Executive Director Bob Daly
Bob Daly is WGCA’s Executive Director starting in 2021. His positive attitude, one-of-a-kind sense of humor, and childlike tendencies keep all of us smiling. Bob was born and raised in Quincy and attended St. Peters grade school and Quincy Notre Dame High School. He furthered his education at Eastern Illinois University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Bob’s father, Tom Daly, and his business partner Bernie Willer started Sandy’s, which eventually became Hardee’s. After college and his father’s death, Bob went into business with Bernie and the two purchased two of the three Hardee’s in Quincy. Eventually, he had ownership of eight Hardee’s in West Central Illinois.
He and his wife, Lynn, are happily married and the couple has four wonderful children: Brittany, Nathan, Alyssa, and Joshua.
OPERATIONS MANAGER/MORNING SHOW HOST GREGORY HAUBRICH
Gregory’s faith in the Lord is a shining example to all of us at WGCA. Our Morning Mix host and Operations Manager grew up in Quincy and has worked at stations around the Midwest since 1981. Gregory is married to Victoria, an incredible wife, mother, and nurse.
They have 6 wonderful children combined – Shannon, Luke (and his wife Jeanne), Benjamin, Ella, Reed, and Jude. In his free time, Greg enjoys playing the guitar and leading worship. Running keeps him active and when he is ready to relax, watching baseball is a big hit. Gregory attends various local churches and loves to encourage others to a stronger relationship with Jesus! Get up, get going, and get encouraged with Gregory, weekday mornings in the Morning Mix!
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.
1 Corinthians 16:13-14
DONOR RELATIONS DIRECTOR SIERRA BROWN
And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
BOOKKEEPER/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT BARB GIROUARD
Barb really likes being a part of WGCA 88.5 The Mix family … a radio station that she has listened to for many years.
Barb was born and raised in Quincy. She then left for several years and joined the United States Air Force with whom she was honored to serve for 5 years as an Accounting & Finance Specialist. After traveling near and far, and seeing many parts of the incredible world created by God, she decided that Quincy was “home”. Barb is married to Bob (a native of Massachusetts whom she met in Greece). He came to the Midwest with her and now says he would not live anywhere else. They are blessed to be the parents of 3 children…..Heather, Paul and Marc, and grandparents of … Lauren & Braden.
Bob and Barb are both Catholic and attend St. Francis Solanus Church. In Barb’s free time, she likes to read, sew, garden, and of course travel.
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
On-Air Host (Afternoons-Evenings/Mon-Fri) Dusty (“DC”) Carlisle
Dusty Carlisle is a confident young man who isn’t afraid to share God’s word. This DJ grew up on a family farm north of Carthage, raising hogs and cattle. Dusty attended Illini West High School and completed his bachelor’s degree at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL. Currently, he and his family attend Burnside Christian Church. He enjoys collecting vinyl records, biking, as well as listening to entertainment and sports radio shows. Eating a special treat from Dairy Queen and hang out with friends is a highlight to Dusty! He is a simple man, with fantastic hair, that enjoys the little things in life.
Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this this is the duty of all mankind.
On-Air Host (Saturdays and Sundays) Broc Hampsmire
Broc Hampsmire is WGCA’s new voice on Sundays and is eager to see the gospel of Jesus Christ spread throughout the Tri-States! Broc grew up in Liberty, IL but has called Quincy home for nearly half his life now. He acquired an associate degree at John Wood Community College and his bachelor’s degree in communications at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, MO.
Broc is married to Rachel, a nurse, and they have two beautiful daughters Anna and Emma. They currently attend The Crossing 929 church in Quincy, along with regular small group meetings among other families in the church. In their spare time they enjoy going to the park and watching movies as a family.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
On-Air Host (Saturday and Sunday Mornings) Melissa Shriver-Hackamack
Melissa Hackamack wakes you up weekend mornings! Melissa grew up enjoying God’s beautiful creation as a farm girl near Ursa, IL. You can still find her toting buckets and gardening around the farm. She graduated from Unity High School and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Truman State University in Kirksville, MO.
