Our award-winning team

June 26, 2017

Opportunity Partners staff earned three statewide awards this month, demonstrating  professional, person-centered qualities that make us proud to have them on our team.

ARRM Cares winners Nancy Grayson and Josiah Early with Opportunity Partners President & CEO Armando Camacho.

Josiah Early and Nancy Grayson were among six ARRM Cares winners out of nearly 100 nominees statewide. Each year, the Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota (ARRM) honors the best direct support professionals in Minnesota. Josiah and Nancy show outstanding compassion and professionalism. ARRM produced videos about the winners – you can view them here.

Lisa Vitkus was named Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation (MOHR) Metro Employment Service award winner. As an Opportunity Partners job developer, Lisa believes in every person she serves.

At the MOHR conference (from left) Calli Kadlec, Nancy Wagner, Lisa Vitkus, Paul Fredendall, Armando Camacho and Lori Schluttenhofer.

Through her service at Opportunity Partners, she has impacted the lives of more than 160 people with disabilities by helping them secure independent, community jobs.

Congratulations to Josiah, Nancy and Lisa for their dedication to people with disabilities!