Bright Start Staff

Anna Allen

Anna Allen

Early Interventionist - Upstate Office

Hello! My name is Anna Allen. I was born and raised in Greenville, SC. I graduated from ... more

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Carrie Anderson

Carrie Anderson

Early Interventionist - Anderson Office

Hello, my name is Carrie Anderson. I have worked with children for nearly 10 years and it ... more

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Kaitlyn Andrews

Kaitlyn Andrews

Early Interventionist - Anderson Office

Hi! My name is Kaitlyn Andrews. I’m a graduate of Anderson University with a ... more

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Kayla Ayers

Kayla Ayers

Case Manager - Upstate Office

My name is Kayla Ayers. I was born and raised in Greenville, SC. I graduated from the ... more

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Lauren Bailey

Lauren Bailey

Early Intervention Supervisor - Midlands Office

I have had a love for children for as long as I can remember. As a child and teenager, I ... more

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Brandy Barber

Brandy Barber

Early Interventionist - Rock Hill Office

Hello! My name is Brandy. I am a military brat but did most of my schooling in New ... more

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Sara Betenbaugh

Sara Betenbaugh

CM Trainer - Midlands Office

Hello! My name is Sara Betenbaugh and I am Columbia, SC native and alumni of the ... more

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Lauren Blair-Massey

Lauren Blair-Massey

Case Management Supervisor - Upstate Office

Hello! My name is Lauren Blair-Massey and I am a Case Manager with Bright Start! I have a ... more

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Stephanie Blanding

Stephanie Blanding

Human Resources - Midlands Office

I am a country girl at heart, born and raised in Blythewood, SC. I have been married for ... more

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Kenyatta Brannon

Kenyatta Brannon

Case Manager - Upstate Office

My name is Kenyatta Brannon and I am a Case Manager with Bright Start! I was born in Union ... more

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Madeline Brousseau

Madeline Brousseau

Early Interventionist - Upstate Office

Hi! My name is Madeline Brousseau and I am an Early Interventionist from Richmond, ... more

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Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown

Case Manager - Midlands Office

My name is Jessica Brown and I am SO excited to start this new journey with Bright Start ... more

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Connie Brown

Connie Brown

Case Manager - Midlands Office

Hello, my name is Connie Brown. I grew up in Illinois and have lived in Iowa and Missouri. ... more

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Joyce Bryngelson

Joyce Bryngelson

Early Intervention Supervisor - Charleston Office

Hello all! I’m Joyce Bryngelson, and I have the privilege of serving families in the low ... more

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Beth Bunge

Beth Bunge

Owner - Midlands Office

I started Ohio State University knowing I wanted to major in Child Development and work ... more

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Madison Burton

Madison Burton

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hello! My name is Madison Burton. I am from Westminster SC and I have lived there my whole ... more

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Ashley Caldwell

Ashley Caldwell

Case Management Supervisor - Upstate Office

Hey there! I’m Ashley Caldwell and I serve as Case Manager with Bright Start. As a South ... more

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Sofia Carey

Sofia Carey

Quality Assurance Auditor - Rock Hill Office

Hello, my name is Sofia Carey. I am originally from Michigan and received by bachelor’s ... more

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Abby Caughman

Abby Caughman

Case Manager - Midlands Office

Hi! My name is Abby Caughman and I am a case manager at Bright Start. While I am ... more

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Jamie Chanthabouly

Jamie Chanthabouly

Case Manager - Midlands Office

My name is Jamie Chanthabouly and I was born and raised in Maine. I graduated college ... more

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Tiffany Chapman

Tiffany Chapman

Case Manager - Upstate Office

I grew up in Greenville South Carolina. I have a BA in Sociology from USC Spartanburg and ... more

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Dyan Clary

Dyan Clary

Case Manager - Upstate Office

I am an experienced case manager who has always had a passion for individuals with special ... more

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Hailey Cleary-Reeves

Hailey Cleary-Reeves

Case Management Supervisor - Upstate Office

Hi! My name is Hailey and I am a Case Manager with Bright Start! I graduated from ... more

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Tracey Cole

Tracey Cole

Case Manager - Midlands Office

Hello! My name is Tracey Cole! I am from North Carolina but recently my husband and I just ... more

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Ashleigh Cooper

Ashleigh Cooper

Early Interventionist - Charleston Office

Hi! My name is Ashleigh Cooper and I am a native to the Charleston area, eager to give ... more

