BFA FREEdom Team Advisors & Partners

FREEdom™ Team

David C. Gibbs III, Gibbs Law Firm, P.A., Clearwater, FL
Dr. Nairruti Jani, Professor of Social Work, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL
Dr. Laura Lederer, Former Senior Advisor on Trafficking the United States Department of State
Bobbie Maybee, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., Sanibel, FL
Dr. Richard Maybee, Assistant Professor in Speech, Communications & Psychology,
Barry University, Fort Myers, FL
Donald Miltner, Distinguished Mentors & Associates LLC, Fort Myers, FL
Myrna Molinari, LCSW., Veteran's Administration, West Palm Beach, FL
Dawn Opitz, Psychologist, Konza Prairie Community Health and Dental Center, Junction City, Kansas

Julie Shematz, Founder of Beauty From Ashes™ Ministries
Steve Shematz, President of Beauty From Ashes™ Ministries
Steve Siler, Music for the Soul Founder & Executive Director, Producer of Somebody’s Daughter, Nashville, TN
Timothy Snodgrass, D.O. General Medicine Physician, Fort Myers, FL
Patrick Trueman, Founder of National Center to End Sexual Exploitation, Former Chief of Child Exploitation & Obscenity Section of the United States Department of of Justice
Karen Zeigler, Founder of The National Association of Christian Women Leaders, Fort Myers, FL

FREEdom™ Team Partners:
Abuse Counseling Treatment
Alliance Defense Fund
Barry University
Brookwood Girl's Home
Catholic Charities
Christ Church at Grove Farm*, Sewickly, PA
Clarkston Community Church*, Detroit, MI
Daytona Outreach Center*, Daytona, FL
Defender Foundation
Dream Again Ministries, Clermont, FL
Eat, Pray, Ride, Fort Myers, FL
Encouragement From the Heart Ministry*, Leesburg, VA
Florida Family Association
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Nurses Association
Gibbs Law Firm, P.A.
Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, North Fort Myers, FL
Healing Today Show
Hope House I & II, Ashville, NC

His Place By the Sea, Fort Myers, FL
Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Inspiration to Change, Fort Myers, FL
Laster Consulting, San Antonio, TX
Lee County Health Department
Lee County Human Trafficking Task Force/Coalition
Lee County Sheriff’s Department
Lee Physicians Healthcare, Lee County, FL
Light Ministry, His Light in the Red Light District*, Clarkston Hills, MI
Matthew's House, Hurst, TX
Mike Dunn, Quest for Character, St. Louis, MO
Music for the Soul, Nashville, TN
New Life Dream Center, Fort Myers, FL
Oasis Home for Women*, Dayton, OH
On Eagle’s Wings, Ashville, NC
Our Mother’s Home of South West Florida, Inc.
Refuge for Women, Various locations across U.S.
Power of Love Ministry*, Ormond Beach, FL
Praise FM 89.5, Naples, FL
Redeemed*, Atlanta, GA
Run for Freedom, Orlando, FL
The Rock Church, Fort Myers, FL
SAFE, Cape Coral, FL
Sanibel Community Church, Sanibel, FL
Shared Hope International
Shoe Revolt, Beaverton, OR
Still Creek Ranch, Bryan, TX
Stop Sex Slavery Network, Washington DC
The Hope House, Ashville, NC
The One Missions, Bryan, Texas
Tampa Christian Fellowship
Tomoka Christian Church*, Ormond Beach, FL
Treasures Out of Darkness, Los Angeles, CA
United Way
W.A.R. Women at Risk International 
Well City Church, Houston, TX
Well City Church & STRIPPED Ministries, Houston, TX
White As Snow Ministries*, Grand Rapids, MI
Wings of Shelter International, Inc., Lee County, FL
Word of Life Church*, Fort Myers, FL 

*Churches, ministries or organizations that Beauty From Ashes™ has officially trained.