Executive Program Administrator
Erin is a Exectutive Program Administrator and is responsible for the oversight and implementation of the company’s Consumer Directed Programs, which includes Orion Intermediary Services Organization (ISO) and Morning Sun Financial Services.
Erin’s education includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a certificate in African Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Erin has worked for Orion Associates and Meridian Services since 2002. Prior to her role as Program Administrator, she worked as a Coordinator with Orion ISO and as Program Director and Program Manager with Meridian Services. Erin is also a Certified Support Planner, a member of the MN-CCD Self Direction Work Group, and runs the Meridian Services Consumer Advocacy Group. These positions have given Erin a diverse background in social services and provide her with a consumer-centered approach to working with those she serves.
Erin resides in Maple Grove where she lives with her husband and two daughters. Her interests include running, swimming, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
Erin believes there is a strong relationship between providing quality services and putting the consumers’ needs first. She feels it is essential for all employees to know and understand each consumer on a unique and individual level and to understand each person’s individual needs and strengths. Erin believes the consumers we serve should always be the focus regardless of what position one may have in the company. She feels that all employees should be compassionate, patient and empathetic toward those we serve.