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Program Directors

Danny CombsDanny Combs

Founder/CEO of TACT

Email danny@buildwithtact.org
Danny is a fourth-generation woodworker and mechanical tinkerer who grew up making “stuff” with his family. Eventually he decided to follow his own path and went to Nashville to play music. His vibrant career included various platinum albums with Grammy and Oscar-winning recording artists. After 10 years in the music industry, he began to cultivate his passion for education. His love for teaching lead to teaching private lessons and running the music program at an inner-city high school. He was granted several awards in teaching – including a Grammy Enterprise Award for the program he designed in the Nashville schools – and became a published educational author, arranger, and songwriter. Danny has a Master’s Degree in Education, is a Board Certified Cognitive Specialist, a Certified Autism Specialist, and a classic car junkie. He has two incredible children – Dylan and Ellie. When his son Dylan was diagnosed with autism, Danny formed TACT to help other kids like his own and their families. Additionally, he is the Board Chair/President of the Autism Society of Colorado. Most recently Danny joined the Air Force Reserve and proudly spends one weekend a month working in Space System Operations out of Buckley Air Force Base.

Christian FreemanProgram Director

Deputy Director of Employment Services

Email cfreeman@eastersealscolorado.org  |  Phone 720.989.7540
Christian has over 14 years of experience in the employment services field with groups including disabled (DD, Autism, TBI, physical limitations, etc), substance abuse history, mental health, reentry, homeless, transitioning youth, and others. She has completed specialist training for each population. She is a Certified Work Incentive Practitioner (CWIP) and has completed Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Supervisor training. She has piloted, developed, and supervised two IPS programs partnering with Federal Grants with Department of Family Services (Child Support), Department of Mental Health, Department of Veteran Affairs, and Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. She has the belief that "Anyone can work, if they want to". She approaches everyone on the same level and respect. Native of Texas and traveled through out her life, she has gained knowledge and experience with diverse populations including childhood homelessness.  She utilizes her life experience to coach and guide participants and staff to achieve their goals and strive for personal growth. She feels honored to have the role as Deputy Director of Employment Services at Easterseals Colorado.

Lizzie Malloymarketing lizzie

Marketing Director

Email lmalloy@eastersealscolorado.org  |  Phone 303.233.1666 x 418
Lizzie Malloy (Voss) started her career at Easterseals Colorado in early 2017 as a Development Coordinator and started her role as Marketing Director in 2018. Lizzie has a passion for serving others through nonprofit work, graphic design and all things marketing. Lizzie is originally from Houston, TX, graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Advertising in 2011 from the University of Texas at Austin, and started her life in Denver in 2017. Lizzie has two pups who she loves to go on adventures with in the mountains and was recently married in August 2020!

Damon McLeeseDamon Access Gallery

Executive Director of Access Gallery

Email dmcleese@eastersealscolorado.org  |  Phone 303.777.0797
Damon McLeese is the Executive Director at our partner, Access Gallery, an inclusive nonprofit organization that engages the community by opening doors to creative, educational and economic opportunities for people with disabilities to access, experience and benefit from the arts.

Jessica RichardsonJessica Richardson

Senior Director for Day Programs

Email jrichardson@eastersealscolorado.org  |  Phone 303.233.1666 x 438
Jessica Richardson was born in Denver and raised here until she was about 13 years old. Jessica moved back in 2012, received her degree from Pima Medical Institute in 2016, and got married in 2017. Jessica started her career at Easterseals Colorado as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant for two years at the Neurological Rehabilitation Adult Day Program. In 2019, she started her role as the Director of the Neurological Rehabilitation Adult Day Program and in 2020 began management of the Explorer's Adult Day Program.

Pablo SandovalPablo Sandoval

Senior Director of Employment Services

Email psandoval@eastersealscolorado.org  |  Phone 303.233.1666 x 424
Pablo has over 30 years of experience in the disability and employment field. He is a Certified Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Trainer and Fidelity Reviewer. Pablo is also a Community Partner Work Incentives Counselor (CPWIC), promoting employment and financial stability for Social Security beneficiaries with disabilities. Pablo provides individualized and comprehensive work-incentives counseling services to beneficiaries pursuing their career goals and seeking financial independence. Prior to his current position at Easterseals Colorado, Pablo was employed as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and Supervisor with the Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

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