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Columbia, SC 29210

Staff Directory

State Office Staff

Lex Cole – Chief Executive Officer

Rhonda McCurry – Chief Operating Officer

Brian Comer – General Counsel

Lurline Jerry – Associate Executive Director

Ed Winslow – Chief Financial Officer

John Shackelford – Director of Governmental Relations

John Connery – Special Projects Director

Admissions and Referrals
Mellissa Welch – Director of Admissions

Janet Graham, MS – Licensing Director

Community-Based Services
Josh Caughman, MA – Chief Administrative Officer

Human Resources
Angel Roddy – Director of Human Resources

Information Technology
Donna Mann – IT Director

Accounts Receivable/Billing
Michelle Watkins – Billing Director

Utilization Review/MCO Coordination
Dawn Todd – Director of Managed Care

Foster Care Programs Staff

Admissions and Referrals
Mellissa Welch – Director of Admissions

Sara Beth Mefford – Admission and Referral Specialist

Foster Parent Interest/Inquiries
Chris Whitaker – Family Finder/Recruiter
Florence/Midlands Regions

Alex Rodriguez, Licensing/Treatment Coordinator
Greenville Region

Amanda Perdue – Licensing Coordinator
Charleston/Beaufort Regions

Liz Dixon – Licensing Coordinator
Myrtle Beach Region


Therapeutic Foster Care – Charleston Region
Melanie Taylor, LBSW – Regional Director

4995 LaCross Road, Suite 1075
North Charleston, South Carolina 29406
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Telephone: (843) 767-1601
Fax: (843) 767-1605


Therapeutic Foster Care – Beaufort Outpost Office
LaShawnda Bailey – Treatment Coordinator

604-D Bladen Street
Beaufort, South Carolina 29902
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Telephone: (843) 322-0488
Fax: (843) 322-0489


Therapeutic Foster Care – Florence Region
Lurline Jerry, LMSW – Interim Regional Director

604 Gregg Avenue
Florence, South Carolina 29501
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Telephone: (843) 661-7080
Fax: (843) 667-4737

Foster Home Licensing
Janet Graham, MS – Licensing Director

Client Right Issues/Grievances
Janet Graham, MS – Licensing Director


Therapeutic Foster Care – Greenville Region
Kim Gonzales – Regional Director

300 Executive Center Drive Suite 100
Greenville, South Carolina 29615
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Telephone: (864) 676-0210
Fax: (864) 676-0250

Mailing Address:
150 Executive Center Drive, #B67
Greenville, South Carolina 29615


Therapeutic Foster Care – Midlands Region
Sitrenia McDaniel, LISW-CP – Regional Director

140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 350
Columbia, South Carolina 29210
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Telephone: (803) 779-5500
Fax: (803) 779-8444


Therapeutic Foster Care – Myrtle Beach Region
Monica Kelly, LMSW – Regional Director

148 Elk Drive, Unit 4
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576
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Telephone: (843) 238-9691
Fax: (843) 238-4588

Community-Based Services Staff

Admissions and Intake

Sara Beth Mefford– Admissions and Referral Specialist

Ashley Bolton – Intake Coordinator

Wraparound Services

Amanda Schena – Wraparound Services Supervisor

Mental Health Services

Uri Reisman – Lead Mental Health Clinician
Columbia Family Services Clinic

Kaitlin Barber – Lead Mental Health Clinician
Charleston Family Services Clinic

Lacey Ray – In-Home MHS Supervisor

Molly McDermott, LMSW – Assessment Coordinator

Transportation Services

Erin Elliott – Transportation Coordinator

Jennifer Staub – Transportation Assistant

Alfred Thompson – Independent Living Program Coordinator

Part-time Community-Based Services (CBS) Job Opportunities

Chuck Hayes – CBS Human Resources Supervisor

Kiel Brown – CBS Human Resource Specialist

Community-Based Services Payroll

Kira Lawson – CBS Payroll & QA Specialist

Kelli Kelly, LMSW – Director of CBS & Performance & Quality Improvement

Josh Caughman, MA – Chief Administrative Officer

Jordan Carll, LISW-CP, MPH – Clinical Director of CBS