Jackie came to Prader-Willi Homes of Oconomowoc in July 2016 and quickly fell in love with working with the residents. She started as an assistant manager at Gate House, before becoming program manager at Hanson House in the Spring of 2017. She is currently serving the residents of PWHO as a program coordinator and is eager to continue to learn and grow within the company. Jackie began her journey in this field while supporting an individual with Down syndrome and a person who is hearing impaired and on the autism spectrum.
Jackie grew up in Wisconsin and enjoys traveling to new places, making memories with her family, spending time with her dogs at the dog park and reading. She has an associate degree in Human Resources and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and Human Services at Ottawa University. Helping others is her passion. Not only does she serve people with Prader-Willi syndrome, she is also a foster parent and has been licensed for since 2017 and has helped a number of amazing kiddos who have all changed her life in many ways.
“Like a wildflower; you must allow yourself to grow in all the places that people thought you never would.”- E.V.