Our Staff


Executive Director

Sherry Phinisey - Serving Since 2002

Sherry breathed life into Bridges of Love NW in 2002 and since then has helped thousands of people find the help that they need.  She has been instrumental in helping hundreds of churches over the last 18 years meet the needs of the community through her dedication to the mission of mobilizing the church to be Christ in the world.  She has trained community members on understanding poverty and how to walk with those who are experiencing it.  In 2012, Sherry started the Jobs for Life program which has become a cornerstone for Bridges of Love NW's mission to give people a hand up not just a handout.  


Assistant Director

Sheryl Ice - Serving Since 2019 

Sheryl was led to Bridges of Love NW through the leading of the Holy Spirit.  With her background as a pastor in compassionate ministry, Bridges of Love NW fit like a glove.  Sheryl has been engaged in the local community helping people in need since 2012.  She serves at a church in Puyallup helping homeless families navigate the rough road back to permanent housing. Sheryl also leads a small local church and has helped that church engage in the local community.  Sheryl embodies the mission of Bridges of Love NW in empowering people to rebuild their lives in a way that creates sustainability.  


Assistant Director

Shaun Skidmore - Serving Since 2019 

Shaun is an amazing man of God who gives freely of himself to Bridges of Love NW and our clients.  He has served as Assistant Director since May of 2019 and has built many wonderful relationships with local churches and clients.  He relies upon the power of the Holy Spirit to guide him through his conversations with clients as he prays with them in their moment of crisis.  Shaun also serves at New Hope Community Church in Bonney Lake and is working in ministry through Village Missions.