NAJA W. BOYD, PSYD
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Dr. Naja W. Boyd is Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Anka. She is responsible for overseeing and ensuring that operations function at an optimal level and Anka continues to produce premier behavioral health services. Naja provides strategic leadership which enhances Anka’s internal processes, ensures effective staffing and monitors financial performance. In addition, Naja serves as corporate liaison with federal, state, and local representatives, to ensure that the necessary resources are available for Anka’s diverse clientele. Naja has over 20 years of experience in affordable housing sector, having held executive positions at the San Francisco Housing Authority and the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing.
At Anka, Naja applies her management and leadership skills utilizing a cross pollination of her previous housing and clinical work. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Howard University, a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management, and her Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology from John F. Kennedy University. Naja completed her pre-doc work at Kaiser Permanente Walnut Creek in its CDRP program and her post-doctoral work at Anka providing clinical services to the homeless population.
In her spare time, Naja enjoys traveling with family and friends, is an admirer and consumer of fashion and the arts, and enjoys good company and great food. She also recently served on the board of Alternative Family Services as its Program Chair.
"I love being able to take a concept and bring it to life and I work with a great team of people who take a lot of pride in their work."