Our employees take pride in the work that they do, and we're grateful to each and every staff member for sharing their passion and talents with Hattie Larlham in support of our mission.
What our employees are saying:
"I have a great team at the Group Homes. We have a lot of autonomy and everyone works to provide the right environment for our adults. My favorite part of my job – next to getting to know all our residents - is mentoring my staff and seeing them grow professionally.”
Okey Ekechi, Manager of Hattie Larlham Group Homes and 2018 Ohio Manager of the Year
"I really enjoy many of the individuals we serve and being around them. When they smile, laugh, or blow me a kiss, it makes it all worthwhile."
Paula Rosenlieb, L.P.N., ICF Group Homes
Employees in the spotlight:
Liz Jones (center) is the Director of Day Programming for Central Ohio. She began her career at Hattie Larlham, then known as Add in Central Ohio, in 2006. For the past 14 years, she's demonstrated a true passion for the work that she does, and for the people her work helps. Read More.
Hannah Bratcher has been a friendly familiar face in the halls of the Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Disabilities since 2017. As the Director of Respiratory Therapy, Hannah supervises the respiratory therapists at the Center, in addition to providing direct care to residents herself. Read More.
Maggie Wooten, Career Services Manager, received the Earl and Mary Lohr Community Service Award presented by the Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities. This award recognizes high-performing professionals and engaged citizens in the developmental disabilities services field.
In December 2020, Hattie Larlham hosted a virtual year-end celebration and employee recognition event. Dozens of employees were honored with esteemed awards in recognition of their service, dedication, and positive attitudes. Join us in thanking them for their outstanding performance.