Dr. Nathan Crockett is the Director of Ministry Training at Bob Jones University as well as a theology professor. Nathan is the founder of Crockett Doodles. For the first 8 years, Nathan was involved in everything from raising puppies in his living room, designing websites, and overseeing social media, to the careful selection and management of Guardian, Partner, and Surrogate Homes. Nathan finds great joy in uniting beautiful healthy puppies with their forever homes. As Crockett Doodles has grown, Nathan has delegated the day-to-day operations to Barry Formanack (President) and a fabulous team. Nathan and Abigail have a large family, with five children and three beloved doodles. Read more about Nathan >
Chief Culture Officer
Abigail Crockett is a huge help to Crockett Doodles by doing all the behind-the-scenes things to free up Nathan’s time to run the company. Abigail is gifted musically with a degree in piano performance and a Master’s degree in piano and flute. Abigail is adept at handling five little kids, three great dogs, and regular litters of puppies being raised in the living room. She uses her background as an Executive Events Coordinator to plan events for guardian homes and partner homes. Her contagious smile and frequent laughter help make the Crockett house a fun place to be.
Barry Formanack joined the Crockett Doodles team as president in May 2019. Barry is responsible for leading the day-to-day business operations of the company. He has an extensive finance and business management background in leadership roles with companies ranging from startups to multi-million dollar entities. Barry is a CPA with a MBA from Southern Wesleyan University. Barry’s wife Carol is a high-school teacher and varsity girls basketball coach. The Formanacks also serve as a transition home for Crockett Doodles puppies being picked up by forever homes. Their son is a dolphin trainer that has taught his dog some amazing tricks. Their daughter is a collegiate golf coach and has a desire for five dogs someday. Three very special dogs share the home with Barry and Carol. A rescue border collie (Max), a Catahoula Leopard (Wyatt) and a mini Aussiedoodle puppy (Aria) from Crockett Doodles. Barry also serves on several boards including Elijah’s Harbor, Bon Secours Wellness Arena, and Heritage Bible Church.
Josh Crockett (Nathan’s older brother) serves as the Senior Pastor at Morningside Baptist Church in Greenville, SC. Josh has a Master of Divinity and is pursuing a Doctorate of Ministry, but it is his degrees in business and communications and his natural understanding of marketing that continue to strengthen the Crockett Doodles team. Pastoring is his primary focus, but occasionally he uses his talents to work on projects for Crockett Doodles. He and his wife, Karie, have four children and a Cavapoo named Lady. Read more about Josh >
Karie Crockett is a trained musician, but spends most of her time doing Mommy-things. Karie juggles the responsibilities of being a mom to four kids, wife to the pastor of a fast-growing church, and leader of one of the teams at Crockett Doodles. Karie oversees our puppy announcements. As families on our deposit list wait with baited breath for when they will see the pictures and descriptions of their new puppy, Karie is working to be sure the announcement is perfect. She enjoys her family’s red Cavapoo, Lady.
Isaac (Nathan’s younger brother) and Jill Crockett live in beautiful Corning, NY. Isaac helps lead a national Christian radio network, and is the point person for the MidAtlantic branch of Crockett Doodles. He works closely with veterinarians and local Partner Homes in NY, MD, PA, and VA. Read more about Isaac >
Jill (Isaac’s wife) works closely with Nathan using her gifts of organization and perception to scrutinize numerous applications sent to Crockett Doodles daily from all over North America, evaluating and then suggesting the best candidates to become a future forever home for one of our exceptional puppies. Isaac and Jill have three children, a Standard Poodle named Yankee, and two Irishdoodles named Doodle and Dandy. Read more about Jill >
Puppy LItter Announcements
Cienna Stuhl is a writer who enjoys cooking, hiking, coffee and playing the ukulele. She possesses both artistic ability and excellent organizational skills which are valuable assets to the Crockett Doodle team. Cienna works with the photography team to be sure that we have good pictures of our doodle puppies when they are old enough to announce. Cienna loves spending time with her Bernese Mountain Dog, Nova who has fathered some gorgeous Bernedoodles. Read more about Cienna >
Pearson Johnson is the Director of Student Care and Discipleship at Bob Jones University. Pastoring, counseling and educating are his primary passions, but he also contributes his gifts and time to Crockett Doodles by completing special projects to improve our overall client experience. His patience, clear thinking, and logical mindset are great additions to the team. Pearson and his wife, Amy, have two children and two mini Labradoodles, Luna and Chewy. Read more about Pearson >
Social Media Strategist
Anna Coleman and her husband, Miles, moved from Columbia to Greenville, SC. Anna teaches sixth grade science online and stays busy as a mom to their two young children. Anna's outgoing and friendly personality make her an excellent team member to work with our social media efforts. After school hours, she works with Facebook. Anna loves taking pictures of cute pups. She and Miles have two Great Danes (Sawyer and Sophia) and a Bernese Mountain Dog (Stella).
