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MEET OUR DIRECTORS

Tracy Wright, Chief Executive Officer

Years of Service:  31

Previous Work:  Adult Services Secretary, Employment Specialist, Case Coordinator, Case Manager, Vice President of Community Services - all at Gateway Services; Medical Records Department Supervisor, Academic Affairs Secretary

Education:  Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Eastern Illinois University in 2008

Mandi Johnson, Chief Financial Officer

Years of Service:  27

Previous Work:  Accounting Assistant - Gateway Services; Josten's and Eakas

Education:  Bachelor of Arts Degree from Warren National University in 2008

Amber Biddix, Director of Transportation

Years of Service:  13

Previous Work:  Quality Assurance Coordinator, Developmental Training Team Supervisor, Director Support Professional - all at Gateway Services; management at Pizza Hut

Education:  Attended Illinois Valley Community College

Jene Kinsley, Director of Residential Services

Years of Service:  34

Previous Work:  Lead Trainer, Team Coordinator, Case Manager, Special Projects Coordinator - all at Gateway Services

Education:  Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services Management from University of Phoenix in 2013

 

Tawnya Marciniak, Director of Community Services

Years of Service:  15

Previous Work:  QIDP/Case Manager and Developmental Training Supervisor - Gateway Services; Community Employment Services, QIDP/Case Manager, Assistant Developmental Training Director, and Home-Based Support Services Coordinator at Ottawa Friendship House

Education:  Bachelor of Science Degree from Lincoln College and Illinois State University in 2003

 

Shannon Merkel, Director of Human Resources

Years of Service:  13

Previous Work:  Job Developer - Gateway Services; Marketing Specialist, Social Services/Admission Director, and Parent/Student Interventionist

Education:  Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development and Family Relationships from Illinois State University in 2003
 

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