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Announcing this Quarter’s NeuroRestorative Heroes

NeuroRestorative Heroes is an employee recognition program through which we celebrate employees whose actions make them a hero to those we serve or their colleagues.

At NeuroRestorative, we are proud to have an amazing team of employees working tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of the individuals we serve with brain and spinal cord injuries and other neurological challenges. From clinicians to direct care workers to administrative support staff, we strive to ensure all our employees feel valued, supported and recognized for the important work that they do. That is why we created NeuroRestorative Heroes, an employee recognition program designed to celebrate employees whose actions make them a hero to those we serve or their colleagues.

Each quarter, we recognize one NeuroRestorative Hero from different NeuroRestorative programs. NeuroRestorative Heroes is open to all NeuroRestorative employees, and co-workers, supervisors, participants and other community members are encouraged to submit nominations. This quarter, we are proud to recognize staff members who are not just dedicated employees, but true advocates for the individuals we serve.

“The NeuroRestorative Heroes program is a great way to recognize and thank our valued employees” said Bill Duffy, NeuroRestorative President. “On behalf of everyone at NeuroRestorative, I want to thank all of our passionate and dedicated employees and congratulate this quarter’s NeuroRestorative Heroes.”

 Q2 NeuroRestorative Heroes:

Martina Ball, Life Skills Trainer, NeuroRestorative Arkansas

Martina is a caring Life Skills Trainer who is always on top of any situation that arises. She will often go out of her way to ensure that the individuals she serves have the opportunity to participate in interesting, engaging activities. Martina also assists with ordering supplies and ensuring that regulations are being monitored, without being asked. Her compassion and devotion to a job well done allows others to count on her for support.

“Martina is always very helpful to all staff and participants,” said Melissa Keene, Life Skills Trainer, NeuroRestorative Arkansas.


Travis Calhoun, Life Skills Trainer, NeuroRestorative Tennessee

As a Life Skills Trainer, Travis is an integral part of the success of the Tennessee program. He is dedicated to the betterment of all aspects of programming, including the environments of care, community participation, advocacy, and more. Travis is described as a professional who truly cares for the well-being of those he serves. He completes all tasks asked of him without complaint.

“Travis recognizes that our jobs in service to others should never be based on our own convenience, but always about improving the lives of those we serve,” said Dave Dixon, Program Director, NeuroRestorative Tennessee.


Cathy CullenCathy Cullen, HR Coordinator, NeuroRestorative Pennsylvania & Ohio

Though Cathy has been a part of NeuroRestorative for 8 years, she joined the HR team in October 2016. In her brief time providing HR support to Pennsylvania and Ohio, she has already doubled the number of new hires successfully on-boarded in PA by partnering with operational leaders to lead recruitment initiatives. Cathy recently provided additional support during a licensing evaluation where she served as the primary point person facilitating communication between all parties. She is enthusiastic about facing new challenges and always looking for opportunities to grow.

“Cathy’s wealth of knowledge and experience is a proven asset to NeuroRestorative,” said Tracy Kimmel, HR Business Partner, NeuroRestorative.


Dan Christensen, Maintenance Manager, NeuroRestorative Michigan

Dan is a significant asset to NeuroRestorative Michigan. As Maintenance Supervisor, he is responsible for the care and upkeep of the buildings, offices, and grounds. His co-workers describe him as dependable, professional, prompt, and dedicated to supporting those around him. Dan’s extensive skill set and eagerness to tackle any challenge make him a NeuroRestorative Hero.

“No matter if the task is big or small, complex or basic, I have only ever observed a can-do attitude from Dan,” said Victoria Klein, Administrative Assistant, NeuroRestorative Michigan.