Meet our Corporate Staff

Meet our Founder & CEO, Ann Marie Sochia.

Ann Marie is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company. She is personally involved with interviewing and hiring all personnel, including Therapists, Psychiatrists, and Office Staff.

Ann Marie is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in North Carolina. She has a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and a BS in Sociology. Since 2012, Ann Marie has been practicing at Waves of Change, a holistic mental health counseling company she founded. While working as a therapist for the general population, she recognized the need for high-quality mental health services for seniors. This led her, along with her husband, Paul, to create Silver Linings for Seniors, Inc.

She lives in Raleigh with her husband, their dog Penny and cat Rufus.

Meet our Clinical Director, Eva Negron.

Eva Negron is a Bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience in the field of mental health including working with refugees, dully diagnosed clients (MH/SU) in a hospital setting, victims of violence, school social work, older adults and children dealing with various traumas such as grief/loss and/or depression and anxiety.  Eva is an enthusiastic and outcome based leader with the ability to assess needs, communicate challenges and develop solution focused interventions. Eva has received clinical training in motivational interviewing, strengths based practice, family centered treatment and trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy. Eva is an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), earning her certification from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNC-G).  She has 15 years’ experience at providing individual, family and group therapy.

Eva received her MSW at Hunter College and her undergraduate degree at the State University of New York-Albany (SUNY-Albany). Eva moved from New York to North Carolina in 2011.  In 2011,  Eva worked at a family centered mental health agency for 9 years serving youth and adults, providing in home therapy services where she ultimately served as the Director of Program Operations .

During her free time, Eva enjoys spending time at the beach, traveling with her family and exercising.

Meet our Marketing Supervisor, Amanda Moore.

Amanda Moore is Silver Linings’ liaison with our customer facilities directors. In that role, she is often the first person any of the facilities’ personnel meets. She is responsible for organizing and giving presentations to staff and clients in the facilities as well as meeting and presenting Silver Linings to the community and corporate organizations.

Amanda Moore graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing & Communication; all while being on the women’s basketball team at the highest collegiate level.  As a classic extrovert, Amanda values strong business relationships above all else. She wants to make both our clients and her peers feel heard and understood.

Before Amanda came to Silver Linings, she lived in Scottsdale, Arizona and was a physician liaison for a major radiology company in the Phoenix metro area. Amanda’s passion lies in the medical field and she is so happy to be part of the team at Silver Linings! Overall, Amanda brings exceptional marketing, graphic design, and social media experience to the team, and will help Silver Linings to be a household name.

Meet our Senior Billing Specialist, Denise McNair.

Denise comes to us with managerial skills and with direct work experience. She is Certified in Physician and Facility Billing and Coding she also has 20+ years of experience in Medical Revenue Cycle Management and Account Receivables experience in the following specialties; Anesthesia, Facility, Pain Management, Orthopedic, Physical Therapy, Transplants, Ophthalmology, Endoscopy and Ambulatory Surgical Centers.

She is married with 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren whom she adores. She loves movies that make her belly laugh and a good book.

Meet our Billing Specialist, Kendall Howse.

Kendall Howse is a billing/credentialing specialist with Silver Linings for Seniors. She has worked in medical field for more than five years, ranging from behavioral health for children to mental health for seniors. Her passions lie in her ability to help those less fortunate than her and allow for an even playing field.

Kendall is a 2008 graduate of North Carolina Central University and lives in Raleigh with her two sons.

Meet our Business and Community Liaison, Tamra Demello, 

Tamra Demello is the Business and Community Liaison for Silver Linings for Seniors and Silver Linings Teletherapy. She enjoys meeting with employees of the senior living communities, doctor offices, corporate organizations and with many others in the community to tell them about Silver Linings and to give informative presentations.

Tamra has loved living in North Carolina for the last 25 years. She brings a master’s degree in Business Administration, 20 years of sales experience, and a passion for senior care to her position as Business and Community Liaison. She enjoys helping to bring anyone who needs mental health counseling the valuable resources they deserve.
In her free time, Tamra enjoys walking with her dog, attending outdoor music venues, and spending time with friends and family.

Meet our Therapy Team

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