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Our Directors

DANIELA MS, RD, LDN, CPT
Director of Clinical Services


Daniela graduated with her Masters from Winthrop University where she studied Human Nutrition. 

Hometown: Lima, Peru
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Hobbies: Read, local breweries, travel
Go-to Snack: Cheese, nuts & fruit

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CYRILLA MPH, RD, LDN
Director of Research & Program Development


Cyrilla has a Masters in Public Health and Nutrition from UNC and has been in the industry for close to 10 years.  

Hometown: Charlotte, NC
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Hobbies: Yoga, intuitive dance, her dogs
Go-to Snack: Trail mix

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NEQUEELA MS, LCMHC
Director of Outreach


NeQueela holds a Masters in Counseling & Development from Winthrop University and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from NC Central University. She has been in the mental health field for over ten years with training in play therapy, substance use and trauma. NeQueela has worked doing school-based therapy and work sex offenders and the homeless populations. She is a mother of two young men living with disabilities and is a Disability Rights Advocate.

Hometown: Charlotte, NC
Favorite Food: Shrimp
Favorite Hobbies: Singing, writing, shopping, interior design
Go-to Snack: Cookies

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NEELIMA 
Director of Credentialing & Project Management


Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Favorite Food: Paneer Tikka Masala
Favorite Hobbies: Hiking, gardening, traveling
Go-to Snack: Nuts and oranges

Our Providers

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MADISON, MS, RD, LDN
Clinical Lead

Hometown: Matthews, NC

Favorite Food: Salmon
Favorite Hobbies: Cooking, daytrips to vineyard, walks with husband
Go-to Snack: Cheese sticks, jerky sticks, crackers

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NATASHA, MA, LCMHCA
Hometown: Twinsburg, OH
Favorite Food: Pierogies
Favorite Hobbies: Reading, hiking, rock climbing and gaming
Go-to Snack: Pistachios

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HOLLY, MA, LCMHC
Hometown: Clemmons, NC
Favorite Food: Pineapple fried rice
Favorite Hobbies: Reading, walking, archery, organizing and podcasts
Go-to Snack: Protein drink or breakfast bar

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MELISSA, RD, LDN
Hometown: Washington, IL
Favorite Food: Cheese
Favorite Hobbies: Spending time outdoors, hiking, mountain bike riding, backpacking, spending time with pets
Go-to Snack: Some variety of nuts

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EMILY, RD, LDN
Hometown: Covington, VA
Favorite Food: Tacos

Favorite Hobbies: Playing with her dog, running and reading
Go-to Snack: Apples and peanut butter or apples and cheese

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VIRGINIA, MS, RDN, LDN
Hometown: Anniston, AL
Favorite Food: Pasta

Favorite Hobbies: Zumba, cooking, karaoke, dancing and walking with family
Go-to Snack: Nuts

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KAELI, MS, RD, LDN, CPT

Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Favorite Food: Tacos

Favorite Hobbies: Running, weightlifting, playing with her two doodles
Go-to Snack: NuGo protein bar or apple and cashew butter

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LAURA, RD, LDN
Hometown: Mount Vernon, IL

Favorite Food: Grilled salmon sushi
Favorite Hobbies: Tennis, painting, or volunteering at her children's schools
Go-to Snack: Pretzel with hummus and guacamole

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LEAH, MA, LCMHC
Hometown: St. Petersburg, FL

Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Hobbies: Running, hiking, kayaking, crochet
Go-to Snack: Salt & vinegar chips

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STACY, RD, LDN
Hometown: Rockhill, SC
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Hobbies: Meditation & board games with my son
Go-to Snack: Granny smith apples with peanut butter or cheese

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MEREDITH, RD, LDN
Hometown: Augusta, GA

Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Hobbies: Exercising, shopping, podcasts, and reading
Go-to Snack: Kind bars

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MELANIE, RD, LDN, CSO
Hometown: Greensboro, NC

Favorite Food: Cheese
Favorite Hobbies: Running, "glamping" in an RV, reading, playing with her dogs
Go-to Snack: Greek yogurt with fruit or peanut butter by the spoonful

NIAH, MA, CRC, LCMHCA
Hometown: Lake City, SC

Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Hobbies: Reading, writing, playing video games
Go-to Snack: Fruit snacks

Our Interns

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BARBARA, INTERN                        KB Dietetic Internship
Hometown: Neward, Delaware
Favorite Food: Avocado!
Favorite Hobbies: Cooking/baking, playing spikeball/volleyball/frisbee, picnics!
Go-to Snack: Apples & PB or Almonds

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CAMRYN, INTERN                         WU Undergraduate Student
Hometown: Fortmill, SC
Favorite Food: Gyros
Favorite Hobbies: Hiking, cooking, reading, doing make-up and weightlifting
Go-to Snack: Chips & hummus

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ANNEMARIE, INTERN                WU Graduate Student
Hometown: Hartsville, SC
Favorite Food: Avocado toast
Favorite Hobbies: Working out, reading & cooking
Go-to Snack: Pineapple or salted almonds

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VINCENZO, INTERN                       UCAL Undergraduate Student 
Hometown: Miami, FL
Favorite Food: Chicken with soy sauce
Favorite Hobbies: Working out, playing soccer & video games
Go-to Snack: Doritos

NIAH, LCMHCA, CRC, MA 
Hometown: Lake City, SC

Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Hobbies: Reading, writing, playing video games
Go-to Snack: Fruit snacks

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HOLLY, LCMHC, MA 
Hometown: Clemmons, NC

Favorite Food: Pineapple fried rice
Favorite Hobbies: Reading, walking, archery, organizing, and podcasts
Go-to Snack: Protein drink or breakfast bar

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MELISSA, RD, LDN
Hometown: Washington, IL
Favorite Food: Cheese
Favorite Hobbies: Spending time outdoors, Mountain Bike Riding, Hiking, Backpacking, Time with pets
Go-to Snack: Some variety of nuts

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