Member Spotlight

Teresa brings over 35 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, where she serves as the Director of Development for EPIC Behavioral Healthcare. Passionate about fundraising, Teresa finds fulfillment in supporting EPIC's mission of providing life-changing services to individuals dealing with substance use and mental health disorders. Her role involves raising funds and organizing events to expand the organization's reach and impact. As an AFP member, Teresa appreciates the diverse training opportunities available. She encourages aspiring professionals to embrace the excitement of sharing opportunities to give back. 

Teresa's dedication extends beyond her professional life; a little known secret is that she used to be a part of a clogging dance troupe and has a travel bucket list that includes visiting the Grand Canyon. An avid reader, Teresa's recent favorite book is "My Stubborn Heart" by Becky Wade, and she values books and her Bible as indispensable items. She humorously describes herself as #noseinabook if she were a hashtag.

EPIC Behavioral Healthcare, established in 1973, offers a wide range of behavioral health services, including outpatient counseling, inpatient detoxification, psychiatric services, and prevention programs. Learn more at