Clarence "Bo" Hall
Chief Executive Officer
Clarence “Bo” W. Hall, our Founder and CEO, holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Averett University. Bo has overseen the growth of HCS from two employees to over sixty. Over the years, Bo has worked with several local organizations and has a combined 25 plus years of working experience with children and adults with various needs including mentally challenged and mentally ill. Bo also has served Special Olympics for 25 years with his current role in our local Area 8 chapter as Area Coordinator. In Bo’s spare time he enjoys fishing and spending time with his children Rae, Chance and Bryce.
Tara Hutcheson, Licensed Professional Counselor
Tara is a Roanoke native and has strong roots in the Roanoke Valley. Tara obtained her Bachelor’s degree in psychology and later received her Master’s in community counseling from Radford University. Tara has worked in an intensive in-home setting since her graduation and has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and with the geriatric population. Tara has experience in different treatment modalities and enjoys working and learning from others. In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.
Director of Finance & Administration
Cindy has over 20 years of supervisory experience in financial administration, human resources, employee relations, budget development and corporate oversight. Cindy spearheaded the Representative Payee Program and continues to supervise this program today. Cindy also serves as Clarence “Bo” Hall’s Administrative Assistant. She has served as Special Olympics Area 8 treasurer since May 2004.
Over 20 years of
Serving the Roanoke Valley
Under the direction of Clarence “Bo” W. Hall, Hall Community Services Inc began as Hall Mentoring Services in 2008. Since then, HCS has grown exponentially and now includes services such as Mental Health Skill-Building, Payee Services and a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Day Program.
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Kristi Cales, LPC
Kristi is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 20 + years in the human service arena. She has a
Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology. Kristi has been
licensed in the State of Virginia for 14 years. Kristi has served various populations in the Roanoke Valley
including youth, adults, couples, and families. Kristi has also worked in a variety of settings, including
residential, intensive outpatient, intensive in-home, group, and outpatient therapy.
Kristi is a member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and is also engaged in community endeavors such as the Roanoke Valley Violence
Prevention Council, as well as Blue Ridge Continuum of Care to end homelessness.
Program Development Coordinator
Anita Mitchem has a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and marketing and a Master’s degree in clinical psychology with a minor in counseling. Anita retired from the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Office of Licensing in March 2009 and has been working as a Consultant and Program Development Coordinator for Hall Community Services since August 2009.
Ashley Thompson, QMHP-A
PSR Program Supervisor
Ashley has over 10 years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnoses in areas including supported employment, psycho-social rehabilitation, support coordination and skill building. She lives in Roanoke with her fiancee, Tom, and cats, Jane and Lucille. Ashley loves spending time in mountains and on beaches, hearing live music, going on adventures with friends, and talking to strangers about her cats. Ashley loves PSR and is excited to return to this field of work.
Makenzie Daniels, QMHP-A
MHSS Supervisor, Staunton
Makenzie received her Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science from Bluefield College. She has gained immense experience from working with individuals with mental illness and intellectual disabilities; helping them grow and reach their goals and full potential. Makenzie has worked in MHSS, case management and residential programs. In her free time, Makenzie enjoys exploring the mountains of Virginia with her dog, Max.