Meet the Shared Support, Inc. Team & Staff
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Liz started her career as a Direct Support Professional, Teacher and an Advocate for people with intellectual disabilities. She has been working with students and adults with disabilities in multiple capacities for the last 25 years. Liz is also a communication mentor and an Essential Lifestyle Plan facilitator.
She is a former Program Specialist, Residential Director, and now serves as Shared Support’s Chief Executive Officer. Since 2005, Liz has successfully led the organization through multiple policy initiatives, fiscal changes and expansion.
The organization has grown from serving 7 people in one service to now providing supports and services to over 350 people and their families in Lifesharing, Home and Community Habilitation, Employment Services and Community Living Arrangements. Liz has set a high standard of person centered and responsive management across the organization.
Chief Financial Officer
Theresa joined Shared Support in 2005 and quickly developed fiscal and administrative processes that assisted the organization to achieve positive financial positions and effective cash flow. She continues to manage the fiscal growth of the organization while maintaining the highest level of compliance with all local, commonwealth, and federal guidelines.
Theresa’s organizational talent and gift for detail provides the business foundation from which we can provide our support and achieve our mission.
Chief Programming Officer
Kristie joined Shared Support as a Program Specialist in 2005. She quickly learned the person first concept and developed trusting relationships with all of the people she supported. She generated a genuine and positive attitude towards people and they responded with amazing growth and attainment of outcomes.
She has learned to share her philosophy of managing by relationship with all of the many staff she now supervises. Kristie has overseen tremendous growth in her region and, as Regional Director, empowers Program Specialist and Direct Support Professionals to Dream, Reach, and Contribute!
Angie joined the Shared Support team as a Program Specialist in 2007 and, having demonstrated her commitment to providing person centered supports and effectively mentoring person-centered thinking with her team, was promoted to the positions of Assistant Director in 2013 and Program Director in 2019.
After earning her degree from Marywood University, Angie gained experience as the Manager of support services at an Enrichment Housing Program for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Angie also has experience with connecting people with medical assistance benefits and held the position of Activities Director for an aging population.
Chief Operating Officer
Drue joined the Shared Support family in the Spring of 2017. She has dedicated the past 25 years of her career to the development and provision of meaningful community supports for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as for those living with behavioral health issues.
Having worked for both government and DD/IDD nonprofits prior to Shared Support, Drue gained experience working direct care through key leadership positions and also has experience working in the legal system. Drue received her MSW degree from Temple University and is a Pennsylvania Licensed Social Worker.