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Meet February 2021 Rise Champion of the Month, Samuel Koheneh

Meet February 2021 Rise Champion of the Month, Samuel Koheneh

Our second Champion of the Month for February 2021 was Samuel Koheneh, who has worked for Rise for two years as a production team lead. In that time, Samuel has shown incredible dedication in all the work that he does. His coworkers noted that he always shows up to work

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Walcheski chosen as Feb. 2021 Rise Champion of the Month!

Walcheski chosen as Feb. 2021 Rise Champion of the Month!

Amy Walcheski has worked for Rise as a Housing Support Specialist for the last 3 years. During that time, her coworkers attest that she has always gone above and beyond to find resources for those in need. They say that she “shows an incredible amount of resourcefulness and resiliency in

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Rise names Tricia Otto a June Champion of the Month

Rise names Tricia Otto a June Champion of the Month

Since coming to Rise two years ago as an Employment Consultant, Tricia Otto has impressed her coworkers with her dedication and commitment to the people she serves. “Tricia always respects those around her and is a great advocate for her clients. She goes out of her way and takes the

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Geroge Vargas, warehouse specialist, January 2021

Geroge Vargas, warehouse specialist, January 2021

Before coming to Rise, George Vargas worked in warehouse management for more than 30 years. Now, for the last nine years, George has brought that expertise to his position as warehouse specialist with Industrial Services with Rise. When asked about why he chose to work for Rise, and why he’s

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Robert Northrup, Remote Services, January 2021

Robert Northrup, Remote Services, January 2021

Robert Northrup has been with Rise for just under a year and a half as an Adult Day case manager, although he will soon be moving into Remote Services. In that time, he has already left a lasting impression on those he serves as well as his coworkers, who attested

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Lindsay Estes, Case Manager at Rise Coon Rapids, December 2020

Lindsay Estes, Case Manager at Rise Coon Rapids, December 2020

After having first worked in group homes for five years, Lindsay Estes started at Rise in September 2018 as a float DSP and was promoted to case manager six months later.
During these tumultuous times of the pandemic, Lindsay’s co-workers and those served at Rise Coon Rapids have especially appreciated

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Polly Young, Production Project Supervisor, December 2020

Polly Young, Production Project Supervisor, December 2020

Polly Young has worked at Rise for 17 years and in that time has provided her co—workers and Rise business associates with stellar customer service.
Her co-workers say that “Polly goes the extra mile for customers;, she is extremely organized, often putting together charts and spreadsheets that are invaluable. Polly

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CBTE Support Specialist Amanda Biorn, November 2020

CBTE Support Specialist Amanda Biorn, November 2020

Amanda assists her CBTE co-workers in many ways, including filing, scheduling WIOA meetings for people served, and helping provide remote services for people currently being served at home.
Amanda excels with organizational skills and is thorough and efficient, making certain all required paperwork and documentation are in people’s files so

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