|Acacia McGuire Anderson|
|Statewide Employment First Coordinator|
joined DHS in 2013 as the Diagnosis and Evaluation Coordinator for the Office
of Developmental Disability Services. In 2014, she became the ODDS manager for
eligibility and employment. Her previous experience includes working as a
service coordinator for Multnomah County and as a program manager and direct
support professional for an employment provider agency in the Portland area.
Acacia also worked in residential supports in her home state of Montana.
|Research & Data Analyst|
Andre came to Employment First from the Office of
Economic Analysis where he was an economist and helped forecast state
revenue and inmate populations. Previously, Andre was an employment
economist at the Employment Department. He has a bachelor’s degree
in economics from Willamette University.
|Tim Acker |
Tim joined Employment First after working since 2010 as a process improvement analyst at the Department of Administrative Services, Oregon State Hospital, the Employment Department and as a self-employed consultant. Tim has a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a master’s in operations from Oregon State University.
Before joining Employment First, Angela was a media relations specialist for Oregon State University. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in English.