Clarence "Bo" W. Hall - Chief Executive Officer
Clarence “Bo” W. Hall, our Founder and CEO, holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Averett University. Hall Mentoring Services, Inc was formed in February of 1999. June 2006, as we continued growth and new development our company's named was changed to Hall Community Services, Inc. Bo has overseen the growth of the company from two employees to over sixty, along with numerous added and expanded programs. Over the years “Bo” has worked with several local organizations and has a combined 25 plus years of working experience with children and adults with various needs including mentally challenged and mentally ill. Bo also has served Special Olympics for 25 years with his current role in our local Area 8 chapter as Area Coordinator. In Bo's spare time he enjoys fishing and spending time with his children Rae, Chance and Bryce.
Cindy Gravely - Director of Finance & Administration
Cindy Gravely has worked at Hall Community Services, Inc since June 2004. Cindy has 20 plus years of previous employment in various positions that required supervisory duties related to financial administration, human resources, employee relations, budget development and corporate oversight. Cindy started our Representative Payee Program and is currently the supervisor over this program. Cindy serves as Clarence "Bo" W. Hall's administrative assistant. Cindy also has served Special Olympics Area 8 as Chapter Treasurer for 10 years.
Adrien Monti - Clinical Director
Adrien Monti is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Master’s degree in social work from Syracuse University. Adrien has worked in the human services field since 2000. She has worked with various populations including individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities, veterans suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder, and children, adolescents, and adults diagnosed with mental illness. Adrien has previously worked as an intensive in-home family therapist with the Roanoke League of Therapists, a team leader at EHS Support Services, and a human rights advocate for the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. She has been the clinical director for Hall Community Services since July 2009.
Eugene Cook - Program Supervisor, Psychosocial Day Program
Born and raised in Roanoke, VA, Eugene graduated from Ferrum College in 1999 with a Bachelor’s degree in social work. Eugene has worked in the criminal justice field for a total of nine years through Court Community Corrections as a pre-trial officer. Eugene has also worked in the group home setting with youth for a period of ten years through Hope Tree Family Services. He has worked for Hall Community Services since 2008. In his spare time, Eugene serves as a recreational coach of football and basketball for the city of Roanoke. He also coaches Special Olympics basketball. Eugene enjoys working with people and making a difference in their lives.
Aimee Ellinwood- Program Supervisor, Mental Health Support Services
Aimee has a B.S. degree in Recreation Therapy and an M.S. degree in Community Counseling from Radford University. Aimee has worked with people from all different walks of life as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and as a Qualified Mental Health Professional. Aimee previously worked as an In-home Counselor at Roanoke League of Therapists before coming here to Hall Community Services in August 2010.
Mike Abajace - Health Information Systems Manager / Supervisor
Mike holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Counseling. He has over ten years experience working with individuals with severe mental illness. He has worked with various populations including individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities, and children, adolescents, and adults diagnosed with mental illness. Mike has also taught as an Adjunct Instructor with the Human Services Program at Virginia Western Community College.
Anita Mitchem - Program Development Coordinator
Anita Mitchem has a Bachelor's degree in psychology and marketing and a Master's degree in clinical psychology with a minor in counseling. Anita was employed as a psychologist at So. Va. Mental Health Institute for almost 6 years. In 1988, Anita left the institute to take a position with the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Office of Licensing. Anita retired from the department in March 2009. Anita has been working in the capacity of Consultant and Program Development Coordinator for Hall Community Services since August 2009.