Mary H. Ward
Mary holds a Master of Business Administration from Queens University and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from UNC Charlotte. With over 25 years of experience in hospital, community-based treatment, and criminal justice services, she advocates for equitable access to care and solutions to social determinates of health. She serves on several local and state committees that evaluate data and trends in behavioral health services.
Vice President of Administration
In various leadership roles, Rachelle has been helping people get well at McLeod Center since 1999. She currently leads human resources, clinical supervision, adult treatment services, and support operations. Rachelle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Marshall University and a Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development from Louisiana State University.
Vice President of Medication Assisted Treatment
Melanie holds a Master of Science in Nursing Administration and a Bachelor of Nursing Practice, both from Queens University. She brings over 25 years of nursing and hospital-based healthcare leadership focusing on integrated care delivery utilizing lean management principles. Melanie leads the strategic operations of eight medication-assisted treatment locations across the Western and Piedmont regions of North Carolina.
Vice President of Finance
Christy holds a Master of Science in Strategic Leadership from Mountain State University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from Queens University. Her 12 years’ experience in non-profit financial planning and analyses inform strategic plans and continuous improvement for McLeod Center. Her additional areas of responsibility include Quality and Information Technology.
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