Majors Bradley & Anita Caldwell

Major Bradley Caldwell, Area Commander & Senior Kroc Officer
Major Anita Caldwell, Area Commander & Senior Kroc Officer

The Caldwells are happy to be on the MS Gulf Coast as Salvation Army Area Commanders and Senior Kroc Officers.  Major Bradley Caldwell attended school in Gulfport from 5th grade through his senior year and graduated from Gulfport High School.  While born in Olean, New York, Major Anita Caldwell has spent most of her years in the south.  They met in Jackson, MS and were married in Tupelo, MS.  Today, they have three adult sons and five grandchildren.

The Caldwells served in three appointments in Arkansas and Oklahoma as Corps Officers before serving as Regional Leaders in Moldova and Romania.  Following this appointment, they served in Moscow, Russia as Education Officers for six years.    This was followed by four years in the country of Georgia as Regional Leaders and nearly a year in London serving at International Headquarters.  They come to the Gulf Coast from four years of service in Waco, Texas with a total of 25 years of service with The Salvation Army.

We are excited to join you in making a difference in the lives of those who are seeking a pathway of hope and change for their future!

Lt.Sonya Smith

Congregational Life Officer

Lieutenants Congregational Life Officer, Lt. Sonya Smith is a native of Brooklyn New York. She is a first generation Salvationist and she has two beautiful daughters Rudy and Faith. They are the sunshine of her life.
Prior to coming to Biloxi Kroc Center, she was an Associate Corps Officer at the Baton Rouge Corps. Lt. Smith is passionate about her calling to win souls for Christ and to love inclusively. Saved to serve is her heart. Kingdom building is her focus. Helping others find their God-given purpose in life is her passion. Trusting the Lord with all her heart is her foundation.
Lt. Smith is excited and humbled to begin her new journey with the people of Coastal Mississippi. May God’s overflowing love for us, help us to love others unconditionally.
“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples if you love one another.” (John 13:34-35)

Meet the Staff

The Salvation Army Kroc CenterFront Desk / Member Services228-207-1218
Major Bradley CaldwellArea Commander228-374-9131
Major Anita CaldwellSr. Kroc Officer/Administrator228-374-9101
Lt. Sonya SmithCongregational Life Officers228-374-9118
Danielle EmeryDirector of Operations228-374-9100
Morgan ShiyouPublic Relations Director228-234-1253
Wanda LoweHuman Resources Manager228-374-9099
Jeff KoonceMembership Coordinator228-374-9104
Katrina JacksonFinance & Accounting Manager228-374-9106
Stacy CrandleSocial Services Coordinator228-206-1920
Chere StevensonAquatics & Fitness Coordinator228-374-9129
Jennifer WeissMusic & Arts Coordinator228-374-9109
Ramon SantiagoAthletic Coordinator228-374-9111
Dina GarbinEvents Coordinator228-207-2761
Angelia GrandberryPlay Care Coordinator228-374-9121
Donation Pick Ups228-207-4295