Meet The Team
Eliza has an extensive professional background consisting of career development, community advocacy, and reentry services. Her primary drive for joining our organization is her passion for creating positive outlooks and necessary resources for those incarcerated.
Jim A. Echols
Chief Development Officer
James A. Echols has served as the Executive Director of ROFW since April of 2020. As of January 2023 he has graciously accepted the role of Chief Development Officer. Possessing a broad professional background in business, government and nonprofit leadership, he is seeking to enhance the quality of life for returning citizens from incarceration.
North Carolina Coordinator
Mary has a background rooted in social services and corrections having retired from NC Adult Department of Corrections after 35 years of service. Her role as Offender Family Services Administrator, overseeing 55 prisons granted her a needed skillset for her role ensuring the growth of ROFW throughout NC. With Mary's guidance ROFW is operational in 4 facilities in NC and progressively growing.
Gregory Winship M.A.
Russ Thompson, PHD