Staff Directory


Our team works together to make quality job matches that result in a win-win.

Abilities at Work has more than 20 employees and contractors on staff and has a westside office in Hillsboro.

Gerald Pearce, Executive Director

Gerald joined Abilities at Work in 1990. 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.

"With one word I think Abilities at Work is 'opportunity'."

Gerald Pearce - Executive Director
Gerald Pearce, Executive Director


Gerald Pearce, Executive Director

Jeannie Goetze, Administrative Coordinator

Chad Smith, Program Supervisor

Megan Ronald, Program Supervisor

Mary Jo Walworth, Program Manager

Mariah Waite-Callaway, Program Manager

Anthony (Tony) Green, Business Development Coordinator

Ian Stidham, Employment Specialist/Billing Coordinator

Support Staff

April Hinden, ISP/Employment Specialist
Cheryl Otting, Employment Specialist
Eli Smith, Administrative Support Consultant
Judith Kelsey, Team Lead
Mattie Davis, Employment Specialist
Oslin Martinez, Employment Specialist
Bekah Baker, Employment Specialist/Admin Support

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