Who We Are
Our Leadership Team
At the helm of Fellowship Hall is our Board of Directors. Currently, our Board is made up of 13 community volunteers who keep the organization on mission with an eye toward attaining our vision.
Board of Directors, left to right
Back row: Robert Lazorik, Richard Miller, Ronnie Yeatts
Middle row: Jerry Shelton, Matt Burkett, Russ Robinson, Bob Whitley, David Guise, Jake West
Front row: Don Comer, Tina Harris, Mike Yow, Michelle Thompson, Lee Healy
Mike Yow, LCAS – President & Chief Executive Officer
Mike Yow began his career in substance abuse treatment in 1988 at the Crawford Center in Greensboro, NC. Mike brings a broad range of experience in inpatient, outpatient, and extended treatment services. He has been certified by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board since 1993 and licensed since 1998. He holds a BA from Greensboro College and a Masters from UNC Greensboro. Mike joined Fellowship Hall in 1993 and has served as Assistant Clinical Director since 2001. He helped implement Fellowship Hall’s Extended Treatment Program in 2011 and has facilitated the program for the past 5 years. Mike has served as President & CEO since 2016 and is a 2017 graduate of Leadership Greensboro. In 2018, Mike earned his Certificate of Nonprofit Management from UNC-Greensboro.
Mike Washo, MD – Medical Director
Dr. Washo arrived as Medical Director at Fellowship Hall from RJ Blackley Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center in Butner, NC, where he served as staff psychiatrist.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Duke University and completed medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and holds a second Board Certification from the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Through Fellowship Hall’s teaching relationship with Duke University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Washo was no stranger to Fellowship Hall as he completed a clinical rotation here in the mid 2000s as part of his psychiatric residency at Duke.
Kelly Scaggs, LCSW, LCAS, CCS, MAC, ICAADC – Clinical Director
Kelly joined the staff of Fellowship Hall in 2008 as a family therapist, and assumed the role of Clinical Director in 2015. She has over 25 years of experience in behavioral health and has practiced in both Florida and North Carolina. Prior to coming to Fellowship Hall, Kelly was part of the Cone Health System for over 10 years. Kelly holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia and a Master’s of Social Work from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida.
In addition to being a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, and Certified Clinical Supervisor, Kelly is also an Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. She has extensive experience with inpatient and outpatient mental health, substance abuse, women’s issues, co-occurring disorders, grief therapy, and family therapy.
Sandra Barclay, RN – Director of Nursing
Sandra has nearly 20 years of Addiction nursing experience. Sandra joined the Fellowship Hall Nursing staff after an internship in 1994 led to an employment opportunity working as a part-time staff nurse while continuing her education. After graduation and Board examination, Sandra joined the FH nursing team full time in 1995. As a new graduate, Sandra felt compelled to gain experience in critical care whereas, she was employed with Moses Cone Hospital’s Neuro-Science ICU from 1996-1999, remaining part-time at the Hall. “I could never detach myself completely from what I felt to be the work I was meant to do”.
Sandra returned to the Hall full-time in 1999 where she remained a staff nurse until assuming the Director of Nursing role December 2011. Her nursing background and experience in the field of addiction nursing help her instill a culture of compassionate care throughout the organization. Sandra’s passion is to advance excellence in addiction treatment. Sandra is a member of the International Nurses Society on Addiction and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control.
Jessica Sheetz, MS, CPA – Director of Finance
Jessica Sheetz joined Fellowship Hall in 2010. Jessica is a native of the Greensboro area. She is a graduate of Saint John’s University where she earned a Master of Science in Accounting and also attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Jessica became a CPA in 2006 and specialized in auditing nonprofit organizations in the public accounting arena prior to joining Fellowship Hall. Jessica is a member of the NC Association of Certified Public Accountants and a 2018 graduate of Leadership Greensboro.
Altina Layman, Director of Development
Altina joined Fellowship Hall in 2015. Her previous experience included serving as Director of Marketing and Community Affairs and interim president of the United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro (now known as Arts Greensboro). She received a BA in studio art from Campbell University and completed the Executive Director’s Academy at the Guilford Nonprofit Consortium as well as the Leadership Development Program at the Center for Creative Leadership.
Lori Hancock, SPHR – Director of Human Resources
Lori joined the Fellowship Hall team in April of 2013 as a Human Resources Assistant and moved into the Director role in 2016. She moved to the Greensboro area in 2008 and began working in the recruiting industry which solidified her passion for working in the human resources field. She graduated from Erskine College in Due West, SC in 2005 with a double major in English and Psychology. She is a member of SHRM and a graduate of Leadership Greensboro and enjoys being involved in volunteer and outreach projects that serve the Greensboro area.
Warren Lowder, CPA – Director of Business Development
Warren joined Fellowship Hall in 2012 and moved into his current position in 2016. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill and became a CPA in 1977. His previous experience includes 17 years in public accounting and 17 years in private industry as Chief Financial Officer in various companies. He is a member of the NC Association of Certified Public Accountants.
Billy Wyrick – Director of Facilities
A native of Gibsonville, Billy has been a familiar face around the Hall since the mid-90s. He first began working with the Hall as an outside contractor, and formally joined the team in 2002. His previous experience includes many years as a residential contractor, and he still holds a North Carolina Residential Contractor License. As Director of Facilities, Billy manages and oversees the maintenance of all Fellowship Hall property, buildings, equipment, vehicles, grounds, and other physical resources used by Fellowship Hall staff, visitors, and guests. He also oversees the Dietary Department and works with the Chef and Dietary Supervisor to ensure that the department runs smoothly. When he’s not on-call, Billy enjoys spending time with his family, riding his motorcycle, and restoring vintage tractors.