Gerald Pearce, Executive Director

Since joining Abilities at Work in 1990, Gerald has forged relationships with every person passing through the organization’s program. His effective leadership style is fueled by a unique combination of business savvy, program dedication and human compassion. Gerald was named Executive Director in 2008. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Oregon State University.

Staff

Abe Moreno, Job Developer/Employment Specialist
Amanda Alessi, Program Supervisor
Anthony Green, Employment Specialist
April Hinden, ISP/Employment Specialist
Chad Smith, Employment Specialist
Crystal Luna, TBSE Team Lead
David Einhorn, Business Development Coordinator
Douglas Harlow, Program Supervisor
Ed Buffone, Employment Specialist
Eli Smith, Employment Specialist/Administrative Support
Enola Smith, Administrative Coordinator
George Paulson, Employment Specialist
James Hovious, Employment Specialist
Jennifer Tennant, Employment Specialist
Judith Kelsey, TBSE Employment Specialist
Justin Lee, Project Manager
Mary Jo Kessinger, Program Manager
Mattie Davis, Employment Specialist
Nate Davis, TBSE Employment Specialist
Sheri Roesler, Job Coach/Administrative Support
Tosheona Coleman-Bulter, Employment Specialist/Administrative Support

Board of Directors

Kurt Lynam, Bonneville Power Association

Bev Peloquin, retired from positions at Tektronix, Photon Kinetics and Executive Forum

Sarah Elizabeth Delepine, City of Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Department

Raymond Robertson, retired from Kaiser Permanente

Kurt Shusterich, Kaiser Permanente