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Our Team

A Message From Our Executive Director

Serving in the role of Executive Director for The Arc of Southwest Georgia, I find myself with an incredible opportunity to work for a leading organization with a mission and vision that I truly believe in. The Arc of Southwest Georgia has a rich history of leadership and advocacy that spans across decades and geographic regions. The newly named Arc of Southwest Georgia is well positioned to continue that great legacy.

At The Arc of Southwest Georgia, our main priority is ensuring the individuals we support continue to receive the services and respect they deserve. We work with our partners to meet the needs of families and individuals through program expansion, advocacy initiatives, community integration and interagency collaboration. Current disability services face innumerable pressures and challenges, but I am optimistic that we will continue to make a positive and lasting impact through our collective work.

The Arc of Southwest Georgia is dedicated to fostering a culture of passion and excellence in promoting our mission and vision and transitioning disability services to new heights of independence and acceptance.

Our Team

DeAnna Julian

Executive Director

Elizabeth Blount

Executive Assistant

James Chambers

Director of Operations

Felecia U. Hurley

Director of Project Arc & Family Support Coordinator

Shon Houston

Director of Programs

Marlissa Clark

Director of Child Development Center (CDC)

Lori Battle

Director of Human Resources

Xavier Cheevers

Director of IT

Jasmine Willoughby

Director of Development and Communications

Jakin Tillery

Director of Adult Day Programs

Katrina Bryant

Director of Quality Assurance

Roger Haggerty

Certified Occupancy Specialist – HUD
  • Voted Best Place to Work SWGA 2021
  • Voted Best Community Presence SWGA 2021
  • Voted Best Leadership SWGA 2021

Supporting families across Southwest Georgia.