Graduated from Siena Heights University with a BA in Human Services, and Michigan State University with a MA in Rehabilitation Counseling. Has over 35 years of experience in Human Services working with people living with Mental Illness, Developmental Disabilities, Traumatic Brain Injury and Physical Impairments. Has worked as a counselor on an inpatient psychiatric unit and with Returning Citizens conducting Cognitive Behavioral Therapy groups. Employed at Work Skills Corporation for nine years as the Employment Services Manager over Training and Assessment. Conducts a variety of Vocational Assessments and evaluations for adults and adolescents as they prepare to enter or return to work, to assist in making the transition as smooth and as successful as possible.