Delton McGuire - Director of Development
Delton McGuire has been with Cherokee Home for children since 2003. He came to Cherokee to be the Director of Development. He served in that capacity until January 2011 when he took over the responsibilities of Executive Director. In February 2016 he again became the Director of Development. Fundraising is his passion, and he enjoys working in that role.
Along with his wife, Valerie, he has worked in child care since 1992, mostly at Church of Christ affiliated children’s homes. This included relief houseparenting at Paragould, Arkansas; fundraising and houseparent supervision at Hollis, Oklahoma; houseparenting and fundraising at Amarillo, Texas; houseparent training at Boys Ranch, Texas; and therapeutic foster care and pulpit ministry at Groom, Texas.
Delton holds a graduate degree in communication from Stephen F. Austin State University and is also a graduate of Oklahoma Christian University. He is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and a Texas Licensed Child Care Administrator. He is also a Texas Licensed Child Placement Administrator.
Delton and Valerie have three grown children, all of whom are working in various ministries. They also have four grandchildren.