Staff & Board

Staff & Board

Melany Wolfe, LBSW

Executive Director

I am the Executive Director for Aggieland Pregnancy Outreach. As a graduate of Stephen F. Austin University with a degree in social work, I have had the pleasure of working in the field for over 26 years. My career with APO began in 2005 when I began writing case studies for adoptive families and then evolved into several roles such … Continued

Kim Schams, RN

Founder of APO

To know how Aggieland Pregnancy Outreach came into existence, it is helpful to know a little about me as the Founder. I have been married since 1983. My husband, Scott, and I have two darling sons and have lived in College Station since 1995. I am a registered nurse and I worked primarily with adult heart patients before my children were … Continued

Katie Pfeiffer

Senior Director of Programs

I am the Senior Director of Programs for Aggieland Pregnancy Outreach and am the main point of contact for the adoptive families. Serving in this role, I complete the home studies for APO families, aid in the placement of children into their new adoptive families and help APO meet the licensing requirements for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. … Continued

Veronica Wiggins

Director of Finance

I first became involved with APO in June 2007 as a volunteer in the office. After seeing the hearts of the staff and the work that APO did with the girls who came to them, I knew that I wanted to become a more active participant on a daily basis. I had previously worked with a maternity ministry in Austin, … Continued

Melissa Sulzer

Teen Outreach Program Director

I am the Teen Parent Outreach Director. I lead the team that brings The Mama Club and Real Men together on Tuesday evenings. My husband, James, and I have 2 adult children. I actively attend University Heights Baptist Church and spend my free time crafting, being outdoors and loving on my Pomsky, Valkyrie. I have a degree in Psychology, experience … Continued

Laura Bond

Office Manager

I am the Office Manager for Aggieland Pregnancy Outreach. I have the benefit of seeing the joy of everyone working together to support APO’s mission. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas A&M University. I am married to Randy Bond and we have three children.

Cari LaCroix

Director of Communications | Childcare Coordinator for the Mama Club

I am the Director of Communications for APO, as well as the Childcare Coordinator for Mama Club. As a voice for APO in the community and through social media and marketing, I desire for APO to be known and trusted. I am thankful for an opportunity to serve brave young moms and families. I hope each Mama Club parent feels … Continued

Ashley Franco

Pregnancy & Adoption Counselor/Caseworker

I am the Pregnancy and Adoption Counselor/Case Manager. I am married to my high school sweetheart, Frank, and we have two beautiful daughters. My husband and I are longtime residents of the Brazos Valley area. My professional background is in nonprofit and social services. I love being a part of the social work field! I enjoy staying connected with local resources and … Continued

Christen Sharpe

Director of Development and Donor Relations

I am the Director of Development and Donor Relations. It is an honor to be a part of a team dedicated to providing pro-life options, support and hope to situations that could seem hopeless. I graduated from Clemson University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Communications. My career background is in print, pharmaceutical and healthcare sales and  … Continued

Jessica Candelaria


I am the Caseworker for Aggieland Pregnancy Outreach. Originally from New Mexico, I moved to College Station four years ago. I have an amazing husband, born and raised in the Bryan, College Station area and a daughter we are very proud of. I graduated with my Bachelors in Criminal Justice from New Mexico State University.  As a teen parent myself, … Continued

Jenna Riehl

Director of Community Outreach

I am the Director of Community Outreach at APO. I received a degree in Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences from Texas A&M University. I am happily married to my husband, Caleb, and we love hiking and exploring God’s beautiful creation. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, playing games, baking, riding my horses, and attending and serving at New … Continued

The Board

The role of APO’s Board is to provide oversight of our operations and protect the mission and vision of the organization. APO is blessed and honored to have these men and women volunteer their time to ensure excellence in all we do.

Bryan Wolfe – President

Matt Flournoy – Vice President

Debi Morton – Secretary

Neal Lee – Treasurer

Fred Bingaman

Jacob Davis

Jill Jones

Kantessa Castillo

Loretta Malone

Susan McElroy

Tiffany Wall