his J.D. from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2011.

A 2004 Anchorsaway graduate, Steve has taught the Anchors course to high school students in Fishers since 2012. He and his wife, Amy, are passionate about sharing God’s truth with teenagers and seeing God’s work in their lives.