Meet Our Team

ERIC BROWN

EDUCATION & ADVOCACY COORDINATOR

ebrown@rampcil.org
779-774-1004

Ensures that the rights of persons with disabilities are upheld and advanced with the goal of equal access in all aspects of society; educating the public about the rights and responsibilities of persons with disabilities; advocating for systemic changes that reflect equal access in all areas of society and ensuring the continuation of the independent living philosophy in all four counties of RAMP’s service delivery area.

TAYANNA CLARK

MARKETING & OUTREACH COORDINATOR

tclark@rampcil.org
779-500-9558

The Marketing and Outreach Manager is a key brand ambassador for RAMP, its services, and the Independent Living Philosophy.  This role educates the community at-large and key stakeholders about the organization’s mission, services and partnership opportunities through the effective development of strategic marketing initiatives, outreach and implementation.

KELCI COX-RANEY

LEAD INDEPENDENT LIVING ADVOCATE

kcoxraney@rampcil.org
779-774-1002

Lead Independent Living Advocate provides personalized, consumer driven services, information & referral, peer counseling & support, education and advocacy, and independent living skills training, while advocating for the rights of all people to make their own choices. This position also requires an in-depth understanding of the principle of the Independent Living (IL) philosophy, strong critical thinking skills, and a genuine desire to carry out this philosophy. Supports other Independent Living Advocates within the organization.

DANA T. CRONE

VR COORDINATOR

dcrone@rampcil.org
779-221-2355

Oversees and supervises t VR staff while maintaining a caseload. Ensures staff provide premium, quality services to consumers, their families and community at large. Maintains a public position in the community as the face of RAMP’s VR program. Counsels, advocates and assists participants in the VR program to achieve vocational goals they have set for themselves and improve their financial standing along with increased independence through work.

NICOLE ECKSTEIN

TRANSITION SPECIALIST

neckstein@rampcil.org
779-970-8989

Transitions Specialist provide personalized, consumer driven services, information & referral, peer counseling & support, education and advocacy, and independent living skills training to persons leaving the nursing home to return to the community, while advocating for the rights of all people to make their own choices.

TARYN FINLEY

INDEPENDENT LIVING ADVOCATE

tfinley@rampcil.org
779-500-9656

An Independent Living Advocate provides personalized, consumer driven services, information & referral, peer counseling & support, education and advocacy, and independent living skills training, while advocating for the rights of individuals with disabilities to make their own choices.

HEATHER FOULKER

ASSISTANT SERVICES DIRECTOR

hfoulker@rampcil.org
779-221-2357

Ensures RAMP has the best services and programs available to achieve our mission and provide impact. Ensures staff follow systems to measure outcomes and results. Provides direct supervision to the services leadership team and ensures all direct services staff has the tools for RAMP to provide premium quality services to individuals with disabilities, their families and the community-at-large.

ABYGAIL FRANKLIN

PROJECT SEARCH EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST

afranklin@rampcil.org
779-537-3729

The Project SEARCH Employment Specialist works with a team to provide support and assistance to Project SEARCH interns in order to meet the outcome/employment goals of the program and participating interns.  Project SEARCH is a unique, business led, one-year school-to-work program that takes place within local businesses.

AUTUMN GABRIEL

PROJECT SEARCH EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST – DEKALB

agabriel@rampcil.org
779-774-1028

The Project SEARCH Employment Specialist works with a team to provide support and assistance to Project SEARCH interns in order to meet the outcome/employment goals of the program and participating interns.  Project SEARCH is a unique, business led, one-year school-to-work program that takes place within local businesses.

KIM GAY

OFFICE ASSISTANT/INFORMATION & REFERRAL SPECIALIST

kgay@rampcil.org
815-721-2275

Office Assistant provides receptionist duties for the agency, to be an information and referral source for all staff and the community, and to provide clerical support to the staff under the direct supervision of the County Manager. Recruits and provides orientation for individuals who are interested in being becoming a Personal Assistant (PA). Works with DHS/Department of Rehabilitation as needed in regard to consumer and PA matters.

ABBEY GREENFIELD

STEPHENSON COUNTY LEAD INDEPENDENT LIVING ADVOCATE

agreenfield@rampcil.org
779-774-1026

Lead Independent Living Advocate provides personalized, consumer driven services, information & referral, peer counseling & support, education and advocacy, and independent living skills training, while advocating for the rights of all people to make their own choices. This position also requires an in-depth understanding of the principle of the Independent Living (IL) philosophy, strong critical thinking skills, and a genuine desire to carry out this philosophy. Supports other Independent Living Advocates within the organization.

