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AAW’s Ian Stidham wins award from Vocational Rehabilitation for “Most Innovative and Creative Provider”
Congrats to Ian Stidham who was selected for the award from Vocational Rehabilitation for “Most Innovative and Creative Provider” for 2023. Ian stated that he felt his work to place Adam at Petco in Hillsboro was a large part of his earning this award. Adam had wanted to work with animals for the last 10 or so years and has finally gotten the chance to have his dream job.
Ian started with AAW in March 2019 as an Employment Specialist but has since shown how valuable he is to the organization and has been promoted many times. In November 2022, Ian was promoted to Program Manager/Billing Coordinator. Ian is also in charge of a “Job Development Tracking Project” in partnership with PSU. Has placed many clients in long-term jobs and is an extremely helpful co-worker.