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Meet Our Director

Clay Russell

Executive Director

Clay Russell has been actively involved with Fresh Start Ministries since its existence in 2001 as a board member. Clay become the administrator of the Fresh Start Men’s Center when it opened in December of 2006. In 2008, Clay was named Executive Director of Fresh Start Ministries. He continued to serve in that capacity and directs the Fresh Start Men’s Center and the Fresh Start Women’s Center on a daily basis.


Clay received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from La. Tech University in 1999. He is now completing a Masters of Non Profit Management from LSU-Shreveport. His is also an ordained minister and Licensed through Destiny Ministries.


Clay has been married to Becky Russell for 18 years. They have 3 wonderful children, Annaliese (15), Alayna (14), and Cooper (9). They attend and serve at River of Life in Winnsboro, LA.