CDS Monarch Blog

Mission Champion: Valarie Daniels

Valarie started at CDS Monarch in February of 1988 as a support specialist at Webster Creative Opportunities. One year later, she was promoted to t...



Mission Champion: Kiswana Holmes

Kiswana started at CDS Monarch in August of 2010 as a support specialist at our Mill Hollow residence where she currently serves as an assistant re...



Handicapables Practice Wheelchair Safety at Wheelchair Rodeo

The Handicapables practiced safely maneuvering their wheelchairs through a course designed by CDS Monarch staff. This exercise was designed to incr...



Mission Champion: Danielle Shine

Danielle started at CDS Monarch in September of 2006. She currently works in our Roxwell Court residence as a Support Specialist helping people wit...



Mission Champion: Kyesha Jackson

Kyesha started at CDS Monarch in January of 2015 as a support specialist at Blended Creative Opportunities (BCO). Her daily tasks include helping t...



Mission Champion: Megan Smith, CDS Monarch

Megan Smith started at CDS Monarch about three years ago as a Support Specialist at Penbrooke Creative Opportunities, where she still works today. ...



Staff Highlight: Stephanie Hildreth

Stephanie has been with CDS Monarch since 2008 and is a treatment coordinator for Active Seniors and Transitions Services. Her duties include help...



Staff Highlight: Touria Banour

Touria has worked at CDS Monarch since June of 2010. She started as a Support Specialist at Roxwell before transferring to Blended Creative Oppo...



Staff Highlight: Linda Lizzo

Linda Lizzo started at CDS Monarch in October of 2012 as a part-time aquatic fitness instructor. In 2011, she accepted a full-time position as a re...



Staff Highlight: Theresa Collett

Theresa Collett has worked at CDS Monarch since 2002. She started as a Support Specialist at our Park Circle residence and then became residence ma...



Staff Highlight: Marlene DiSalvatore

Marlene DiSalvatore started at CDS Monarch July 16th, 2007 as a Support Specialist. Her tasks include caring for the individuals at the CDS Monarc...



Staff Highlight: Ron Armstrong

Ron Armstrong has worked at CDS Monarch for the past 23 years, beginning in February of 1992 after a friend recommended CDS Monarch to him. Ron wo...



Staff Highlight: Madeleine Pingitore

Madeleine Pingitore has worked at CDS Monarch since December 2011. She began as a Medicaid Service Coordinator (MSC), and later transitioned to a S...



Staff Highlight: Makenzie Finnemore

  Makenzie Finnemore has been at CDS Monarch for a little over the year. She started as a support specialist at Linden Creative Opportunities, and...



Staff Highlight: Karla Leader

Karla joined the CDS Monarch team in 1990, as a Treatment Coordinator at Webster Creative Opportunities (WCO). In 2007, she took on a new role as ...