• IRIS Consultant Biography

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  Consultant Name Alice Kowalski
  Company Name TMG
  Phone Number 262-332-1304
  E-Mail AKowalski@tmgwisconsin.com

Work History (starting with most recent)

Name of Agency Date of Employment Job Title
TMG 1/18/2012 IRIS Consultant

Care Responsibilities

Your TMG IRIS consultant is your partner as you create a plan that meets your needs and stays within your IRIS budget. Your TMG IRIS consultant can connect you to resources in your area, and will be a great source of information for any questions you have

Educational Background

Name of Institution Major/Degree Degree Obtained Date Obtained
University of Maryland Bachelor of Science - History/Sociology Yes 8/1/1979

Credentials

Name of Certification / Accreditation Certifying Agency Date Certification was Obtained

Specialties (e.g., working with autism, the elderly, employment for people with disabilities or youth in transition, mental health, experience with assisted technology)

Prior to coming to TMG, I worked for a hospital as well as the county's department on aging. These experiences have provided me with a knowledge of resources in our community and an ability to seek out resources.

County/Region I'm familiar with

Milwaukee, Sauk

Languages or Communication Skills

English, German

I'm comfortable with pets in the home

Yes

More about me

How do you Partner with people to 'clear the path ahead'?
I believe the best way to partner is to be an attentive listener; understanding is the key to helping provide information.

What's your favorite thing about being an IRIS consultant?
Visiting and developing relationships with the people who choose me as their partner. I also like the challenge of a new experience, and each partnership brings a new experience.

What past experience prepared you to become an IRIS Consultant?
I have been employed in positions focused on supporting people my whole working career; I have worked as a complaint resolution specialist in a major hospital, as well as the county's Dept. on Aging. These experiences have provided me with a knowledge of resources in our community and an ability to seek out resources.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
I enjoy spending time with family and playing games. I also do the usual life tasks that are necessary, but not necessarily enjoyable, i.e. laundry, cleaning, etc.

WI DHS/DLTC/F-01486 (04/2015)