The Board of Directors of Green Valley Enterprises, Inc. of Beaver Dam is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Jacobson to succeed retiring Executive Director Jack Hankes. Jacobson was selected from a pool of three dozen applicants, and he will start in his new position on June 1.
He has spent the last 24 years in a director capacity at ADVOCAP, Inc., a large not for profit agency with a mission to eliminate poverty and barriers to employment. ADVOCAP operates in Fond du Lac, Winnebago and Green Lake Counties. Green Valley Board President Rich Zieman said "We are excited to bring Brian on board. He has the kind of resume' and experience we were seeking, the kind necessary to continue our tradition of care excellence while navigating a period of unprecedented regulatory change."
Green Valley serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities from Dodge and adjacent counties, in a variety of programs designed to foster independence. Established in 1968, it serves nearly 400 persons annually with a budget approaching $4 million. Green Valley has 85 full and part-time employees.