The pace of change has accelerated in the field of service for those with developmental disabilities, and it is through adaptive strategies that has allowed PCS to grow when we see opportunities. 2017 and 2018 were historical years, and we continue to capitalize on our successes as we enter into 2020.
Our Leadership team
Elizabeth Tucker-Operations Director
Elizabeth joined Person Centered Services in 2009, and she brings years of experience in both customer and financial services. Elizabeth’s expertize managing accounting, IT and operations has contributed tremendously to the overall growth of PCS. Elizabeth leads and manages every aspect of the core infrastructure including finance and personnel management. Her ability to communicate, organize and multitask enables our team to focus on their relationships with individuals and families instead of administrative overhead.
Jaime Thornton-Lead Regional Director
Jaime is a 20 year healthcare veteran and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration. She serves as the link between Person Centered Services and its centers. Her experience began as an STNA and transitioned to leadership roles in office supervision, home management and staff development. Her programming experience benefits all managers as they navigate issues of compliance, staffing and service documentation. She is a Certified Red Cross First Aid/CPR Instructor. Jaime’s oversight and quality assurance initiatives strengthen the high standards of expectation that have become a trademark of the PCS brand.
Kevin Wilson-Regional Director
Kevin earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology Degree from Fort Hays State University in Kansas and continued to earn a post graduate certificates in grant development and social entrepreneurship at Fort Hays. He brings 20 years of experience in a variety of disciplines in the developmental disabilities field, including personnel management and service coordination. Kevin also serves as a daily link between the PCS leadership team and its centers by reviewing compliance procedures and managing service requirements while providing guidance in programming.
Sheena Wiseman-Regional Director
Sheena advanced to Regional Director after only one year as Director of PCS Lawrence Center. In fact, she was named “Director of the Year” in 2017. Her enthusiasm, leadership skills and attention to detail propelled her to become a valuable asset to the Leadership Team. She has been in the DD industry for five years as a community employment director, job coach, and day habilitation director. Sheena earned an Associate’s Degree from Kaplan University in Criminal Justice and Criminology.
Brian Hagenbuch-Regional Director
Brian earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Social Work from Capital University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Keller Business School of Management. Prior to his appointment, Brian provided case management for the Alvis House Community Reentry Services. Brian’s experience in behavioral therapy disciplines is a strong asset to the PCS service delivery models. Brian also serves as a daily link between the PCS leadership team and its centers by reviewing compliance procedures and managing service requirements while providing guidance in programming.
Melissa Urioste-Regional Director
Melissa brings to PCS over 32 years of experience in banking, finance and account management. She has held a number of positions in the banking and human service industries. Her experience as Director of Finance at Ash/Craft Industries and member of the senior executive team, Melissa will guide current PCS operations in Ashtabula, Columbiana, Trumbull and Tuscarawas counties.
Mike Ramsey Director-Communications and Non-Profit
Mike is the father of a special needs adult son and a 30 year veteran in broadcasting and marketing. He entered the field of serving individuals with DD in 2012 as director of the Marysville center. PCS is fortunate to capitalize on Mike’s marketing skills to energize the PCS brand, assist our affiliate centers in public relationships and build the nonprofit fundraising initiatives to provide resources to enable individuals to become more independent.