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Employee Spotlight: Thomas Montaglione

February 17, 2021

Thomas Montaligone’s career in behavioral health spans 8 years, with 5 of those years being spent in the Charlotte area. In that short amount of time, Tom’s impact has been tremendous as he worked to become the Young Adult Program Manager for The Relatives.  As the Young Adult Program Manager, Tom helps manage the On Ramp Resource Center, which is a drop-in resource center for any young […]

Employee Spotlight: Jasun Thompson

February 1, 2021

Jasun Thompson, the Program Manager for the Howard Day Treatment Program in Fayetteville, NC, has an extensive background in mental and behavioral health.  His passion for the work he does and the lives he can impact serves as his daily inspiration. Read more about Jasun’s passions and experience which continue to influence his career.  What is your background in mental or behavioral health?   I began […]

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Employee Spotlight: Adrienne Evans

October 19, 2020

Adrienne Evans has been with Alexander Youth Network for 12 years. In that time, from behind the scenes, she has seen programs and Alexander grow. Read more about her time at Alexander. What is your background in mental or behavioral health?  As the Electronic Health Record Technician, I don’t have much background in mental or […]

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Employee Spotlight – Kawanna Willis

September 22, 2020

Kawanna Willis is the program manager of our Liberty Day Treatment program. She has over 10 years of experience working in mental and behavioral health and her clients’ success stories have been featured during our Celebrating Our Kids event, in an impact video, and on the web. Originally from Greensboro, North Carolina, Willis has always […]

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Employee Spotlight: Janice Buxton

August 3, 2020

Janice Buxton is a proud member of our team at Alexander Youth Network serving the Guilford County area and acting as a liaison for future therapeutic foster parents.  For the past 11 years, Janice has been working in the field of mental health. Her roles have varied from Community Support Associate to Director of Consumer Services but through it, all her […]

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Serving The Gaps As A Youth Advocate

June 29, 2020

Akeliah Stewart has dedicated her career to lifting the voices of children and young adults throughout the Carolinas. For the past nine years, Akeliah, has been a member of the Alexander team through our affiliate The Relatives. The Relatives is a crisis and resource center for homeless and struggling youth throughout the greater Charlotte Mecklenburg […]

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Employee Spotlight: Beth Altmix

May 19, 2020

As one of our licensed therapists for the Charlotte Residential Treatment program, Beth Altmix has long days but is motivated by her inspiration for working with kids and finding joy in what she does. Read about why she is a part of Alexander Youth Network and what advice she has for younger therapists. What is […]

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Employee Spotlight: LaFondras Peterson

May 6, 2020

From direct care to policies and procedures, LaFondras shares her most positive moments during her 15 years at Alexander Youth Network. Over the past few weeks, LaFondras Peterson has been leading Alexander Youth Network’s fight against coronavirus. As one of the leaders of the Infection Control Task Force, she has been working around the clock […]

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Employee Spotlight: Emily Gordon

March 19, 2020

Meet Emily Gordon, Marketing Communications Manager at Alexander Youth Network. In the Marketing & Communications department, Emily works to tell the story of Alexander by highlighting our clients’ successes, relationships with our volunteers, and the innovative work of our dedicated staff. She also volunteers with her dog Graham, as a part of our pet therapy […]

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A Mission To Connect

February 17, 2020

Charlotte Campus Executive Director, Leonard Shinhoster, shares over 20 years of his personal and professional experience at Alexander Youth Network. If you have ever visited Alexander Youth Network’s Charlotte campus, you have probably met Leonard Shinhoster. He is almost always unmistakenly decked out in a blazer with a Washington Redskins cap. Usually, he’s the first […]

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