Staff Directory

Paula Church

PaulaChurchCommunity Outreach Manager

Following her first career in broadcast journalism, Paula Church spent many years as an active community volunteer, serving on several non-profit Boards. She joined the Greenville Humane Society four years ago with a goal of combining her love of animals and children with her background in communication and community involvement.

Paula holds a BA from the University of South Carolina and shares her life with her best friend, Sam since 1983, as well as her 3 daughters, Emma Taylor & Daisy and of course her GHS adopted dog Winnie and “foster failure” Buddha.

Kim Cobb

KimCobbClinic Manager

Kim has been working at the Greenville Humane Society for over 15 years; she is currently the Clinic Manager.  Kim is dedicated to doing her part to reduce the overpopulation of unwanted animals.

In her spare time, Kim enjoys cooking, crafting, and spending time with her multi-species family. Kim shares her home with her husband, daughter, 4 dogs, and 3 cats including her beloved Jerry Vincent.

Kelly Grisham, DVM

IMG_2337 (4)Medical Director

Dr. Grisham attended Berry College in Rome, Georgia, where she graduated summa cum laude with majors in Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Chemistry. After working at a dude ranch in Colorado for the summer, she went on to obtain her veterinary degree from the University of Georgia in Mixed Animal Medicine. She moved to Greenville in 2007 with her husband, Matt, who is a pediatrician at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Before taking on her role as Medical Director for the GHS, Dr. Grisham worked for 5 years in private practice at Paw Prints Animal Hospital in Easley. She continues to work there once to twice weekly as a surgeon. In addition, for the past two years, Dr. Grisham has dedicated her time and services to performing surgeries for our Spay/Neuter clinic.

Matt and Kelly have a son, Garrett, and welcomed a second child in September. They have two dogs that they adopted from the Greenville Humane Society and one three-legged stray; two of them are approved as therapy dogs and visit the Children’s Hospital and Shriner’s Hospital. Her interests include hiking and running with her dogs, traveling, reading, horseback riding, baking, and spending time with friends and family.

Chelsea Lawdahl

chelsea lAssistant Adoptions Manager

Chelsea is originally from Greenville and attended Furman University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in May of 2013. After graduation, she began working at the Greenville Humane Society as an Adoption Counselor. She began to fill in as Adoption Receptionist and an Adoption Supervisor and after several months she was promoted to Assistant Adoption Manager.

Chelsea can’t help but fall in love with many of the animals at the shelter but she has yet to adopt one of her own. Her family has two dogs, Wilson and Cooper, and she enjoys seeing them often when she visits home!

Rhonda Lund

RhondaLundAdmissions Manager

Rhonda walked into Greenville Humane Society 13 years ago, asked if they were hiring and left 10 minutes later with instructions to start work the very next day. Although she has found her passion in the Admissions department, she did enjoy her roles as Dispatcher for Animal Control, Humane Education Manager and Volunteer Director.

She has found true love with her job at the Greenville Humane Society, furry family members that have been adopted there and her husband that she not only met at GHS but also married in the GHS courtyard in the summer of 2004.  She and Chad share their home with 2 German Shepherds, a Collie, a Blue Heeler, a Bengal cat and lots of Parrotlets and Finches.

Kelly McComas

KellyMcComasOperations Manager

A transplant from Ontario, Canada, Kelly moved to Greenville in 2011 and began volunteering as an adult dog walker shortly after adopting her first dog from the Greenville Humane Society.  Being one of our most knowledgeable and dedicated volunteers, the Greenville Humane Society decided to bring her on staff as an Adoption Counselor nearly a year later. After a couple of months she was promoted to Adoption Manager and then Operations Manager.

Kelly enjoys spending her spare time with her wonderful husband, their dogs and riding their horses.

Madison Perry

madison perryFoster Program Manager

Madison is a recent graduate of High Point University and has been with the Greenville Humane Society for four years during school vacations. She was a volunteer for one year and was hired when we moved to our new facility. Her job titles have included: Adoption Counselor, Adoption Manager, Admissions Medical Coordinator, Transport Coordinator, Kennel Shift Leader, and now is our new Foster Program Manager.

Madison has fostered over 60 of our animals in her home and is now the proud owner of Burleigh, the cocker spaniel mix.

Kim Pitman

KimPitmanExecutive Director

Kim Pitman has been the Executive Director of the Greenville Humane Society Since December 2007. Prior to joining the humane society, she was Vice President of Marketing for GE Financial in Richmond, VA.  Earlier in her career, Kim held numerous marketing and PR positions including ones at SunTrust Bank and Washington & Lee University. Kim is a 1983 graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College (RMWC) where she served as Student Body President.

A graduate of Spartanburg High School, Kim has been active in the Greenville community since moving back in 2005. She has served as an Elder and Deacon at Fourth Presbyterian Church and on various parents’ committees at Christ Church Episcopal School.

When Kim is not hanging out with the 150 animals who call the Greenville Humane Society home, she enjoys walking and boating with her dogs Grady and Hitch who were both adopted from the Greenville Humane Society.

Anne Dalton Weber

photo (21)Marketing Coordinator

Anne Dalton began forging a relationship with the Greenville Humane Society in 2010, when she became a volunteer foster parent while attending Furman University.  She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology in 2011 and upon completion, came on board as Adoption Receptionist.  Since then, she has taken on many different roles including Adoptions Counselor, Birthday Party Coordinator and now Marketing Coordinator.

Although Anne Dalton does not have animals of her own, she continues to be an avid foster parent, finding passion in helping those four-legged friends most in need.

Sharon Wilson

SharonWilsonBusiness Operations Manager

Sharon received her undergraduate degree in Accounting from Furman University. But her true love is for animals, with a special passion for cats. She has worked at the Greenville Humane Society for over 18 years.  She is currently the Business Operations Manager which is a position that encompasses the overall operations of the humane society, and Accounting and HR functions.

Sharon is married and has two great kids. She currently has an awesome cat, and a golden retriever , all of whom were adopted from GHS. Most recently, she added another bundle of fur to her family—Oreo, a vivacious Shih Tzu & proud GHS Foster Program graduate.