Maureen is our Executive Director/RN. She has an Associate Degree in Banking, and a B.A. in Health Art. She worked at OSF for 19 years as a Med/Surg nurse, then carried her experience over to St. Joseph as a Home Care Manager. Her employment with the McLean County Health Department afforded her the opportunity to work with all age groups including pre/postnatal and infant clients. “Being a home care manager enabled me to help HoH grow while providing safe and meaningful lives for our residents.”
Lisa is our Office Manager. She previously worked as a case manager at Malik Enterprises as well as the Department of Human Services in the Rehabilitation Services Department. Lisa is also a chairperson of the Human Rights committee. She is proud to assist and serve our residents by advocating for their rights.
Caryln is our HR Coordinator and has an Associate Degree in Business Management. She is pursuing her Bachelor's in HR Management. "I am here to provide resource services for our residents and staff. My mother worked at HoH for over 10 years and loved her involvement and contributions and recognized the importance of the services HoH provides." Carlyn had the pleasure of growing up in an environment focused on helping individuals with disabilities.
Matt is our Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional. He has been in the social services field for the past 21 years and has served on a nonprofit board. He has extensive experience working as a family specialist and case manager within different organizations. Matt holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern University. Helping others is a natural extension of his ability to effectively lead and care for other people.
Nancy is our Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional. She began working in our homes as a Direct Support Professional (DSP). In 2015, she started as a Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP), giving her the opportunity to put her degree to use without sacrificing quality time with our residents. Prior to HoH, Nancy worked at Marcfirst for eight years as a DSP and a house manager. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from ISU. Her passion has always been to help others.
Holly is our Fundraising/Marketing Coordinator. She has lived in Bloomington-Normal for over 10 years. She is an ISU alum and holds a Bachelor of Science degree. She has two young boys who help her prepare for HoH fundraisers, and sometimes they get to volunteer; Holly strongly feels that we should teach our children at a young age to care for other people. She believes that part of our purpose is to help others in a compassionate way that truly makes a difference in their life.
Steve is our Property Supervisor. He was born and raised in Bloomington, IL., and owned A-Lock Doctor for 27 years. He is currently working construction for Union Laborers Local 362. At a young age, Steve volunteered for Special Olympics with his family. Because he grew up knowing Tony, one of our residents, this gave him the opportunity to not only stay in touch with an old friend, but to meet, care for and interact with other residents who quickly became his new friends.
Kris is our Mainenance Assistant. He has lived in the Bloomington-Normal area for the past 27 years. His father was the HoH Property Supervisor for 13 years, which is how he became involved with this organization. Kris enjoys being able to help care for the homes in which our residents live. He states that "Being a father myself, I understand the importance of properly caring for someone else's loved ones."