Team Members

Adriana Adams

Pronouns: She/Her
Interim Executive Director

Michael Howell

Pronouns: He/Him
Finance Director

Taylor Hicks

Pronouns: He/Him
Director of Care and Wellness Services

Julie McKnight

Pronouns: She/Her
Director of Wellness

Alisha Giggetts

Pronouns: She/Her
CQI and Operations Manager

Ana de León

Pronouns: She/Her
Director of Philanthropy and Community Engagement

Sheletha Ross

Pronouns: She/Her
Associate Director of Care and Wellness

Nadiyah Abdul

Pronouns: She/Her
Case Manager

Sterling Grissom

Pronouns: 
Case Manager

Brianna Hughes

Pronouns: She/Her
Case Manager

Wendy Velazquez Acevedo

Pronouns: She/Her
Case Manager

Lucero Refugio Aviles

Pronouns: She/Her
Prevention Advocate and Chicas Project Coordinator

Corey Higgins

Pronouns: He/Him
Director of Prevention and Wellness Services

Aaliyah Foster-Ward

Pronouns: She/Her
Prevention and Outreach Specialist

Mattie Connor

Pronouns: They/Them
PrEP Project Manager

Julia Meyarzum

Pronouns: She/Her
Advocacy, Engagement, and Events Specialist

Board Members

BOARD CHAIR

Jessika Blue

Pronouns: She/Her

PAST BOARD CHAIR

Lawrence Eisenberg, MA, MS, LCSW

Pronouns: He/Him
Psychology Professor, Guilford College

Geoff Atack

Pronouns: He/Him
Atack Marketing Services

Byron Gladden

Pronouns: He/Him
Guilford County School Board Member and Medical Practice Administrator

Claire Lanier, MD

Pronouns: She/Her
Radiation Oncology Resident, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Chris Logan

Pronouns: He/Him
Administrative Fellow at Cone Health, President at Square of Truth

Tanya Pratt

Pronouns: She/Her
Medical Director Center for Women’s Healthcare, Cone Health

Desmond Sharpe

Pronouns: He/Him
President, Sharpe Pursuits, Inc.

Guillermo Tremols, MSW, CSAC

Pronouns: He/Him
Social Worker, UNCG, Guilford County Solution to the Opioid Problem

Kees Van Dam, M.D.

Pronouns: He/Him
Director of Research, Regional Center for Infectious Disease