The Anchorage Staff
Bob Lynch assumed the duties of the Executive Director of The Anchorage in June of 2013. His duties include; leadership of the organization and administration, oversight and development of the Spiritual program, and developing strong relationships with the community and The Anchorage supporters.
Bob has earned a Bachelor’s in Education from Winthrop University. He also holds a Masters Degree in Counseling from Boston University and a Masters of Divinity from Rice University. He and his family served as missionaries in Europe for 15 years. Prior to coming to The Anchorage he served as the Executive Director of a large boy’s and girl’s ranch in Columbus, Georgia for 13 years.
Bob is from Atlanta, Georgia. He has been married to Connie, a Special Education Teacher in Lee County, for 40 years. They have four sons; Matt, Chris, Ryan, and Conner and three grandchildren; Garrett, Kesley, and Matthew.
Keith Gaines came to The Anchorage as Program Director in December of 2020. He is responsible for the implementation and supervision of the program elements that equip clients to livetheir lives free of alcohol and drugs as responsible, productive members of society through a personal understanding of and relationship with God.
Keith has a Bachelor’s degree from Mercer University, the Master of Divinity degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the Master of Science in Counseling & Psychology degree from Troy University. Professionally, he brings over 10 years of experience in psychiatric and substance abuse treatment programs, 11 years in higher education, and 29 years in ministry (17 full-time and 12 bi-vocational).
Originally from Macon, GA he has lived in the Albany area since 1991. He has two sons and daughters-in-law, Shawn and Beth, and Jeremy and Kelly. Keith and his wife, Dianne enjoy being “DaddyDaddy” and “Nana” to their six grandchildren, Madison, Garrett, Gracie, Zachary, Savannah, and Tucker.