Our Leadership

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Angelique Tomsic,

Interim President and CEO, UNIFIED

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Angelique Tomsic began working at AIDS Partnership Michigan (APM) in June 2007 as the Case Management Director, which is the position she held until December 2015.  Prior to coming to APM, Tomsic worked has worked in HIV since 2000 for Southeastern Michigan Health Association and the City of Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotions as the Ryan White CARE Services Coordinator, Contract and Grants Specialist and Grant Monitor, and as the Associate Director of Home Support Services at Oakland Livingston Human Services Agency.  

Tomsic has a BA in Human Services from Adrian College. 

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Akilah Benton, MPH,

Interim Vice President of Community Research and Innovation, UNIFIED

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Akilah is a public health professional with extensive experience in practical and research-based work with persons living with HIV, both domestically and abroad. Particularly interested in the way HIV/AIDS affects marginalized populations, she has dedicated her career to the advancement of those communities. Akilah early on, developed a passion for understanding cultural differences in the context of health care. She has close to a decade of experience working with marginalized populations of color.

With a bachelors in Anthropology and a Masters of Public Health degree, Akilah has robust knowledge in understating and implementing evidence-based programming.  Akilah currently serves as the Interim Vice President of Community Research and Advocacy where she oversees the newly formed Community Research and Innovations Department. This department manages the organizations community-based research endeavors, statewide HIV/STD hotline and mobilization project Status Sexy.

While acknowledging how far health care has come, she also understands how far it has to go. She believes there is no rigid formula for delivering health care; rather, each situation must be examined through an individualized holistic lens and considered in the context of our many diverse differences. Akilah looks forward to continuing to utilize her knowledge to implement community-lead best practices to improve the quality of care for people living with HIV and affected by HIV.