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Board Members

Connie Bullock | Bullock Hope House

Connie Bullock, CEO/Chair

Connie spent most of her career in Sales Administration and after 19 years in the motorsports and marine industry, she retired from corporate where she and her family established the Bullock Foundation, Inc. (aka Bullock Hope House) in 2005, a 501(c)(3) IRS approved, non-profit organization.

She was selected to serve and is currently on WellStar Cobb’s Regional Health Board where she served as Board Chair in 2011-2012, Vice Chair 2022-2023 and also serves on the WellStar Vinings Community Leadership Team. She was the 2015 President of the South Cobb Business Association, 2017 Board Member and Ambassador of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, current member of the Cobb Republican Women, past recipient of the “Glass Ceiling Award” for the Paulding Empowering Women, a member of DAR (Daughter of the American Revolution) and 2022-2023 President of the Rotary of South Cobb.

A native Georgian, Mrs. Bullock and her husband Randall, reside in Powder Springs and have one daughter, Kim and 2 Grandsons Cooper and Blaine and son-in-law Tony. They all spend most of their free time watching Cooper and Blaine play sports.

Kim Bullock Unangst | Bullock Hope House

Kim Bullock-Unangst, President

Was appointed as Director for Grady Hospital, Georgia Coordinating  Center in Atlanta and retired as EMS Division Chief and Paramedic with DeKalb County Fire Rescue where she has been serving the citizens of DeKalb County for the past 24 years. Her career began in 1995 when she was hired as a Paramedic with DeKalb EMS. After a merger with DeKalb Fire in 2001 she became a firefighter and followed in the footsteps of her father who is a retired City of Atlanta Captain. Kim has her degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University.

In her position as Director of the GCC, she serves on the Region 3 EMS Council for the State of Georgia and also represents The GCC for the Region Executive Committee, Region D Healthcare Coalition

Born and raised in Powder Springs, Georgia and a graduate of John McEachern High School she now lives in Dallas, Georgia with her husband of 19 years, Tony and her two sons Cooper age 17 and Blaine age 12.

Most of her free time is spent at the ball field watching her boys play baseball, and spending time with family and friends. She teaches Sunday school at her local church and enjoys her church family as well.

Julie Chastain | Bullock Hope House

Julie Chastain, Secretary

An Atlanta native, Julie and her husband, Mark, manage a nest of six kids in Marietta, are small business owners and are extremely involved in their community. Julie holds leadership positions in organizations such as West Cobb Business Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Lovinggood MS, West Cobb Community Fun Fest, and West Cobb Church. Julie has been honored to serve with the Bullock House Board for the last four years, becoming the Secretary in January 2018.

Julie, owner and broker for Secern Financial, serves her clients by helping them protect and grow their income, assets and dreams through financial products such as life insurance, income replacement insurance, long term care insurance, Medicare supplements, and health insurance. Having experienced some of life’s surprises at an early age drives her to help others plan for and navigate these changes with compassion and integrity.

She has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Georgia’s Henry W Grady College of Journalism and is a licensed life and health agent with certification in long term care insurance. Julie is also a certified Accounts Payable Specialist via Financial Operations Networks/Diversified Communications.

Lee Kaylor - CFO

Lee serves as the CFO for the Bullock Hope House organization. He grew up in a small rural southern town. He started his career with a local Board of Education and rose to Director of Internal Audits and Compliance and held that position for seven years. He holds the position of Project Manager for Tyler Technologies specializing in Munis ERP solution implementation and enjoys analyzing data. He continuously learns and is studying SQL languages and query building. Tyler Technology is the top leading provider for public sector software offering a wide arrange of products for Courts and Justice, Local Governments Enterprise Resource Planning to Appraisals and Tax Services. Lee is also an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at Georgia Highlands College.

Lee holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Accounting Degree from Shorter University.

Debi Dalton | Bullock Hope House

Dr, Debi Dalton, MD, MBA, RPh, CPE, FAAP, FACHE, Medical Advisor

Dr. Debi Dalton serves as the Medical Advisor for the Bullock Hope House since 2010. Dr. Dalton currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer and VP of Medical Affairs for Wellstar Douglas Medical Center. She is Board Certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics as well as in Pharmacy. She was the Medical Director for the Pediatric Emergency Departments at Wellstar Cobb and Wellstar Paulding Medical Centers from 2000 until her current position.

Dr. Dalton is a Board Member of the Georgia Composite Medical Board and is a Past-Chair for the GCMB, having been reappointed by the Governor for a second term in 2023. She also served on the Governor’s Healthcare Workforce Commission in 2022. Dr. Dalton was recently elected as the President-Elect of the Medical Association of Georgia, having completed two terms as Secretary for MAG.

Dr. Dalton is a strong advocate for patient safety and delivering quality care. She has worked on several committees within Wellstar Health System and the Medical Association of Georgia including combating the opioid crisis, wellness and resiliency. She believes that patient healing requires family support, especially when those patients are traveling far from home for their medical care. The Bullock Hope House provides a safe,inviting place for these patients or their families to stay while their loved ones receive care within the Metro Atlanta area. Dr. Dalton resides in Powder Springs with her husband and three children.

