Andy joined the SBA LIVE staff in 2017. Andy and Ramona both earned masters degrees while at Southwestern; Andy a Masters of Divinity and Ramona a Masters of Religious Education. After seminary, he served two associations as camp and resort ministries director for 19 years in Tennessee.
Andy and Ramona enjoy life on the family farm raising purebred Beefmaster cattle. They also find joy in having folks over to experience farm life.
They have four children, Matthew (Amanda), Meredith (Matt), Morgan (Richard), and MacKenzie (Ian) and have been blessed with eight grandchildren. Andy and Ramona are "Hooch and Sissy" to their grandchildren.
When not visiting and encouraging our churches, they are involved in the mission and ministry of Journey Church in Jasper.
Cristi joined the SBA LIVE staff in 2014, and is the person in the office responsible for all association financial matters, including keeping financial records, paying bills, and preparing monthly budget reports.
Cristi truly enjoys her job, and works tirelessly behind the scene to keep things running smoothly. In addition to her administrative role, she is involved with associational projects such as the Mobile Dental Mission and assisting churches with community missions projects.
Cristi is married to Jimmy Prevatt. They have three children, Katie, Jennifer, and Tripp Prevatt, she's the proud Gigi to one grandson, Jace.
Cristi attends Westwood Baptist Church where she sings in the choir and serves in the women's ministry.