Our Staff

SAMMY RHODES-Campus Minister

Sammy grew up in Sumter, SC, then went off to USC for college where he met his wife, Alyssa. They got married in 2003, then headed to RTS-Charlotte (2003-2006) where Sammy got his M. Div. After finishing seminary they spent 5 years (2006-2011) doing RUF at Georgia Southern in Statesboro, GA. Last July they moved back to Columbia with RUF at USC. They have 4 kids, Jayne Mac, Asher, Eloise, and Sadie. Sammy is a big fan of food in general, donuts in particular, listening to music, books, and watching all of the movies and tv. 

ANNA HOWARD-Intern

Anna is from Hickory, NC and recently graduated from App State. Go 'Neers. She needs coffee every morning. Likes: football, steak, purple, rom coms, reality tv shows, and all hobbies of an 85 yr old grandma (knitting, quilting, baking, etc.)

EMAIL: ANNA.HOWARD@RUF.ORG

PHONE: 828.446.8204

DANIEL TORTORICI - Intern

Daniel is from Birmingham, AL and recently graduated from The University of Alabama. Roll Tide. He's a big fan of The Tide (obvs). Likes: Bon Iver, sunshine, cool breezes, heaters, and friendships. 

EMAIL: DANIEL.TORTORICI@RUF.ORG

PHONE: 205.276.5842