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July DSP of the month awarded to Kim Bumgardner-Bergman

posted on Thursday, August 1, 2013

Waterloo, IA - Kim Bumgardner-Bergman of Exceptional Persons, Inc.’s (EPI’s) has joined EPI’s 5 Star Club as she was selected as July’s Direct Support Professional (DSP) of the month.

EPI’s 5-Star Club was created to celebrate the outstanding work of DSP’s at EPI. Peers nominate fellow DSP’s and recipients are chosen from those nominations.  

Kim’s nominator spoke of her devotion to those she supports, “Kim looks out for what is best for the persons served at all times and works with them to be as independent as possible.”

EPI, founded in 1957 in Waterloo, Iowa, as Exceptional Persons, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization created as a catalyst for community based services for people with developmental and other related disabilities. Today’s EPI fosters the active community participation of people with disabilities through residential and transportation services, day activity centers, community living, as well as works to expand child care options and to improve the quality of child care available for families in Northeast Iowa. EPI serves over 5,500 children, adults, and families in Northeast Iowa a year and employs more than 400 dedicated individuals.