Staff

 Jeff Miracle-President & CEO

 Jeff Miracle was born and raised in Waynesboro.  He graduated from Waynesboro High School and received an associate's degree from Blue Ridge Community College. In 1990, he graduated from The Salvation Army College for Officer Training in Atlanta, GA. He has 27 years of nonprofit executive director experience.  That started when he worked with The Salvation Army as an executive director for 19 years and obtained the rank of Major.

Since 2006 Jeff has served local and national nonprofits in the Dallas/Fort Worth area (DFW).  Among his positions in DFW, he was the executive director for Mothers Against Drunk Driving of North Texas.  With a staff of 13 and hundreds of volunteers, Jeff and his team assisted over 4,000 victims of drunk driving every year.  While serving as the Executive Director for The American Lung Association of North Texas, he helped reshape and relocate an office and team of volunteers that had been in existance since 1904.

 Jeff has 3 children. Boys who are 26 and 23 and a daughter who is 16.  Jeff now resides in Waynesboro.  Through his entire career, he has strived to help others.

 

 

Nadina Pupic-Director of Community Impact

Nadina moved with her family to the Shenandoah Valley from Bosnia and Herzegovina when she was 11 years old. She attended Blue Ridge Community College part time while working as a Veterinary Assistant in Timberville, VA. After receiving her Associates Degree from Blue Ridge Community College, she transferred to Mary Baldwin College/University. While attending Mary Baldwin in Staunton, she was a part time manager of a large retail store in Harrisonburg, VA.

In 2015 she received a degree in Political Science with a minor in History from Mary Baldwin College.  For about a year after college, she worked for a small Credit Union in Harrisonburg and as of September 2016, has been a part of the United Way of Greater Augusta team. 

Nadina lives in Grottoes with her husband and their dog Linc and 4 cats and volunteers as an English Teacher  for LEARN.

 

Kristi Williams - Donor and Community Relations Coordinator

Kristi was born and raised in northern California, receiving her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.  She has called Virginia home for the past 15 years, and has a wide variety of experience working in hospitality, healthcare, and public relations.  She in an active member of her community, serving as the PTO Treasurer for Westwood Hills Elementary School, and is a co-troop leader for Girl Scouts troop 01147.  She is a strong advocate for mental health awareness, and enjoys volunteering for a variety of organizations.

Kristi lives in Waynesboro with her husband of 10 years, Neil, their 7 year old daughter, 2 year old son, and Goldendoodle pup.  She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, and listening to live music.