Makeka Montgomery joined WOS in February 2022 as a Community Engagement Specialist. Makeka brings a wealth of experience working with servicemembers and veterans. Before joining the WOS team, she worked at the Atlanta VA Medical Center assisting veterans continue their health care regime after leaving military service. Prior to that, Makeka spent a total of 13 years in the Army and Army National Guard as a Medical Specialist. She worked as a field medic, ground evacuation (ambulance), air evacuation (airlift support), various clinical settings and served as a Medical Readiness Liaison for injured soldiers needing medical evaluation for retirement and disability compensation.
Makeka earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Troy University and looks forward to obtaining her Master of Science Degree in Social Work with Troy University as well.