CHCA School Committee

ChairmanDr. Glen Spivey

Pastor- Dr. Alan Floyd

Business Administrator- Mr. Jay Moore

Deacon Chairman- Mr. Jimmy May

Deacon Chairman Elect- Mr. Christian Zaccaro

Mrs. Jessica Bell

Mrs. Margie Williams

Mr. Andrew Golden

Mrs. Amber Herman

Mrs. Hannah Breland

Mr. Tyler Brenes

Mr. Gene Wyatt Jr.

Head of School- Mr. Chris Brazell

West Campus Director- Mrs. Jennifer Newton

Church Campus Director- Mr. Trent Catchpole

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Dr. Glen Spivey- Chairman
Dr. Glen Spivey served on the Cottage Hill Christian Academy School Committee for three years before being appointed School Committee Chair. He is Dean Emeritus, Air Command and Staff College, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Dr. Spivey and his wife Donna moved to Mobile after his retirement in 2015 with more than 40 years of educational experience as a faculty member and in educational leadership roles. Dr. Spivey retired as a colonel from the Air Force Reserve in June 1998 after 30 years of service. He holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Troy University and Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate Degrees in Education from Auburn University. Dr. Spivey and his wife Donna have two grown sons, Matthew and Mark, who live in Mobile.
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Dr. Alan Floyd- Lead Pastor

Pastor Alan is a native of Mobile, holding degrees from the University of Mobile, Southwestern Seminary, and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. His wife Kathy is also from Mobile. They have two sons, Christopher and Conner, a daughter-in-law, Abigail, and a grandson, Maverick.  

Pastor Alan has pastored churches in Florida and Georgia before coming to Cottage Hill in 2012 as Lead Pastor. Since that time, Cottage Hill has baptized over 800 people and has more than doubled in attendance, launching two additional campuses on Dauphin Island and in Downtown Mobile. In addition to being a frequent quest speaker for evangelism conferences and revivals, Pastor Alan consults with churches and non-profits on revitalization. 

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Mr. Jay Moore- Business Administrator
Mr. Jay Moore has served on the Cottage Hill Christian Academy School Committee in his capacity as Cottage Hill Baptist Church Business Administrator for over ten years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of South Alabama, where he also completed many hours toward a Masters of Business Administration. Jay has over 30 years of experience in management, accounting, finance, human resources and operations. He and his wife, Lesa, have been active members of Cottage Hill Baptist Church for over 30 years and have been active volunteers over the years at CHCA where their children, Logan and Olivia, and daughter-in-law, Victoria, all graduated.
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Mr. Jimmy May- Deacon Chairman
Mr. Jimmy May is serving as Cottage Hill Baptist Church Chairman of Deacons during the period of January 1 - December 31, 2021. This is his second year serving on the School Committee in this capacity. Mr. May is retired from the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department. He and his wife Julia have been active members of Cottage Hill since 2008 and serve in various leadership and teaching roles in the church as well as serving through a variety of church committees and mission activities. 
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Mr. Christian Zaccaro- Deacon Chairman Elect
Mr. Christian Zaccaro is serving as Cottage Hill Baptist Church Vice Chairman of of Deacons during the period of January 1 - December 31, 2021. He is a graduate of Baker Hill School, Mobile, Alabama and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of South Alabama. Christian is employed as Service and Parts Director at Joe Bullard Automotive in Mobile, Alabama. He and his wife Sarah serve in various leadership roles and committees at Cottage Hill Baptist Church.
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Mrs. Jessica Bell
Mrs. Jessica Bell works in the Scientific Research field at the University of South Alabama. She and her husband Brandon have two children, Allyson (8th grade) and Brandon, Jr. (5th grade) who both attend CHCA. Mrs. Bell’s children have been enrolled at Cottage Hill Christian Academy for 11 years. This is Mrs. Bell’s second year serving on the School Committee. She is an active member of Mount Hebron Church Ministries in Mobile. 
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Mrs. Margie Williams
Mrs. Margie Williams and her family joined Cottage Hill Baptist Church in 2014, but they’ve been CHCA Warriors since 2010. Mrs. Williams is an attorney practicing in estate planning (drafting wills, trusts, deeds, powers of attorney, etc.) and small business formation (LLCs and incorporations). Her husband, Matt, is a CFP and runs his own business, Williams Financial Group, LLC, with his brother. Their daughter, Marley, is an 8th grader at Cottage Hill who plays volleyball and softball, and is often seen in CHCA’s spring theater productions. Their son, Jaxon, is a 4th grader at CHCA, who plays football, baseball, and basketball, and (for some reason) is an avid LSU fan. (War Eagle!) This is Mrs. William's second year on the School Committee. 
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Mr. Andrew Golden
Mr. Andrew Golden and his wife, Christina, have two children. Grant is in 2nd grade and Ellie is in K3. This is Mr. Golden’s second year serving on the school committee but he and his family have been members of the Cottage Hill family for eight years. Mr. Golden is the IT Director for Smith Dukes and their affiliated companies. He was a member of the 3rd graduating class of CHCA in 2002, and attended K5 through high school graduation. His grandmother, Mildred Harris, taught 1st Grade at the school for 36 years, beginning in 1963. Mrs. Christina Golden is currently a history teacher at Mobile County Public School System (Baker High School).
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Mrs. Amber Herman
Mrs. Amber Herman has served as a leader in the banking industry for almost 20 years. She is currently caring for outstanding employees from Mobile to Santa Rosa Beach, FL, as the Regional Manager for All In Credit Union. Amber is a graduate of the College of Business at the University of South Alabama and the Alabama Banking School. Amber and her husband Scott have two children, Camaryn (10th grade) and Cade (6th grade) who both attend CHCA. They have been a part of Cottage Hill Christian Academy for four years and are active members of Cottage Hill Baptist Church. Amber has served in AWANA, the Women’s Ministry, Student Ministry, as a LifeGroup leader, and previously on the finance committee for CHBC. This is Amber’s second year serving on the school committee for CHCA. Her husband serves in the Warrior Club.
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Mrs. Hannah Breland