JANE HENDRICKSON

TRANSITION COORDINATOR

jhendrickson@rampcil.org
779-221-2359

Provides personalized, consumer driven services, information & referral, peer counseling & support, education and advocacy, and independent living skills training to persons leaving the nursing home to return to the community, while advocating for the rights of all people to make their own choices. Oversees all billing, outreach, and coordination of this program across all four counties served.

MEGAN HOWARD

YOUTH SERVICES SPECIALIST

mhoward@rampcil.org
815-721-9070

Advocates to reduce barriers for individuals with disabilities, spread awareness, and prepare students with disabilities to realize there are no limits to what you can do.  Staff provides children with disabilities, and their parents, the skills and information they need to ensure the child receives a fair and equitable education as do their peers without disabilities. This position also assists with teaching students with disabilities, curriculum developed by RAMP

TIFFANY HUGHES

YOUTH EDUCATION ADVOCATE

thughes@rampcil.org
815-721-9070

RAMP’s Youth Education Advocates (YEA) assist parents of children with disabilities to realize that there are no limits to what they can do. Staff provides children with disabilities, and their parents, the skills and information they need to ensure that the child receives a fair and equitable education as do their peers without disabilities.

JESSICA INGENITO

PROJECT SEARCH EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST

jingenito@rampcil.org
779-537-4862

The Project SEARCH Employment Specialist works with a team to provide support and assistance to Project SEARCH interns in order to meet the outcome/employment goals of the program and participating interns.  Project SEARCH is a unique, business led, one-year school-to-work program that takes place within local businesses.

RON JACKSON

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES SPECIALIST

rjackson@rampcil.org
779-774-1018

Counsels, advocates and assists participants in the program to achieve vocational goals they have set for themselves and improve their financial standing along with increased independence through work.

MACY KELLENBERGER

PROJECT SEARCH COORDINATOR

mkellenberger@rampcil.org
779-774-1027

KATIE LEE

SERVICES DIRECTOR

klee@rampcil.org
779-221-2356

Provides administrative support to RAMP team members while conducting outcome and survey calls, handling overflow Information and Referrals(I&R) and delivering excellent customer service interaction.

MATT LUDOLPH

STEPHENSON COUNTY OFFICE ASSISTANT/INFORMATION & REFERRAL SPECIALIST

mludolph@rampcil.org
815-233-1128

Office Assistant provides receptionist duties for the agency, to be an information and referral source for all staff and the community, and to provide clerical support to the staff under the direct supervision of the County Manager. Recruits and provides orientation for individuals who are interested in being becoming a Personal Assistant (PA). Works with DHS/Department of Rehabilitation as needed in regard to consumer and PA matters.

JANEL MAMER

DATA ANALYST CONTRACTOR

dataanalyst@rampcil.org

AMBER MAURER

PROGRAM SERVICES ASSISTANT

amaurer@rampcil.org
779-774-1007

Program Services Assistant provides administrative support to RAMP team members while conducting outcome and survey calls, handling overflow Information and Referrals(I&R) and delivering excellent customer service interaction.

ROBIN MEYER

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

rmeyer@rampcil.org
779-970-8815

Executive Assistant provides a variety of routine to complex clerical, finance, and administrative support functions to both the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer.

AMY MORRIS

COO/DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

amorris@rampcil.org
779-774-1022

The Development Director provides leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination for RAMP’s fund development efforts.  Creates and implements fundraising strategies that increase the organization’s support from individuals, corporations, foundations and other sources. These efforts include annual giving, special events and grant writing. The Director plays a key role in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major donors for annual gifts, planned gifts and capital gifts. Works in close collaboration with the Executive Director to achieve the fundraising goals of the organization.

ELIZABETH MOSHURE

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES SPECIALIST

lmoshure@rampcil.org
815-721-6629

Counsels, advocates and assists participants in the program to achieve vocational goals they have set for themselves and improve their financial standing along with increased independence through work.

JANA MUELLER

FAST TRACK SPECIALIST

jmueller@rampcil.org
779-774-1009
Provides transition services for students with disabilities who want to explore options for post-secondary education, independent living, and/or employment. Services include job-seeking skills, work-based opportunities in the community, and/or obtaining employment while still in school.

