Board of Directors

Meet our Board of Directors

Cindee Roby

Board Chair

Cindee has worked in both nursing and technology. In 2010,she sold her Microsoft consulting business to a regional CPA firm and began working in her husband, Larry’s, financial planning firm. She maintains a license in both health and life insurance. She has a teacher’s heart, and her passion is helping people understand and utilize the many options available to them through healthcare, technology and finance.

Cindee has been married to her husband, Larry, for 25 years. They have a blended family of 6 children and 13 grandchildren with the first great-grandchild on the way! She’s lived in Middle Tennessee since 1980 and considers herself a native. Cindee has served Branches for 10 years, and looks forward to helping grow the mission further!

Wes Wax

Board Vice-Chair

Weston is a native of Murfreesboro and the husband of Mary Wax. He and Mary have three sweet kids, which is enough to keep their hearts and plates full. Weston represents the third generation of Waxes running a business in this community, and he’s deeply grateful for the experience of plying his trade in such a vibrant town. Weston is deeply invested in his church community and has a pastoral heart, and some of those relationships have shed light on how valuable resources like Branches are. In times of counsel, there are circumstances and moments where a professional counselor would serve a friend best, and he’s happy to point friends and church members toward Branches.

Mike Courtney

Board Member

Mike is a Pastoral counselor and Director of Spiritual Health. He is also a Life Coach, author, and speaker. As a Pastoral Counselor, he has 25 years of experience counseling families, individuals, and couples. As a retired Church Minister, he has decades of experience is mentoring and discipling Christians to become deeper in their faith and further in their process of becoming more like Jesus. Mike is the author of a book based on his own recovery and restoration entitled Failure And How I Achieved It: a journey from addiction to hope. He and his wife Doris speak across the country on the intimacy that comes from brokenness. Mike is also a husband, father, and grandfather.

Jonas Beiler

Board Member

Jonas Beiler has one passion, to help strengthen families, and has watched that passion unfold since 1988. Out of his family's own personal tragedy, Jonas started offering free counseling services in his local community and his wife, Anne, found her passion working in a local farmers market. Years later, Anne started the Auntie Anne's Pretzels franchise.

Jonas assisted in evaluating and deciding the future path of the company, all the while growing and developing his non-profit counseling organization, sparked by the community needs resulting from the Nickel Mikes Amish School House Shooting that occurred in 2006. At Family Resource and Counseling Center, Jonas served as a counselor and Executive Director for many years. Since opening The Family Center, Jonas authored Think No Evil. Jonas and his wife, Anne, have two daughters and four grandchildren and reside Salado, Texas.

Jacquelin Darby

Board Member

Dr. Jackie Darby is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Certified Group Psychotherapist. Dr. Darby’s clinical interests include substance dependency issues, cultural concerns and the effects of systemic oppression on individuals. Dr. Darby also serves on the American Group Psychotherapy Association Board of Directors and on the board of the Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Association. In her spare time, you can catch Dr. Darby exploring the trails as she enjoys going on nature walks and working out.

Connor Shea

Board Treasurer

Connor is a Financial Advisor with the Shea Dugger Group. He received his finance degree from Middle Tennessee State University and has been at Baird since 2016. Community is integral to Connor, he serves as Treasurer for Stepping Stones Safe Haven, he is a member of The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, Rutherford Society, active in the Murfreesboro pickleball community. As a former business owner himself, Connor is committed to helping small business owners discover and execute on their personalized financial goals. Connor and his wife, Megan, have two daughters (Blakely and Charlie) who keep them very busy. They attend New Vision Church and enjoy spending time with friends and family often.

Abi Naylor

Board Member

Abi Canter Naylor was born and raised in Middle TN. She attended Shelbyville Central High School, and then obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Corporate and Organizational Communication from Western Kentucky University. Upon graduation, she obtained her real estate license, and she now works as a licensed Realtor with the Chris Garrett Group in Murfreesboro, TN. She recently just got married to her husband, Jacob Naylor. In her free time, she enjoys serving at her church, anything outdoors, and spending time with her family.

Maranee Stowell

Board Member

Maranee is a wife, bio, and bonus mom of 4, Mimi of twins, entrepreneur ,and lawyer. Her experience as a business owner and attorney spans several years and covers various industries. She has been in-house counsel for a nationwide company, a litigation attorney at a large law firm, and now a solo attorney in private practice. She is passionate about partnering with all her clients to support them in achieving their goals by providing practical legal solutions.  

Maranee has a passion for the work non-profits do and a deep desire to see people whole and healed, ultimately knowing their true God given identity- so being on the board at Branches is a natural fit for her. When she is not working with clients you can typically find her on a ballfield or in a gym supporting her kid's passions for all things athletics.