Maya H. Pack, MS, MPA
Associate Executive Director
Ms. Pack has been working to support improved health and health care in South Carolina since 1998. She has distinguished herself through work across the state and at the local level. Ms. Pack earned her bachelor’s degree from Furman University, a Master of Science in applied social science research from Clemson University and a master’s degree in public administration through a joint program of Clemson University and the University of South Carolina. Ms. Pack is also is a 2019 Riley Fellow through the Diversity Leaders Initiative with The Riley Institute at Furman.
Ms. Pack began her career with the United Way of Greenville County performing community needs assessments. In the early 2000s, she worked in planning and market research for the Greenville Health System and then worked for Bon Secours St. Francis Health System as Director of Planning. She has also consulted for a number of non-profit and health care organizations in the Upstate of South Carolina in the areas of strategic and business planning, needs assessment, outcome measurement and grant writing. Between 2006 and 2008, Ms. Pack served as manager of the South Carolina Business Coalition on Health, where she developed and implemented programs and policies to improve the quality of health care while controlling its cost for the business community.
Ms. Pack currently serves on the Board of Directors of Mental Health America of Greenville County, the AccessHealth SC Advisory Council, the South Carolina Overdose Prevention Project Advisory Council, the Greenville County Behavioral Health Coalition, the Executive Committee of the South Carolina Behavioral Health Coalition and the Healthy Palmetto Leadership Council. Previously she served on the Executive Committee of the Board of the Greenville Humane Society and as a Board member at A Child’s Haven, a therapeutic day treatment center for children with developmental delays resulting from abuse or neglect. Ms. Pack is a graduate of Leadership Greenville (2006), Furman University’s Women Leadership Program (2009) and is a member of the Blue Ridge Institute for Non-Profit Leaders.
In her role as Associate Executive Director, Ms. Pack leads the business and financial management of the Institute and manages all programs and contracts, including Behavioral Health and Long-Term Care, taskforces, the Health Policy Fellows Program and other legislative services. She works with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in setting the strategic vision for the organization.