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Caroline Cromer

Caroline Cromer

CM Trainer - Upstate Office

Hi! My name is Caroline Cromer and I am a Case Manager with Bright Start! I have a ... more

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Hillary Davis

Hillary Davis

CM Trainer - Upstate Office

Hi! My name is Hillary Davis and I am a Case Manager with Bright Start. I graduated from ... more

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Shannon Dawkins

Shannon Dawkins

Early Interventionist - Upstate Office

Hi, I am Shannon Dawkins. I was born and raised in Greenville County South Carolina. I am ... more

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Beth Deason

Beth Deason

State Director - Midlands Office

My name is Beth Deason and I am the State Director for Bright Start. My journey with ... more

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Cori Dent

Cori Dent

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hi! My name is Cori. I am originally from Ohio and grew up in Anderson, SC. I graduated ... more

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Stacy Dickson

Stacy Dickson

Case Manager - Upstate Office

My name is Stacy Dickson and I just relocated from Palm Harbor, Florida. While I’ve ... more

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Beth Dillard

Beth Dillard

Administrative Assistant - Upstate Office

I graduated from Erskine College with a degree in Behavioral Science and a certificate in ... more

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Jazmyn Dye

Jazmyn Dye

Early Interventionist - Rock Hill Office

Hello! My name is Jazmyn Dye. I am from Rock Hill, SC. I graduated from Winthrop ... more

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Milly Ann Epps

Milly Ann Epps

Case Manager - Aiken Office

I have lived in Aiken for almost 30 years, and have been an early interventionist for ... more

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Allison Evans

Allison Evans

Early Interventionist - Upstate Office

Hi, my name is Allison Evans. I was born and raised in Greer, South Carolina. I graduated ... more

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Kristen Fabiano

Kristen Fabiano

Lead Early Interventionist - Charleston Office

Hello! My name is Kristen Fabiano and I am an Early Intervention Specialist with Bright ... more

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Beverly Ferguson

Beverly Ferguson

Early Interventionist - Charleston Office

Hi, my name is Beverly Ferguson. I am originally from New Jersey and have lived in South ... more

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Katie Flannery

Katie Flannery

Case Manager - Midlands Office

Hello, My name is Katie Flannery and I am a Case Manager with Bright Start. Prior to ... more

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Aria Fonte

Aria Fonte

Early Interventionist - Midlands Office

Hi, I'm Aria Fonte! I ventured to South Carolina from my hometown in New Jersey to attend ... more

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Jillian Franklin

Jillian Franklin

EI Regional Director - Charleston Office

My name is Jillian Franklin and I am a Regional Director of Early Intervention. I grew up ... more

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Natalia Frolov

Natalia Frolov

Administrative Assistant - Charleston Office

My name is Natalia Frolov. I’ve worked in Hospitality Management for a long time before ... more

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Abigail Gill

Abigail Gill

Early Interventionist - Charleston Office

Hello! My name is Abigail Gill and I am an Early Interventionist with Bright Start in ... more

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Laura-Leigh Gillen

Laura-Leigh Gillen

Administrative Assistant - Midlands Office

Hey there, my name is Laura Leigh. I have a degree in Business Administration and ... more

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Elizabeth Hagood

Elizabeth Hagood

EI Trainer - Rock Hill Office

Hello! My name is Elizabeth Hagood. I am the Early Interventionist Trainer for the Rock ... more

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Brandee Hamby

Brandee Hamby

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hi! My name is Brandee Hamby. I am blessed to be a Case Manager with Bright Start. I am ... more

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Katie Haning

Katie Haning

Early Intervention Supervisor - Anderson Office

Hello, I’m Katie and I’m the Supervisor for Anderson, Oconee and Pickens Counties. ... more

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Alyssa Hassel

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hi there! My name is Alyssa Hassel! I was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I ... more

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Cretia Hawkins

Cretia Hawkins

Case Management Supervisor - Upstate Office

Hello! My name is Cretia and I was born and raised in Greenville. I received my Bachelor's ... more

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Kate Hershberger

Kate Hershberger

Early Interventionist - Charleston Office

Hi! My name is Kate and I am an Early Interventionist at the Charleston Office. I ... more

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Jacqueline Holdt

Jacqueline Holdt

Early Interventionist - Midlands Office

Hi! I’m Jacqueline Holdt and I’m one of the Early Interventionists at Bright Start. ... more

