John has served on CFL’s board since its inception. His professional background includes 30+ years of commercial lending experience with a focus on structuring acquisition, growth, and turnaround financings. His analytical and business expertise combined with his passion for the mission of CFL makes John a vital asset to CFL’s board. John and his wife, Denise, have been married for 34 years and they have 3 children and 5 grandchildren.
Centered for Life
Our Board of Directors
Kristi has been a resident of the Golden Isles since 1991 when she moved from Athens, GA, with her husband, Ron Harrison, who is originally from Brunswick.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the University of Georgia School of Law, Kristi is an attorney practicing real estate and transactional law. She and her husband own The Harrison Firm, a law practice in Brunswick. They are the parents of three sons and are members of Wesley United Methodist Church at Frederica.
Kristi has served on several advisory boards for the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of Frederica Academy. Kristi hopes to bring her knowledge of transactional law and experience working with nonprofit organizations to
assist Centered for Life in serving our community.
Mary Jenrette has nearly 30 years of experience in banking, including 12 years in private wealth management. She began her career in Charlotte, NC, before moving to St. Simons Island, Georgia, in 2007. In October of 2008, Mary joined SunTrust in their Private Wealth Management group, and in 2014, she moved to Synovus as a Private Wealth Advisor, where she received the Chairman’s award in 2016 and 2017. Today she serves as President and CEO of Marshland Credit Union.
She currently serves as the Chairman of that Board of Directors for the United Way of Coastal Georgia. Mary also serves on the Board of Directors for the St Simons Land Trust, The Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Georgia, and Centered For Life.
Jenrette attended Saint Mary’s School, received a BS in Business Administration from Meredith College in Raleigh, NC, and holds a graduate certificate in Banking and Finance from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
She and her husband, Jon, have been married for 30 years and have three sons, Harris (26), Hampton (23), and Cooper (21).
Kevin is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a B.S. in Agricultural Business Management. Professionally, he has been in the Marine Logistics industry for over 30 years. He is a founding member of SeaGate Terminals located in Savannah, GA with two locations in Savannah and one in Norfolk, VA.
Kevin has supported Centered for Life and its mission along with other charities that focus on promoting mental health services for those in the most need. He is married to Rhonda and has two sons and one step son.
Chan Wilkes is the President of Wilkes Solution. He has been married to Amanda since 1993 and has six amazing children. Chan has great empathy and heart for those in need of healing. Chan has served as an advisor and supporter on many different boards during his business career. Chan brings to Centeredfor Life an innovative “out of the box” perspective, as well as a love to see lives changed
Clint Day is a 1982 graduate of Florida State University with a B.S. in Business (Hospitality). He has built homes, developed shopping centers, and was a Del Taco Restaurant Franchisee. He has served as a Georgia State Senator, a member of the Georgia Ports Authority Board, the Chairman of a bank, a director on many non-profit boards, and served in numerous other leadership capacities.
He currently serves as CEO at Investment Properties on St. Simons Island, Georgia, and practices Life Coaching for individuals and families where they are coached and encouraged to live their abundantly blessed life. Clint is the proud father of four adult children and Papa to 5 nearly perfect grandchildren! He currently lives on Saint Simons Island, Georgia.