Owner & Executive Director
Jimboy (a Director since 1988) has been the Executive Director of Greystone since 1996. He grew up at camp and has worked in virtually every area of the business, from horse groom, to maintenance boy, to canoeing counselor, to camp cook, then Director. Jimboy makes camp fun! He brings simple enthusiasm and devoted care to every detail of the summer. Fireworks during the carnival, amazing facility renovations, and generous giveaways all bear Jimboy’s “over the top” signature. He graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill and RTS seminary before returning to Greystone to serve as Director.
Owner & Health Director
Jimboy’s wife Margaret is a pediatrician and serves as our Health Director. She was a camper in the 70’s and was a counselor in the 80’s. She now runs our Health Hut during the summer, striving to keep the camp community healthy and happy. Margaret and Jimboy have five children who have grown up at camp and love being a part of camp life each summer. The Millers live year-round at camp in “Grey Lodge,” the home Dr. Sevier lived in when he founded Greystone.
Junior Camp Director
Katie (30 plus years on staff) directs our Junior Camp session. Greystone has always been a part of Katie’s life, growing up at camp, a camper for 10 years, and a counselor for four years. As a graduate of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she then transitioned into Assistant Director, and Directing, starting the Junior Camp session in 1999. Katie also works on all of our Alumnae efforts and helps facilitate our Great Day Fund. She lives at camp with her husband, Greg. Together they have five children who have all enjoyed being a part of camp.
June, Main, and August Director
As both a camper and a counselor, Laura has excelled in every aspect of camp. A graduate of Converse College, Laura uses more than 30 years of camp experience to direct our June, Main, and August sessions. As camp “mom,” she keeps Greystone running in its day-to-day activities, and loves seeing the entire camp community as she delivers apples on Apple Cart each day. Her husband Gervais cooks all of our incredible food and runs our kitchen program. Both of their daughters have been campers and continue to be valued staff members.
Ellen-Anne has grown up at Greystone, starting in the fun bunch at an early age. After 10 years as a camper, she served as a counselor for many years, heading up the Ceramics program and Program Staff. With a degree in Fine Art Sculpture from Pepperdine, Ellen-Anne brings 7 years of staff experience to the year-round team as the Program Director. She is in charge of recruiting the counselors and setting up the intricacies of our activity programs that the campers love each summer. Her creative energy and artistic flare add a fun element to the camp family. Ellen-Anne lives in Asheville with her husband, James, and their dogs Baker and Max.
Events & Outreach Director
Sarah came to camp for 11 years as a camper and 8 years as a counselor, and now serves as one of our Directors. With a Master’s in Professional Communication from Clemson, Sarah manages all marketing and social media for camp. She also specializes in helping our new camp families as they acclimate to camp. She will be in touch throughout the spring, sending newsletters that answer most of the questions new campers might have. Sarah lives in Greenville with her husband, Rob, and two young sons, Wyatt and Bo.
Assistant Junior Camp Director
Smith Houts has been at Greystone for 25 years. After retiring from teaching 30 years, she became part of the year round staff at camp. She helps answer any Junior camper questions, and helps make Junior Camp fun throughout the summer. During the off-season, she volunteers in a 1st grade classroom in the morning, then heads to camp in the afternoon. Smith calls Brevard, NC home, where she lives on top of a mountain with her funny cat, Lucy.
Assistant Junior Camp Director
Kelly joined the year-round team after working at Junior Camp for many summers. Kelly has been at camp over 13 years, starting as a cabin counselor while she was a student at Vanderbilt. After being a Group Leader for Junior Camp for four years, she now recruits cabin counselors for the Junior session, working alongside them during the summer. Kelly lives in Brentwood, TN with her husband Bram, son North, daughter Virginia, and dogs Gravy and Hickory.
Junior Camp Program Director & Kitchen Head Counselor
Alli has been the Head Counselor in the Kitchen for many years, and we are so very glad to welcome her as Program Director of Junior Camp. During the off-season, Alli plans and organizes all of the Junior Camp activities, working hand in hand with the Junior counselors and Program Staff. During the summer, after Junior Camp is over, Alli switches to her Head Counselor role in the kitchen, overseeing all of the kitchen staff and helping to cook our yummy camp meals. Alli lives in Hendersonville, NC with her husband Josh, who works on our Maintenance crew year round, and their daughter Ann Murphy.
After spending her whole life at Greystone, Catherine is excited to be joining the camp year-round team! A camper for 12 summers and a counselor for 4, Catherine helps with our hiring, camper engagement, and many other details that combine to make Greystone better every year. Catherine graduated from Wofford College and now lives in Raleigh with her new husband Peter and their dog, Ben.