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Bridgett Humphries

Bridgett Humphries

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hello! My name is Bridgett Humphries and I am a Case Manager at Bright Start. I graduated ... more

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Lauren Hyman

Lauren Hyman

Case Management Supervisor - Aiken Office

My name is Lauren Hyman. I live in Graniteville, South Carolina with my husband and two ... more

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Jessica Jackson

Jessica Jackson

Case Manager - Upstate Office

My Name is Jessica Jackson and I am a Case Manager with Bright Start! I was born in ... more

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Tyrondi Jennings

Tyrondi Jennings

Case Manager - Midlands Office

Hi! My name is Tyrondi (Ty) Jennings. I have worked with children for over 20 years and it ... more

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Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

Administrative Assistant - Anderson Office

I am a graduate of Southern Wesleyan University with a degree in Business Administration ... more

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Courtney Jones

Courtney Jones

Early Interventionist - Rock Hill Office

Before I started working with Bright Start in 2014, I was the Care Manager for a ... more

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Alexandra Julca

Alexandra Julca

Administrative Assistant - Rock Hill Office

Hi my name is Alexandra! I am currently assisting Early Interventionists at our Rock Hill ... more

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Amber Kelley

Amber Kelley

Case Manager - Midlands Office

Hi! My name is Amber Kelley! I am originally from Georgia but have lived in Columbia, SC ... more

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Mary Kendrick

Mary Kendrick

Case Manager - Upstate Office

My name is Mary Kendrick, and I am from Boiling Springs, SC where I live with my wonderful ... more

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Tina Kern

Tina Kern

Early Interventionist - Charleston Office

Hi, my name is Tina Kern, I am an Early Interventionist. I recently moved to the ... more

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Lacey Knause

Lacey Knause

Quality Assurance Auditor - Upstate Office

I graduated from the University of Alabama (Roll Tide) with a degree in Human Development ... more

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Amy Kneece

Amy Kneece

Case Manager - Midlands Office

My name is Amy Kneece and I am a Case Manager at Bright Start. I have always had an ... more

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Mikayla Knifong

Mikayla Knifong

Early Interventionist - Rock Hill Office

Hello, my name is Mikayla Knifong. I am an Early Interventionist for Bright Start. I have ... more

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Shannon Kondroski

Shannon Kondroski

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hi! My name is Shannon Kondroski and I am a case manager for Bright Start! I grew up in ... more

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Linda Kunz

Linda Kunz

CM Regional Director - Upstate Office

Hello, my name is Linda Kunz. I am currently the Upstate Case Management Supervisor. I ... more

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Jaana Kwiecinski

Jaana Kwiecinski

Early Interventionist - Midlands Office

My name is Jaana Kwiecinski and I am an Early Interventionist. I am a social worker (MS) ... more

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Bailey Larmon

Bailey Larmon

EI Trainer - Midlands Office

Hello, my name is Bailey Larmon and I love being a part of the Bright Start team as an ... more

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Megan Lauritzen

Megan Lauritzen

Lead Early Interventionist - Upstate Office

Early on, I knew I had an enthusiasm for working with children. Throughout high school, I ... more

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Rebecca Long

Rebecca Long

Early Intervention Supervisor - Rock Hill Office

I have had a passion for working with children for as long as I can remember and my heart ... more

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Nicole Macheska

Nicole Macheska

Early Interventionist - Anderson Office

Hello! My name is Nicole Macheska. I grew up in Northern New Jersey, then attended college ... more

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Mary Britt Marsh

Mary Britt Marsh

Early Intervention Supervisor - Charleston Office

Hi! My name is Mary Britt and I am an Early Interventionist with Bright Start. I have had ... more

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Shelby McGill

Shelby McGill

Early Interventionist - Anderson Office

Hi, my name is Shelby McGill. I am a Clemson University alumna with a bachelor’s degree ... more

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Nyasha McIntyre

Nyasha McIntyre

Early Interventionist - Upstate Office

My name is Nyasha McIntyre. I always knew from an early age that I wanted to work with ... more

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Katie McKenzie

Katie McKenzie

Early Interventionist - Midlands Office

I am a Carolina girl through and through. I was born and raised right here in Columbia and ... more

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Kendra McLeod

Kendra McLeod

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hello! My name is Kendra McLeod and I am a Case Manager with Bright Start. I grew up in ... more

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Kimberly McMahan

Kimberly McMahan

Early Interventionist - Anderson Office

My name is Kimberly McMahan. I am an Early Interventionist with Bright Start. I am excited ... more

