IRIS Consultant Biography

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  Consultant Name Chershanta Smith
  Company Name TMG
  Phone Number 844-864-8987

Work History (starting with most recent)

Name of Agency Date of Employment Job Title
TMG 10/3/2022 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
Concordia University Wisconsin Master of Science in Education Yes 12-2017
Marian University Bachelor of Social Work Yes 5-201


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 have worked more than 11 years in the social services field, specifically in the community and medical setting. I have worked with various diverse populations with different social economic backgrounds. This has given me the extensive knowledge with working with people who are addressing barriers such as alcohol and other drug abuse, mental health issues, and physical limitations or restrictions. I have also worked with people who are experiencing homelessness or coming out of incarceration, and have experience with eligibility processing, advocating for adults/adolescents/young children, and providing educational support and community resources.

County/Region I'm familiar with


Languages or Communication Skills


I'm comfortable with pets in the home


More about me

How do you Partner with people to 'clear the path ahead'?
To me, partnering means learning about you and getting to know what your needs and goals are so that I can assist you with creating a plan that is unique to you. My goal is to build a working relationship with you so that you feel comfortable in planning out your goals, and I would assist you with identifying the supports and services available in the community. After learning your needs, we will create a plan that best utilize your IRIS benefits to help you reach your goals.

What's your favorite thing about being an IRIS consultant?
My favorite thing about being a TMG IRIS Consultant is building relationships with the people. I like seeing people achieve their goals and reach other milestones in their life.

What past experience prepared you to become an IRIS Consultant?
My past experience in the social services field has prepared me to become a knowledgeable TMG IRIS Consultant. I am able to support clients through a multicultural inclusive lens while being resourceful. I am truly looking forward to getting to know the many different people and helping them achieve their goals.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
In my free time, I love spending time with my family, cooking, and watching sports.

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