Our Staff

Life Teen Staff

Director of Youth Ministry

Kelly grew up at St. Ann's and is a Blessed Trinity alumni. She attended the University of Alabama for two years and finished her undergrad at Georgia State. Upon graduation, with a BA in Psychology, she joined the St. Ann Life Teen Core team. There she fell in love with Christ and Youth Ministry. Kelly has now been working at St. Ann’s for over eight years and is passionate about leading teens closer to Christ. She also has a Certificate in Catechesis from the University of Dayton. Kelly also serves as a Life Teen Area Contact for parishes in Georgia. Her love language is sarcasm and in her free time, you can find her cheering on the Crimson Tide and drinking coffee.


Life Teen Youth Minister

Ryan was born and raised in Georgia and attended Kennesaw State University (Hooty Hoot!) where he obtained a B.S. in Mathematics. In college, he discovered a love of coffee and a passion for ministry. He is married to his beautiful wife Kirsten and they currently have no children. When Ryan isn't on retreats or mission trips, you can normally find him playing a board game or watching Harry Potter. 


Edge/Confirmation Youth Minister

Megan grew up in Alpharetta and attended Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA. She received a B.A in Social Work & a B.A in Religious Studies. She has been enjoyed being a youth minister for the past 12 years. She is married to Zak and they have two children, Jane (7) and Maggie (4). Some of her favorite things include: the mountains, kombucha, playing cards, antiquing, campfires and watching her girls play softball. 

Contact Information

Name Kelly Simpson
Email ksimpson@st-ann.org
Phone Ext. 6035


Name Ryan Cottrill
Email rcottrill@st-ann.org
Phone Ext. 6036




The Catholic Church of St. Ann is a La Salette parish family dedicated to reconciliation through worship, word, works and sacrament.

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