Employee Spotlight for 2019

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Amelia Olson

December 2019

Amelia OlsonIt was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in a life" (F. Scott Fitzgerald). Amelia has been a tremendous support to the Family Services Program, including all of the staff and individuals she serves. She is always willing to help out, and carries a calm, collected, and reassuring attitude about life. This quality is catching. Everyone who meets Amelia always has kind words to say. Thank you for all that you do Amelia!

Gus Ballah

November 2019

Gus BallahSince the start of Gus' time at PTC he has went above and beyond for the individuals he serves. Every shift Gus is willing to step up and go the extra mile. Whether it's taking our individuals swimming, bowling, to dances, or out into the community, he is also the first to volunteer. He is a great team player and goes with the flow for most things. He offers continuous help and support to both his team members and individuals he serves. From day one, Gus has carried a positive attitude and work ethic. He is the definition of lead by example, and his hard work as not gone unnoticed. He definitely makes a difference, each and every day!

Ray Kilgore

October 2019

Ray KilgoreRay personifies what it means to be a team player; he is never afraid to go above and beyond the call of duty to help his clients and fellow staff members. Ray’s carries a positive attitude to every work site he travels to and uses that upbeat energy to help support his clients. Ray’s attention to detail when addressing his clients needs to his co-workers and supervisors is exemplary. Communication skills and Dependability are two strengths of Ray’s that certainly helped him obtain this title. PTC would like to thank you for all your hard work and dedication to our individuals we support. Keep making a difference everyday Ray!

Elizabeth Growe

September 2019

Elizabeth Growe"Be uniquely you. Stand out. Be colorful!" PTC's 64 box of crayons now has one more color in it--Elizabeth. She has always been eager to help, eager to learn, and eager to support the PTC individuals, and her FS team. She truly goes above and beyond to bring a little joy into everyone's lives--even on the cloudy days. Elizabeth, thank you so much for being you!

Adora Weeres

August 2019

Adora WeeresAdora's positive nature brings out the best in the individuals she serves. She is engaging, supporting, and always doing her best for the individuals. Adora approaches every situation in a person centered way and continues to make a difference in their lives. Congratulations Adora and thank for all that you do!

Eric Kiefer

July 2019

Eric KieferEric is PTC’s employee of the month for July and he certainly deserves it. Eric, however new to supervising, has been with PTC for quite some time now and for good reason. Eric’s commitment to the health, safety, and well-being of his clients can be seen in everything he does. Eric has shown time and time again that he isn’t afraid to go above and beyond the call of duty to pursue the kind of care he believes our individual need and deserve. We are all grateful of your hard work Eric and thankful for your service. Cheers to the future and to the many great things yet to come!

Lamanda Johnson

June 2019

Lamanda JohnsonFrom day one Lamanda has been an exceptional team player. She’s transitioned from a Family Services DSP 2 to an Assistant Supervisor for PTC Chowen. She stepped into this roll and filled it perfectly! She has done such an amazing job assisting our individuals in everyday tasks and getting them out to do what they love. She provides great ideas for both the individuals we serve and her team members! Lamanda goes above and beyond here at PTC, and everyone who meets her can’t help but notice. Thank you for choosing us, Lamanda!

Vinny Askenette

May 2019

Vinny AskenetteVinny has been proven to be a valuable member of the PTC team and undoubtedly one of the reasons for his site's success. This is shown through his consistent communication, eagerness to work and help out, and above all a passion to help better our individual's lives. Vinny certainly deserves recognition for all his hard work and commitment. We here at PTC are grateful to have such a good example of leadership and commitment to serve our individuals.

Racheal Haigler-West

April 2019

Racheal Haigler-West“If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.” (Hal Borland). Racheal has brought many skills with her--patience being key. She has supported the individuals through understanding and encouragement. The families and individuals she has served always speak wonderful praise about her--and her upbeat personality is contagious. Thank you Racheal for everything you do!

Zemuy Tafere

March 2019

Zemuy TafereZemuy’s wonderful character and people skills has had a positive impact on PTC. He is kind, respectful, and hard working. Zemuy goes out of his way to have positive interactions with not only the individuals, but guardians and team members also. He steps up to the plate, goes out of his way, and stays positive. He is definitely a team player and we are really happy to have him here at PTC.

Amber Cairl

February 2019

Amber CairlAmber's bright personality shines here at PTC. She is very compassionate and understanding, and always has a way to make learning fun for the individuals we serve. In her position as the In-Home Team Lead, everyone that has worked with her always gives wonderful feedback--and compliments her training style. Amber--you are Awesome Sauce!

Gabe Genz

January 2019

Gabe GenzGabe deserves recognition for all the hard work and commitment he has shown during his time here with PTC. Gabe’s ability to adapt and eagerness to learn has been extremely helpful during the lengthy process of opening his new site. His clients and staff continue to thrive in that environment due to his tireless efforts and commitment to serve his team. Many members of the PTC team have reached out to Gabe’s manager to let him know how happy they are to have Gabe in their corner.

Great Job Gabe! PTC is proud to have you as an employee of the month!

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