Our Team

Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize
their potential and build their futures.
We nurture children and strengthen communities.
And we couldn't do any of it without you.

Contact Us

Big Brothers Big Sisters serves children in Roanoke, Salem, and Pulaski County. You can reach us at one of our two locations.

Roanoke Office
124 Wells Ave NW
Roanoke, VA 24016

Phone: 540-345-9604
Fax: 540-345-6992

Pulaski Office
246 N. Washington Ave, Ste C
Pulaski, VA 24301

Phone: 540-736-4403

Josh Thoemke
Chief Executive Officer
jthoemke@bigslittles.org
work cell: (540) 798-0108


Josh is from Annapolis, Maryland, and moved to Virginia in 2008.  He graduated from James Madison University in 2012.  Josh has worked in non profits since college in fundraising and management.  

Beth Reedy
Director of Programs
breedy@bigslittles.org
work cell: (540) 580-7245


Beth is a 1997 graduate of Radford University with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She began working with the Oliver Hill Mentoring Program in 2014 and is now Director of Programs. Her primary responsibilities include accountability for program performance and meeting annual agency program goals.

Tim Lewellyn
Pulaski Match Support Specialist
tlewellyn@bigslittles.org
work cell: (540) 798-0836


Tim is from Knoxville, Tennessee, and moved to Virginia in 2008.  He has 30+ years experience working with at-risk youth beginning as a peer mentor-tutor for homeless children in Knoxville.  He is a registered behavioral technician through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and spent the last four years working with children with autism.  He graduated from Berea College with a degree in History. Tim currently lives in Radford.