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Meet the Team

The Salvation Army Kroc Center is privileged to have a team of employees and Advisory board members who are committed to both the vision and mission of The Salvation Army. We operate as a family—caring for each other while striving to better serve our community.

The Kroc Leadership Team comprises of five officers (pastors) in The Salvation Army and six employees. Together, they work to develop and enhance the operations and services of the Kroc Center and strive to fulfill our vision.

Meet the Leadership Team


Majors Pamela & Keith Maynor
Kroc Center Administrators/Pastors 

Keith and Pamela have been Salvation Army officers (pastors) since 2007. They have served in Wellsville, NY as church (corps) pastors and in Union, NJ as Divisional Youth Secretaries. Their longest appointment was in Alexandria, VA where they served six years at The Salvation Army’s National Headquarters as the National Youth Secretary (Keith) and Editor of Peer magazine (Pamela)—The Salvation Army's national youth magazine designed for ages 16-22. Keith and Pamela now lead the Camden Kroc Center team, joined by daughters Chayse and Riley, and son Liam. 

 

Captains Kelsey & Alex Senak
Kroc Center Corps Officers/Pastors 

Alex and Kelsey have been Salvation Army officers (pastors) since 2016.  They served at The Allegheny Valley Corps and Community Center, just 30 minutes North of the city of Pittsburgh, for 6 years.  The Camden Kroc Center is their second appointment and first move as a family of five.  Alex and Kelsey are joined by their son, Ezekiel, and two daughters, Emersyn and Jordyn.

 

Benjamin Ovadia
Community Relations & Development Director

Ben Ovadia, MBA, joined The Salvation Army in 2012 as part of the capital campaign to fund the Camden Kroc Center.  As Community Relations & Development Director, he is responsible for philanthropic fund development, strategic relationship development, and external messaging.  Ben has been a South Jersey resident for 20 years and has worked in Camden for over a decade.  A lifelong student, Ben graduated from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School for undergraduate studies and earned his MBA from Rutgers Business School.  In his spare time, Ben is often known to travel with wife and three children by car; to date, they have had a road (warrior) trip component in seeing all 50 states.

 

Sheka Bartley 
Center Director

Sheka Bartley joined The Salvation Army Camden Kroc Center in 2021 as the first Center Director.  In her role, Sheka oversees all programs and services within the Camden Kroc Center and supervises program and business departments to ensure The Salvation Army’s mission to the community.  She brings over 20 years of experience in nonprofit management, fiscal management, developing strong teams, and youth development. Sheka graduated from Auburn University with a B.A. in Psychology and has earned multiple credentials since.  In her spare time, Sheka enjoys running and is practicing to be a competitive swimmer.

 

Dawn M. Garlic
Volunteer Services Manager 

Dawn Maria Garlic holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology with a certificate in Criminology from Rutgers University - Livingston College. Dawn  has over 30 years’ experience in the non-profit sector to include Volunteer Management and Youth Development.  Since 2014, Dawn has held the position of Volunteer Services Manager at The Salvation Army Kroc Center. In 2016, she was a conference presenter on Volunteer Management at The Salvation Army Kroc Conference in San Diego, California.

In 2018, Dawn was recognized by the Camden County Police Department for Dedication and Commitment to Project Guardian, a program to instill positive change in at-risk youth and help them avoid making the wrong choices. Currently, Dawn serves on the Board of Trustees for the Boys & Girls Club of Camden and was their 2020 Volunteer of the Year.  

 

Brad Pierce
Fitness & Recreation Manager

Brad has a B.S. in Exercise Science from The College of New Jersey.  After graduating, Brad worked as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at Villanova and Princeton University and has over 20 years experience in fitness and recreation.  While not at work, he enjoys playing sports with his son and spending time with his family.  His favorite sports are football and basketball and is a die hard Eagles and Sixers fan.

 

Eric Schwartz
Operations Manager

Eric Schwartz is the Operations & Communications Manager. He has worked with The Salvation Army since the Kroc Center opened in 2014. He graduated from Shenandoah University in 2006 with a BA in Mass CommunicationsIn addition to overall operations, Eric overs-sees member services, including the Welcome Desk and events.

 

Hawa Frazier-Brown
Hospitality Manager

Hawa was born and raised in South Jersey and studied Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She has been working in the Human Services field since 2012 and has a servant nature. Hawa is mom to a beautiful, bright, little girl. She is excited to be a part of this team and honored to be able to carry out The Salvation Army’s mission of preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ and meeting human need in His name without discrimination.

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