Anna Bellew

Anna Bellew is a native of Greenville whose passion for the mental health field began during her own treatment as an adolescent. After receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Winthrop University, she went on to obtain a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

Now working for a local mental health practice and serving on the board of Half a Sorrow Foundation, Anna is honored to share her personal and professional insights with others.

Berdina Hill

Berdina Hill serves as the Work-Based Learning Coordinator for the Enoree Career Center. She holds a master’s degree in Community Counseling from Webster University, a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Lander University, and Global Career Development Facilitator Certification from the National Career Development Association. 

She has completed the SC Vocational Rehabilitation Professional Development and Leadership program. Previously, Berdina Hill was a Career Counselor and Employability Service Coordinator for Tri-County Technical College in Pendleton, SC, where she served for three years. She has also held the position of Transitional Counselor II for SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department (SCVRD) in Anderson and Oconee/Pickens County offices for six years. Before joining SCVRD, she worked as a Court Advocate at MEG's House, a shelter for abused women and children in Greenwood, SC, for six years.

Sterling Ta’Bon

Sterling Ta’Bon, was born and raised in Sumter, SC. Sterling attended Campbell University in Buise Creek, NC. Sterling would go on to graduate school at Campbell’s School of Public Health. After graduating with a Master of Science in Public Health, he worked in an array of Public Health positions including COVID Data Epidemiologist for DHEC, Coordinator for the Office of Resiliency, and State Outreach Coordinator for the Department of Mental Health’s Office of Suicide Prevention.

Currently, Sterling is the Health Schools Manager and Consultant at Cairn Guidance Educational Consultation. Outside of his profession, Sterling is the Director of the Diamond Effect Leadership Program which engages with the youth of Sumter, SC. In 2022, he was named Top 20 Professionals Under 40 in Sumter, Manning, and Clarendon counties.

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