The Anchorage Staff
Bob Lynch assumed the duties of the Executive Director of The Anchorage in June of 2013. His duties include; leadership of the organization and administration, oversight and development of the Spiritual program, and developing strong relationships with the community and The Anchorage supporters.
Bob has earned a Bachelor’s in Education from Winthrop University. He also holds a Masters Degree in Counseling from Boston University and a Masters of Divinity from Rice University. He and his family served as missionaries in Europe for 15 years. Prior to coming to The Anchorage he served as the Executive Director of a large boy’s and girl’s ranch in Columbus, Georgia for 13 years.
Bob is from Atlanta, Georgia. He has been married to Connie, a Special Education Teacher in Lee County, for 40 years. They have four sons; Matt, Chris, Ryan, and Conner and three grandchildren; Garrett, Kesley, and Matthew.
Dudley Thomas Jr. assumed the duties as the Clinical Director of The Anchorage in April 2002. Mr. Thomas implements and supervises treatment modalities that effectively enable clients to overcome addictions to alcohol, mood altering chemicals, and drugs.
Mr. Thomas received an Associates of Science Degree in Human Services Technology from Darton College. He received a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership from LaGrange College. He is a Human Services Board Certified Practitioner HS-BCP. He has completed multiple internships and field placements in South Georgia, including: Dougherty County Mental Health in Albany, Georgia; Gateway Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center in Thomasville, Georgia; and Turning Point Behavior Center in Moultrie, Georgia. Mr. Thomas brings a wealth of experience to the program and a passion for facilitating change in men’s lives.
Mr. Thomas is a native of Morven, Georgia. He is a retired Sergeant Major in the United States Army with 30 years of continuous active duty service. He and his wife Beverlyn reside in Leesburg, Georgia. They have three daughters and two sons.