• IRIS Consultant Biography

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  Consultant Name Karrie Wenzler
  Company Name TMG
  Phone Number 844-864-8987
  E-Mail IRISInfo@tmgwisconsin.com

Work History (starting with most recent)

Name of Agency Date of Employment Job Title
TMG 5/5/19 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 Minnesota Business Administration – Bachelor's Degree Yes 7/1983
Mount Mary College Counseling – Master's Degree Yes 5/2011

Credentials

Name of Certification / Accreditation Certifying Agency Date Certification was Obtained
Licensed Professional Counselor Wisconsin Dept of Safety & Professional Services 6-2013

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 as a case manager with My Choice Family Care's Long-Term Care Program. This experience has given me a background with helping people in a long-term care program and connecting them with resources in their community.

County/Region I'm familiar with

Milwaukee

Languages or Communication Skills

English

I'm comfortable with pets in the home

No

More about me

How do you Partner with people to 'clear the path ahead'?
I can partner with people to clear the path ahead by using my excellent problem-solving skills and familiarity with resources to create plans, and find new resources as well, to help participants reach their goals.

What's your favorite thing about being an IRIS consultant?
My favorite thing about being a TMG IRIS Consultant is helping encourage and empower the people I partner with the work towards having as much independence and involvement in their communities that they choose. Seeing the satisfaction they get from being their own advocate and involved in their goals and choices is very rewarding for me.

What past experience prepared you to become an IRIS Consultant?
My past experience as a case manager with My Choice Family Care’s Long-Term Care Program prepared me to serve the people I partner with in IRIS. I am very knowledgeable of the resources available to you, and look forward to connecting you with the things you need to achieve your goals.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
In my free time I enjoy being physically active, outdoors if possible. I swim all year, and spend frequent weekends exploring Door County in the summer. I also like to garden and read to relax.

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