• Bethany Singleton
    Bethany Singleton University of Montevallo Falcon Scholar Intern

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    Kayla Truss is the current Falcon Scholar Intern serving at the SCAC in 2023. She is actively earning her Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Montevallo and plans to attend graduate school next Fall. After earning her master’s degree, she plans to work in the mental health field providing services to children and adolescents with Autism. In her spare time, she enjoys: reading books, going on road trips, doing arts and crafts, and working on the small hobby farm she operates with her husband.

  • Greg Stone
    Greg Stone Development Coordinator
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    Greg is a graduate of both the University of Montevallo and the University of Alabama.  He has degrees in both Social Science and Library and Information Science.  Greg spent over 27 years as an educator where he taught History and English, coached various sports, and sponsored various academic teams.  He also spent over 13 years as a high school librarian.  Throughout his career as an educator, Greg has had the opportunity to interact with and impact a wide variety of people.  Greg enjoys all types of music and has been helpful in managing the lighting needs in our beautiful Song Theater.  Greg’s role at the SCAC will allow him to participate in the daily facets of the Shelby County Arts Council’s programs as well as research and develop additional funding opportunities.  Greg, his wife, and his son are long-time residents of Alabaster, Alabama and enjoy being an active part of the greater Shelby County community.

  • Bruce Andrews Executive Director
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    Bruce Andrews wide array of experience includes:

    • Singer-song writer and Inductee in the Alabama Blues Hall of Fame with 40 plus years of performance experience.

    • Grant writing and Arts program planning

    • Venue management and coordination with artists including event promotion

    • Commercial Music marketing with The Benson Music Group (now Provident Music

    • Extensive Mural painting experience working in concert with interior designers

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  • Lindsay Dyess
    Lindsay Dyess Director of Arts and Education
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    Lindsay Dyess is a graduate of the University of  Montevallo  with a Bachelors of Fine Art.  She began volunteering with the SCAC in 2013 and in June of 2016 joined the staff.  In Fall of 2019 she took the position of full-time Office Administrator and Arts and Education Manager . Lindsay is responsible for managing classes and instructors, overseeing gallery exhibits and working our events.  In her leisure time (which is not much) she enjoys photography, traveling, and creating artwork which she sales at local art shows and online in her Etsy Store (LindsayDyessArt).

  • Leslie Belk
    Leslie Belk Community Engagement Coordinator
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    Leslie is a graduate of Samford University with a degree in Music Education specializing in vocal performance. She has taught private voice lessons and worked in education for over 20 years. Her specialty is teaching a variety of repertoire that focuses on her students interests and vocal style. Leslie has had the opportunity to teach all ages in education and her true passion is in the area of Musical Theatre. As a drama queen herself, she loves to encourage the creativity that comes along with discovering the true meaning of each and every song and portraying that character through the performance.

    Leslie is not only the SCAC’s Community Engagement Coordinator, she also teachers the musical theater classes and summer camps.

    Leslie currently resides in Chelsea with her loving husband Justin and two amazing kids Hannah and Gabe. They also have a cat named Mellie who LOVES to eat!

  • George Dudley
    George Dudley Production Manager
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    To call Mr. Dudley a “Production Manager” is like calling Jeff Bezos a Business Owner. The talents and skills that George bring to the arts council stretch far and wide. His attention to detail and love for sound and music make George a perfect fit for us at the Arts Council.