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Abby Blakely

A 2-year AmeriCorps alumna and a 6-year AmeriCorps program staffer, Abby’s career has centered on recruiting and…

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Dana Powell

Dana Powell is passionate about learning and teaching. She works to make sure child-and-family serving professionals have…

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Patrick Jinks

As President of The Jinks Perspective, Dr. Patrick Jinks Patrick coaches nonprofit leaders. He is a multi-bestselling…

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Dr. E. Ann Gowdy

Dr. E. Ann Gowdy’s goals are to transform intentions and ideas into actions with measurable results. Her…

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Katy King

Kathryn King, MD, MHS, is the Medical Director for School-Based Health, Associate Executive Medical Director for the…

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Rachelle Hall

Rachelle Hall currently serves as the Director of Training and Professional Development for Communities in Schools of…

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Mark Holyfield

Mark Holyfield has served in the Marine Corps for over 17 years, over half of that on…

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Melanie Chaplin

Melanie Chaplin graduated from the University of South Carolina and has worked with the SC Department of…

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Stephanie McGuire

Stephanie McGuire is the Chief Marketing & Training Officer for SC Thrive. She is a compassionate business…

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Mary Louise (ML) Resch

Mary Louise (ML) Resch is a seasoned grant writer and development professional, raising funds for nonprofit organizations…

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