Our Team

Carlton McDaniel, Jr.

Founder & Executive Director

Amber Mitchell

Program Coordinator

Nick Bazzelle

Teaching Staff

Brenda Hammond

Teaching Staff

Anne Safrit

Teaching Staff

Michele Fultz

Teaching Staff

Sophia Mercer

Teaching Staff

Board of Directors

We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that offers ideas and actions that best promote the well-being, maintenance, and growth of the organization. Board members serve as ambassadors for Able to Serve and devote their time, talents, and funds to support our work.

Carlton McDaniel

Founder & Executive Director

Mark Berube

Duke Progress (Retired)

Kay Batchelor

State of North Carolina (Retired)

Donna Burnette

Wake County Teacher (Retired)

Lee Hernan

Wake County Public Schools, High School English Teacher

Paula Taylor

State of North Carolina (Retired)

Carey Carpenter

Treasurer, State of North Carolina (Retired)

Norm Hupp

Board Chair, Wealth Management Consultant

Holly Williams

Vice Chair, Horizon Forest Products

John Offermann

Donovan Data Systems (Retired)

Lisa Stanley

Owner of Studio 121 Salon

Linda Hewitt

Teacher - Raleigh, NC

Donna Langley

Progress Energy (Retired)

Dianne Wall

State of North Carolina (Retired)

Contact Us With Your Questions

Get in touch with us to learn more about our work and our passion for serving adults with disabilities.