Charles Morris | Bullock Hope House

Charles Morris, Legal Advisor

Upon graduating from Douglas County High, enlisted in the Navy as an aviation hydraulics and aircraft airframes specialist working or managing the maintenance department on C54, P2, P3, A4, F8, A7, and P3 aircraft. After 20 years in the Navy, he retired as a Master Chief Petty Officer (E9).

While in the Navy, he attended the University of Maryland obtaining his Associate’s Degree in 1981 and his Bachelor’s Degree in 1983.

During his last year in the Navy, he began law school at Georgia State University College of Law. During law school, he was a member of the Georgia State College of Law National Moot Court Competition team and president of the Moot Court. Following graduation from law school, he opened a private practice working in the areas of insurance and probate law and mediation of civil cases. He has been an attorney and member of the Georgia bar since 1990. He is admitted to practice law in all Georgia trial level Courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, and the U.S. Northern District Courts.

He is a honorary member of the Rotary Club of Douglas County where he held the offices of Secretary for 3 years, Treasurer for 2 years and twice he was elected as Club President. Additionally, he held the position of Rotary District 6900 Assistant Governor for 3 years.

At the current time, his practice areas consist of Probate Law and being a mediator mediating civil cases in for Cobb County and the 7th Judicial District of Georgia.

Judge Angela | Bullock Hope House

Judge Angela O’Conor, Director

Governor Brian Kemp appointed Angela Reedy O’Conor as the first State Court Judge in Paulding County. Prior to Governor Kemp’s appointment, Judge O’Conor was appointed by the Director of Georgia Public Defenders Council as the Paulding Circuit Public Defender and served in that capacity since 2017. Judge O’Conor moved to Paulding County from Cobb County where she served four years as an Assistant District Attorney for Cobb District Attorney’s Office and six years as a Marietta Police Officer. During the time on patrol at Marietta she completed law school at John Marshall Law School.

Judge O’Conor was raised in East Tennessee with her identical twin sister and her two other siblings. She attended University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and interned with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation prior to permanently moving to Georgia.

Shelbia Bone, IOM, Director of Marketing

January 2024, Shelbia joined the Hardy Family Automotive Group as their Community Relations Coordinator. She served as the Vice President of the Paulding Chamber of Commerce since 2005 where she increased the Chamber’s membership by 35% overall with a 93% retention rate. Shelbia was instrumental in coordinating events and Leadership programs for the Chamber. A Graduate of the UGA Institute for Organization Management, Graduate of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development and active member of professional seminars and conferences.

Shelbia is an original Paulding Countian, married to Ottis, has one daughter Jami and Grandson Jake and Granddaughter Olivia.

Sherry King, Assistant to CEO

Sherry was born in Roswell, New Mexico and was raised with 2 brothers and a sister. They were a military family, moving several places making new friends with each move. Her father retired and moved the family to Greenville, S.C. She graduated and was drawn to the bright lights of Atlanta, GA.

Having a passion toward helping others and the ability to connect with people easily, she found a career in the Insurance Industry. She sold Life and Property and Casualty insurance until she was recruited into emerging telecommunications field.

She began with the Bellsouth Mobility family and worked with Fortune 1000 businesses as well as the “Mom and Pop” small businesses. She always looked out for her customers first with a “Making friends for life” philosophy. Serving companies such as Delta Airlines, World Span, The Weather Channel, CDC, Emory, Lithonia Lighting, and Price Waterhouse & Cooper, to name a few. Sherry survived mergers through Cingular Wireless and AT&T to be hired away by Sprint and T-Mobile. She retired with the COVID impact.

Her latest project was for Cobb County 911. Taking a once Memorial garden for the Cobb County Police Dept. and implementing the design in to a restoration garden for the 911 employees. She did the entire fund raising for the products and services needed to complete the project. A video of the garden can be viewed on Cobb TV-YouTube 911”s New Grow Garden on April 20, 2022.

During Sherry’s Telecom career she was introduced to Bernard King; now her husband. They live in Dallas, Ga. And love spending time exploring the North Georgia, Southern TN, NC region. Between them they have 7 nieces/nephews and 8 grandnieces/nephews to whom they dedicate time and adventures.

Sherry and Bernard share a love for the water and they enjoy saltwater, beaches or fresh water rapids. Even though Bernard is retired from Law Enforcement and Sherry from Telecom, Sherry is like Bernard and loves giving back to the community.

Boyd Monk, Volunteer Coordinator

Boyd Monk, a native of Paulding County, has roots deeply intertwined within the community, stretching back eight generations. He enjoys helping people find their dream homes and currently works as a Realtor with Ansley Real Estate | Christie’s International Real Estate and is often recognized for his accomplishments. Boyd’s commitment extends beyond his professional life, as he is an active advocate for the well-being of the Paulding community. He serves as an Ambassador for Wellspring Living, a member of the United Way’s Paulding Community Council, and a Director of Carelink of Northwest Georgia. Additionally, he serves as the Past- President of Kiwanis of Paulding and holds the position of Vice President with the Dallas Merchants Association.

Boyd and his partner Lee have made their home in the beautiful downtown Dallas, Georgia.