Spotlighting Women In Leadership: Carolyn Spence

During the month of March, we’ve been spotlighting women in leadership at Alexander Youth Network in honor of Women’s History Month. Today, for our final highlight, we will be featuring our Chief Information Officer, Carolyn Spence.  Carolyn first joined Alexander Youth Network in 1997 as a case manager and during her time here, she’s played […]

Happy Anniversary Ronald Broome!

Ronald Broome Celebrates 10 Years at Alexander Youth Network! Happy 10-year “AYN*niversary” to one of our Senior Systems Architects, Ronald Broome! Ronald first began working at Alexander because it reminded him of another company that he really enjoyed working for prior to moving away from Ohio almost 12 years ago. “I love my team and […]

Spotlighting Women In Leadership: Sandy Pizarro

During Women’s History Month, we are highlighting the contributions of women in leadership here at Alexander Youth Network. These women have made significant impacts within their respective fields and positions. Today, we are thrilled to shine a spotlight on our Chief People & Culture Officer, Sandra Pizarro, MBA.  For over 15 years, Sandy Pizarro has […]

Happy Anniversary Lenita Livingston!

Lenita Livingston Celebrates 18 Years at Alexander Youth Network! Happy 17-year “AYN*niversary” to one of our Psychiatric Office Assistants, Lenita Livingston! “I always wanted to work for Alexander,” Lenita said. “I would pass the entrance and say to myself, ‘I’m going to work there!’ “ After graduating from ECPI, Lenita began faxing her resume out […]

Happy Anniversary Lester Butler!

Lester Butler Celebrates 17 Years at Alexander Youth Network! Happy 17-year “AYN*niversary” to one of our Mental Health Counselors, Lester Kim Butler! Lester began his career in the behavior health field in the Greater-Washington/Maryland area. After relocating to Charlotte in 2006, he was encouraged to join the Alexander team by a great friend and began […]

Spotlighting Women In Leadership: Stacia Jackson

For the next part of our Women’s History Month celebration, we’re proud to shine a spotlight on another exceptional leader within our organization, Chief Marketing Officer, Stacia Jackson, MBA. Since 2018, Stacia has been a key contributor to Alexander’s success, bringing a wealth of knowledge and creativity to her role. As Chief Marketing Officer, Stacia is […]

Happy Anniversary Brigette Horne!

Brigette Horne Celebrates 15 Years at Alexander Youth Network! Happy 15-year “AYN*niversary” to one of our nurses, Brigette Horne! Brigette first came to Alexander after being offered a position by the nursing agency that she was employed with. She worked for over a year through the Agency and in 2008, decided to apply for a […]

Spotlighting Women In Leadership: Dr. Na’imah Sedegah

In honor of Women’s History Month, we continue our series spotlighting women in leadership at Alexander Youth Network. Today, we are highlighting Alexander’s Senior Psychologist, Na’imah Sedegah, Ph.D. Dr. Sedegah’s story is a powerful example of resilience, determination, and the importance of representation in the mental health field.  In this blog, Dr. Sedegah reflects on her […]

My Sister Susan’s House: A Lifeline for Mothers

During Women’s History Month, it feels appropriate to highlight a program dedicated to serving women in the Guilford County area. My Sister Susan’s House, the transitional program of Youth Focus, an affiliate of Alexander Youth Network, is a great resource for expectant and new mothers who are often facing homelessness.   My Sister Susan’s House is […]

Equine Therapy: Healing Though Horses

At Alexander Youth Network, one of the special features of our treatment programs are the therapeutic interventions that we offer to promote a child’s development and skill building activities. These structured activities can be prescribed as part of a child’s treatment plan and are used to promote healing and to build positive relationships.  Our Pet […]