• By Christine Dowdell
  • Posted Thursday, September 8, 2022

Marissa Adams is new Medicaid Division Director at Social Services

I am very pleased to announce that Marissa Adams has accepted the position as the Division Director, and her first day will be Monday, September 19, 2022. This is a new position for the agency and she will be responsible for managing all Medicaid Programs. Ms. Adams previously worked with FCDSS and currently works as an Operational Support Teams Manager with the NCDHHS.

Ms. Adams' biography:

Ms. Marissa D. Adams is an experienced health and human services professional with 16 plus years of service. She is currently employed with NC Department of Health and Human Services. Marissa’s professional roles include Operational Support Team Manager, Family & Children’s Medicaid Program Manager, and other various positions within the Medicaid field. Her professional skill set includes program and project management, policy development and training, staff development and managerial leadership.

Marissa’s roots are in Winston Salem, NC where she was born and raised and is currently a Forsyth County resident. She is a graduate of Winston Salem State University and currently pursuing a MPA at Capella University. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, volunteering with various community organizations, and spending time with her beloved family and friends.

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