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Administration

Board of Directors


 

Administration

 

Allison Young, Chief Executive Officer

Allison Young, Chief Executive Officer

  • Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Lenoir Rhyne College
  • Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Bowling Green State University
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
  • 2012 Graduate Leadership of Erie County

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Laura LaGodney, Ability Works, Inc. Chief Financial Officer


 

Laura LaGodney, Chief Financial Officer

  • Bachelor Degree, Baldwin-Wallace College
  • Masters of Business Administration, Tiffin University
  • Superintendent Certification from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
  • Board Member, Northern Ohio Directors Association, Ohio Association of Adult Services
  • Board Member, Erie County Housing Opportunities, Inc.

Send email to Laura LaGodney at

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Celeste Hillman, Chief Operating Officer


 

Celeste Hillman, CESP, Chief Operating Officer

 

Send email to Celeste Hillman at

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Cathy Wise, Ability Works, Inc. Human Relations/Training 7 Development Generalist


 

Cathy Wise, Human Relations/

Training & Development Generalist

  • 25 years experience in Human Resources
  • Liaison for Training and Development

Send email to Cathy Wise at

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Jim Roth, Ability Works, Inc. Sales Manager


 

Jim Roth, Sales Manager

  • Attended Wittenberg University
  • Certification in Adult Services Ability Works
  • State of Ohio House of Representatives Special Recognition Award
  • Vermilion Chamber of Commerce Special Recognition Award
  • Served as Vice President, A Special Wish Foundation
  • Life Member, Amvets Post #22

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Kristy Ferback, Ability Works, Inc. Business Manager


 

Kristy Ferback, Business Manager

  • Associate Degree in Business Management, Ohio Business College
  • 20 years of experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities
  • Certified in Adult Services, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

Send email to Kristy Ferback at

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Peggy Heim


 

Peggy Heim, Quality Services Manager

  • Graduate of Zion Bible Institute, Certificate of Elementary Christian Education
  • Graduate of Stratford Institute, Accounting Certificate
  • Certified in Adult Services, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
  • 10 years of experience in Developmental Disabilities
  • Certificate of Innitial Proficiency, DS PATHS
  • 2013 ECBDD Direct Care Professional of the Year
  • Certified Red Cross First Aid/CPR Instructor

Send email to Peggy Heim at

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Amanda Cantu


 

Amanda Cantu, Operations Manager

  • Attended Baldwin Wallace College
  • Certified in Adult Services, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
  • Certified Employment Support Professional
  • Do the RIGHT Thing Behavior Support certified trainer

Send email to Amanda Cantu at

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Shelley Miller


 

Shelley Miller, Community Employment Manager

  • Bachelors of Science Degree, Bowling Green State University
  • 20 years of experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities
  • Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP Certification)
  • Certified Trainer of "Do the RIGHT Thing"
  • Ohio Employment First Certification Training
  • Certificate of Achievement from Griffin Hammis with Emphasis on Customized Employment
  • Excellence Award, Ability Works 2015
  • High Score Award, Ability Works 2015
  • American Legion Member, Post #292, for three years

Send email to Shelley Miller at

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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors meets at 4:30pm on the third Wednesday of every month. Current Board members are:


Jerod Blakely, Ability Works, Inc. Board President

Jerod Blakely
Board President


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Dustin Ness
Vice President


Deb Sutter, Treasurer/Secretary

Deb Sutter
Treasurer/Secretary

     

John Hoty, Board Member

John Hoty
Board Member

Judina Marsh, Board Member

Judina Marsh
Board Member

Tim Dempsey, Ability Works, Inc. Board Member

Tim Dempsey
Board Member

     
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