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Becky Miller

Becky Miller

Case Manager - Midlands Office

In college at USC, I entered the Exercise Science program and was involved in the ... more

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Anna Morrison

Anna Morrison

Early Interventionist - Upstate Office

Hello! My name is Anna Morrison! I am originally from Massachusetts but was raised in ... more

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Jessica Morse

Jessica Morse

Case Manager - Charleston Office

Hello, my name is Jessica Morse and I am a case manager with Bright Start. My husband and ... more

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Dallas Nicholson

Dallas Nicholson

Early Interventionist - Midlands Office

I graduated with a B.A in Experimental Psychology with a minor in Education from the ... more

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Taylor Noles

Taylor Noles

Early Interventionist - Midlands Office

Hello! My name is Taylor Noles and I am an Early Interventionist with Bright Start. I am ... more

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Caelee Norris

Caelee Norris

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hi! My name is Caelee Norris. I graduated from Southern Wesleyan University in December of ... more

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Kaleigh ORourke

Kaleigh ORourke

Early Interventionist - Charleston Office

Hi! My name is Kaleigh O’Rourke and I am an Early Interventionist at Bright Start. I ... more

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Melissa Palotta

Melissa Palotta

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hello, My name is Melissa Palotta and I am a Case Manager in the Upstate. I have a ... more

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Charleston Park

Charleston Park

Early Interventionist - Rock Hill Office

Hi! My name is Charleston Park, and I am from Columbia SC. I graduated from Winthrop ... more

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Rupal Patel

Rupal Patel

Speech Intake Coordinator - Midlands Office

I moved here from NJ with my family. We loved it the minute we moved and have decided we ... more

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Kimberly Pointer

Kimberly Pointer

Case Manager - Midlands Office

Hello, my name is Kimberly Pointer and I'm excited to be a part of Bright Start. I am a ... more

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Anna Pridgen

Anna Pridgen

Case Management Supervisor - Midlands Office

Hello my name is Anna and I am a Case Manager. I have worked with individuals and families ... more

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Rebecca Quenneville

Rebecca Quenneville

Early Interventionist - Midlands Office

Hello, my name is Rebecca Quenneville. I have been an Early Interventionist since 1997. ... more

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LaSonya Ray

LaSonya Ray

Administrative Assistant - Midlands Office

Hi! My name is LaSonya Ray. I have worked in Business Administration for many years, and ... more

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Elizabeth Reece

Elizabeth Reece

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hey, y’all! I’m a country girl at heart who loves the ocean and loves to fish. I was ... more

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Alana Revels

Alana Revels

Early Interventionist - Anderson Office

Hi, my name is Alana Revels and I'm an Early Interventionist at Bright Start. I've had ... more

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Catherine Robbins

Catherine Robbins

EI Trainer - Charleston Office

My name is Catherine (Cat) Robbins, and I am an early interventionist trainer with Bright ... more

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Linzie Roberts

Linzie Roberts

Early Interventionist - Midlands Office

Hi! My name is Linzie Roberts and I am an Early Interventionist! I have always loved ... more

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Laura Rogers

Laura Rogers

Case Management Supervisor - Midlands Office

My name is Laura Rogers and I grew up in Lynbrook, NY. I moved down to SC in 1984 to ... more

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Allyson Sciortino

Allyson Sciortino

Early Interventionist - Charleston Office

Hi! My name is Ally Sciortino and I am an Early Interventionist at Bright Start in our ... more

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Sierra Sevy

Sierra Sevy

Early Interventionist - Anderson Office

Hi! My name is Sierra Sevy and I am an Early Interventionist. My educational background ... more

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Bonnie Shaw

Bonnie Shaw

CM Regional Director - Rock Hill Office

Hello, my name is Bonnie Shaw. I have worked with children and families for over 30 years ... more

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Justine Shulters

Justine Shulters

Case Management Supervisor - Midlands Office

Hello! My name is Justine Shulters and I am a case manager with Bright Start. I am a ... more

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Jada Sickels

Jada Sickels

Early Interventionist - Anderson Office

My name is Jada Sickels, and I am an Early Interventionist at Bright Start. I have a B.A. ... more

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Courtney Soumare

Courtney Soumare

Early Interventionist - Upstate Office

Hello! My name is Courtney Soumare and I am an Early Interventionist at Bright Start. I ... more

