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Sean has been a Case Manager since 2009, and has had additional 2 years of direct care experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities in the Fort Wayne and Bloomington areas. He has chosen to work in this field because he has always been compelled to assist individuals in need and help others to maximize their potential.
Sean has degrees in Psychology and Communication from Indiana University. One of his goals is to assist individuals in successfully living in their communities. Health and fitness are very important to Sean.
Specialized Case Manager – Transitional
Megan has been in case management for over 4 years and has worked in the Intellectual Disability Field for over 19 years. Megan graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor’s in Psychology. She has worked in various environments in the field including day programs, former institutions and government offices.
Prior to case management, Megan was a surveyor with a private company contracted on behalf of the Bureau of the Quality Improvement Services. Megan assists individuals to get started on waiver services. Megan is involved with the Safety Committee and Employee Recognition Committee.
Megan has a sister with Down Syndrome and is an advocate for all individuals with a disability. Megan is passionate about spending time with her husband and son as well as volunteering for her son’s band activities.
Specialized Case Manager – Child-adolescent
John has been working as a case manager with Advocacy Links since January of 2017. Prior to that he taught 5th grade for Fort Wayne Community Schools for two years. John is still a licensed K-6 teacher with the state of Indiana and holds a bachelor degree in education from Indiana University. Working with families, and especially children, is a passion of John's and something that he hopes to continue to do into the foreseeable future. John is married and has four children, including a set of twins. He enjoys spending time with his family and traveling with his wife.
Michael's most recent experience working in the field was as Program Manager for 30 individuals at Bethesda Luthern Services and earlier as a Foster Care Case Manager. He also has experience working with children and adolescents through DCS, has been invovled in IEP development, has experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities, autism, dual-diagnoses, medically fragile, cerebral palsy, mobility issues, etc. He chose to work in this field because he has a desire to help others that may not have the ability to help themselves. Michael has a passion about helping others make impact in their lives and can use his knowledge of resources and services in the surrounding area. Michael frequently networks by attending external events that give him opportunity to meet with other providers and gather resources.
Andrea Hilton has a Human Services degree from Indiana Tech. She is fluent in both Spanish and English and has held various positions using her bi-lingual skills. Andrea has worked with diverse populations to connect people with needed resources. She wants to work in this field to help others overcome any barriers or obstacles they may have in other to achieve and maintain a normal standard of life as an individual who does not have a disability. She enjoys cooking, dancing, traveling, and attending her child’s sporting events.
Britney has had the opportunity and pleasure to work with individuals with specific needs as a Behavior Rehabilitation Specialist.
This experience has taught her to be a more focused and active listener.
She has more compassion, patience, empathy and understanding due to her experience in the field.
She has also learned how to become a great advocate and discovered new resources that are available in the community and how to best utilize them.
The most rewarding and valuable experience in working with the individuals that she serves is giving them the opportunity to consistently voice their thoughts, feelings and desires.
This, in turn, has given her more clarity and insight concerning maintaining and improving their quality of life.
In her free time, Britney enjoys being outside, bike riding, walking, hiking or working in the garden.
Working out has become a regular part of her life in addition to incorporating healthy eating habits into her daily routine.
Spending time with family is extremely important to her and she is so blessed to be a mother to three daughters.
Volunteering in a variety of capacities helping people in need is what drew Shian Klug to consider a career as a Case Manager. She has helped at various Special Olympics events and fundraisers. Shian is very familiar with caring for people as her father was autistic and her stepbrother has an intellectual disability. Shian earned a degree at Indiana University-Fort Wayne and has a certificate in Lean Black Belt Sigma.
Jerilyn has worked with individuals with disabilities for over 20 years and has been involved in Case Management for over 9 years. Jerilyn started working as a Direct Support Professional and has been involved in numerous positions throughout the waiver program.
Jerilyn has a strong love for her family and in being involved in the lives of those she assists. Jerilyn spent several years completing the intake process for individuals new to the waiver, mentoring new Case Managers and supervises people in the East District. She co-facilitates the cultural competency committee. Jerilyn has quite a bit of knowledge about the workings of the Waiver world and what she doesn't know, she will find out.
Anne Santos has owned, bred, ridden and shown many different breeds of horses since she was 10 years old. Her love of horses and work with therapeutic horseback riding stables introduced her to working with individuals who have disabilities.
Anne has a degree from Purdue University. After working with the Department of Children and Family Services, Anne began her career as a Case Manager in October of 2018.
Chris Tennant has been working in this field for over 4 years in a variety of roles including day program staff and group home staff. Chris has a degree from Indiana University – Fort Wayne.
He has been a Case Manager since February 2019. He loves building connections with people and helping them grow and thrive. When the weather is nice, Chris likes to play disc golf.
For more than 6 years, Sierra Wible has been working with individuals with disabilities. From daily living activities, assisting them in becoming independent as much as possible to their ability to monitoring their safety and teaching them basic everyday skills. Sierra loves working in this field and finds this field very rewarding as well as advocating for individuals who can’t speak for themselves.
Sierra enjoys playing softball with friends and family, camping, bike riding, anything outdoors. She enjoys watching her daughter play softball, as well as attending her dance competition shows.