Over the past several months, Triad Health Project has welcomed talented new members to our team. Taylor, Monét, Patience, Saja and Charles have hit the ground running and have all been doing wonderful work with us. We’re pleased to introduce them here!
Taylor Hicks graduated from Elon University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service Studies. After graduating, he ran a mediation program for private warrant cases at the Alamance County District Court. After witnessing many injustices first-hand, a new passion was ignited that led Taylor to begin as a Case Manager with Triad Health Project in 2018. Outside of his passion of leading and helping others, Taylor enjoys spending time with friends, family, and his dogs, being outdoors, and traveling.
Monét Johnson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate from southern California. She obtained a Bachelor of Social Work from North Carolina A&T State University in December of 2016 and a Master of Social Work from the Joint Master of Social Work Program with The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and North Carolina A&T State University in May of 2018. She began working with Triad Health Project in August 2018 as a Clinical Specialist. Monét is passionate about providing mental health services to minority communities. Since being a part of Triad Health Project, she has enjoyed providing clients with resources throughout Guilford County.
Patience Sackey was born in Nigeria, West Africa, and lived there for the first 11 years of her life, until her family moved to Greensboro, North Carolina. Patience recalls always feeling a strong desire to help others overcome their physical, social and mental difficulties. This interest was heightened through her undergraduate studies at North Carolina A&T State University, where she earned a degree in Psychology. After graduating, Patience worked with Cone Health as a Mental Health Technician, engaging with people of various backgrounds, ethnic groups, and life experiences, and helping them to develop confidence, optimistic attitudes, and effective strategies to become more independent and active members of society. Patience joined the Triad Health Project staff in March of 2019, and says that she sees daily the impact that attention and guidance from a concerned person has for those living with HIV and facing personal challenges. In her spare time, Patience enjoys hiking with her husband, watching movies, traveling, and cooking.
Saja Montague joined Triad Health Project this spring as the Accounting Associate/Office Manager. One of her first responsibilities will be to migrate the agency’s current accounting software to QuickBooks. Additionally, she is using her system process skills to streamline various processes within the organization to help the staff focus on the important work of helping their clients who are living with HIV or at risk for an HIV diagnosis. Saja has a degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia and a broad range of experience with systems consulting. She is returning home to North Carolina by way of Virginia and Tennessee. Saja has two daughters attending college in Atlanta and shares her home with a multitude a four-legged creatures.
Charles Jones earned a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and has worked for the past several years with various local nonprofit agencies, including the Greensboro Children’s Museum and the National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad. Charles joined the Triad Health Project team in April of 2019 as the Event Manager. Originally from Eastern North Carolina, Charles now calls Greensboro home but contends that, “down east still has the best barbecue.” He loves to travel and is a huge fan of craft beer and the Carolina Panthers.