Sunny is the founder of Tucker’s House as well as the grandmother of Tucker Rosanbalm, the inspiration for Tucker’s House. The journey of Tucker and his parents brought to light the huge need for families that have children with disabilities to make their homes accessible and safer. Sunny has over 30 years of experience in construction management and architectural design alongside her husband, Mike, who has been a contractor for over 40 years. Sunny and Mike are the proud grandparents of 17 children.
Graham first became aware of Tucker’s House through first-hand experience, as Tucker’s House helped him and his wife Heather in making their home more safe and accessible for their daughter Mikayla who had Dandy-Walker Syndrome. Unfortunately, Mikayla passed away in September of 2018 but still holds an important place in their family. In addition to Mikayla, Graham and Heather have four other daughters including twins Ainsley and Hailey, Caroline, and Felicity. Graham brings extensive non-profit experience to Tucker’s House, having worked at three different non-profit organizations in operations, sales, marketing, and fundraising. Graham considers it a privilege to work with these special families within our community.
Sandra received her BS in PT from the University of New England in 1988. She has worked in a variety of settings including the NICU, SCU, inpatient, outpatient pediatric clinics, home care, school systems, aquatic therapy, and hippotherapy. Sandra has expertise in serial casting and home modifications for accessibility. Sandra is an adjunct faculty member at Belmont University in the PT program.
Wendy graduated from Auburn University with a BS in Family and Childhood Development with a minor in Special Education and has 26 years of experience working for non-profit organizations in the North Alabama, and Middle Tennessee area. She has a certificate in Volunteer Management and has worked as a Case Manager, Program Director, and Fund Development Manager including overseeing and managing fundraising events, and major donors. Wendy was immediately drawn in by the amazing and heartwarming stories of the family’s lives that were changed through the help provided by Tucker’s House and knew she wanted to be a part of this organization.
Mike Rosanbalm is the grandfather of Tucker Rosanbalm, the inspiration for Tucker’s House. Mike has been a contractor for over 40 years and has vast knowledge, experience and capabilities in all areas of construction. He loves serving the Tucker’s House families. Mike and Sunny are the proud grandparents of 17 children.
Riley graduated from The University of Alabama with a BS in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Early Childhood Education. She has worked at organizations such as, the Ronald McDonald House, Habitat for Humanity, and The United Way. Riley has welcomed two nephews in the last few years and enjoys spending as much time with them as possible. She’s proud to be the newest team member at Tucker’s House and wholeheartedly embraces the mission that every child should feel at home.