When Chief Executive Officer, Brian Hulten, says he grew up with some of the Opengate residents, he means it literally! Several of the individuals living at Opengate during the early years still call it home. Celebrating his 39th year with the agency, Brian recalls being a young man of 25 when he began on April 1,1981 working as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) at the Auerbach House.
When a behavioral incident arises, most agencies immediately place a 911 emergency call to handle the situation. Opengate rarely has the need to call 911, but when we do, the call is a surprise to the department.
Monica’s team building skills easily transition to her current position as Senior Corporate Compliance Specialist where she interacts daily with residents and staff as well as coordinates internal audits and special projects/events. The goal is to work together to provide quality services and choices while ensuring regulations are being met.
Coming to Opengate with 15 years in the field, Kristen currently holds the title of Chief Compliance Officer.
Terrance Harris wasn’t looking for a career path, but he describes lovely stories about individuals and their daily lives told to him by his mother who was a teacher at Opengate. Through his mother’s stories he found his passion to make a positive impact on the lives of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.