Our Staff


IMG_3390Christi graduated from Marshall University in 2006 with a BA in English Literature and a BS in Mathematics.  She lived in the Middle East for a year, (!مرحبا), and now works with the Cru staff team here in Columbia.  She lives in Forest Acres with her fun Border Collie, Blue, and enjoys anything involving people.    Contact her:  Christi.Farley@cru.org


Sam graduated from College of Charleston in 2013 with a B.S. in Early Childhood Education. Sam loves to play with his dog Alan, enjoys good coffee and spends a lot of time with his church small group. He works with our Sophomore guys and Faculty Commons ministry. Contact him at samuel.myers@cru.org




IMG_3411-001Amy graduated from Berea College in 2015 with a BA in English- Literature and General Education Studies. Since trusting the Lord as a college student herself, God has continued to grow her heart toward reaching other students with His life-giving Gospel. She has served as Cru staff at the University of South Carolina since 2018. Amy deeply enjoys hiking, coffee, and The Office references. Contact her at amy.myers@cru.org




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Samantha graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2011.  As a students she was involved with Cru and after graduating lived in Beirut, Lebanon for 2 years.  Currently Samantha teaches elementary school in a small town near Columbia and volunteers with Cru at USC.  She loves learning new things, playing board games, and traveling.

Contact her:  samantharbeach@gmail.com





Braxton and Shelley both graduated from USC and work full-time with our Greek ministry, Greek Impact.  Both hailing from the Greek Village, they are excited to be serving at their Alma Mater.  Their two sons, James and John David, love life as Cru staff kids! Contact them: Braxton.Towery@cru.org or Shelley.Towery@cru.org








Mari graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2014 with a BFA in Art Education.  While involved in a sorority throughout college, her heart for the Lord and reaching Greek students grew.  She has served with Cru as a staff member since 2014, and she works specifically with USC’s Greek Impact ministry.  She is married to JT, who works at Nephron Pharmaceutical Corporation in Columbia.  Contact her at mari.humphreys@cru.org