Our founder, Dr. Alonzo Johnson, has more than twenty-years as President/CEO of non-profit, health organizations, pastor, and community organizations in New York City and South Carolina. His range of experience includes a distinguished academic career with a tenured professorship at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, in addition to a host of other senior administrative responsibilities in other colleges and universities. After graduating with a degree in Philosophy & Sociology from Claflin University, Johnson received three additional graduate degrees and a Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary, (a Columbia University Consortium institution) in New York City.
Johnson is the company visionary who is principally responsible for business development and contractual relationships with all external organizations. Johnson is a member of the National Association of Geriatric Care Managers and the National Association for Home Care & Hospice.
The company co-founder and Vice-President, Dr. Richel V. Sion-Johnson, has been an executive board member of several social and health related organizations for the past twenty-years. She is a clinically trained psychologist who works in the local public schools of South Carolina. Prior to working in the public school system, she served as a psychologist for the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice, and worked in banking and private insurance in Suriname, South America and Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and on Wall Street. She holds certificates and degrees from several institutions, including Fordham University in New York and the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, where she received her Ph.D. degree.
The Agape Nursing Staff
Agape nurses bring more than one hundred years of collective experience in nursing. Their areas of expertise cross a wide spectrum of medical disciplines, with a focus on long term care for elderly and disabled persons. They serve under the supervision of our Director of Clinical services and provide both clinical care for clients and supervision of Certified Nursing Assistants and Personal Care Aides.