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Our Story: Arrowhead Community Employment

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Arrowhead Community Employment (ACE) is dedicated to helping people with disabilities find more than just fulfilling employment. Our aim is to cultivate a thriving community where everyone can experience greater joy, freedom, and independence while building enduring relationships. Every day, we work toward this goal through our mission, philosophy, core values, and the services we […]

Arrowhead Community Employment: Our Core Values

Arrowhead Community Employment (ACE) is built on the foundation of building relationships. Our approach to work is people-oriented. It’s our belief that this idea is the secret to successfully matching an individual with an environment that fits their needs and desires. With this idea in mind, we live and work with a set of five […]

What is a Job Coach?

A job coach is exactly as it sounds! After an individual has successfully gained employment, we assess their personal need for any on-going mentoring and support via one of our job coaches. Whatever the need is, we want to be available to meet that need. Our job coaches support each working person in whatever capacity […]

Steve Hamlin

ACE Director and Co-Owner, Steve Hamlin

I am the Director and co-owner alongside my friend Dietrich Winter. I am also a proud father of two wonderful kids, Llewyn and August, and have the privilege of working alongside my spouse, Angela. I started working in disability services in 2008, gaining experience in multiple areas including residential services, day program, crisis intervention and […]

Angela Hamlin

ACE Administrative Director, Angela Hamlin

ACE Role:My role at ACE revolves around administration. Although I often work behind a screen, filing documentation, scheduling appointments, and delegating tasks, I also get the opportunity to connect with service recipients and their Direct Care Person throughout the months of the year to continue to to remain up to date on how their services […]

Nathan Holte

ACE Director of VRS, Nathan Holte

My name is Nathan Holte, and I’m the Director of VRS here at Arrowhead Community Employment. My role within the company is to provide Job Seekers referred to ACE by Vocational Rehabilitation Services, which is a federal/state program, with job seeking services. These services range from On-The-Job Evaluations, Discovery, Pre-ETS, Job Placement, etc. It’s my […]

Camryn Petersen

ACE HR Administrator, Camryn Petersen

ACE Role:My role at ACE consists of; recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training new ACE team members, communicating with and supporting ACE’s job coaches, and administrative tasks such as; payroll, benefits, and scheduling. Additionally, I strive to ensure our culture at ACE is aligned with our purpose and values. Background:I grew up in Anoka, Minnesota. I attended […]

Ashley Deschampe

ACE IHS Supervisor, Ashley Deschampe

ACE Role:My name is Ashley Deschampe, and I am the Individualized Home Supports Supervisor at Arrowhead Community Employment. My role at ACE revolves around supporting service recipients based out of and in their homes. Each service recipient’s support plan is individualized to their needs. I help manage their staff, medical records, appointments, complete documentation and […]

Andrew Larson

ACE Senior VRS Specialist, Andrew Larson

My name is Andrew Larson, I have been with Arrowhead Community Employment (ACE) since March of 2021. I started at ACE as a job coach, working with one individual on getting out into the community and working on employment skills development. As I became familiar with my role, I grew hungry for more. I eventually […]