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 With over 60 years of experience employing individuals with disabilities, including veterans with disabilities, Disability Solutions' diverse team focuses on end-to-end talent acquisition, retention strategies and solutions resulting in people and business driven outcomes.

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Julie Sowash

Executive Director

Julie works with clients to assess current outreach, hiring, retention systems, policies and processes that impacts an organization's ability to engage and retain qualified jobseekers with disabilities.

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Kevin McCloskey

Senior Director of Partnership Development

Kevin develops talent sourcing partnerships for our clients by establishing relationships with federal, state and local partners in order to identify qualified jobseekers to fill our clients' hiring needs.

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Amanda Burris

Sales and Marketing Leader

Amanda is dedicated to “Changing Minds and Changing Lives” by working with employers on the benefits of hiring people living with all types of disabilities and connecting qualified jobseekers with inclusive employers.

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Keith Meadows

Hiring and Engagement Consultant

Keith manages workforce talent needs by engaging jobseekers with disabilities, including veterans with service-related disabilities, to deliver strategic outcome based solutions to his clients.

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Deborah Burke

Account Executive, Sales

Debbie started her career at Ability Beyond 30+ years ago dedicating her work to the mission of empowering people, no matter their ability, to have the opportunity to live, work and thrive as an integral part of their community. She is committed to helping employers learn about solutions available for true disability inclusion.

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Rebecca Langbein

Inclusive Design Consultant

Rebecca is an Inclusive and Universal Design Consultant, a trained engineer with a doctorate degree in occupational therapy seeking to break down barriers and create equitably usable spaces for diverse people.

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Daishawn Whittingham

Business Development, Sales

Daishawn comes with experience at our parent nonprofit Ability Beyond, where he was a Life Skills Instructor assisting individuals with disabilities.  At Disability Solutions, he is responsible for generating employer interest to hire and engage talent with disabilities.  Daishawn is helping to change the narrative to give people with disabilities a chance to be seen as an equal.

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Michael Hawkins

Operations Specialist

Michael manages data and operational systems, as well as assisting with client support and outreach.

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Kevin Kountz

Project Manager

Kevin is an experienced Project Manager taking programs from Inception, through development, testing and to completion. He comes from an international finance background having worked in London.

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Brian McGee

Social Media Manager

Brian manages our social media strategy.  He brings over 20 years of experience leading multi-million dollar businesses and is intimately familiar with the many challenges employers face with finding and retaining talent.

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Steffanie Immerfall

Account Executive

Steffanie is a native of Northwest Indiana who currently resides in South Florida. Throughout her sales and marketing career Steffanie has acquired a passion for employment specifically, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and belonging.

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Robert Bertrand

Account Executive

Robert is a father of four and a Navy Veteran advocating for the employment of veterans with disabilities. He specializes in lead generation, market research, and marketing technologies.

Disability Solutions is a national, non-profit consulting practice working with corporate leaders to leverage the engagement of talented jobseekers with disabilities – solving a workforce employment challenge where everyone wins.