Smart Start of Mecklenburg County

Staff  |  Our Vision is Every Child Turns Five Ready to Thrive 

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”
~ Phil Jackson

Mike Blackwelder

Mike Blackwelder

Chief Administrative Officer

Bradley Cohen

Bradley Cohen

MPK Finance Manager

 

Amy DeShazo

Amy DeShazo

GPS Coordinator

Catherine Etters

Catherine Etters

Director of Finance

Rahel Gashaw

Rahel Gashaw

Senior Accounting Manager

Katie Grant

Katie Grant

Communications Manager

Stacy Guinn

Stacy Guinn

Meck Basics Manager

Vena Holmes

Vena Holmes

Staff Accountant

Jake House

Jake House

CEO

Nate' Jeffress

Nate' Jeffress

Contracts & Grants Specialist

Elizabeth Kabalka

Elizabeth Kabalka

Programs Director

Alexis Louis

Alexis Louis

Partnership Coordinator

Tina Mengiste

Tina Mengiste

Staff Accountant

Graham Michelson

Graham Michelson

Senior Staff Accountant

Jennifer Stamp

Jennifer Stamp

Chief Strategy Officer

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Smart Start of Mecklenburg County
(704) 377-6588
601 E. 5th Street, Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28202