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
North Florida Regional 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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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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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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SARAH GRADY ACKERMAN

Director of Marriage Programs

Sarah graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor's of Science
in Sociology. She moved from Seattle to Tallahassee in 1998 to work as an
evening news anchor at WCTV.

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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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ZAKIYA ROBINSON

Program Coordinator

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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KAYLYN HUDSON

Operations Coordinator

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

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ALPHONSO ROBINSON

Communications Assistant

Alphonso graduated from Florida A&M University in 2019 and joined the Live the Life team to help grow our social media with his graphic design and digital marketing experience.

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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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WILMA J WILLIAMS

Director of Administration

 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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CAMERON BRIGGS

Multi-Media Assistant

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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JIMMY CASH

Marriage Ministry Specialist

Jimmy is married to his beautiful wife Angie Cash for seventeen years and is the father of seven children. He worked for twenty six years in corrections and law enforcement.

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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.

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ANGIE CASH

Grant Program Coordinator

Angie is married to Jimmy and is one of our newest team members

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DEVIN CROCKETT

Program Coordinator

Devin works with our youth and marriage ministries and has a big heart for relationship education.

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