• IRIS Consultant Biography

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  Consultant Name Melody Martin
  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 7/29/2013 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 Wisconsin - Whitewater Bachelor of Science - Psychology & Communication Yes 5/1/2013

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)

Before coming to work at TMG, I worked for a residential service provider managing health care needs of adults with developmental and physical disabilities. I have extensive experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum and those with cerebral palsy.

County/Region I'm familiar with

Jefferson

Languages or Communication Skills

English

I'm comfortable with pets in the home

Yes

More about me

How do you Partner with people to 'clear the path ahead'?
I enjoy helping people establish their goals and identify any potential obstacles that may arise. We then partner to come up with creative solutions to overcome those obstacles.

What's your favorite thing about being an IRIS consultant?
The IRIS program provides a unique opportunity for people to take control of their supports. I find it very rewarding to help people become employers and to choose their own employees.

What past experience prepared you to become an IRIS Consultant?
Before coming to work at TMG, I worked for a residential service provider managing the health care needs of the residents. I worked closely with adults with developmental and physical disabilities, as well as frail elders. This experience allowed me to gain knowledge about assisting people with complex medical issues to reach their goals.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
I enjoy playing music and performing with several community bands in my area. I am also an avid camper and a museum enthusiast.

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