Meet Michelle Saunders
Phone: 312-720-0305

Michelle Saunders

Business Development Consultant

Michelle joined Therap Services in 2012 as a Business Development Consultant in the Central States region, primarily focusing on Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Michelle has worked in the non-profit sector with agencies supporting persons with I/DD and MH diagnoses since 1995, starting as a direct care staff and then as a case manager in Central Pennsylvania. Michelle relocated to Missouri in 2005 and worked as a consultant for an organization in Columbia, Missouri. After providing feedback regarding ways to improve services, Michelle accepted a program director position to implement all of the suggestions made while consulting. Michelle was instrumental in implementing Therap at her agency and also completed grant applications and led statewide training efforts for the Missouri College of Direct Support. Michelle has completed presentations regarding training and the evolution of the innovative service delivery method she created for day services programming across the US.

Michelle received her Bachelor’s degree in 1998 from Juniata College in Pennsylvania majoring in Education and Psychology.