Teresa S. Goodman, MS, MA

Executive Director 


With a background in social services, prevention, and non-profit management, Community Initiatives, Inc.'s executive director believes her personal and professional experiences have taught her to the value of hard work, dedication, ethical excellence, and service to others.  These attributes are standards that she considers invaluable and strives to live by.


Having worked with the Department of Social Services, the Dept. of Juvenile Justice,  Orangeburg County First Steps, SC Dept. of Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Services, and Carolina Health Centers, Inc., Teresa has worked diligently toward a high level of professional excellence.


Mrs. Goodman is a proud graduate of South Carolina State University, where she obtained her B.S. degree in Psychology and a M.S.  in Individual and Family Development.  She also holds a M.A. in Management and Leadership from Webster University.


She is married to Jonathan and they have one son, Xavier.


Personal Motto: Do all that you can, in the place where you are, with all that has been given to you!