Brittany has been working at Nolan’s Place since opening in June 2018. She was born and raised in Oliva, MN, which is where she currently resides. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Minnesota State University Mankato and is currently attending Adler Graduate School for clinical mental health counseling. She adores her dog, Bella. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being outside, traveling, coaching and watching sports. Her favorite thing about working at Nolan’s Place is the mission, the kids, the families and the staff.
Stephanie has lived in Willmar for the last two years. Before moving to Willmar, she lived in Florida. She began working at Nolan’s Place in July 2018. She attended Harper Community College and Ridgewater College. She has three children: Bailey, who is 8 years old, Patrick, 4 years old, and Flynn who is 2 years old. She has a dog named Ruegar. During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Her favorite part about working at Nolan’s Place is watching the kids progress from when they started and the joy when they are succeeding.
Whitney is from Willmar and has been at Nolan’s Place since August 2018. She attended Ridgewater College and St. Cloud State University. Whitney has three kids, Gavin 8, Amelia 7, and Autumn 5. She loves to spend time outdoors in the summertime and is an active member of her church. Spending time with her kids and making lasting memories is very important to her. She loves her job because she gets to make a difference in peoples’ lives.
Elizabeth started working at Nolan’s Place in September of 2018. She attended Ridgewater College and has been working with children and adults with autism for 10 years. She and her husband live north of Raymond with their two children, Margaret (8) and Opal (1). In their spare time she loves relaxing at home and spending time outdoors with her animals. She has three dogs, three chickens, one goat and one cat. While working, Elizabeth loves watching each child grow and advance in their own way. She feels truly blessed being able to do what she loves!
Jayde has been working at Nolan’s Place since October 2018. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN. Currently, she is working towards her master’s degree in family life education. In her spare time Jayde enjoys anything outdoors, going to the lake, and spending time with family and friends. Her favorite thing about working at Nolan’s place is watching the kids grow and make progress in their programs.
Courtney has been living in New London for the past three years. She began working at Nolan’s Place in December of 2018. She attended Minnwest Community and Technical College for general education. Courtney and her boyfriend are expecting their first child in November! They have one dog, a beagle/lab mix who is almost three years old. She enjoys spending time with her dog and being outdoors. Her favorite thing about about working at Nolan’s Place is being able to make a positive impact on the children’s future and being part of such a fun team!
Hannah has lived in Willmar for 25 years. She began working at Nolan’s Place in January 2019. She attended Ridgewater College and Bethel University. Hannah has three kids and one cat. She enjoys spending time with her kids in her spare time. Her favorite part about working at Nolan’s Place is working with such great people.
Nyssa previously lived in Litchfield before moving to Willmar two years ago. She started working at Nolan’s Place in January 2019. She attended Ridgewater College. She has a dog named Jasper. In her spare time she loves to be with family and friends. Watching the kids grow and seeing positive changes in their lives is one of her favorite parts of working at Nolan’s Place.
Stephanie has lived in Willmar for the past 11 years. She began working at Nolan’s Place in February 2019. She went to school for cosmetology. She has three kids: Jaedyn (10), Holden (8), and Karson (3). During her free time, Stephanie enjoys going on road trips and spending time with her family. Her favorite part about working at Nolan’s Place is seeing changes in the kids from the work we do each day.
Sara is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Community Psychology from St. Cloud State Univeristy in 2008. She obtained her Masters of Science Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from St. Cloud State University in 2010. She became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in 2011. Over the past 10 years, Sara has provided services to over 150 individuals, with and without disabilities, in schools and home settings. Sara lives in Northern Minnesota with her husband, two daughters, and two dogs. She enjoys hiking, boating, kayaking, and biking…but lately she spends her time chasing around two toddlers! Sara has been providing onsite and telehealth services at Nolan’s Place since June 2019.
Amy has lived in Willmar the past two years. She started at Nolan’s Place in June 2019. Amy completed her undergraduate degree at North Dakota State University. She graduated with a dual degree in human development and psychology. Amy enjoys her time with her dog, Brexley by going on walks and playing fetch. Her favorite thing about working at Nolan’s Place is being able to be with kids and seeing them smile when they have accomplished something new.