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Career Path: Bob Hallion

Bob Hallion is known for being a passionate leader, trusted advisor, team player, and handy man. Before working his way up to Director of Operations for Behavioral Health Services at Advocates, Bob began his career as a pharmacy technician.

Workforce Hero Spotlight: Hanifa Nelson-Kamau

The Caring Force is pleased to announce that our next workforce spotlight honoree is Hanifa Nelson-Kamau, a Program Director at Advocates. Hanifa has worked in human services for the past 20 years – both in direct service and supervisory roles.

Workforce Hero Spotlight: Ekechak Waters

The Caring Force is pleased to announce that the TCF Hero Spotlight honoree is Ekechak Waters, a direct service worker at an Advocates group home for men with autism spectrum disorders.

Nick: Living Life to its Fullest

“My favorite thing to do… is to live life to the fullest!” Nick shares his story of how faith, hard work, and the Advocates community have guided his recovery journey.