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Micaela Stephenson

Micaela Stephenson

Lead Early Interventionist - Upstate Office

Hi! My name is Micaela Stephenson. I was born and raised in Park Hills, Kentucky. I ... more

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Kathy Sykes

Kathy Sykes

EI Trainer - Midlands Office

While studying Psychology at Columbia International University, I became an ABA Therapist ... more

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Hali Tankersley

Hali Tankersley

Early Intervention Supervisor - Upstate Office

Hi, my name is Hali Tankersley. I was born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina. I ... more

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Michelle Tarpley

Michelle Tarpley

Early Interventionist - Charleston Office

Hello Everyone! My name is Michelle Tarpley and I am an Early Interventionist. I received ... more

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Danielle Tate

Danielle Tate

Early Interventionist - Upstate Office

Hello, my name is Danielle Tate! I was born in Greenville, SC but lived most of my ... more

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Shawn Thomas

Shawn Thomas

Finance - Midlands Office

After graduating from the University of South Carolina, I worked in Corporate America for ... more

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Katie Thompson

Katie Thompson

Early Interventionist - Charleston Office

Hi there! My name is Katie Thompson and I am an Early Intervention Specialist here at ... more

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Renee Thompson

Renee Thompson

CM Trainer - Midlands Office

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Teri Todd

Teri Todd

Owner - Midlands Office

My adventure began during the summer of 1990. I worked as a camp counselor at the YWCA ... more

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Kaitlyn Tomberlin

Kaitlyn Tomberlin

Case Manager - Rock Hill Office

Hi! My name is Kaitlyn Tomberlin. I am originally from a little town right outside of ... more

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Laura Tsuboi

Laura Tsuboi

Early Intervention Supervisor - Midlands Office

I grew up in Irmo, South Carolina and moved only 30 minutes away from home to attend the ... more

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Sadie Tucker

Sadie Tucker

Early Interventionist - Charleston Office

Hello, my name is Sadie Dubay. I am an Early Interventionist for Bright Start. I love the ... more

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Kellye Walker

Kellye Walker

Early Interventionist - Midlands Office

Hi! My name is Kellye Walker. I have been with Bright Start since 2010 as an Early ... more

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Melora Ward

Melora Ward

Early Interventionist - Rock Hill Office

My name is Melora Ward, and I am so excited to serve you and your family. I went to ... more

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Elise Washington

Elise Washington

Lead Early Interventionist - Midlands Office

When I was a little girl I knew that I wanted to be a teacher or work with children in ... more

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Kayla Washington

Kayla Washington

Early Interventionist - Midlands Office

My name is Kayla Washington, and I am an Early Interventionist! I am from the sunny state ... more

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Kathryn Weeks

Kathryn Weeks

Case Manager - Midlands Office

Hi! My name is Kathryn and I live in Orangeburg, SC. I am a graduate of Presbyterian ... more

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Jahlea West

Jahlea West

Case Manager - Midlands Office

Hello, my name is Jahlea West. I recently moved from York, Pennsylvania. I have a ... more

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Jacquetta White

Jacquetta White

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hello, my name is Jacquetta White and I am from Gaffney, SC. I graduated from the ... more

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Laura Wiggers

Laura Wiggers

Early Interventionist - Upstate Office

My name is Laura Wiggers. I am an Early Intervention Specialist with Bright Start! I was ... more

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Alexa Williams

Alexa Williams

EI Regional Director - Upstate Office

My name is Alexa Williams and I am a Regional Director of Early Intervention. I have a ... more

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Courtney Williams

Courtney Williams

Lead Early Interventionist - Anderson Office

Hello! My name is Courtney Williams & I am an Early Interventionist for Bright Start. ... more

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Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hi! My name is Jennifer Williams. I grew up in Marietta, Georgia and graduated from ... more

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LaVonda Williams

LaVonda Williams

Early Interventionist - Rock Hill Office

My name is LaVonda Williams and I am excited to be a part of the Bright Start team . I was ... more

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Kellyn Wood

Kellyn Wood

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hello! My name is Kellyn Wood. I am originally from Nashville, Indiana, but have lived in ... more

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Brandy Wren

Brandy Wren

Administrative Assistant - Upstate Office

Hey Everyone! My name is Brandy Wren and I am the Upstate Administrative Assistant To the ... more

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Taylor Wright

Taylor Wright

Case Manager - Upstate Office

Hello, my name is Taylor Wright. I am from Southwest Virginia and have lived in the ... more

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