Lindsay Bullock Ramler
Graphic Web Designer & Marketing
Lindsay Ramler graduated with degrees in graphic design and computer science. Lindsay assists the Crockett Doodles team as our graphic and web designer and enjoys blending function, color and design to give our clients a straightforward, informative and rewarding experience on our websites. Lindsay’s family includes two Yorkipoos (Einstein and Raylee) and a Cavapoo (Jemma). Read more about Lindsay >
Robin Wood is an author, counselor, editor and educator. Degrees in education and counseling have given her many opportunities to serve people in a variety of settings. Her personal writing experience, appreciation for details, and love for both people and dogs contribute significantly to her role at Crockett Doodles. Robin answers email correspondence from clients and occasionally writes content for our Crockett Doodles website. Robin and her husband, Bobby, have three teenagers, one Labrador (Packer) and one Bernedoodle (Kona). Read more about Robin >
Stefanie serves Crockett Doodles on the Matching Team, corresponding with our families about upcoming litters and available puppies. Stefanie describes herself as a lady who is crazy in love with her husband, grateful for the gift of her children and grandchildren, and humbled by the vastness of relationships God has so graciously bestowed. Stefanie graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration and has spent most of her adult life teaching business and technology as well as serving in the areas of HR, accounting, and office organization. Her hobbies include coaching basketball, cooking, music, and caring for her lovable YorkiePoo (Lily).
Kelly is a former Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietician who recently became a stay-at-home mom. She and her family are long time partner homes for the Crockett Doodles network. Kelly loves meeting new families and connecting puppies with their forever homes. Her flexibility and organization make her a vital leader in the Crockett Doodles team as she oversees various steps of the matching process. She schedules last-minute pick-up changes for families traveling to adopt their puppies, as well as the occasional need to re-home a puppy when families who are matched experience extenuating circumstances. Kelly and her husband, David, have two teenage sons and two Goldendoodles, Lana and Judy. Read more about Kelly
Katie serves the Crockett Doodle Communication’s Team in correspondence, matching and scheduling. Katie’s past work experience for the government and Greenville County in customer service, as a property tax specialist and as a liaison for non-profit organizations to gain on-the-job work experience opportunities serves her well on the Crockett Doodle Team. Katie and her husband, Ben, own a small hobby farm that includes chickens, ducks, rabbits, a cat and a vegetable garden. They enjoy hiking, kayaking and traveling together with their dogs, a Poodle named Winston, and a Bernese Mountain Dog named Brigitte.
Fleur and her husband Matthew live in Greenville, SC and they have two young sons. Originally from New Zealand, Fleur loves traveling internationally, reading, drinking coffee, and taking family walks. She and Matthew spent the first year of their marriage in China after getting engaged on top of Fleur's ancestral castle in Dunedin, New Zealand. They continue to trot the globe and have managed to take their son Joni to a dozen countries before he turned two. Fleur previously taught Spanish and ESL to high school students and worked for Delta Airlines. Read more about Fleur >
Social Media Strategist & Scheduling
Marjorie graduated with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. She has a passion for sports and the great outdoors. She assists on the Crockett Doodles Social Media development and management team while using her video skills to help tell the Crockett Doodles story. Marjorie also works to help schedule families traveling for Adoption Day. She looks forward to starting her own dog family at some point in the future.
