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Rise Team Member Spotlight: Tim Lynch

Rise Team Member Spotlight: Tim Lynch

At Rise, one of the crucial parts of our day-to-day functions is transporting more than 1,000 people from home to their work locations safely and without fail. For more than ten years, Tim Lynch has been on our team of professional drivers who collectively drive more than 2.5 million miles

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Rise Team Member Spotlight: Tate Wegleitner

Rise Team Member Spotlight: Tate Wegleitner

At Rise, employment consultants have a big job. They work to familiarize themselves with people’s skills and connect them with employers so they can thrive in meaningful work. Tate Wegleitner is one of those consultants, acting as both a recruiter and as a resource for people with questions about the

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Rise Team Member Spotlight: Lorrie Castillo

Rise Team Member Spotlight: Lorrie Castillo

Supporting others is at the very heart of who Lorrie Castillo is — and that’s why she loves her work as a direct support professional (DSP) at Rise. In this position, Lorrie works to help ensure that people served at Rise Cottage Grove have the services they need to achieve

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Rise Team Member Spotlight: Becca Benke

Rise Team Member Spotlight: Becca Benke

As the lone Rise team member working in the Moorhead area, Becca Benke has her hands full. She works with Rise’s Minnesota Employment Center (MEC) as an occupational communication specialist to support people who are Deaf, Deafblind, and hard of hearing overcome employment barriers. Additionally, she provides job coaching and

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Rise Team Member Spotlight: Ross Wangensteen

Rise Team Member Spotlight: Ross Wangensteen

When you talk to Ross Wangensteen about his job, the abundance of passion he has for his work comes across immediately. Ross is an employment consultant for Rise, serving on the community support and deployment team. His primary objective is to assist people in finding employment, though there’s a wide

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Rise Team Member Spotlight: Amanda LaPlante

Rise Team Member Spotlight: Amanda LaPlante

As a mental health practitioner and housing support specialist with Rise, Amanda LaPlante works in the ARMHS (Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services) and Rapid Rehousing programs to assist people with their housing challenges. Through her support, people can get back to living a functional life, find stable housing, and become

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Rise Team Member Spotlight: Patty Thurk

Rise Team Member Spotlight: Patty Thurk

For Patty Thurk, preparation is everything.
As an employment consultant at Rise New Richmond, Patty’s primary goal is to find employment opportunities for people. Accomplishing that goal calls for Patty to take on a wide variety of tasks—ranging from employment coaching to networking with local business leaders to find new

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Rise Team Member Spotlight: Jebb Anderson

Rise Team Member Spotlight: Jebb Anderson

Jebb Anderson’s official title at Rise is an employment specialist, but the vast scope of his role makes it challenging to summarize all that he does in a single job title. Jebb has many skills in his tool belt and plenty of passion for the Rise mission, which allows him

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Rise Team Member Spotlight: Habie Jalloh

Rise Team Member Spotlight: Habie Jalloh

As a direct support professional at Rise’s Adult Day Program in Fridley, Habie Jalloh arrives to work each and every day with a wide smile on her face with the goal of always going the extra mile. Talk to anyone that interreacts with Habie at Rise, and you hear the

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Team Member Spotlight: Antiwnette Holliday

Team Member Spotlight: Antiwnette Holliday

Currently the program supervisor at Rise’s Coon Rapids site, Antiwnette Holliday is proof that great things come to people who work hard and bring passion to their work.
Antiwnette joined the Rise organization five years ago as a temp, and her talent and potential were quickly recognized and rewarded with

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