Address, Phone Number, Email

Address, Phone Number, Email


Address, Phone Number, email


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Unit Coordinator – June to December 2001

Illinois Community Department - Central City, IL

  • Supervised housing and life skill programs for five individuals living with intellectual disabilities
  • Provided direct care services for the same five individuals
  • Managed a staff of six full-time, two part-time and one on-call direct service team members
  • Provided oversight of files of said clients, including coordinating medical/dental appointments, meetings with each individuals care team, and ensuring state and company regulations are followed

Intensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner – August 2000 to June 2001

BestCare Solutions – Des Moines, Iowa

  • Provided ongoing one-on-one and group rehabilitation services for clients with a mental illness
  • Coordinated and communicated with other services providers, within and outside of the agency to ensure the most adequate level of care for each client

Day Training Facilitator and Outpatient Counselor – January 1999 to August 2000

Mental Health Centers for Eastern Iowa – Lansing, Iowa

  • Created Behavior and Life-Skills programs and see their implementation, for fifteen individuals living with developmental disabilities
  • Coordinated services with the agency to ensure consumer’s needs are being met at the optimal level
  • Assisted in meeting the needs of the agency by providing educational and crisis services for the community, through public speaking and educational presentations

Family Representative – June 1996 to January 1999

Promise Academy- Marshalltown, Iowa

  • Oversaw the everyday activities and responsibilities of 20+ troubled teens
  • Served as the liaison between the troubled teens, their parents, and the Academy
  • Assisted in facilitating personal and family trainings for staff, teens and families

Team Sales Leader – August 1992- June 1996

ACME- Canton, Illinois

  • Monitored/managed call and sales performance of a team of 20+ customer sales representatives
  • Provided constant and consistent training and development to the customer sales representatives
  • Created an environment conductive for self-motivation and performance
  • Conducted sales calls for clients under the guidelines established by the customer and out organization


Master of Science in Sociology – May 2004 – Western Illinois University – Macomb, Illinois

Bachelor of Arts in Communication – December 1998 – Western Illinois University- Macomb, Illinois

Associate of Arts in General Education – May 1996 – Spoon River College – Canton, Illinois


Odd Fellows Lodge #13 – Current Vice-Grand

American Red Cross – Former Executive Board Member and Volunteer

Big Brother/Big Sister of great River Region – Former Executive Board Member and Big Brother