Wendy Herschman, Executive Director (wendy@theredshoes.org)

Wendy has been our Executive Director since 2007. Before coming to The Red Shoes, she was the Director of Education for Congregation B'nai Israel. Originally from New Orleans, she has resided in Baton Rouge for 40 years. Wendy has 4 grown children, 5 grandchildren and the dog of her dreams.

 Dorcas Brandon, Assistant Director

Dorcas is a Baton Rouge native, who loves and lives in the local  art community. She has spent 16 years as an educator and has taken a leap into helping the community with The Red Shoes. She also loves fitness, food, coffee shops, and her dog, Toffee. She considers herself a “local enthusiast” who seeks to support local businesses.

Holly Liner, Admin Assistant



Holly is devoted to lifelong learning.  As a an EFT practitioner, meditation and yoga instructor, she is committed to guiding others towards their own version of peace and wholeness. With a deep love for dancing, Nature, and poetry, she brings per passion for movement and stories to her work. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her beloved cat and dog, Nina and Tom. She is grateful to be part of an organization that serves as a safe space for many.