Melissa married her high school sweetheart Adam and is a thankful mother of three children – Brinley, Brooklynn and Blake. Melissa and family attend the Quincy Church of Christ. When she isn’t on the radio waves, you’ll probably find her teaching children’s Bible classes (a passion of hers), gardening or swimming when it isn’t freezing cold.
You probably recognize Melissa from her years reporting for KHQA-TV. She and her husband decided to make a change a few years ago. Now she enjoys time watching her children grow up at home. Melissa also volunteers at school and as a director for the Adams County Fair.
In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
On-Air Host (Mid-day Weekdays) Logan Kammerer
Logan Kammerer is locally grown here in Quincy Illinois. A graduate of Quincy Senior High School where he met his wife Mackenzie while sitting across from her at the lunch table, never envisioning the life they would have together. After a life now more together than apart, they have four beautiful children, Aria, Everly, Hugo, and Lyra.
Since the age of fifteen, he has worked many positions but the one that rings true and stands strong is music. He has worked as a musician in the surrounding playing locally every week in a variety of settings. When he’s not working or gigging he and his family love spending time bike riding, reading, enjoying the outdoors, family game and movie nights, but most importantly painting and listening to vinyl records in their art room. “We spend a substantial amount of time practicing and expanding our abilities in art and music, we LOVE it.”
He and his family attend Madison Park Christian Church where he occasionally plays with the worship band. They are involved in group life and sharing the wonderful word of God.
They work to live by the Golden Rule, striving to teach their children the importance of kindness, empathy, and perspective.
On-Air Host (Mid-day Weekdays & Sat. Afternoons) Jenny Manzke
Jenny was born in Independence, MO. When she was eight years old her family moved to Hannibal and she began listening to The Mix! She called Hannibal home until moving to Palmyra 17 years ago.
Jenny acquired a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Hannibal LaGrange College and a Master’s degree in education from Lindenwood University. She is currently a teacher in the Palmyra school system. She is married to Bob, who works at Ameren in St. Louis, and together they have four children; Meredith, Micah, Abbie, and Katie. They attend Antioch Baptist Church on Rt. T, in Hannibal, MO and are part of the praise team.
Jenny enjoys singing solos for Sunday morning worship, taking walks with their dog, Polly, and having family movie nights.
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things.
On-Air Host (Overnights) Kevin Bradford
Kevin is a native of The Hawkeye State. He was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. When he was not attending Des Moines East High School or working in the projection booth at the local movie theater, he was at the airport, earning his pilot certificate. Kevin finished his aviation education in Dubuque, Iowa and earned a bachelor’s degree in Flight Operations and Aviation Management from the University of Dubuque. After graduation, he became a flight instructor and taught aviation at his alma mater for 8 years. His experience and passion for aviation have allowed him to earn the highest certificate in the aviation industry, the Airline Transport Pilot Certificate. When Kevin is not on the radio with WGCA, he is working as a professional pilot for a local business.
It was in Dubuque that he met his wife, Anna. Together, they have 2 busy boys, Noah and Zachary. They have called Quincy, IL “home” since 2016. They currently attend Madison Park Christian Church where they are actively involved in the music ministry. When they are not making music at church, they are usually making music at home, playing outside with their boys, attending a sporting event, or hosting a small group in their home.
The Bradford family encourages you to remember John 13:35.
By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.
Chief Engineer Michael DeLaRosa
Michael (not Mike, please). I am originally from Chicago, but I have called this area my home since 1999 (and an actual Quincy resident for 3 of those years). One of my favorite activities is to attend the Blues In The District concerts at Washington Park. There is nothing like a warm summer breeze, the sun setting at your back, and live music in front of you.
I LOVE radio. I always have. That is why you might hear me broadcasting on other stations in the area. I also work for WGCA as their Chief Engineer. My duties on WGCA include maintaining and repairing equipment, and keeping 88.5 The Mix! on the air. As long as you are able to listen to WGCA on the radio, then I have done my job.
IT/Digital Media Manager Russ Smith
He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?