Mrs. Hannah Breland and her husband, Luke, have two children. Eleanor (2) and John Oliver (1) both attend the EEC. This is Hannah's first year serving on the school committee but she and her family have been a part of Cottage Hill for two years. Hannah and Luke were both members of the 2010 graduating class from CHCA. Hannah is an account manager for TruBridge - a CPSI subsidiary. Her grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. Charles Lang, played a fundamental role in laying the groundwork for CHCA as it exists today.
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Mr. Tyler Brenes

Mr. Tyler Brenes and his family have been an active part of CHCA for over 30 years. He graduated from CHCA in 2002 and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of South Alabama. He currently works at The SSI Group LLC as the company’s Process Improvement Manager. Tyler and his wife Kate have three children at CHCA, Maggie (6th grade), Cam (1st grade), and Sadie (3k). Tyler and Kate serve in various leadership roles and committees at Cottage Hill Baptist Church and with civic and religious organizations throughout the Mobile area. In Tyler’s spare time, he can be found coaching YDL soccer and helping with fundraisers at CHCA.  This is Tyler’s first year serving with the School Committee.
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Mr. Gene Wyatt Jr.

Mr. Gene Wyatt is employed as a Hospital Sales Representative for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. He and his wife, Donna, have been married for thirty-nine years and have four children who graduated from Cottage Hill Christian Academy. Stephen, 2003, Ashley, 2004, Chris, 2008, and Cody, 2012. Mr. Wyatt is the proud grandparent of four grandchildren with one presently attending CHCA. He is a past member of the Warrior Club where he served as treasurer. Mr. Wyatt was also actively involved with fundraising for the boys' varsity and middle school basketball programs. This is Mr. Wyatt's first year on the School Committee. Mr. and Mrs. Wyatt are members of Cottage Hill Baptist Church.
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Mr. Chris Brazell- Head of School

Mr. Chris Brazell is serving as the fifth Head of School for Cottage Hill Christian Academy. Mr. Brazell completed his Bachelor of Science in Social Science from the University of Mobile in 2002. He has faithfully served in many roles during his twenty years of service to Cottage Hill Christian Academy. Mr. Brazell began his career at Cottage Hill during the 2001 - 2002 academic year serving as an assistant coach, then spent 13 years in the classroom as a social science teacher, coached various sports for two decades, and has been a fixture on the schools Administration and Leadership Teams. In 2013 he was named Athletic Director and continued to serve as a member of the leadership team in various capacities including Dean of Students at the West Campus, Varsity Football Coach, and Varsity Baseball Coach before becoming Head of School. Mr. Brazell is married to Charlie Brooke Brazell and they have one daughter, Chrislie- Anne. The Brazell's are faithful members of Cottage Hill Baptist Church. 

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Mrs. Jennifer Newton- West Campus Director

Mrs. Jennifer Newton is serving as West Campus Director for Cottage hill Christian Academy. Mrs. Newton attended Pensacola Christian College, where she double-majored in English Education and Physical Education and was a member of the Lady Eagles volleyball team. She is entering her 19th year as a part of the Warrior family. During her tenure at Cottage Hill, Mrs. Newton has served as a teacher, coach, and admissions director. In her new role as west campus director, Mrs. Newton will lead our high school students, faculty, and families. She understands the culture of Cottage Hill and is excited to help propel our high school to even greater heights. She and her husband Brad have twin daughters, Emily and Ashlyn (10th grade), who attend Cottage Hill. The Newtons are active members of Cottage Hill Baptist Church.

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Mr. Trent Catchpole- Church Campus Director
Mr. Trent Catchpole is in his third year as the Church Campus Director at Cottage Hill Christian Academy.  Mr. Catchpole graduated from Lee University with a B.S. in Physical Education K-12, minoring in Bible in 2010.  In 2020, he obtained his Master's Degree in Education Leadership from the University of South Alabama.  Trent is excited to continue serving at Cottage Hill where he formerly taught PE and Bible, coached football, and started the varsity girls soccer program. Trent and his wife Brooke have two children at CHCA, Benjamin (1st Grade) and Raylee (K3).