JEREMY MUNSON

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES MANAGER

jmunson@rampcil.org
779-774-1023

Oversees and supervises the Employment Services staff. Ensures staff provide premium, quality services to consumers, their families and community at large. Maintains a public position in the community as the face of RAMP’s Employment Programs. Counsels, advocates and assists participants in the Social Security Ticket to Work Program and DHS – VR program to achieve vocational goals they have set for themselves and improve their financial standing along with increased independence through work.

ALICE NICHOLS

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING MANAGER

anichols@rampcil.org
815-721-9233
Manages the Curriculum Services Department, ensuring that RAMP provides a comprehensive suite of educational programming designed to empower students grades K-12, and develops a variety of external and internal training.

RENEA NOORDHOFF

STEPHENSON COUNTY MANAGER

rnoordhoff@rampcil.org
779-774-1013
Ensures premium, quality services to consumers, their families, and the community-at-large and maintains a public position in the county offering education and awareness in the community promoting our mission, programs and support.

VICTORIA NOVOROLSKY

PROJECT SEARCH EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST

VNovorolsky@rampcil.org
779-774-1029

The Project SEARCH Employment Specialist works with a team to provide support and assistance to Project SEARCH interns in order to meet the outcome/employment goals of the program and participating interns.  Project SEARCH is a unique, business led, one-year school-to-work program that takes place within local businesses.

DEANNA ROBBINS

WINNEBAGO COUNTY MANAGER

DRobbins@rampcil.org
779-774-1014
Ensures premium, quality services to consumers, their families, and the community-at-large and maintains a public position in the county offering education and awareness in the community promoting our mission, programs and support.

BRETT SANTIAGO

OVW Coordinator

BSantiago@rampcil.org
779-774-1014

The OVW Project Coordinator leads all aspects of the grant program with the goal of establishing and strengthening multidisciplinary collaborative relationships and increasing organizational capacity to provide accessible, safe, and effective services to individuals with disabilities and Deaf individuals who are victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

HANNAH SCHOENBERG

EMPLOYMENT NETWORK COORDINATOR/CPWIC

hschoenberg@rampcil.org
779-774-1011

TTW TOLL FREE 888-668-0777

Offers benefit analysis services as a certified Community Partner Work Incentives Counselor to help recipients of public benefits understand the impact of earnings on benefits, while providing job readiness, job development and case management services in addition to peer support and mentoring for individuals with disabilities entering or returning to the workforce through the Ticket to Work Program.

MARK SPAIN

HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

mspain@rampcil.org
779-537-4805
Guide and manage the overall provision of Human Resources and Facilities Management for the organization. Primary areas of responsibility include:  recruiting, payroll, benefits oversight and administration, organizational compliance as it relates to staff, policies and legal obligations, employee orientation, annual trainings, policy development and documentation, employee relations, compensation administration, employee safety, welfare and wellness, and oversight of facility upkeep and maintenance.

JACKIE SUNDQUIST

CEO/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

jsundquist@rampcil.org
779-537-4207
Oversees and supervises RAMP. Guarantees that RAMP provides premium quality services and incorporates RAMP’s five core services provided to individuals with disabilities, their families and the community-at-large. Ensures the Independent Living Philosophy is encompassed in the counties RAMP serves.

JODEY VASS

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

marketing@rampcil.org
815-721-0166

The Development Associate develops, coordinates, and executes RAMP’s fundraising through special events and implement public relations, marketing, and outreach for the organization.

JESSICA WEXELL

DEKALB COUNTY MANAGER

jzimmerman@rampcil.org
779-774-1020
Ensures premium, quality services to consumers, their families, and the community-at-large and maintains a public position in the county offering education and awareness in the community promoting our mission, programs and support.

JUSTINE WHITEHOUSE

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

jwhitehouse@rampcil.org
779-774-1021

The Development Associate develops, coordinates, and executes RAMP’s fundraising through special events and implement public relations, marketing, and outreach for the organization.

XAVIER WHITFORD

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

xwhitford@rampcil.org
815-968-7467

Oversees and directs the financial processes of the organization including performing the functions of accounts receivable, accounts payable, billing, grant tracking for the entire organization, monthly billing, all journal entries, assisting with annual budgeting, updating projections on budget goals throughout the year and more.  Responsible for the organizations’ financial reporting while ensuring all laws, funder guidelines and generally accepted accounting principles for non-profits are followed.