Vice President of Operations, Enhanced Services
Shannon Atkinson is the Vice President of Operations for Enhanced Services, overseeing the implementation of community-based services for individuals with mental health diagnoses. Shannon joined Monarch in November of 2015 after having worked in outpatient, community and
facility-based settings in Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee and South Carolina. She has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) since 2004, and has experience working with with adults, children and families.
Shannon received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Social Work from Radford University in Radford, Virginia. She did post-graduate work at the University of Tennessee’s College of Social Work, studying the impact of organizational climate and culture on burnout in the human services field. Shannon has conducted conference presentations on her areas of interest and facilitates both formal and informal trainings on an ongoing basis.
Shannon currently resides in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and enjoys outdoor activities such as gardening, boating and hiking.
Vice President / Chief of Business Development
William Callison joins Monarch as the Vice President / Chief of Business Development where he will have primary responsibility for the execution of new business initiatives. He will work closely with President and CEO Dr. Peggy Terhune and the Executive Leadership Team to develop and implement a comprehensive business strategy focused on financial growth, customer satisfaction and response to industry demands.
During his nearly 30 years in the behavioral healthcare industry, Callison has witnessed dramatic shifts in care delivery and management of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance use disorders. Drawing from his experience as the former Chief Operating Officer at Partners Behavioral Health Management and from leadership positions with a variety of provider organizations, Callison has a unique understanding of the clinical, fiscal and operational challenges facing behavioral healthcare today.
He is currently a candidate for Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership from Brown University. He holds a Master of Health Administration (MHA) from Georgia State University, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor’s in English from Vanderbilt University.
Dr. Todd Clark
Vice President of Operations, Crisis Services
Todd Clark serves as Monarch’s Vice President of Operations, Crisis Services, overseeing services in Guilford, Robeson, Mecklenburg and Buncombe counties. Todd provides operational leadership for the Monarch’s Guilford Crisis Services in the Bellemeade Center in Greensboro, a 10-bed Tier IV Urgent Care for Adult and Adolescents, Mobile Crisis Services and a 16-bed non-hospital detox Facility-Based Crisis program in Lumberton, and a 16-bed Facility-Based Crisis for Children and Adolescents in Mecklenburg County. He also oversees operations for The Goodale School and Recovery Community, Monarch’s residential treatment program for teenage boys ages 14 to 17 which opened in late 2020 in Asheville.
With more than 25 years of experience in the mental health field, Todd brings in-depth knowledge of inpatient and outpatient services, emergency and crisis care, in-home support as well as care coordination and 24-hr community-based services for medical, substance abuse and mental health populations to Monarch.
Todd is a Certified Clinical Supervisor, a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and a Ph.D. in Counseling from Christian Bible College.
Vice President of Finance, Controller
Lori Maness serves as Monarch’s Vice President of Finance, Controller. She is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.
Lori has worked at Monarch for 27 years in various roles within Monarch’s Finance Department.