AbilityOne Speakers Bureau

SourceAmerica Featured Speakers

The AbilityOne Speakers Bureau is a great resource for a presenter for an upcoming meeting, conference or special event.

For more information, please contact speakers@sourceamerica.org

Neil ColomacNeil Colomac
Neil Colomac is a U.S. Army veteran who was wounded in Afghanistan. He is currently employed as a manager on an AbilityOne contract.

Mark GilmoreMark Gilmore
Mark Gilmore has Down syndrome and works as a custodian at the Jacksonville Federal Courthouse. Because of his steady employment, Mark is a homeowner.

Robert GrahamRobert Graham
In 1989, Robert Graham was homeless and struggling to overcome a learning disability. Today, he works on an IRS mailroom contract.

Elise HansenElise Hansen
Elise Hansen was born conjoined to her twin sister, Lisa. At 19 months old, both twins survived separation surgery. Today, Elise works on an AbilityOne contract.

Willie JonesWillie Jones
Willie Jones grew up in poverty with multiple learning disabilities. Today, he is the work leader for a custodial team at the Statue of Liberty National Monument – Ellis Island.

David KendrickDavid Kendrick
David Kendrick, a U.S. Army veteran, was injured while serving in Iraq. After a period of homelessness, he found employment through an AbilityOne nonprofit agency.

Norris KentleNorris Kentle
Norris works on an AbilityOne contract at the Milwaukee Courthouse, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

David OgletreeDavid Ogletree
David Ogletree was born with a mild autistic disorder. Today, he is a clothing inspector for military uniforms.

Scott OwensScott Owens
Scott Owens, a U.S. Army veteran, was injured while serving in Iraq. Today, Owens is employed full-time performing contract management services on an AbilityOne contract.

John PackerJohn Packer
Former Sergeant First Class John Packer served two tours in Iraq before being medically discharged. Today, he works on a facilities maintenance contract at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Brenda SheafferBrenda Sheaffer
Brenda Sheaffer was born with a significant learning disability. She is now a custodian at the White House complex in Washington, D.C.

Nathan ShortNathan Short
Nathan Short, a U.S. Army veteran, was injured while serving in Iraq. Today he is a Quality Control Manager for PCSI, an AbilityOne nonprofit agency.