North FLorida

Who We Are

Tallahassee, FL is where Live the Life started back in 1998 with a mission to strengthen marriages and families. From very humble beginnings our Board, staff and volunteers have witnessed firsthand the dramatic transformation of countless lives through our work.

CONTACT

Doug Stephens
Relationship Education Director

850-668-3700
doug@livethelife.org

Meet our Staff

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RICHARD ALBERTSON

President

Richard Albertson is the Founding President of Live the Life, a statewide, faith based non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening marriages and families.  Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, Live the Life has regional offices in Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, and Panama City, FL.

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TANK ACKERMAN

Business Development Director

Tank’s mission in life has always been based around a balanced life. He creates a fun, loving and active atmosphere within his family, his work and his church environment.

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ASHLEY ALBERTSON

Communications Director

Ashley Albertson has been a part of Live the Life since its founding in 1998. She has worked in the office, taught classes, gone on retreats and volunteered throughout the past 20 years. She has  joined the team as the Communications Coordinator.

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KAYLYN HUDSON

Executive Assistant

Kaylyn Graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Family Youth and Community Sciences

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ELIZABETH ALBERTSON

Program Support Associate

Co-founded Live the Life Ministries with her husband Richard in 1998. After graduating from Florida State University. In 1988, she  worked as an Administrative Assistant to the U. S. Secretary of Energy.

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CAMERON BRIGGS

Multimedia Intern

Cameron provides support for our team through creating videos and capturing stories. He is passionate about relationship education and has been trained in REAL Essentials. Cameron also loves to play sports and is an avid volleyball player. 

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DOUG STEPHENS

North Florida Director

Doug Stephens received his Bachelors degree from Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville in Secondary Education and his Masters in Counseling from Luther Rice University. 

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SARAH GRADY ACKERMAN

Director of Marriage Programs

Sarah is a wife, mother and a local TV personality. She has a lot of experience growing marriage ministries from her time at Restoration Place.

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ZAKIYA ROBINSON

Operations Assistant

Zakiya was born and raised in Dayton Ohio. In 2006 she came to Tallahassee and went to school at Tallahassee Community College. She obtained her Associate of Arts degree for the Community College.

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ALPHONSO ROBINSON

Communications Assistant

Alphonso graduated FAMU in 2019 and joined the Live the Life team to help grow our social media. He loves graphic design and ultimate frisbee.

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WILMA J WILLIAMS

Office Manager

 Wilma is a former Corporate Internal Auditor and Assistant Director of Finance in the hospitality industry, Investor Relations Manager for a publicly traded company, and nonprofit Office Manager and Women Center Director

  

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PASTOR BOB GARMENT

Pastoral Counselor

Bob received his M.Div. from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and is an ordained Presbyterian minister in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church.

STATE HEADQUARTERS

2252 Killearn Center Blvd, Suite 100

Tallahassee, FL 32309

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