Staff & Board of Directors
Crystal Hanna serves as the Executive Director for the Barnabas Horse Foundation, Myrtle Beach, SC. Crystal is a 20 year executive administrator for Tower & Communication Services. She volunteered with the Parents Organization of her child’s school for ten years serving a term as president of the Parent Organization as well as serving on the Board of Directors, focusing on fund raising and hospitality events.
Deana-Oddo is a part time staff member at Barnabas Horse Foundation (BHF) and is a member of the BHF Board of Directors. She is originally from New Jersey and resides here in Murrells Inlet with her husband Darin and their dogs Cosmo and Luna. She has worked in Finance for 25 years and currently works remotely as a Finance Director for Haleon plc where she drives financial performance associated with their largest customer and their fastest growth.
Hannah Blancett is the Intake Coordinator and an avid horse woman with Barnabas Horse Foundation in Myrtle Beach, SC. She has extensive experience with horses, including riding and horsemanship.
Jenn Faro is the Community Outreach Coordinator and a trauma focused equine professional with Barnabas Horse Foundation in Myrtle Beach, SC. She holds the position of Secretary on the Barnabas Horse Foundation Board of Directors. She has been a Natural Lifemanship Equine-Assisted Therapy practitioner since 2017 leads the Equine Assisted Learning Program “Horse and Heroes” for veterans and first responders.
Phyllis Buettner is a Board Member for Barnabas Horse Foundation in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She has worked as a volunteer since April 2021. Growing up in Ohio, Phyllis’s love of horses was born, and she has spent her adult life interacting and learning horsemanship at every opportunity. Phyllis’s professional career spanned 30 plus years in finance including Director of Finance for a multi facility health care organization.
Sue McKinney is the Founder, President, Program Director, and lead Equine Professional at Barnabas Horse Foundation in Myrtle Beach, SC. Sue’s guidance and tireless commitment earned Barnabas Horse Foundation four years of nominations for Myrtle Beach Area Non-Profit of the Year, along with winning an Ethics in Business Award for Non-Profits in 2017 and the Victims of Crime Act grant for six consecutive years. Her certifications include PATH International Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning.
Tiffany Mansy began her equine professional career with Barnabas as a volunteer in 2016. While she completed extensive Natural Lifemanship trainings, in trauma-focused equine assisted psychotherapy, she held the position of Intake Coordinator. Tiffany is a certified life coach, a certified Victim Service Provider, and currently holds the position at Barnabas of Volunteer Coordinator.