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Wendy Brunko awarded EPI's May DSP of the Month

posted on Monday, July 8, 2013

Waterloo, IA - Wendy Brunko of Exceptional Persons, Inc.’s (EPI’s) has joined EPI’s 5 Star Club as she was selected as May’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.  

Wendy’s nominator had many great things to say, “Wendy is a mentor and advocate for the people she supports.  She makes it a priority to provide supports along with compassion and companionship.  Wendy treats the people she supports like family and has taken the time to really get to know them and their preferences.  By doing this, she has built honest and trustworthy relationships.”

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.