Melanie Laur came to Prader-Willi Homes of Oconomowoc in 2002 as a Residential Counselor at Gatehouse. In 2004, she accepted the position of Assistant Manager for Andrew Home and in 2005 she was promoted to Group Home Manager of Lang Home. In late 2006, Melanie became the Admissions Coordinator for PWHO. During her tenure with PWHO, Melanie has taken on many projects above and beyond her job description, including planning company gatherings, coordinating and implementing new motivation programs, and being a Trainer for Oconomowoc Residential Programs. Melanie serves PWSA-WI as a board member and is also their volunteer accountant.
“From day one, I knew that Prader-Willi Homes of Oconomowoc was where I wanted to be. It is a job that I love and look forward to coming to every day. Every day is different and exciting. Helping others has always given me a great sense of fulfillment. Through the eyes of the residents I have learned a great deal about myself and the simple joys of life. The residents and staff at PWHO are like a family to me and I am honored to be part of it.”
Melanie attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a focus on Exceptional Education. She loves children and in her spare time enjoys watching movies, taking long drives in the country, traveling, and scrap booking.