Jessica has been working with children and families here in Maine since graduating from college in 1996. She grew up in the Oxford Hills and is proud to Co-own a business with Karri White that supports adults and children with developmental disabilities in her own community. When Jessica is not at work, she and her husband can be found taxiing their 3 sons to sporting events and school activities. She enjoys spending her free time reading and at camp with family and friends
Karri grew up in Connecticut but came to Maine for college and fell in love with the state’s people, environment and laid back way of life. Karri started Bridge to Success with Jessica Truman in 2010 to provide quality Case Management services to families in the Oxford Hills and surrounding areas. Since then, BTS has grown to 12 employees and now provides both Case Management to children, adults and families in over 15 towns! In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 children, family and friends enjoying the Maine outdoors. She loves traveling, boating, and attending concerts.
Jaime has been working for Bridge to Success since May 2012, part time at first and for the last 3 years full time as the Office/HR Manager. Jaime handles all of the administrative tasks for BTS and is on the committee for the School Based Health Center for SAD17. Outside of work Jaime enjoys spending time with her family & friends. She likes to go snowmobiling, being pool side in the summer and gardening.
Adult Case Managers
Christina Cote is a Native Mainer and Mother. She has worked with individuals with Intellectual Disabilities for 16 years and has been a part of the Bridge to Success team for 3 years. In her free time Christina enjoys hiking, kayaking, weight lifting, music and movies.
Melissa has been a part of the BTS team since January 2016. She is very proud to be part of such a great team and surrounded by people who help her to be a better case manager every day. Melissa is a native Mainer who grew up in the small town of Eustis. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Maine. She has been working in the social service field for the past 16 years, where she has held many different roles such as case management for children, residential supports, team leader and now case manager for adults with ID. She really enjoys the work she does and helping to advocate and make a difference in the lives of her client’s. Melissa enjoys spending time with her family and friends and working with animals. In her free time she does a lot of volunteer work for the local animal shelter and enjoys fostering young kittens and puppies.
Devin Flynn grew up in Auburn, Maine and completed his BA in Psychology at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine. Prior to joining the BTS team, Devin spent 5 years working for a residential organization providing direct care and teaching employees as a professional trainer. He also works as a freestyle ski coach for the Gould Academy Competition Program at Sunday River during the winter. Devin has a deep appreciation for athletics and is a huge New England sports fan. His free time is spent with his two wonderful children, Hayden and Piper, who constantly keep him guessing. Outside of work and family Devin enjoys staying active as much as possible and socializing with friends.
Christina Irvine graduated from Gordon College. She has many years’ experience working with children with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism in the school systems and personal residents. She enjoys working as a case manager for Adults with ID and Autism. Outside of work Christina enjoys spending time with family, especially her 4 legged fur babies. She also enjoys sports, reading and music.
Tia Warner has been working in the social service field for almost 10 years. Sher started in the field in 2008 after graduating from the University of Maine at Farmington with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Tia started out providing direct care to adults with developmental disabilities before moving to mental health case management and finally ID case management. In addition to work, Tia is currently in a MSW student through the University of Maine, Orono. In her free time she likes to spend time with her husband and being with their three dogs.
Heather Weiss became part of the Bridge to Success Adult community case management team in December 2017 and has been in the field of children/adult services for almost 20 years. She has held a variety of positions ranging from BHP, DSP, group house administrator, Children Service Case Manager and Adult Services Case Manager. Heather graduated from Capella University with a Master’s degree in counseling psychology in 2012 and from University of Southern Maine in 2004 with a Bachelors in social and behavioral sciences. Heather loves to explore the beauty in everyday things and enjoys supporting and assisting individuals to reach their goals.
Child Case Managers
Kendra started with Bridge to Success in January 2015; however she has been working in this field for over 20 years. She currently works part time for the Autism Society of Maine and provides respite through NAMI Maine and is a Behavioral Health Professional trainer. Kendra currently runs a support group in Bridgton called Topics on the Autism Spectrum: A Caregiver’s Support Group. In her free time she enjoys being outside, doing water aerobics, reading, snuggling with her Siamese cats, and has an extensive collection of Disney memorabilia.
Lennie is a retired French, English, alternative education, and special education teacher originally from New Gloucester Maine. She graduated from St. Joseph’s College, UMO-BA and USM-MSED. Lennie is a “mostly” retired case manager for children with mental health and developmental disabilities. She is also a mother, grandmother, kayaker, seamstress, cryptoquip solver, amateur humorist, and public radio enthusiast.
Nicole Hartzog has proudly been a part of the BTS team since May, 2017 and serves as a Children’s Case Manager. Nicole previously completed a two part internship at Norway Center for Health and Rehabilitation. She graduated from University of Maine at Augusta in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Mental Health and Human Services. Nicole strives to make a difference and will be continuing her education in social services/mental health.
Stephen Pelletier joined Bridge to Success as a Children’s Case Manager in 2016. While he has only been with BTS for a couple years he has been a Case manager and an advocate for children for almost 20 years. Steve enjoys working with children and families in rural communities. He often says, “My job is not work! I thoroughly enjoy being a “voice” for the children we serve!” Life is 10% what happens to us, 90% how we react to it! Stay in the moment, Attitude is everything!
Mary started at Bridge to Success in December 2017, but brought 13+ years of case management experience with her. Prior to working in the social services field, Mary worked for 21 years in the legal field as a legal secretary and paralegal. Mary grew up and continues to live in the same neighborhood in New Gloucester. In addition to her work at Bridge to Success, Mary also serves on the School Board for Acadia Academy. Outside of work, Mary enjoys relaxing with her family and living life based on her favorite motto of work hard, play hard, nap hard.
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Norway Maine 04268
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