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MentorKids Kentucky is committed to providing excellent services not only for the kids they serve but also the single-parent or non-traditional households they come from. It is a joy to serve the community of Daviess County by reducing the effects of fatherlessness, as well as serving the Kingdom of God by reaching kids and their families with the love of Christ.


Berly Tillman Sullivan | Executive Director

The best way to describe Berly is that passionate people have passionate ways and Berly is extremely passionate. She fiercely loves the Lord, her family and friends, and helping others who aren’t able to help themselves. As a former single parent, she knows firsthand the struggles that these parents face and desires to be an advocate for them and their children through her work at MentorKids Kentucky. Berly has been Executive Director since 2015.

Maria Shyver | Program Director

Maria trains, manages & coaches the matches between our mentors & mentees. Along with overseeing matches, she also assists Berly with the administration side of the organization. Maria started working at MentorKids in 2014.


Sydni grew up in Owensboro, Kentucky with her family. After graduating Western Kentucky University, majoring in criminology with minors in psychology and political science, Sydni started working as a Court Designated Worker in Daviess County. Through this job she saw the need for kids to know the love of Jesus. In April of 2019, Sydni joined the team of MentorKids Kentucky as the Recruitment and Program Coordinator. Sydni enjoys anything that involves nature, friends/family, and of course good food. Her deepest desire is to connect the community with the love and hope found only in Jesus Christ.