Smart Start of Mecklenburg County

Staff  |  Helping Children Turn Five Ready to Thrive

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

KEY CONTACTS

Alexis "Lexii" Louis

Alexis "Lexii" Louis

Partnership Coordinator

Ayesha Rahim

Ayesha Rahim

Literacy Coordinator

Amy DeShazo

Amy DeShazo

GPS Coordinator

Catherine Etters

Catherine Etters

Director of Finance

Elizabeth Kabalka

Elizabeth Kabalka

Programs Director

Jake House

Jake House

CEO

Jennifer Stamp

Jennifer Stamp

Chief Strategy Officer

Katie Grant

Katie Grant

Communications Manager

Mary-Margaret Kantor

Mary-Margaret Kantor

Chief Early Education Officer

Mike Blackwelder

Mike Blackwelder

Chief Administrative Officer

Rahel Gashaw

Rahel Gashaw

Senior Accounting Manager

Rita Frye

Rita Frye

MECK Pre-K's Assistant Director

Shakekia Moss

Shakekia Moss

MECK Pre-K Curriculum & Teacher Support Manager

Sharon Spigner

Sharon Spigner

MECK Pre-K Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager

Stacy Baker

Stacy Baker

The Basics Mecklenburg Manager

ALL STAFF

Alicia Porter

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Data Support

Anacecilia Liberato

Registration & Intake Assistant

Bradley Cohen

MECK Pre-K Finance Manager

Brittany Smith

MECK Pre-K Support Specialist

Genie Richards

Partner Impact Coordinator

Jacob Brewer

Partner Communication Coordinator

Jolandra Houston

MECK Pre-K Success Coach

Maria Barnes

MECK Pre-K Registration & Intake Assistant

Margie Branch

MECK Pre-K Registration & Intake Assistant

Megan Kennon

MECK Pre-K Behavior Support Specialist

Monique Miller

MECK Pre-K Registration & Intake Assistant

Natacha Duggins

Partner Engagement Coordinator

Naté Jeffress

Contracts and Grant Specialist

Nathalia Nettles

MECK Pre-K Registration & Intake Assistant

Robin Lindsey

MECK Pre-K Success Coach

Rochelle Maignan

MECK Pre-K Success Coach

Shanda Brock-Perry

MECK Pre-K Success Coach

Shaquita Carter

MECK Pre-K Success Coach

Sherri Cowan

Senior Staff Account

Tanya Pizarro

Accounts Payable Specialist

Tenille Alexander-Banner

MECK Pre-K Communication Coordinator

Tina Mengiste

Staff Accountant

Toni McDonald

MECK Pre-K Success Coach

Vena Holmes

MECK Pre-K Staff Accountant

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