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Caring Solutions Leadership

Who We Are
Caring Solutions is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization consisting of volunteers and employees who have made a commitment to unique, innovative and customized service for people with disabilities. Caring Solutions was incorporated in 2001 and remains registered in IRS records under its original name, Services by Design, Inc. but has been doing business as (dba) Caring Solutions soon after we began. Our Employer Identification Number is 03-0374478.

Caring Solutions' leadership provides compassionate, individualized care services for people with developmental disabilities in the Greater St. Louis area. Caring Solutions has both a volunteer governing board and an advisory council, providing exceptional leadership and professional perspective.

The majority of our funding comes from the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) Purchase of Service and Medicaid Waiver contracts through those with developmental disabilities and families who choose Caring Solutions to provide services. Other funding comes from foundations, organizations, businesses and caring donors like you.

Madi Hawn, Founder

Executive Staff

Shannan French

Executive Director

Guankita Henry

Assistant Executive Director

Nicole Deleski

Program Director

Dorothy Buss

Human Resources Director

Beth Rohr

Quality Solutions Director

Sally Troutman Boyd

Development Director

Board of Directors

Greg Beasley
Pearson Buell
Donald Buckner
William Couch
Amy Davis
Joyce Eisel
John Hutchens
Joseph Ilges
Zac Loraine
Mike Mertens
Sarah McGough
Joyce Smith
James Tarter
Reggie Thorpe

Advisory Council

Pris Bass Timmerberg
Jack Baumann
Angelia Bunch
Dale Chamberlain
Cherie Dobbs
Tom Earll
Mark Felten
Jay Gifford
Jeanne Gladden
Mike Hogan
David Hotle
Rick Jones
Tom Kraatz
Rebecca Miedema
Brian Moncey
Rick Nagle
Ted Ruzicka
Darlene Skaggs
Vera Stewart
Carol Teaney
Tom Tenhula
Trudy Busch Valentine
Todd Watts
Dennis Woldum
Jim Zimmerman
Stuart Zimmerman
Mallory Zoia

Our Vision

To see people with disabilities achieve their highest potential!

Our Mission
Caring Solutions designs and provides services to meet the unique needs of people with disabilities and their families, giving them the opportunity to lead fulfilling lives.

Our Values