Meet the Staff

Debbie Schimmeck

Executive Director

Debbie has a degree in social work and experience working in social services, mental health, disabilities, disaster recovery and youth services.  She is a graduate of the Leadership Northshore Class and serves on the boards of both community and social services agencies in St. Tammany Parish. Her passion is to serve individuals and families by lending a voice to those in need and advocating for who cannot advocate for themselves.


Lee Grimes

Food Pantry Director

Lee is an ordained minister with over twenty years experience helping the community in various area of business, ministry, missions, and outreach work.  He loves people and considers it a great honor to serve the Slidell Community.


Ellen Sylve

Janet's Korner Thrift Store Manager

Ellen is a NOLA girl that started her career as a marine reservist. She has worked in a variety of industries, including, insurance, communications, finance and caregiving.  Her position at Community Concern has empowered her to help those in need and she feels  this is truly a blessing. CCC has given Ellen the opportunity to do what she loves-serving others.


Rev. Mark Wright

Housing Director, Miramon Center

Mark is an ordained Reverend and Senior Pastor of Lighthouse Christian Fellowship in Slidell. He has a Ph.D. in Philosophy, Religion, and Theology and has taught Ethics, Bible and Philosophy at Point Loma Nazarene University. Mark also has over ten years of experience serving those in need in multicultural social settings. Mark has held the position of Director of the Miramon Center since 2020.

Kevin Roark

Program Coordinator, Miramon Center

Kevin has a Bachelor of Rehabilitation Services from LSUMC. He has served as a job coach, job developer and case manager for persons with mental illnesses and developmental disabilities. Kevin started volunteering at CCC in 2011, first in the food pantry and then as a counselor,  He has served as Program Coordinator of the Miramon Center since 2020. Kevin is passionate about his love for Jesus and his desire to share that with others.


Teresa Landry


Teresa has over twenty years of experience in the field of accounting and has worked for several churches and non-profit organizations. She loves the mundane world of numbers and enjoys taking their chaos and creating meaningful data. Theresa has worked for Community Christian Concern for over seventeen years.