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, LPC
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 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, budgeting, and corporate oversight. Cindy spearheaded the development of the Representative Payee Program and continues to supervise this program today. Cindy has served as treasurer for Special Olympics Area 8 for over 15 years and she volunteers her time in various capacities with that organization. In her spare time, Cindy enjoys camping and spending time with loved ones, including her rescue dog, Willow Jean.
Over 20 years
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 of service in the human service arena. Kristi has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology. Kristi is currently the Second Vice Chair of the Roanoke Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and is also engaged in community endeavors such as the Roanoke Valley Violence Prevention Council, of which she is the current Second Vice Chair, and the Blue Ridge Continuum of Care to end homelessness. Kristi is also a member of the Virginia Western Human Services Curriculum Advisory Committee. In her free time, Kristi enjoys road trips, concerts, travel, and off-roading in the mountains of West Virginia.
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.