Staci’s family moved to Dalton when she was two years old and she grew up attending Grove Level. She graduated from Lee University with a degree in Elementary Education and earned her Master’s In Teaching from Piedmont College. Before officially joining the Grove Level Children’s Ministry team, Staci taught in Whitfield County Schools for four years. She married Ryan Thomas in 2012 and they have two chocolate labs, Hank and Ellie. Staci and Ryan have always had a heart for children’s ministry and are excited about this opportunity.