Meet your team
The staff at the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina are dedicated to the mission of providing help, hope, and a voice for individuals living with brain injury. They are available to provide resources, information, and training opportunities.
Daniel started his tenure as the new Executive Director at the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina in 2019. Daniel comes to the organization with a 17 year career in nonprofit management and resource development having most recently worked for Boys & Girls Clubs. His number one goal is to make sure those in the Brain Injury Community have the support and resources they need
Susan has been with the Association since 2017. She is the Finance Director and is tasked with handling all accounting information for the association, in addition to maintaining the budget. Susan works closely with DHHS, ensuring that the budget aligns correctly with state contracts. Susan loves working at the Brain Injury Association of NC because of the cause. Having a member of her family who sustained a brain injury in 1994, Susan has a great interest in helping within the brain injury community.
Awareness & Community Development Manager
Alyssa came to BIANC in the Fall of 2020 as the Marketing Coordinator. She is now the Manager of Awareness and Development, focused on initiatives to increase visibility and resources for the organization. She is a graduate of the UNC Chapel Hill School of Journalism and has experience in several industries, none of which include Journalism. Alyssa feels lucky to have arrived at BIANC when she did and hopes to make a difference in the organization and the community.
Kitty volunteered for BIANC when the association was newly formed. She became the Outreach Coordinator for the BIANC Triad Regional office in 2008. She provides training and support for people with brain injuries and their families in her area. Kitty feels that providing resources and information about brain injury is key for patient and families prior to discharge from an in-patient brain injury unit. Kitty values BIANC because it provides a map for navigating through the world of brain injury
Molly came to BIANC March of 2022 as the Awareness Coordinator. She works closely with the Manager of Awareness and Development in increasing community visibility; as well as social media and updating the BIANC website. She is a graduate of UNC Charlotte where she majored in Communications. Molly is grateful to be part of an organization that strives to make a difference in the community.
Statewide Training Coordinator
Brad has been with the Association since 2023 as Statewide Training Coordinator. Brad works to educate individuals who are thriving with brain injuries, their families and professionals. During his time with Americorps/VISTA, Brad developed an unquenchable fervor to contribute to the process of dismantling systemic and institutional barriers that act as a conduit through which the shameful condition of social and economic inequity.
Outreach and Training Specialist
Libby Joined BIANC in October of 2022, She graduated from NCSU and has worked in the education field for many years. She supports our outreach initiatives and participating in virtual and in-person training. Libby's goal is to increase BIANC's visibility with community exhibiting, educating and training brain injury survivors and all who support them in their journey. Libby is excited to be part of something that allows her to express her passion for community and awareness.
Central Community Outreach Coordinator
Alisha Pruett-Street is BIANC's Central Community Outreach Coordinator. She is excited to work with BIANC in the Charlotte area as her goal is connecting to the community to bring awareness and support to brain injury survivors and family members. Alisha graduated with a BA in Psychology at Hunter College, City University of New York, with a certification in nonprofit management. She has over 12 years experience working within social services, particularly housing services. Also, she has worked largely with local food systems and in increasing nutrient dense food access in the Carolinas. Overall, she is deeply passionate about advocating for all individuals to have access to health and wellness resources so as to support a meaningful and healthy life.