People Supporting Individuals to Live Successfully
Meet Our Management Team
President & CEO
Jeff has worked with and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for more than 30 years. As a provider, administrator, association executive, lobbyist and committee member, Jeff is an advocate for equality and choice for people with disabilities. He currently serves as the chairman of the Division of Health Care Financing Division's Developmental Disabilities Advisory Council and is a member of the Wyoming Institute on Disabilities Advisory Council. Along with many other leadership positions within the field of IDD support, he is a member of the Legacy Leaders Circle of the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR), a national association that represents 1400+ providers, and over 1 million people with disabilities.
Vice President of Business Services
Mandy has her bachelor's degree in Accounting and Business Administration and has been working in the field for 27 years. Throughout her years of experience, she has become HIPPA certified, attended numerous trainings and attended seminars on non-profit fundraising and grant management, and she is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). She is a surveyor for the Commission on Accreditation and Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), through which she travels throughout the country evaluating human service programs for quality infrastructure and services. She has been employed by Magic City since 2014.
Vice President of Community Services
Tara has her bachelor's degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences and has worked in the field of providing services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries for more than 20 years. She is a certified MANDT instructor and a Medication Assistance Trainer. She is an approved Wyoming Assisted Living Manager through her experience with people with Alzheimer's Disease as well as management and administration experience. She has worked at Magic City since 2013 and attended trainings through the Commission on Accreditation and Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
Employee Development Director
Kim has significant training and experience in a wide variety of areas related to the support of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries. She first
became involved with Magic City in 1996 as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician with a background in management experience. Throughout her time at Magic City, she has worked in many capacities including Direct Support Professional, Supervisor, Coordinator, Department Manager, as well as her current position as the Employee Development Director. She holds instructor certifications for the Wyoming Department of Health’s Medication Assistance Training, AHA Heartsaver, CPR, AED, First Aid, and the Mandt System.
Marketing & Fundraising Manager
Amanda has a Juris Doctorate from the University of Wyoming College of Law and is an Attorney in the State of Wyoming. She has a passion for ensuring justice and equality to the underserved and preventing victimization of those most vulnerable. She has experience in event planning and large event fundraising as well as plays an active role in the Cheyenne community. She has completed training in areas such as CPR/First Aid, Health and Safety, Person-Centered Supports, Understanding and Promoting Rights [of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities], and Abuse Prevention.
Administration and Property Manager
Nancy has been with Magic City for 22 years and has worn a variety of hats while supporting MCE's mission. She started as the Administrative Coordinator and then took on the management of MCE's sub housing corporations in 2003. She has served as the Property/Asset Manager for our HUD Corporations, Accounting Manager, IT Manager, and is currently the Property Manager. Nancy manages the maintenance department, property work orders, grounds contracts, real property transactions, assists with outside event planning and activities, and oversees all safety requirements and audits from State agencies. She is certified in CPR/First Aid and has completed all MCE trainings. Nancy ensures a safe environment for the staff who work in our facilities and the people we serve in our homes.
Contract Employment Manager
Lynn has a Bachelor’s degree in Family Relations and Human Development from The Ohio State University. She has been working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and visual impairments for 33+ in a variety of capacities to include day services, case management, residential services, vocational services, admissions, and now employment services. She has experience as a VR counselor working with the visually impaired. She has been with MCE for a total 10 years and has a passion advocating for those who are unable to speak for themselves to ensure their voices are heard and their rights are respected. Lynn strongly believes people should be allowed to make their own choices and to live and work as independently as possible. She has training in CPR/First Aid, Mandt, Health and Safety, Person-Centered Supports, Understanding and Promoting Rights [of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities], and Abuse Prevention. She has participated in training through SourceAmerica, the NPA for federal contracts with the AbilityOne Commission providing employment for individuals with disabilities.
Community Employment Manager
Dawn has been involved in providing support to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities for 18 years, and part of the Magic City team for 16 of those years. She is one of the few Certified Employment Support Professionals (CESP) in the state of Wyoming credentialed by the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE). She serves on the board of the Wyoming APSE chapter (WYAPSE) and has been trained in a Customized Employment program by Griffin-Hammis Associates and certified by the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE). She has been in her current position as the Community Employment Manager since July of 2018.
Business Services Manager