Stacey is the founder of PQC, specializing in business transformation and project management. Stacey has proven expertise in Six Sigma, Total Quality Management and Continuous Improvement for diverse industries and business segments.
Over the last 25 years, her experiences have covered the public and private sectors, defense and aerospace, insurance/finance, human resources, and Information Technology arenas.
She spent 21 years working in the military arena for prime contractors Northrop Grumman, Rockwell International, and Lockheed Martin.
A Magna Cum Laude graduate from Berry University in Miami, Stacey founded PQC with a credo to “ensure we always add value to our customers, employees and our community.” Stacey has been recognized for improving processes, achieving cost efficiencies, and reducing process deviations for organizations in the public and private sector.
Erin Brady is our Project Lead for our Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) department. Erin graduated from Ball State University with a degree in accounting. She has been with PQC for over 6 years and has worked directly with our VR programs in both Indiana and Connecticut. She has been and continues to be very dedicated to her work and loves learning new and challenging things. Erin has recently gone through the Benefits Information Networking (BIN) certification to be a certified BIN Liaison. With this certification, she is able to help participants receiving federal and state benefits know how to fully utilize their benefits in the working world.
Renee is a great addition to the PQC team as a Disability Program Consultant. She has a passion for working within the field of disability awareness. She has a substantial background in special education, life skills teaching, and career development/coaching. She currently works as an Assistant Director/Career Coach at Ball State University. She focuses on providing career development coaching to students with/without disabilities. Renee also served as an adjunct professor in the Special Education Department while at Ball State. Prior to her time at Ball State, Renee created and implemented a transition program for students ages 13 to 22 at the Indiana Deaf School. That role also provided her with in-depth exposure to services such as Supplemental Social Security Income, Bureau of Developmental Disability Services Waiver, and Vocational Rehabilitation Services. Throughout her different positions, Renee has developed partnerships and networked within the community to expand community involvement and employment. Renee currently works with the PQC Team part-time as she’s still supporting a grant for Ball State. She will be working to help with the growth and development of our Disability, VR and Pre-ETS programs!
Stephanie joined the PQC team in early 2018 as an Employment Specialist. She was born and raised in Fort Wayne, IN, and received her associate’s degree in applied science with a major in criminal justice. Stephanie has personal experience working with people with special needs, and overcoming employment challenges is something she is passionate about. She looks forward to meeting with the VR community and continuing to see the change that comes from helping someone get and sustain employment. As the mother of three boys, Stephanie understands how to set priorities and stay on top of her game. She serves participants in Allen County and the surrounding area.
Stephen was born and raised in Marion, IN, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Taylor University. His background includes work as a family behavior specialist and an applied behavioral therapist. From Stephen: “I want to work in a field where I not only am capable of completing the job and utilizing my skillset, but will also make a difference and feel fulfilled with my day-to-day job.” In his spare time, Stephen coaches for the swim team at Marion High School and Middle School; he is also certified in CPR.
Kiley is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University and now holds a Bachelor of Social Work. She also holds an Associates degree in Business Administration. Kiley’s inspiration for her work came from a time when she was caring for her ill father. While he was in the hospital, he had a truly exceptional social worker. Seeing the way this worker cared for her father was inspirational and would change her career forever. We are excited to have her join the PQC team and share in her passion for others. Kiley will be serving participants in Marion, Muncie, and the surrounding areas.
Bob Buxton recently joined the PQC team as a Pre-ETS Instructor. He earned both his Bachelor of Science in Education and his Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Wright State University. He has been teaching for over 20 years and has primarily worked with high school age students with and without disabilities. Bob has a passion for teaching and he looks forward to meeting with the Pre-ETS students and preparing them for success before and after graduation.
Jill Adams is supporting the PQC team as a Pre-ETS Instructor. Jill has been a lifelong supporter of educational opportunities for students who face a variety of employment barriers. She has worked within her community to identify post-education opportunities for employment and knows the diverse demands that will need to be met in order to be successful in the transition after High School. Jill has a strong desire to challenge and assist individuals in reaching their full academic, personal, and social potential.
Tracy Aversano recently joined the PQC team as a Pre-ETS Instructor. She has earned two Associate’s degrees from Indiana Business College. Tracy has been a substitute paraprofessional for the past two years. She has worked in a self-contained room as well as more traditional classroom settings. Some of the things she has taught her students include a variety of life skills and resume building. Tracy looks forward to meeting with the Pre-ETS students and preparing them for success before and after graduation.
Sarah Walston recently joined the PQC team as a Pre-ETS Instructor. She has recently studied Child and family Services via Kaplan University. She has worked as a substitute/assistant teacher in several settings, including special needs classes. Sarah has started volunteering as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children ages 3-17. She also works as Direct Care Staff assisting adults with mental disabilities. Sarah looks forward to meeting with the Pre-ETS students and preparing them for success before and after graduation.