Gena Smith became the Director of Disability Services at UNC Charlotte in September 2014. She began working in the disability services field as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with the Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired in Ohio. She became the Program Director for the Office of Disability Services at Winthrop University in 1997. She has worked in higher education in the disability services field for nearly 24 years. She holds an M.Ed. in Counseling and Development from Winthrop and a B.A. in English from Furman University.Read more
Kristin Kolin is a North Carolina Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with a Master of Arts in Education from Wake Forest University. She is a Safe Zone Ally, committed to student access, empowerment, and success. Kristin has been with the Office of Disability Services since 2004.Read more
Katie Montie is an alumna of UNC Charlotte and has a Master of Social Work degree from UNC Chapel Hill. Prior to working as ADA Project Coordinator, Katie served as Assistant Director in Disability Services for more than 10 years. She has worked with people with disabilities for over 20 years.Read more
Nicole Cardamone Cannon joined the Office of Disability Services in July 2015 as a Captionist. Nicole has a B.S. in Business Administration from Winthrop University and an M.S. in Accountancy from the University of South Carolina. Prior to joining UNC Charlotte, Nicole worked in public accounting and as a staff accountant for Carolinas Healthcare System. Originally from West Columbia, SC, Nicole has lived in Charlotte since 2007.Read more
Adrienne proudly joined the Office of Disability Services in April of 2021. She began service on our campus in 2017 as an Academic Advisor in the University Transfer Center. Prior to joining Niner Nation, her decade of experience covers student services, academic advising, personal counseling, and rehabilitation counseling. She is a North Carolina Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). Adrienne possesses a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Winston-Salem State University (NC), a Certificate of Graduate Study...
Madison is originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina. She attended Winthrop University for her undergraduate degree. Madison graduated from Winthrop University in May of 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.Read more