Daniel Herr graduated with his Master’s Degree in Communication. Offering versatile experience in communication, organization, event coordination, and leadership, he assists Nathan with overseeing our puppy nanny system that hand delivers puppies all over the U.S. Daniel deals with the logistics of making each personal puppy delivery happen in a way that is best for the puppy and the forever family. Soccer and playing the guitar have long been Daniel’s passions. He also loves the outdoors and the opportunities to bike, camp, and hike the mountains with his wife, Miranda, just minutes from their Greenville, South Carolina home. He and his wife have always been true dog lovers and they couldn’t be more excited to adopt a doodle of their own soon!
Dr. Doug Sprunger helps the clients of Crockett Doodles by improving their overall client experience. He serves the broader Greenville community as a real estate agent with Keller Williams. He worked at Bob Jones University as a Bible faculty member and division chair for the division of Christian Ministries for 15 years, and as a pastor and school administrator in northern Indiana and central Illinois for twenty years. He is married to Gina Sprunger who teaches on the BJU piano faculty and has published a number of Christian hymn arrangement books. Doug and Gina enjoy biking, hiking, and spending time with their two married children and grandson.
Health, Wellness & Breeding Supervisor
Sean Houtz proudly served in the United States Army (Charlie Company 391st Eng. Bn) and is an experienced landscaper. He describes himself as an animal lover, with a special heart for dogs and cows. Sean’s familiarity with animals makes him an essential team member at Crockett Doodles where he works closely with our Guardian and Partner Homes to ensure our Doodles’ health and wellness meet high veterinary standards. He also oversees our breeding process and genetic testing schedule. Sean and his wife, Amanda, have two children, a Goldendoodle (Sadie), Cockapoo (Toffy) and a Newfoundland (Bella). Read more about Sean >
Jonathan Wooster is an admissions counselor for Bob Jones University who enjoys traveling and speaking in schools and churches in the Mideast. He also works with the children’s ministries in his church. He enjoys a variety of activities and possesses a wide range of talents making him the perfect individual to tackle special projects for Crockett Doodles. Jonathan and his wife, Amy, have two sons. They are looking forward to the addition of a new Crockett Doodles puppy to their family soon! Read more about Jonathan >
Soraya tracks many of the details of the Crockett Doodles experience. From deposits to preference updates to completing finished records, she enjoys serving our clients and staff by helping to keep our processes moving along smoothly. Soraya and her husband, Ken, have five children who are growing up way too fast and starting to branch out on their own. Ken and Soraya married shortly after college and have been serving in local churches ever since. Ken currently pastors a church in Spartanburg, SC. Soraya enjoys serving alongside him in various counseling, teaching, and hospitality ministries.
Mike and Danielle Sturgill
Mike and Danielle both have a degree in Math Education. Mike is currently a Student Ministries Pastor and Danielle enjoys teaching Junior High math. They love being a transition home for Crockett Doodles as well as working with any puppies who became available due to a deposit list family having last minute plans. They oversee the Available menu option on CrockettDoodles.com and answer emails from email@example.com. Mike and Danielle, along with their five children, love their 11-year-old golden retriever, Maggie.
Claudia Batichon is the owner of Simply Claudia Portraits, located in Reidville, SC. She is a professional educator, avid volunteer, football coach’s wife, mother of five, and an advocate for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). As one of our photographers, Claudia’s creativity and remarkable talent provide Crockett Doodles with expressive puppy pictures. Read more about Claudia >
Seth is the Director of Camp Kanesatake in State College, PA. He and his wife Shannon have enjoyed being a Guardian home for Crockett Doodles with their pet Goldendoodles. Seth is passionate about building relationships with new people to make owning a puppy a more enjoyable experience. Crockett Doodles desires to partner with companies that produce the world’s best dog products and services.