Teressa grew up on the white sandy shores of the panhandle of Florida and recently returned to the area, after having worked with the Alabama Department of Human Resources’ foster care system, the Alabama public school system, the University of Alabama School of Social Work and serving as the Executive Director of Family Promise of Coastal Alabama. Fueled by a strong belief in volunteerism, she has served on local, state and regional boards and committees.
Teressa received her Bachelor and Master of Social Work, as well as a Master’s Scholar Award, from the University of Alabama. Family Promise combines her passion for social work and the faith-based community. Teressa is married to Rev. Michael Ramsey and together they raised their two daughters in a home filled with music, sports, pets and family adventures.