Meet Our Staff
Chris Peck, President/ CEO
Chris Peck of Mt. Sterling, KY is a graduate of Georgetown College where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. He continued his education by obtaining his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. Chris has more than six years of professional management experience and is highly qualified to oversee the operations of Family Connection and Hope Hill Children's Home. Chris also serves his community through a number of boards including the Chamber of Commerce, Community Education Advisory Council and Family Resource Center Advisory Council. Chris and his wife, Rebecca, attend the Mt. Sterling First Church of God where they are involved in a small group and serve on committees.
Leslie Godby, Business Manager/ Accountant
Leslie is from Mt. Sterling, KY where she and her family attend the First Christian Church. Leslie graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. She has 18 years of accounting experience that includes both cost and general accounting. Her experience ranges from very large companies to small privately-owned companies and she is proficient in Quickbooks and Microsoft Office software. Leslie has also had many hours of managerial/leadership/out-of-the-box training. She began working for Family Connection, Inc. in 2010.
Brenda Garrett, Human Resources Coordinator
Brenda Garrett of Mt. Sterling, KY has been with Hope Hill and Family Connection, Inc. since 2008. She is a graduate of Morehead State University where she earned an Associates Degree in University Studies. She brings with her 17 years of experience from Mary Chiles Hospital as a medical coder and medical records clerk. She has also helped build a business with her husband by managing the accounts payable and receivable for Garrett Communications. Brenda enjoys working in a Christian Environment where she can be a part of the changes and growth the employees experience. Brenda feels that being part of a growing ministry is very rewarding.
Elvis Alicea, Program Administrator of Residential Treatment
Elvis Alicea of Mt. Sterling, KY is a 1990 graduate of Anderson University where he earned a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Christian Education. He continued his education by earning his Masters of Social Work from the University of Kentucky in 2003 and recently became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Elvis has 22 years of experience in social work and child care and has been with Hope Hill since 1997. He and his family attend the Mt. Sterling First Church of God where he is part of the worship team and helps with the youth ministry. Having been a troubled youth himself Elvis feels someone could have reached out to him earlier, and now he can be the one to help those in need and help them overcome too.
Seth Krusich, Program Administrator of Therapeutic Foster Care
Seth Krusich earned his Bachelors of Social Work from Asbury College in 1998 and a Master's of Social Work from the University of Kentucky in 2008. He joined Family Connection in 2012 and brought with him experience in social welfare, residential treatment, service coordination for children with severe emotional disabilities, foster care case management and foster care and adoption support. Most recently Seth was the director of Adoption Support for Kentucky, a statewide program that provided support and training to Kentucky’s resource parents. Seth and his wife Kelly are the proud parents of 2 year old Lydia. Seth has also been a Big Brother for over six years and enjoys playing basketball, guitar and disc golf.