Taneisha Fair

Research Assistant/Contract Manager

Taneisha Fair joined The Center for Community Solutions in January 2020 as a Research Assistant/Contract Manager. In this position, she will work closely with the Associate Director to support Community Solutions’ consulting operations.

Taneisha previously worked at United Way of Greater Cleveland in the 211 program for more than three years, starting as a Community Resource Specialist, where she assisted callers gain access to community resources. She then joined the 211 Accountable Health Communities (AHC) pilot, funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. As a specialist for AHC, she helped MetroHealth patients navigate the social safety net and provided advocacy and follow up for high-risk individuals. After a year in the pilot program, she became the lead specialist, providing oversight and training to staff, and assisting the supervisory team with administrative and operational functions.

Taneisha has a BA from Kent State University in interpersonal communication, with a minor in nonprofit management. She is currently pursuing a Master’s of Public Administration in Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs.