Our Team

Brenda Barnes-Tucker, MSHSA, LCPAA

Director of Foster Care Adoption

As the Director of Foster Care Adoption, Brenda is responsible for quality service oversight of the Foster Care and Adoption program teams.  Brenda is committed to being sure that, always and in any arena, the focus of children’s right to safety and care is the highest priority.

Why I started with Arms Wide:

I am excited to be part of the Arms Wide’s mission of transforming the lives of children in need of safe and nurturing foster and adoptive families.

My favorite part about my job:

I appreciate the culture of the Arms Wide team and am inspired by the work my colleagues do every day.

My least favorite part:

It’s sad to see the number of children still in need of a loving home.

More about me:

I am a wife and mother of four teenage boys. I enjoy spending time with them, traveling, and showing them all the wonderful things the world has to offer.

Ask me about:

Traveling and music – I love gospel music and jazz are my two favorite genres!

More Team Members

"Pen" Lynn Anderson

Accounting Supervisor

Benny Benbow, MPA

Operations Manager