Meet The South Carolina Team

Shatera: Shatera has five (5) years of experience in the field with individuals and families of disabilities and special needs. Before joining Columbus, she received her Bachelor of Psychology from the University of South Carolina in Beaufort, SC. She enjoys and is fully committed to case managing and advocating her Columbus caseload of individuals. Shatera is a mother of twin boys and enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to music, going to church, and learning as well as experiencing new things.

Heather: Heather graduated from the University of South Carolina-Aiken in December 1999. Since that time, she has devoted her career to the IDD population and helping those in need. She has worked in a variety of settings including State Hospitals, ICF/IDD facilities, community residential and day supports. Her hobbies include spending time with her kids, riding her motorcycle, and enjoying life. She loves working with Columbus and getting individuals the supports they need to live a healthy, happy, and safe life.

Sheila: Sheila, Case Manager, has worked with Individuals with Intellectual disabilities for ten years and three months. I received my bachelor’s in science degree in Human Services from Springfield College School of Human Services. I enjoy traveling and leisure time. I’m a mother of five, including a grandson who calls me momma. My spare time is spent going to travel softball and football games to support my kids. 

Geneatha: Geneatha has a combined 13 ‘years’ experience of advocating for and educating individuals with disabilities and special needs. Geneatha began her career as an Early Interventionist working with children birth to five years of age and their families and later moving on to Case Management. Geneatha earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Services from the University of South Carolina. Geneatha recently joined the Columbus-SC team in August 2019 and will continue to be an asset advocating and educating individuals, “To be all that they can be.”

Sheryl: Sheryl earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Lander University in her hometown of Greenwood, SC. In 2017, after 22 years, she retired from Laurens Disabilities and Special Needs Board. Sheryl has more than 25 years working with people that are in our target populations. She has done so as a case manager, direct care staff member, and as school personnel. Sheryl’s hobbies are reading, writing, genealogy, and researching family history with her husband. She is an ordained minister and serves as a youth advisor, Sunday School Teacher and Minister of Christian Education. She has worked part-time for Columbus since the Spring of 2018.