Our Staff


  • Greg Oakley

    Executive Director

    Greg and his wife Shelia have served at TVR since 2001. They are originally from Farmville, North Carolina where Greg owned and operated a paint store. They have three children, Brooks, Alex, and Logan. Greg also has one daughter-in-law, Ashlynn. Greg loves the ECU Pirates, playing guitar, and cooking food that rivals Emeril.


  • Shelia oakley

    administrator / Business Manager

    Shelia has been at TVR since 2001. She has served as the finance director since 2008 as well as being the official camp mom. Shelia loves peanut M&Ms, spending time with her boys Brooks, Logan, and Alex and daughter-in-law Ashlynn. She enjoys wearing long-sleeved shirts in the middle of summer.


  • michael peterson

    Maintenance coordinator / Wrangler

    Mike, also known as "Peety", has been on staff since 2005. Originally from Fort Myers, FL, he met his wife Ashley (who served on full time staff for many years) while serving at camp during the summer of 2006. They have a son Chael, and two daughters, Eden and Jordan . Mike likes to ski, saddle horses and dominate anyone who is willing to play him at any board game.

  • Jonathan brantley

    Program coordinator

    Jonathan joined the staff in February of 2013 after almost a decade as a Student Pastor at churches in Virginia and Georgia. He's been married to Amanda since 2004 and they have a daughter Abigail and and a son Benjamin. He enjoys hiking, hunting, spending time with family, and mastering the art of meditative paintball.

  • logan oakley

    kitchen Coordinator / it services / worship arts

    Logan joined the staff in December 2014, and as you can see from his description above, wears many hats at TVR! Growing up as a camp kid, Logan knows the impact that staff have on people's lives. Logan married Katie in 2018. Logan enjoys playing the mandolin, video games and sleep. Logan once was a finalist for the Foghorn Leghorn look-a-like contest.

  • katie oakley

    Support Staff

    Katie is a native of Lynchburg, VA and joined our staff in September 2015 after serving on summer staff and coming as a camper for many years. She married Logan in 2018, and graduated from Liberty University the following spring in May 2019. Katie enjoys outdoors, photography, and video games.  She was the 1947 National Mariokart champion.

  • ERIc kearney

    Support staff

    Eric joined the TVR full-time staff in May 2019, just after returning home from his honeymoon with his wife Ashley! He is from Savannah, Georgia, and has a variety of ministry and mission experience in his background. He has served in Southeast Asia as a missionary and served in the local church. Eric is a faithful fan of any Boston sports team (as you could usually guess from his attire on any given day), and happens to be a dog whisperer.

  • Ashley kearney

    support staff

    Ashley married Eric in May 2019, went on her honeymoon, and returned home to TVR to join full-time staff after serving on summer staff for several summers. Ashley graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2019 (it was a big spring for her)! She loves (really LOVES) sweet tea and bargain shopping for unique finds. If you can't find her at TVR, check any other continent - because she plans to visit all 7 continents by the time she is 30!

  • kyler martin

    guest services / safety coordinator

    Kyler joined our staff in May 2014 after serving during the past few summers. Kyler comes to us from Cleveland, TN. Kyler enjoys horses, anything University of TN, and outdoors in general. Kyler is a twin and won the 1918 national twin competition solo.

  • bri wieringa

    registrar

    Bri joined our staff in September 2015. Bri is a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and came to us through participating in our Missions to the Mountains opportunity with her church. Bri enjoys playing piano, exploring local trails, and serving others. Being from Michigan, she is a Smithsonian expert on Canadian culture and hockey.

  • Patrick Sullivan

    Support Staff

    Patrick grew up on the Carolina coast in Beaufort, SC, and served on summer staff for a few summers prior to joining full-time staff in May 2018.  Patrick enjoys Kendama, Disc Golf, and relaxing outdoors.  Patrick is a 8-time shrimp breading champion of the low country. 

  • Drew Seamon

    Support Staff

    Drew grew up in Locust, NC. He grew up coming to TVR as a camper, served on summer staff, and finally began as a full-time staff member in August 2018. Drew enjoys comics, board games, and is contagiously joyful.  Drew is the 1997 Mr. Comic-Con junior champion.

  • lexi beverly

    support staff

    After coming as a camper for years, Lexi began working as a summer staff in 2015 before joining the full time staff in the spring of 2019. She grew up in Marietta, Georgia, before attending college at Lee University. You can expect to find Lexi enjoying a good puzzle, a good book, some good music, or a good view off of the front porch any day (and it's a great day if it includes all of the above)! And if all those fail, she is known to spend her spare time perusing Yelp for the very best restaurants.

  • julie capps

    Events Coordinator / Social media / marketing

    Julie joined the staff in August 2014, and moved to Wake Forest, NC, in October 2018, with her husband Walker and little girl Gradie. She now serves TVR remotely, and can best be reached by email at [email protected]  Julie is from Pageland, SC, and is a graduate of North Greenville University and Liberty University. Julie enjoys reading, being outdoors, cooking, and good company.