Lisa Bachman

Executive Director

Lisa Bachman is the Executive Director of the Alabama Holocaust Education Center. She is responsible for fiscal management, oversight of all community and school-based programming, and leads the charge as the AHEC’s chief storyteller.

Lisa Bachman

Executive Director

Amy McDonald

Education Consultant

Amy McDonald is the Director of Education at the Alabama Holocaust Education Center. Before joining the Center, she taught at Shades Valley High School for 28 years. Amy has been recognized widely for her expertise in Holocaust education. She is an Alfred Lerner Fellow and recipient of the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous Robert I. Goldman Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education. In 2014, Amy was formally recognized as a Teacher Fellow of the USHMM. Amy is also the author of two books: Determined to Survive, which describes the experiences of Birmingham-area Holocaust survivor Max Steinmetz, and Word Smugglers: A Story of Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto.

Amy McDonald

Education Consultant

MarShay Webb

Development Director

MarShay is a visionary leader with a passion for driving growth and impact. As Development Director, he thrives at the intersection of strategy, relationships, and results. His journey has been shaped by years of navigating the dynamic landscape of fundraising and philanthropy. At the AHEC, he aspires to build a legacy of impact—one where every dollar raised translates into positive change. MarShay works to help the AHEC realize a world where philanthropy isn’t just transactional; it’s transformational.

MarShay Webb

Development Director

Caleb Burnett

Administrative Assistant

Caleb Burnett is the Administrative Assistant for the Alabama Holocaust Education Center. He provides various types of administrative support and event coordination to ensure efficient office operations and the continued success of AHEC programming. A native of Hayden, AL, he is a 2023 graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he earned a degree in History and Political Science with a minor in Art History. He is excited to share in the AHEC’s mission for a more just and compassionate society through the promotion of Holocaust education.

Caleb Burnett

Administrative Assistant

Haley Wells

Program Manager

Haley is the Program Manager of the Alabama Holocaust Education Center. She is responsible for managing the Center’s general programs, including “Taking Action Together,” its Film Series, and all Holocaust Commemoration programs. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, she is a 2024 graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Haley Wells

Program Manager

Caleb Burnett

Administrative Assistant

Caleb Burnett is the Administrative Assistant for the Alabama Holocaust Education Center. He provides various types of administrative support and event coordination to ensure efficient office operations and the continued success of AHEC programming. A native of Hayden, Alabama, he is a 2023 graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he earned a degree in History and Political Science with a minor in Art History. He is excited to share in the AHEC’s mission for a more just and compassionate society through the promotion of Holocaust education.

Caleb Burnett

Administrative Assistant

Ann M. Mollengarden

Applied Researcher

As an Applied Researcher, Ann researches the stories of Alabama survivors, working with family members, genealogical records, and national and international Holocaust institutions and archives.

Ann M. Mollengarden

Applied Researcher