Freddy Morello, a native New Yorker, has spent over a decade leading Clubhouses up and down the east coast. Starting his career at Fountain House, the first and largest Clubhouse in the world, he worked his way up from a Supportive Housing case worker to managing the Employment Resource Center, which he was instrumental in designing and implementing. From there, he moved to Massachusetts where he took control of the Lighthouse, one of the leading Clubhouses in the state. Freddy returned to New York to help develop and lead a startup Clubhouse before moving down to Florida with his wife and two children to lead a program in the Sunshine State. Now as part of the Clubhouse Atlanta team, as the Executive Director, Freddy brings his years of experience to the Dunwoody area with the goal of creating one of the top Clubhouses not only in the state, but throughout the world. Freddy is a member of the Clubhouse International Faculty where he has been privileged to travel the world, learning, presenting, accrediting, and spreading the mission of Clubhouse International.
Freddy is a graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Queens College, where he received a Master’s Degree in Urban Affairs.
Freddy Morello Jr "Executive Director"
Susan Epperson Kyle,
Susie Kyle attended Oglethorpe University and the Atlanta College of Art; She was a parent/volunteer with Unlock the Waiting List and Autism Speaks; Member of Junior League of Atlanta; Shepherd’s Center, Junior Committee volunteer; Elder, Peachtree Church; NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) volunteer 2006-present; NAMI Family-to-Family facilitator, Nat'l Hall of Fame.,
2006-2018; NAMI Basis State Trainer; CIT (Crisis Intervention Training) trained; She served on the NAMI Northside Atlanta Board of Directors, president, 2010-2014; She served on the NAMI Georgia Board of Directors, 2014-2020, president 2017; She is presently PLAN (Planned Lifetime Assistance Network) Board President; Clubhouse Atlanta, Inc., Board President;
William McClung is a graduate of Dartmouth College and served in the US Navy. He was employed at IBM for 30 years where he had several marketing and technical management positions with emphasis on project management.
He has been an independent consultant and has volunteered with the US Tennis Association where he was a national committee chairman. For more than 10 years he has been a volunteer for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) where he served on both a local and state Board of Directors. He will be treasurer and active in development aspects of Clubhouse Atlanta.
William S. McClung, Co-President
Elaine Edwards – Secretary
Elaine Edwards is a graduate of the University of Tennessee. She is currently employed at AT&T with over 33 years of service and has held various positions in Training, Instructional Development and Contract/Project Management.
She is a leader of her organization’s culture committee for employee engagement activities and volunteer events. Elaine has been active in the community volunteering with Open Hand, Foodstock and Ronald McDonald House. She has served on various committees at Dunwoody United Methodist Church and is currently a Stephen Minister. She is a member of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and Clubhouse Atlanta Board Secretary.
Fred Hoffman currently serves as Chief of Staff for Fulton County Georgia’s District 2 Commissioner. He oversees a staff of three, based at office locations in Atlanta, Sandy Springs, and Alpharetta, Georgia. Fred is responsible for public policy development, communications, and community outreach serving the 170,000 residents of District 2. He has served in this capacity since January 2015.
He has a 35 year background in human resources covering virtually all areas of human capital, team building dynamics, and organizational and talent development. Serving in corporate positions and as a consultant, he has focused his career on executive leadership, performance management, and the efficiency and effectiveness of administrative services and staff operations.
Fred L. Hoffman, Vice President
Darryl is a Board-Certified, Licensed Professional Counselor and founder of Russ Counseling & Consulting, LLC. Prior to private practice, he served as Vice-President of Men’s Services at the Atlanta Mission where he was instrumental in the redesign and execution of a new client-centered, multi-disciplinary, clinical services model that provides compassionate care to the underserved population in metro Atlanta.
He has also served as Clinical Team Leader for Grady Health’s Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team, an intensive and highly integrated approach for community mental health service delivery that serves individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. He transitioned from his 20-year banking, housing, and finance career to focus on his passion for individuals with mental health challenges.
He serves on the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Georgia Board of Directors and is a member of the American Counseling Association and the Licensed Professional Counselors Association (GA).
He earned an M.A in Professional Counseling from Liberty University (VA) and a B.A. from the University of Virginia.
Fr. Dick was ordained to the priesthood in July 2007 at Trinity Church in Columbus, Georgia, and served there for three years. His first service at St. Patrick’s was on Pentecost in 2010, and he was installed as our Rector on St. Patrick’s Day, 2011. In 2016, Bishop Wright named Fr. Dick as Dean of the Northeast Metro Convocation, an area encompassing St. Patrick’s and a number of other parishes and worshiping communities in DeKalb and Gwinnett Counties.
Fr. Dick is husband to Anne (whom he met at Vanderbilt) and father to three daughters: Hope, Allison, and Caroline. Anne is a Vice President of the North Highland Company, a management consulting firm.
Fr. Dick enjoys all water sports, especially sailing, and he and Anne spend much of their free time supporting the Game girls in tennis, theater, and swim team.
His work has been in a wide range of industries, with emphasis in the beverage, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, real estate, construction, service, textile and not-for-profit segments.
Rob is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Accredited in Business Valuations (ABV). He has been active in professional associations and holds current membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA). He is a member of the Forensic & Valuation Services (FVS) Section of both the AICPA and the GSCPA. He currently serves as a member of the ABV Mentor task force for the AICPA and has served as the chairman of the FVS Section of the GSCPA.
Prior to joining Bennett Thrasher, Rob was the founder and president of Taylor Consulting Group where he and his service team served clients in the Southeast for over 25 years.
Rob is currently the CEO of Open Arms Care Corporation (Tennessee), a member of the Executive Committee and a Board Member of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, an Honorary Board Member and Past Treasurer of Special Olympics Georgia and a Board Member of Atlanta Ministry with International Students (AMIS). He has served in the past as a Member of the Executive Committee and a Board Member of Ridgeview Institute, the Chairman of the Finance Committee for Cherokee Town & Country Club, Treasurer and Board Member of Compeer Atlanta (now a part of The George West Mental Health Foundation) and President of the Atlanta Chapter of the Strategic Leadership Forum. Rob received the 2003 Public Service Award from the Georgia Society of CPAs.
Robert Taylor IV, Treasurer
Rob Taylor is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution and Forensics department at Bennett Thrasher LLP. He has over 30 years of experience in the areas of business and equity interest valuations, mergers and acquisitions, fairness and compliance-related valuation work, financial litigation services and assistance to clients in strategic planning.
Father Dick Game
After many years of active lay ministry, and having long felt a call to the priesthood, Fr. Dick left the practice of law in 2004 to enter the Candler School of Theology at Emory, where he graduated with a Master of Divinity degree.