LaGrange Coverage Area
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
Specialized Case Manager – Resource
Samantha began working with the ID/DD population when she was 15 as a volunteer leading arts and crafts at a day program, helping with Special Olympics events, and running a water therapy class.
After having her son and moving to Indiana, Samantha began working with a residential company. She started out as direct care staff and over the past 12 years has held various positions including; site supervisor, program coordinator and clinical supervisor. Over the years working in the field she was always drawn to the case management position and decided to return to school to complete her degree. Samantha has a degree in Psychology from Trine University. She has been working as a Case Manager since February 2015.
First and foremost, Kimberly Berkley is a wife and mother. Secondly she is an artist and educator. Kimberly has a Bachelor’s degree from Ball State University with an emphasis in dance and business management. For over 14 years she has worked as a dance instructor and educator. Her purpose has always been to empower children and young adults to be confident and to strive to be the best individual that they can be. In her free time Kimberly enjoys spending time with her family, reading, watching movies, and camping.
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.
A graduate of Grace College, Ericka Fugate has degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice. Prior to becoming a Case Manager, she worked for First Steps serving children from ages 0-3 with developmental delays ranging from speech delays to cerebral palsy or autism.
Ericka likes to be active and helping others. She would rather be doing something instead of sitting at home. She feels that her time can be better spent out in the world building relationships and supporting friends rather than keeping to herself.
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.
Lori McCoy has spent over 20 years working in the Social Service field and has truly enjoyed working with individuals and families. She has had the privilege of working with every age from birth to 90. Helping others and finding a solution to a problem that an individual has always been a challenge that she enjoys.
She is a very active wife and mother of three college aged children. She enjoys traveling and exploring new places.