Meet The Heartbeats Staff
Saving lives is never due to the efforts of any single person. It’s the collective efforts of every staff member, donor, volunteer and partner that saves two lives at a time. Meet the Heartbeats staff who represent the front lines of an army fighting to save lives in Lincoln county. Join us!
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Chief Executive Officer
Crystal Regan is our CEO. She oversees all operations and staff of Heartbeats. She has worked at Heartbeats since it's conception in 1998. She is a local girl from the Balls Creek community, graduated from Appalachian State University where she studied advertising and met her husband, Michael. They have four grown boys and two grandchildren. Crystal is a huge Atlanta Braves fan and enjoys playing league tennis at Westport club.
"Having been a part of this ministry since the night it began, I am proud of how much the ministry has grown. Being obedient to the word of God, fighting for the sanctity of Life, is key to the tremendous blessings received from our Lord. To God be the glory for every life saved."
Morgan France is our Development Director. She handles marketing and fundraising for the organization. Morgan began working at Heartbeats in 2019. She grew up in the Denver area and enjoys spending time with her family, which consists of her mom, dad, sister, and her three dogs. Her hobbies include cooking, reading, and laughing. Morgan has always had a passion for helping others and enjoys being able to include that in her profession.
"Working at Heartbeats has provided me with the experience of getting to know and learn from some really great women."
Alia Reid is the Clinic Director. Alia oversees all client care, medical and non-medical, in addition to managing our medical volunteers and the MMU. Alia grew up in Charlotte and attended UNCC where she obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. She worked as an ER Nurse for 12 years. Alia first started at Heartbeats as a Volunteer Nurse/Advocate. She and her high school sweetheart, Michael, have two wonderful children. Alia enjoys yoga, dance, hiking, and a good rock concert.
"Forming relationships with these women and their families, digging deep with moms to discover how to be the kind of parent God instructs us to be, ultra-sounding a 7-week-old baby to allow the parents to get a glimpse at the precious life created within them- These are the reasons I still love walking through the doors of Heartbeats."
Client Services Director
Heather Parks is the Client Services DIrector at Heartbeats. She manages our non-medical volunteers and oversees all clients needs ensuring that each client is being cared for properly. Heather started as a volunteer nurse in 2018, when we first offered medical services. She is married with two daughters, Emma and Molly. Heather enjoys traveling and restoring old houses.
"I hope that the girls can see God's love through me and what I may say to them."
Becky Montie is our Administrative Assistant. Becky started at Heartbeats in 2013 as a volunteer, then became a staff member in 2016. She grew up in New Jersey and attended College in Ohio, where she met her husband Jeff. She is a mom to two sons and one daughter and ‘Mimi’ to four grandchildren. Their family lived internationally with Jeff’s job in Canada, South Africa, Germany, and England. In her free time, she loves to travel, especially to visit friends and family.
"God works and uses every connection that is made at Heartbeats to minister to lives and further God's Kingdom."
Melissa McCafferty is the Office Manager. She is the first face you see when you walk through our doors. Melissa ensures that the office runs as smoothly as possible. Melissa joined our staff in 2021. Before moving to Denver, Melissa lived in Ohio and Michigan. She has 7 children that she adores. She and her children enjoy the outdoors, painting, and cooking together.
"I chose Heartbeats because I believe God makes no mistakes. I believe He loves every one of our clients and the life they are carrying. My heart is to share the same hope and love Jesus has given me."